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The top five classes of 2011 are....

Welcome back for part two of our countdown of the top ten Microsoft classes of 2011!  We’ll start it off this week at number 5…

5. Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 M-10135

•Install and deploy Exchange Server 2010.

•Configure Mailbox servers and mailbox server components.

•Manage recipient objects.

•Configure the Client Access server role.

•Manage message transport.

•Configure the secure flow of messages between the Exchange Server organization and the Internet.

•Implement a high availability solution for Mailbox servers and other server roles.

•Plan and implement backup and restore for the server roles.

•Plan and configure messaging policy and compliance.

•Configure Exchange Server permissions and security for internal and external access.

•Monitor and maintain the messaging system.

•Transition an Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 organization to Exchange Server 2010.

•Configure the Unified Messaging Server role and Unified Messaging components.

•Implement high availability across multiple sites and implement Federated Sharing

2/27/12-3/2/12

4. Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers M6419

•Describe the Windows Server 2008 environment including the roles, features, and the tools used to perform effective server management.

•Manage the DNS and DHCP server infrastructure roles.

•Configure secure and efficient access to file services.

•Configure and manage Distributed File Systems.

•Manage file resources by using File Server Resource Manager.

•Configure and secure Remote Access.

•Manage Active Directory Domain Services.

•Configure Active Directory object administration and Domain Trust.

•Create and manage Group Policy objects.

•Configure user and computer settings by using Group Policy.

•Implement security settings by using Group Policy.

•Provide efficient network access for remote offices.

•Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2008.

•Manage Windows Server 2008 backup, restore, and recovery

1/9/12-1/13/12

3. Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure M-6421

•Install and configure servers.

•Configure and troubleshoot DNS.

•Configure and manage WINS.

•Configure and troubleshoot DHCP.

•Configure and troubleshoot IPv6 TCP/IP.

•Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access.

•Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service.

•Configure Network Access Protection.

•Configure IPsec.

•Monitor and troubleshoot IPsec.

•Configure and manage Distributed File System.

•Configure and manage storage technologies.

•Configure availability of network resources and content.

•Configure server security compliance.

1/30/12-2/3/12

2. Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client M-6292

•Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows.

•Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer.

•Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer.

•Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.

•Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.

•Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers.

•Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer.

•Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.

2/1/12-2/3/12

And the number one most popular class in 2011 was…

1. Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory domain Services M-6425

This five-day instructor-led course provides to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists with the knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues. After completing this course students will be able to configure AD DS in their Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environments.

After completing this course, students will be able to implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment.

2/20/12-2/24/12

Happy Holidays!

-Matt