Windows Administration Module       System Engineering

Overview  

Students will learn how to manage Windows machine and Servers. Student will learn how to configure Windows machine, install software, monitor resources and secure system. Course also covers the Windows Virtualization.

Course Content
  • ​GETTING STARTED USING WINDOWS

    • Introducing Windows 7

    • A First Look at the Windows Desktop

    • Working with User Accounts

    • Users, Passwords & Permissions

    • Exploring Log O & Power Options

  • CUSTOMIZING THE WINDOWS DESKTOP

    • Using Icons & Shortcuts

    • Adding Gadgets

    • Customizing Backgrounds & Window Appearance

    • Customizing Sounds, Screensavers & Icons

    • Changing Screen Resolution

  • ACCESSING THE START MENU

    • Using Start Menu Options

    • Customizing the Start Menu

    • Finding Programs, Files & Settings

  • EXPLORING THE REVISED TASK BAR

    • Customizing the Notification Area

    • Exploring Buttons on the Taskbar

    • Taking Advantage of Jump Lists

    • Setting Task bar Properties

  • OPTIMIZING THE WINDOWS USER EXPERIENCE

    • Moving & Sizing Windows

    • Window Navigation Using Breadcrumbs

    • Window Navigation & Customization

    • Accessing & Configuring Libraries

    • Organizing, Rating & Tagging Files

    • Indexing & Search Options

    • Searching for Files

  • EXAMINING HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

    • Viewing Devices & Printers

    • The Device Manager, Drivers & Power Management

    • Setting Default Actions & Programs

    • Installing & Uninstalling Software

    • Alternate Hardware & Software Tools: Touch

    • Speech Recognition

    • Live Essentials & Services

  • ENJOYING MEDIA

    • Playing Audio & Video Using the Media Player

    • Ripping CDs & Creating Playlists

    • Experiencing the Next Level with the Windows Media Center

    • Tapping into the Windows 7 Gaming Experience

  • CONNECTING TO A NETWORK

    • Networking Overview

    • Getting Started with Windows 7 Networking

    • Working with the Network Adaptor

    • Viewing the Network Map & Changing the Workgroup

    • Mapping a Network Drive

  • MAINTAINING YOUR SYSTEM

    • Optimizing Performance

    • Using Troubleshooters & the Action Center

    • Using the Problem Steps Recorder

    • Keeping Current with Windows Update

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  • SECURING YOUR SYSTEM & DATA

    • Working with System Restore & Shadow Copies

    • Executing Backup & Restore

    • Implementing BitLocker & BitLocker To Go Credits

    • Building security policies

  • Documenting server security

    • Composing optimal Group Policies Auditing the server

    • Diagnosing security issues

    • Creating an audit trail

    • Filtering the security log

  • Optimizing Server Performance

    • Assessing workloads

    • Balancing applications and server roles

    • Evaluating hardware and software components

    • Re-configuring the operating system

  • Monitoring server performance

    • Analyzing system behavior with Resource Monitor

    • Establishing baselines with Performance Monitor

    • Designing Data Collector Sets

  • Detecting and resolving performance concerns

    • Identifying Performance Monitor counters

    • Solving the challenge of memory leaks

    • Exploring the effect of services on server performance

  • Implementing a High-Availability Environment Windows in the cloud

    • Preparing Windows features for the cloud

    • Producing a disaster recovery plan

    • Scheduling Windows backups

    • Clustering Windows servers

    • Meeting fail-over clustering requirements

    • Recognizing the role of Quorums

  • Virtualizing servers

    • Increasing scalability potential with Hyper-V

    • Speeding up recovery with replicas

    • Maintaining high availability with live migration