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Active Directory is the backbone of most organisations today, so IT pros need to know how to install, configure, manage AD. Whether you are an Active Directory novice or an experienced IT professional, watch this online course prepared by Sander Berkouwer, an Enterprise Mobility MVP, for step-by-step instructions and industry best practices for AD management. These webinars are also a great way to get ready for Exam 70-742, since the sessions are built around the examination objectives of the Microsoft Certification program.

Install and Configure AD Domain Services

This webinar covers the first section of Exam 70-742, which focuses on effective installation and administration of Active Directory. In addition to providing step-by-step training from an AD expert, the session also explores the potential pitfalls of AD configuration and ways to ensure your configuration enhances the security of your IT environment.

Watch this webinar to learn:
  • How to install and configure domain controllers (DCs)
  • Best practices for creating AD users and computers
  • How to effectively approach AD group and organizational unit (OU) management
  • How Netwrix Auditor’s reporting functionality can help you identify security gaps in your AD configuration and maintain good IT hygiene

Manage and Maintain AD Domain Services

Once you have your DCs and AD groups set up, it’s time to learn how to configure security policies, maintain AD, and spot changes that could jeopardize security or availability. Watch this webinar to prepare for the second section of Exam 70-742, which is dedicated to continuous management of Active Directory.

During this session, you will learn:
  • Techniques for configuring service authentication and account policies
  • Methods for maintaining Active Directory
  • How to configure Active Directory in a complex enterprise environment
  • How to detect and investigate improper changes to your Active Directory with Netwrix Auditor

Create and Manage Group Policy

Proper setup and management of Group Policy are essential to mitigating the risk of security breaches, compliance failures and system downtime. This session covers the third section of Exam 70-742, which is about Group Policy management.

By the end of this session, you will know:
  • How to create and manage Group Policy objects (GPOs)
  • Top methods for configuring Group Policy processing, settings and preferences
  • How to monitor Group Policy configurations and changes to GPOs, settings, links and permissions using Netwrix Auditor

Webinar Presenters

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Sander Berkouwer
Enterprise Mobility MVP

Sander calls himself an Active Directory aficionado and has done everything with Active Directory and Azure Active Directory… including decommissioning. Sander Berkouwer has been MCSA, MCSE and MCITP certified for ages, an MCT for the past five years and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) on Directory Services and Enterprise Mobility for the last 10 years. Ask yourself: Is there a better person to show you the ins and outs of Active Directory?

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Daniel Goater
Systems Engineer
Daniel now has over 8 years experience in the IT sector as a systems engineer. From supporting small businesses to Hedge Funds in London his experience in the field has helped him become conscientious and proactive whilst delivering customer satisfaction. Nowadays Daniel is guiding and implementing visibility solutions that help businesses achieve compliance, increase productivity and detect potential threats.