Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643): Part 3

Part 3 of 3 in the Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643) series. This in-depth course covers Applications Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008, server image deployment, Hyper-V, and web server security.
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 18, 2010
Duration
5h 21m
Table of contents
Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services (IIS)
Configuring FTP and SMTP
Managing Web Server Security
Installing and Configuring Windows Media Services
Windows SharePoint Services Overview
Preparing for Your 70-643 Certification Exam
Next Steps
Description
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 18, 2010
Duration
5h 21m
Description

Part 3 of 3 in the Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643) series. This in-depth course covers Applications Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008, server image deployment, Hyper-V, and web server security. This course caters to those who have little to no experience.

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About the author

Ed Liberman has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998. He has helped thousands of people to get started or advance their careers in the IT industry.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services (IIS)
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson on Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services or what's more simply known as IIS. In this lesson we'll start out by taking a look at an overview of exactly what IIS is. Then I'll take you into one of our servers and show you how to install the Web Server Role, I'll show you how to manage websites within IIS, I'll show you how to configure web applications, and then go over just a little bit of a general overall management of IIS.

Configuring FTP and SMTP
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson on Configuring the File Transfer Protocol or FTP and the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol or SMTP. In this lesson we'll start off by making sure we understand exactly what FTP and SMTP are, I'll talk to you a little bit about the differences between an older version of FTP, which originally came with Windows Server 2008, which was version 6, and the differences with the newer version of FTP, which is version 7. Then we'll jump into the operating system, and I'll show you how to install the FTP server role, as well as how to manage your FTP sites. Then we'll jump over to the SMTP side of things, and I'll show you how to install the SMTP server feature, and I really want to emphasize the word feature because pretty much everything that we talk about here ends up being a server role, and everything that we've talked about so far within IIS is either a server role or a role service, whereas, SMTP is a server feature. So I'll show you the differences when we get into the actual operating system, and then I'll show you how to configure what's called SMTP Virtual Servers, which are created once you install the SMTP Server Feature.

Managing Web Server Security
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching the lesson on Managing Web Server Security. In this lesson we'll learn about configuring website authentication and permissions, including the differences between authentication and authorization. We will also learn about configuring SSL, Secure Sockets Layer, for our web servers. So, first of all, let's take a look at the differences between authentication and authorization. Authentication is the process of verifying your identity. Now when I say your identity I could be referring to you as a user or I could be referring to you as a computer, okay? So authentication is the overall process of verifying an identity, proving who or what you are. Authorization is the process of determining what content you will be given access to and what actions you can take on that content, okay? So please make sure you keep these to separate. A lot of people will get authentication and authorization confused with one another. Authentication has to do with verifying who or what you are, and authorization has to do with what do you have access to. Now authorization can only take place after the identify of a user or computer has been verified through the authentication process, okay, so not only do I want you to understand that there is a difference between authentication and authorization, but understand the order is that pretty much you have to authenticate or verify who or what something is before you can authorize access to content or resources.

Installing and Configuring Windows Media Services
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson on installing and configuring Windows Media Services. In this lesson I want to tell you that everything we're going to cover here is going to be kind of on a high-level overview, but we'll start off by just talking about exactly what Windows Media Services is. Then I'll go over the basics of installing and configuring a Windows Media Server and then we'll wrap things up by talking briefly about the idea of protecting media using DRM, Digital Rights Management.

Windows SharePoint Services Overview
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson on Windows SharePoint Services. In this lesson we are going to take a high-level conceptual look at SharePoint Services. We'll start off by talking about what exactly SharePoint Services is really all about. We'll talk about installing SharePoint Services, upgrading SharePoint Services, and then we'll get into talking about some of the different configuration components within SharePoint Services, including Site Collection, Document Library, Authentication, Authorization and Email Integration. Now before we even get started, I want to let you know that SharePoint Services is a very detailed, very in-depth product. There are people out there who do nothing other than being a SharePoint Services administrator. It's a full-time job in some cases. At this point I don't want you to stress over wanting to know anything and everything about SharePoint Services, and although we are not going to install it here in this course, I surely encourage you to go ahead and install it on your own and fool around with it if you like to, but keep in mind that it is not going to be something quick and easy to do. There are entire books written on nothing but SharePoint Services.

Preparing for Your 70-643 Certification Exam
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson called Preparing for Your Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuring 70-643 Certification Exam. In this lesson I'm going to start off by going through an overview of the exam itself. I'll layout the basic exam objectives. I'll go through some personal study recommendations and then give you some very specific exam preparation tips.

Next Steps
Welcome to TrainSignal. You're watching a lesson called Next Steps. In this lesson we'll start off by taking a look at exactly what we've gone through and learned in this course. I'll then go through a little followup as far as what you can do now that we've gone through and learned this material and things you can do to help solidify that education and then I'll talk to you about what's next for certification if you're looking to advance your certification beyond the 70-643 exam.