The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification is the foundation of Windows Server 2008 certifications and a prerequisite for earning the MCITP on Windows Server 2008 certification. After completing any one of the module you are eligible for MCTS exam. You can go with any one of the server paper or client paper.
Audience : IT Professionals

Prerequisite : Basic Idea of Computer H/w and the Network. (LAN)

Key Benefits : Microsoft Certification enables you to keep your skills relevant, applicable, and competitive. In addition, Microsoft Certification is an industry standard that is recognized worldwide—which helps open doors to potential job opportunities.
70-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
70-680 TS: Windows 7, Configuring
  • Installing Active Directory Domain Services Active Directory, Identity and Access.
  • Active Directory Domain Services on Server Core
  • Working with Active Directory Snap-ins
  • Creating a Custom Console with Active Directory Snap-ins
  • Delegation and Security of Active Directory Objects.
  • Delegating Administrative Tasks with the Delegation Of Control Wizard
  • Creating Users with Windows PowerShell and VBScript
  • Automating the Creation and Management of Groups
  • Administering Groups in an Enterprise..
  • Supporting Computer Objects and Accounts
  • Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Group Policy Settings
  • Managing Software with Group Policy Software Installation
  • Authentication
  • Integrating Domain Name System with AD DS
  • Sites and Replication
  • Domains and Forests
  • Directory Business Continuity
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Active Directory Certificate Services and Public Key Infrastructures
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Deploying Windows 7
  • Capture a system image
  • Prepare a system image for deployment
  • Configure a VHD
  • Configuring Hardware and Applications
  • Configure application restrictions
  • Configure Internet Explorer
  • Configure IPv4 network settings
  • Configure IPv6 network settings
  • Configure Windows Firewall
  • Configure remote management
  • Configure user account control (UAC).
  • Configure shared resources.
  • Configure file and folder access
  • Configure authentication and authorization
  • Configure BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
  • Configure DirectAccess, Remote connections
  • Monitor systems,  Manage disks.
  • Configure performance settings
  • Configure backup, Configure system recovery options
  • Configure file recovery options.
  • Configure mobility options.
  • Configure updates to Windows 7.
70-642 TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
70-620 TS: Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.
  • Configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
  • Configuring Name Resolution
  • Configure a Domain Name System (DNS) server.
  • Configure DNS zones, Records, Replication
  • Configure name resolution for client computers.
  • Configure Direct Access & remote access.
  • Configure Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Configure Network Policy Server (NPS).
  • Configure Distributed File System (DFS).
  • Configure backup and restore
  • Manage file server resources.
  • Configure and monitor print services
  • Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server settings.
  • Configure performance monitoring
  • Configure event logs
  • Gather network data.
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring File and Print Services
  • Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure
  • Identify hardware requirements.
  • Perform a clean installation.
  • Upgrade to Windows Vista from previous versions of Windows.
  • Upgrade from one edition of Windows Vista to another edition.
  • Troubleshoot Windows Vista installation issues.
  • Install and configure Windows Vista drivers.
  • Configure and troubleshoot parental controls.
  • Configure Microsoft Internet Explorer, Windows security features
  • Configure and troubleshoot User Account Control.
  • Configure Windows Defender.
  • Configure security settings in Windows Firewall.
  • Configuring networking by using the Network and Sharing Center.
  • Configure remote access.
  • Configure Windows Mail , Windows Meeting Space, Windows Calendar.
  • Configure Windows Fax and Scan, Windows Sidebar.
  • Troubleshoot reliability issues by using built-in diagnostic tools.
  • Configure Windows Update, Data protection.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting mobile computing
  • Configure power options.