MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration

Designed to increase server infrastructure reliability and flexibility, the Windows Server 2008 integrated Active Directory enables the management of identities and relationships that make up your organisation's network.

This globally recognised MCTS course will validate your skills in designing, implementing and maintaining a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the MCTS certification. You'll need to sit this exam separately.

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Price: $795 AUD

At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator

Globally recognised





Course length
4 weeks
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Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

MCTS exam 70 - 640 (by external provider)
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Enrol anytime.


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At least one years experience implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 in an environment with:

  • 250 plus users
  • multiple physical locations and domain controllers
  • varied network services and connectivity requirements

What you'll learn

You'll learn how to:

  • Configure Domain Name System (DNS) for active directory
  • Configure the active directory infrastructure
  • Configure additional active directory server roles
  • Create and maintain active directory objects
  • Configure active directory certificate Services

Course structure

8 units

  • The active directory infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  • Additional active directory server roles in Windows Server 2008
  • Active directory objects in Windows Server 2008
  • Group policy objects strategy in Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring DNS in Windows Server 2008
  • Active directory certificate services in Windows Server 2008
  • Communications and security in Windows Server 2008
  • Monitoring, back ups and recovery in Windows Server 2008


Certification is awarded by Microsoft and is globally recognised. 

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  • Enrol in a few steps
  • Receive access to the course by email
  • Support is available as you study

Price: $795 AUD