Domain Connect Essay

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Deploying an Application Server
Lesson 1

Skills Matrix
Technology Skill

Objective Domain

Objective #

Installing Windows
Deployment Services

Deploy images by using
Windows Deployment


Activating Windows

Configure Microsoft
Windows activation


Windows Server 2008 Application Services
• Windows Server 2008 includes support services that enable administrators to deploy applications in several different ways.
• One of the primary considerations in the enterprise network design process is what the users of the network need to do with their computers.
• The users need computer programs or applications designed to aid them in the performance of specific tasks.

Applications Accessing File and Print Resources

Accessing Applications running on a Single
Application Server

Accessing Application Server/Database Server

Server Roles
• Windows Server 2008 includes predefined combinations of services called roles that implement common server functions.
• The roles provided by the Add Roles Wizard fall into three basic categories:
– Directory services — Store, organize, and supply information about a network and its resources.
– Infrastructure services — Provide support services for network clients.
– Application services — Provide communications services, operating environments, or programming interfaces for specific applications.

Server Roles

• The Add Roles Wizard and the Add Features
Wizard are accessible from the Initial
Configuration Tasks window or the Server
Manager application.
• You can also install and remove roles and features from the command line, using the
ServerManagerCmd.exe utility.

Initial Configuration Tasks

Server Manager

Server Manager – Adding Roles

Server Features

• Windows Server 2008 includes a large collection of individual modules called features, which you can install in any combination. Server Manager – Adding Features

• ServerManagerCmd.exe is a command prompt tool that can perform many of the same functions as the Add Roles Wizard and the Add Features Wizard.
• The benefit of the command prompt interface is that you can install roles and features from scripts or batch files.
• The syntax for ServerManagerCmd.exe is:
ServerManagerCmd [-query][-install name][-remove name] [-inputPath answer.xml][-restart][-resultPath result.xml[-help] Server Roles
• Windows Server 2008 computers can perform multiple roles at the same time.
– Running a single role on a server can be a waste of system resources.

Distributing Server Roles

• Distributing server roles among several computers has several distinct advantages, including the following:
– Fault tolerance
– Resource allocation
– Availability
– Security
– Network traffic
– Update management

File Services Role

• Installing the File Services role provides additional capabilities:
– Distributed file system
– File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
– Single Instance Store (SIS)
– Windows Search Service
– Windows Server 2003 File Services
– Share and Storage Management

Management Capabilities for Storage Area Network
(SAN) Technology

• Storage Manager for SANs
• Storage Explorer
• iSCSI Initiator
• iSCSI Remote Boot
• iSNS Server
• Multipath I/O

Terminal Services Role

• Deploying applications using Terminal
Services offers several advantages to the network administrator, including the following: – Single application installation
– Low bandwidth consumption
– Broad-based client support
– Conservation of licenses

Terminal Services Role

• The Terminal Services role included in
Windows Server 2008 implements the following role services:
– Terminal Server
– TS Licensing
– TS Session Broker
– TS Gateway
– TS Web Access

Web Server (IIS) Role
• Originally, Web servers were designed to respond to requests for Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)