This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-365, and build an understanding of these topics: Server Installation, Server Roles, Active Directory, Storage, Server Performance Management, and Server Maintenance. This course leverages the same content as found in the Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) for this exam.

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience

There are no prerequisites for this course.


32 Hours

Network & Infrastructure


Certificate: No

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Course Outline


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand Server Installation
  • Understand Server Roles
  • Understand Active Directory
  • Understand Storage
  • Understand Server Performance Management
  • Understand Server Performance Management


Module 1: Server Overview

  • Understanding What a Server Does.
  • Installing Windows Server 2008 RS.
  • Skill Summary.
  • Knowledge Assessment.
  • Workplace Ready.

Module 2: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Performing Initial Configuration Tasks.
  • Using the Control Panel.
  • Configuring IP Address Settings.
  • Managing Devices and Device Drivers.
  • Using Microsoft Management Console and Administrative Tools.
  • Installing Programs, Roles, and Features.
  • Managing Services.
  • Understanding the Registry.
  • Managing Server Core.

Module 3: Managing Storage

  • Objective Domain Matrix.
  • Key Terms.
  • Identifying Storage Technologies.
  • Looking at Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Networks.
  • Understanding Disk Structure.
  • Using Disk Management Tools.

Module 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers

  • Managing Information Technology.
  • Introducing Troubleshooting Methodology.
  • Booting the System.
  • Understanding Performance.
  • Introducing Business Continuity.
  • Understanding Backups.
  • Performing Server Repair.

Module 5: Essential Services

  • Name Resolution.
  • DHCP Services.
  • Introducing Directory Services with Active Directory.

Module 6: File and Print Services

  • Introducing NTFS.
  • Sharing Drives and Folders.
  • Looking at Printers.
  • Enabling Auditing.

Module 7: Popular Windows Network Services and Applications

  • Introducing the Web Server.
  • Understanding Remote Access.
  • Introducing Remote Administration.
  • Understanding Server Virtualization.

Course also includes test-taking strategies