70-647 Resources

Study Guide and Resources List for 70-647 MCITP: Enterprise Administrator
This is still a work in progress. I've just started studying for the exam myself and I need to clean up some of these links as well as update some of the areas to reflect the addition of R2.

Thanks in advance.
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Recommended Reading

MCITP self-paced training kit (Exam 70-647); Windows…
MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator Study Guide: (Exam 70-647) (9780470293164): Steven Johnson: Books
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Skills Being Measured
Pro: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator

Planning network and application services (23%)

*Plan for name resolution and IP addressing - may include but is not limited to: internal and external naming strategy, naming resolution support for legacy clients, naming resolution for directory services, IP addressing scheme, TCP/IP version coexistence
IPv6 for Microsoft Windows: Frequently Asked Questions
How to configure Server 2008 IP Routing
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*Design for network access - may include but is not limited to: network access policies, remote access strategy, perimeter networks, server and domain isolation
Active Directory Domain Services in the Perimeter Network (Windows Server 200icon_cool.gif
Network Policy and Access Services Role
Server and Domain Isolation
Creating a Remote Access Policy Strategy (pertains to Server 2003)

*Plan for application delivery - may include but is not limited to: application virtualization, presentation virtualization, locally installed software, Web-based applications
Application Virtualization Server-Based Scenario Overview
Presentation Virtualization with Enhanced Terminal Services
TechNet Webcast: Using Presentation Virtualization

*Plan for terminal services - may include but is not limited to: Terminal Services licensing, Terminal Services infrastructure
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Download the Terminal Services Guide
Terminal Services Licensing (TS Licensing)

Designing core identity and access management components (25%)

*Design active directory forests and domains - may include but is not limited to: forest structure, forest and domain functional levels, intra-organizational authorization and authentication, schema modifications.

*Design the Active Directory physical topology - may include but is not limited to: placement of servers, site and replication topology, printer location policies.
Designing the Site Topology for Windows Server 2008 AD DS

*Design the Active Directory administrative model - may include but is not limited to: delegation, group strategy, compliance auditing, group administrating, organizational structure.

*Design the enterprise-level group policy strategy - may include but is not limited to: group policy hierarchy and scope filtering, control device installation, authentication and authorization.
Group Policy Planning and Deployment Guide

Designing Support identity and access management components (29%)

*Plan for domain or forest migration, upgrade, and restructuring - may include but not limited to: cross-forest authentication, backward compatibility, object migration, migration planning, implementation planning, environment preparation.
AD FS Design Guide
Best Practices for Active Directory Migration

*Design the branch office deployment - may include but not limited to: authentication strategy, server security.
Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) Branch Office Guide
Read-Only Domain Controller Planning and Deployment Guide
Branch Office TechCenter
Secure Windows Server

*Design and implement public key infrastructure - may include but not limited to: certificate services, PKI operations and maintenance, certificate life cycle management.
AD CS: Enterprise PKI (PKIView)
Infrastructure Planning and Design
Active Directory Certificate Services

*Plan for interoperability - may include but not limited to: inter-organizational authorization and authentication, application authentication interoperability, cross-platform interoperability.

Designing for business continuity and data availability (23%)

*Plan for business continuity- may include but not limited to: service availability, directory service recovery
Failover Cluster Design Guide
Failover Cluster Deployment Guide
Network Load Balancing
Backup and Recovery Overview

*Design for software updates and compliance management - may include but not limited to: patch management and patch management compliance, Microsoft update and Windows update, security baselines, system health models
Windows Server Update Services
System Center Essentials
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1

*Design the operating system virtualization strategy - may include but not limited to: server consolidation, application compatibility, virtualization management, placement of servers
Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides for Virtualization

*Design for data management and data access - may include but not limited to: data accessibility and redundancy, data collaboration
AD RMS Architecture Design and Secure Collaboration Scenarios
AD RMS Performance and Logging Best Practices ( Read the articles listed below this in the left pane)

Virtual Labs

Windows Server 2008 Virtual Labs (MSDN)
TechNet Virtual Labs: Windows Server 2008




Just a bunch of good articles related to several of the above areas
Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides for Windows Server 2008
ADMT Guide: Migrating and Restructuring Active Directory Domains
AD DS Design Guide
Changes in Functionality from Windows Server 2003 with SP1 to Windows Server 2008 (For those who are upgrading to 2K8 )
No longer work in IT. Play around with stuff sometimes still and fix stuff for friends and relatives.

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