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Windows 2008 R2 (Server-Management)

(3 Days)

This Quick Guide is prepared as the reference material for Participants and Trainers for
Windows Server Management (3 days).
Trainer will have to ensure that all Labs mentioned in the document are covered during the
session.
If Trainer has any doubts, he/she can verify/ask the same with Subject Matter Expertise at
Wipro.
If participants have any doubts they can clarify their doubts with the Trainer.

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Following are the hardware/software checklist the TRAINER should verify before the beginning of the
session on first Day.

Hardware Checklist
Is the Desktop having 8 GB RAM
Does the hard disk have 100-150 GB Free Disk Space on
any partitions.
Is Virtualization Technology enabled at BIOS
Is system on network and able to communicate with the
TRAINERs system

Software Checklist
Is Windows 7 operating System (64 Bit) installed on Host
System?
Is VMware Workstation 9.0 or above Installed?
Is Softwares required for Session copied at D: or E: on the
System provided to you.
Windows 2008 R2 ISO
Windows 7 ISO ( 32 bit or 64 bit)
Create DATA folder on System and share the same with
read/write permission.
Create VIRTUAL_VM Folder in the partition where there is
100-150 GB free space.

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Objective: Configuration of Base System and VMware Workstation.
Duration Approximately 30 Minutes
Day 1
Activities Login into system with following credentials. If you are not able to login with the following
kindly call the person in charge of the training hall and get it rectified.
o User ID = .\training
o Password = talent@123
Verify that the machine is part of Wipro Domain. If its not kindly call the person in charge of the
room and get it rectified.
o Click on Start. Right click on Computer and choose Properties.
o At the bottom check the computer name details. Full computer name should be
COMPUTERNAME.WIPRO.COM e.g. L-156040816.wipro.com. See the image added below

Run services.msc command from Start->Run and stop the following services
o Computer Browser- Double Click Startup Type=disabled. Stop the service
o Themes Double click Startup Type- Manual. Stop the service
o Any Oracle Services Double click Startup Type- Manual. Stop the service
o Any SQL Server Services Double click Startup Type- Manual. Stop the service
o VMware Workstation Server- Startup Type = Manual. Stop the Service
o Windows Audio (2 services) Startup Type= Manual. Stop the service.
o Windows firewall Startup Type = Manual. Stop the service.
o Windows Update Startup Type= Manual. Stop the service.
o Superfetch Startup Type = Manual. Stop the Service.
o Print Spooler Startup Type = Manual. Stop the service (If you wanted some print
related activity then dont forget to start the service again.
Once all the above services are stopped, RESTART the system
After restart open VMware workstation. From the edit menu choose Virtual Network Editor
Select VMnet8 network. Subnet Address will be 192.168.###.###. In the same window at the
bottom Change the subnet IP to 192.168.124.0.
Now click on the button NAT Setting and change the Gateway IP to 192.168.124.2. Click Ok and
come out.
Now click on DHCP Settings and change the Starting IP = 192.168.124.128, and Ending IP to
192.168.124.254.
Set the default lease days to 30 and Max Lease time to 35 days. Click Ok and come out.
Click Apply and then OK. It will restart VMware services. Close the VMWare Workstation.

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Objective: Practice DOS commands
Duration Approximately 45 Minutes
Day 1
Activities Participants to practice all the below mentioned commands.
o DIR, CD, CHDIR, MKDIR, RMDIR, RD, CHKDSK, ATTRIB, FORMAT, TITLE, DEL, CLS,
DISKPART, VOL, TYPE, TREE, RENAME, EXIT, ERASE, CLS, IPCONFIG, HELP
Participants should be comfortable with followings
o Copying contents from Host machines
o Copying contents from network share
o Sharing folders in the host machines
NTFS Permissions

Objective: Participants should be able to implement SPANNED Volume in Disk Administration Tools.
Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities In VMware Workstation Goto VM Menu and choose settings.
Click on Add button and choose hard disks. Add 6 Hard Disks of 10 GB each.
Login to the server and open Server manager. Now open Disk Administrator.
Make the disks online. Now initialize the disks and choose MBR type from the radio
button.
Right click on Disk1 and Choose Spanned Volume by adding all 6 disks.
Open windows explorer and verify the total disk size.

Objective: Participants should be able to implement STRIPPED Volume in Disk Administration Tools.
Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities As in the previous LAB where you have added 6 Hard Disk. Right click on the Spanned Volume and
Click DELETE Volume.
Right click on Disk1 and Choose Stripped Volume. Choose the required number of disks.
Follow the wizard and choose relevant options.
Open windows explorer and verify the total disk size.

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Objective: Participants should be able to implement MIRRORED Volume in Disk Administration Tools.
Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities As in the previous LAB where you have added 6 Hard Disk. Right click on the Stripped Volume and
Click DELETE Volume.
Right click on Disk1 and Choose Mirrored Volume. Choose the required number of disks.
Follow the wizard and choose relevant options.
Open windows explorer and verify the total disk size.
Create a new folder in the mirrored volume.
Come to disk administration, right click on the mirror volume and choose break volume.
Go back to the Windows explorer and notice that it had created folder in both the disks
that were added. This verifies that the folder were added to both the Hard disks when
created before.

Objective: Participants should be able to implement RAID 5 Volume in Disk Administration Tools.
Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities As in the previous LAB where you have added 6 Hard Disk. Right click on the Spanned Volume and
Click DELETE Volume.
Right click on Disk1 and Choose Stripped Volume. Choose the required number of disks.
Follow the wizard and choose relevant options.
Open windows explorer and verify the total disk size.

Objective: Participants should be able to add features from Server Manager.


Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities Login to the system as administrator.
Open server manager. Select Features from left and choose Add features from right side options.
Choose .NET Framework 3.5. It will show add features Wizard. Click Add required Role Services.
Follow the steps by next as it will add Web features for the above features.
Click on install and the .NET Features will be installed in the system.

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Objective: Participants should be able to add features from Power Shell.
Duration Approximately 15 Minutes
Day 1
Activities Open power shell.
Give the command import-module servermanager
Now install the Print services by following command Add-WindowsFeature print-server
This will install Print and Document Feature in the system.

Objective: Participants should be able to install and configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
(DHCP)

Duration Approximately 45 Minutes


Day 1
Activities Install and configure DHCP role in Domain
Note : Stop VMware DHCP protocol server in the Host system
Check the client machines are getting assigned Dynamic IP.
IP Address obtained by Windows 7 or Windows 8 should be the IP Address Pool that has
been configured in the DOMAIN.

Objective: Participants should be able to install, configure Domain Naming Server (DNS)

Duration Approximately 15 Minutes


Day 2
Activities Install DNS role in Domain Controller
Configure Forward lookup and Reverse lookup; create a pointer in Reverse lookup
Verify the DNS is properly configured by typing NSLOOKUP command

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Objective: Participants should be able to create a Web site
Duration Approximately 30 Minutes
Day 2
Activities Install the Web Server (IIS) role
Create a folder and add html file
Open IIS Manager, Add a site, Enter site name and locate the folder path
At client, open web browser and try accessing the web site

Objective: Participants should be able to install and configure FTP site

Duration Approximately 30 Minutes


Day 2
Activities Ensure Web Server (IIS) role is installed
Add role service, select FTP
Create a folder in Drive, add files, share the folder and assign permissions
Open IIS Manager, add FTP site
At client, open browser and access the content of FTP site (Download and Upload files)

Objective: Participants should be able to install and configure Telnet

Duration Approximately 30 Minutes


Day 2
Activities Add Telnet Server feature from Server Manager
Ensure Telnet service is started
Add the User as a member of Telnet Client Group
At Client, turn on Telnet client feature
Verify the connectivity from command prompt

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Objective: Participants should be able to know about Services and Event Viewer and Performance
manager. How these tools are used for troubleshooting issues?

Duration Approximately 30 Minutes


Day 2
Activities Open Event Viewer and check Event logs.
Open Performance Monitor and work with same
Open Resource Monitor and work with same.
Check services (services.msc) or from Task Manager

Objective: Participants should be able to do Backup and Restore from backup tools.
Duration Approximately 30 Minutes
Day 3
Activities Add the Backup features from Server manager in 2008 R2.
Take the backup of some of the folders.
Now restore the same after making modifications to the above folders

Objective: Participants should be able to monitor the performance of Server


Duration Approximately 45 Minutes
Day 3
Activities At Server, click Start > Run > PERFMON
Create a Data Collector Set, select the parameters (to be monitored)
Analyze and understand the report

Objective: Participants should be able to install, configure Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

Duration Approximately 60 Minutes


Day 3
Activities Install and configure RDS in 2008 R2
Check from the client Systems if user is able to login to server desktop using remote
desktop web Access

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Objective: Participants should be able to configure Network Printers and check its properties

Duration Approximately 45 Minutes


Day 3
Activities Configure network printers and check its properties.
Check the same from Windows 7 or Windows XP if domain users can access the printer.
(only drivers needs to be installed and checked, no print device will be available)

Revision History

Date of
Version Description Author Reviewed By Approved By
Revision
30-Aug- Senthilvel Sundaram
1.0 Initial draft RVasudev Rao (TT-PRP) Divya Prabhu (TT-PRP)
2013 ( WT01 TT PRP)
02-Sep- Added Scenarios for Senthilvel Sundaram LakshmiKanth C
2.0 Divya Prabhu (TT-PRP)
2013 Antivirus and SCCM (TT-PRP) (WT01 - GIS)

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