Mastering Active Directory for Server 2016
(SRV8SEC, Live Instructor-Led Training, 3 days)


This SETC Certified course introduces participants to the many elements of securing a Server 2008 active directory environment. Starting with a discussion of Server 2008 features, the course proceeds through a step by step study of Windows security groups and their many functional implementations. If you need to secure a Windows Server environment, this is the course for you.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 10 to Jan 12, 2018$1,675/person Feb 7 to Feb 9, 2018$1,675/person Mar 7 to Mar 9, 2018$1,675/person


Introducing Windows Server 2016 Active Directory
The Active Directory in a Corporate Environment
Active Directory Domain Services
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Active Directory Certificate Services
Active Directory Federation Services
How it All Fits Together
Networking Setup: Protocols and Services
Configuring the Network: Overview
Introduction to IPv6
Understanding Stateful and Stateless DHCPv6
Understanding DNSv6: A and AAAA Records
Configuring Network Adapters: IPv4 and IPv6
Installing Active Directory
Reviewing DNS Records
Installing DHCP (v4 and v6)
Configuring DHCPv4 and DHCPv6
A Couple of Useful Tools for Network Management
Exploring Active Directory Domain Services
The Role of AD Domain Services
Exploring Logical and Physical Components
Overview of Relevant Management Tools
Working with AD Domain Services in a Corporate Environment
A Few Tips and Tricks
Exploring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
The Role of AD Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)
Planning Considerations for AD LDS
Implementing AD LDS
Administering AD LDS
Positioning AD LDS in the Overall Network
Comparing AD DS and AD LDS
Exploring AD Federation Services
The Positioning and Role of AD Federation Services
AD Federation Services Architecture and Planning
AD Federation Services Deployment
AD Federation Services Management
About AD Federation Services Partners
Active Directory Groups and Organizational Units
The Need for Groups and Organizational Units
Understanding Different Types of Groups
Creating and Managing Groups at Different Levels
The Need for an Organizational Unit (OU)
Creating OUs
Planning and Implementing OU Membership
Putting it all Together in a Security Policy
Active Directory Services Users and Computers
Overview of Applicable Security Objects
Understanding Different Types of Accounts
Creating and Managing User Accounts
Creating and Managing Computer Accounts
About Database Replication and Object Availability
Using Queries to Navigate the Directory
Managing Permissions and Resource Access
Planning the Security Policy
Permissions Overview
Using Groups to implement Access
Managing Resource Access: Files and Shares
Determining Effective Permissions on a Resource
Exploring AD Certificate Services (If Required by Client)
About Public and Private Key Encryption Technologies
The Role of Certificates and the Certificate Server
The Positioning of Active Directory Certificate Services
About Certificate Enrollment and Revocation
About the Certificate Revocation List
Managing Certificate Requests