Windows Server "8" Beta Virtual Lab on Dynamic Access Control

Written by Dr. Rainer Pollak, CTO dataglobal on Thursday, 10 May 2012.

Free hands on for DAC in Microsoft Virtual Lab Series

Microsoft has launched a virtual lab series for customers wanting to experience the beta release of Windows Server "8" firsthand. You can test drive new and improved features and functionality, including the long-awaited Dynamic Access Control. It's simple: no complex setup or installation is required to try out Windows Server "8" running in a full-featured virtual lab. You get a downloadable manual and a 90-minute block of time for each module. 

In the lab session "Using Dynamic Access Control to Automatically and Centrally Secure Data", you will explore Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server "8". You will learn how to create Central Access Policies, explore the new Access Denied Remediation features, as well as learn how to use the audit capabilities built into Dynamic Access Control.

Other features and functions demonstrated in the lab are 
  • Active Directory Deployment and Management Enhancements
  • Configuring a Highly Available iSCSI Target
  • Configuring Hyper-V over Highly Available SMB Storage
  • Implementing Storage Pools and Storage Spaces
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell Fundamentals
  • What's New in Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Managing Branch Offices
  • Managing Network Infrastructure
  • Managing Your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management
  • Managing Windows Server "8" with Server Manager and Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Online Backup Service

About the Author

Dr. Rainer Pollak, CTO dataglobal

Dr. Rainer Pollak, CTO dataglobal

Since 2006 Dr. Rainer Pollak is the CTO at dataglobal GmbH and is responsible for the continuing development of the dg product family. Rainer started his career at Debis GmbH as a leading application developer, then was a senior manager at UBS Software Service in charge of Executive Account services and a strategic account manager at USU AG before becoming the chief executive of the Tress and Pollak GmbH. Rainer has a wide range of experience in the field: he has developed corporate invoicing applications according to HGB and US GAAP for Daimler-Benz, host client/server migration solutions for ERP systems and cluster solutions for high availability as well as carried out client rollouts for the largest computer center operator in Europe and provided diverse IT specifications (storage on demand, server operation for Windows etc.) for Audi. Rainer has a PhD in Computer Science from University of Stuttgart where he received a grant from the Intel Corporation in 1994.

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