This course is part 1 of 5 in the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640) series. This course will show you hands-on how to administer Active Directory using Windows Server 2008. You'll walk away from the course able to install and configure Active Directory, create and manage Active Directory and Group Policy objects, deploy software and manage permissions with Group Policy, create sites, and manage backup, replication, security and more. To get the most out of this course, you should have a solid foundation in networking. Some experience with Windows Server will be helpful, but is not required.