Outline Hours Topics Weight
25 Planning for Server Management 25
25 #
Plan server installations and upgrades. May include but is not
limited to: Windows Server 2008 edition selection, rollback
planning, Bitlocker implementation requirements
#
Plan for automated server deployment. May include but is not
limited to: standard server image, automation and scheduling of
server deployments
#
Plan infrastructure services server roles. May include but is not
limited to: address assignment, name resolution, network access
control, directory services, application services, certificate
services
#
Plan application servers and services. May include but is not
limited to: virtualization server planning, availability, resilience,
and accessibility
30 Monitoring and Maintaining Servers 25
30 *
Implement patch management strategy. May include but is
not limited to: operating system patch level maintenance,
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), application patch
level maintenance
*
Monitor servers for performance evaluation and optimization.
May include but is not limited to: server and service monitoring,
optimization, event management, trending and baseline analysis
*
Monitor and maintain security and policies. May include but
is not limited to: remote access, monitor and maintain NPAS,
network access, server security, firewall rules and policies,
authentication and authorization, data security, auditing
30 Planning Application and Data Provisioning 25
30 *
Provision applications. May include but is not limited to:
presentation virtualization, terminal server infrastructure,
resource allocation, application virtualization alternatives,
application deployment, System Center Configuration Manager
*
Provision data. May include but is not limited to: shared
resources, offline data access
25 Planning for Business Continuity and High
Availability
25
25 *
Plan storage. May include but is not limited to: storage
solutions, storage management
*
Plan high availability. May include but is not limited to:
service redundancy, service availability
*
Plan for backup and recovery. May include but is not limited
to: data recovery strategy, server recovery strategy, directory
service recovery strategy, object level recovery