Overview

Introduction

The Maintaining the Active Directory environment module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Configure Windows Backup and Recovery
  • Perform Offline Maintenance
  • Monitor Active Directory

Exercise 1 - Configure Windows Backup and Recovery

In this exercise you will perform the backup and recovery tasks for Windows Server 2008.

Exercise 2 - Perform Offline Maintenance

The maintenance of Active Directory can be done either offline or online. Offline maintenance will usually call for stopping Active Directory services and their dependencies which is done outside of working hours. Online maintenance happens in the background while users are connected to the Windows domain.

In this exercise you will perform the tasks to perform offline maintenance tasks for Windows Server 2008.

Exercise 3 - Monitor Active Directory

In this exercise you will perform the tasks to monitor Windows Server 2008, using such tools like Event Viewer subscription and Performance Monitor.