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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
 

20410: INSTALL & CONFIGURE WIN SERVER 2012

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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this five-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2012 versions

DURATION

This is a five-day training course structured into 27 modules

COURSE AIMS

This version of this course 20410 utilizes pre-release software in the virtual machines for the labs.

The course is part one of a series of three courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of those core services, such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Hyper-V configuration.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment. Although students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server experience, they must have good hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.
NOTE: Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding and experience configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience supporting or configuring Microsoft Windows clients.

AUTHORISED MICROSOFT TRAINING COURSE

This is an authorised Microsoft training course, delivered by certified Microsoft trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest equipment, software and course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, to maximise your learning and ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe AD DS infrastructure, and install and configure domain controllers.
  • Manage AD DS objects.
  • Automate AD DS administration.
  • Describe Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) addressing.
  • Describe installing and configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), in addition to managing a DHCP database.
  • Describe name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers.
  • Describe implementing IPv6 addressing.
  • Describe implementing storage configuration options for Windows Server 2012.
  • Enable and configure file and print services in Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe implementing Group Policy.
  • Increase security in a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure by using Group Policy Objects, AppLocker, and Windows Firewall.
  • Describe Microsoft Virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V.


CERTIFICATION

This course is to help prepare for exam 70-410.
This is the first exam of three on the route to becoming MCSA Windows server 2012.


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MODULE 1:  Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
Topics covered:
  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
MODULE 2:  Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
Topics covered:
  • Deploying Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012 Server Core
  • Managing Servers
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers
MODULE 3:  Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
Topics covered:
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers  
  • Installing a Domain Controller
MODULE 4:  Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
Topics covered:
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Installing a Domain Controller by Using IFM
MODULE 5:  Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Topics covered:
  • Managing User Accounts   
  • Managing Group Accounts   
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration   
MODULE 6:  Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Topics covered:
  • Delegating Administration for a Branch Office
  • Creating and Configuring User Accounts in AD DS
  • Managing Computer Objects in AD DS
MODULE 7:  Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
Topics covered:
  • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
MODULE 8:  Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
Topics covered:
  • Creating User Accounts and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Create User Accounts in Bulk
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Modify User Accounts in Bulk
MODULE 9:  Implementing IPv4
Topics covered:
  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
MODULE 10:  Lab : Implementing IPv4
Topics covered:
  • Identifying Appropriate Subnets
  • Troubleshooting IPv4
MODULE 11:  Implementing DHCP
Topics covered:
  • Installing a DHCP Server Role  
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
MODULE 12:  Lab : Implementing DHCP
Topics covered:
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing a DHCP Relay (Optional Exercise)
MODULE 13:  Implementing DNS
Topics covered:
  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones  
MODULE 14:  Lab : Implementing DNS
Topics covered:
  • Installing and Configuring DNS
  • Creating Host Records in DNS
  • Managing the DNS Server Cache
MODULE 15:  Implementing IPv6
Topics covered:
  • Overview of IPv6 
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
MODULE 16:  Lab : Implementing IPv6
Topics covered:
  • Configuring an IPv6 Network
  • Configuring an ISATAP Router
MODULE 17:  Implementing Local Storage
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
MODULE 18:  Lab : Implementing Local Storage
Topics covered:
  • Installing and Configuring a New Disk
  • Resizing Volumes
  • Configuring a Redundant Storage Space
MODULE 19:  Implementing File and Print Services
Topics covered:
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing
MODULE 20:  Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
Topics covered:
  • Creating and Configuring a File Share
  • Configuring Shadow Copies
  • Creating and Configure a Printer Pool
MODULE 21:  Implementing Group Policy
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Group Policy   
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
MODULE 22:  Lab : Implementing Group Policy
Topics covered:
  • Configuring a Central Store
  • Creating GPOs
MODULE 23:  Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects, AppLocker & Windows Firewall.Lessons
Topics covered:
  • Windows Security Overview
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
MODULE 24:  Lab : Lab A: Increasing Security for Server Resources
Topics covered:
  • Using Group Policy to Secure Member Servers
  • Auditing File System Access
  • Auditing Domain Logons
MODULE 25:  Lab : Lab B: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
Topics covered:
  • Configuring AppLocker Policies
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
MODULE 26:  Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies   
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
MODULE 27:  Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Topics covered:
  • Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Configuring Virtual Networking
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine
  • Using Virtual Machine Snapshots

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RELATED COURSES

20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Optimizing File Services
  • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Implementing Update Management
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012


20412: Configure Advanced Win Server 2012 Services

  • Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Lab : Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore
  • Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Lab : Implementing Complex AD DS Deployments
  • Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Implementing AD CS
  • Lab : Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Implementing AD RMS
  • Lab : Configuring AD RMS
  • Implementing AD FS
  • Lab : Implementing AD FS


20413: Design & Implement Server Infrastructure

  • Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Lab : Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  • Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lab : Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines by Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lab : Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
  • Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organizational Unit Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory OU Infrastructure and Delegation Model
  • Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Physical Topology
  • Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Access Services

20414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20414: Implement Advanced Server Infrastructure

  • Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Center
  • Lab : Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Virtual Networks and Storage
  • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Administration Solution for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Lab : Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Highly Available Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
  • Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy
  • Lab : Implementing a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with DPM
  • Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Certificate Services Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD FS Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing Data Access for Users and Devices
  • Lab : Implementing DAC and Access Denied Assistance
  • Lab : Implementing Work Folders
  • Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure

20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

  • Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
  • Lab : Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
  • Planning An Image Management Strategy
  • Lab : Planning an Image Management Strategy
  • Implementing Desktop Security
  • Lab : Configuring Desktop Security
  • Lab : Configuring File Encryption by Using EFS
  • Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image
  • Lab : Preparing the Imaging and the Windows PE Environment
  • Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Windows DS
  • Planning and Implementing User State Migration
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration
  • Lab : Migrating User State by Using Hard-Link Migration
  • Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Lab : Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using MDT
  • Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment
  • Lab : Performing a Zero-Touch Installation by Using MDT and Configuration Manager
  • Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
  • Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops
  • Lab : Managing User State Virtualization for Enterprise Desktops
  • Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
  • Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss
  • Lab : Implementing Client Endpoint Protection
  • Lab : Configuring Data Protection for Client Computer Data
  • Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
  • Lab : Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure


20417: Upgrade Skills to MCSA Win Server 2012

  • Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Managing Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Lab : Managing Servers Running Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Managing Storage for Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Implementing BranchCache
  • Implementing Network Services
  • Lab : Implementing Network Services
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Lab : Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lab : Implementing AD DS
  • Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
  • Lab : Implementing AD FS

20416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20416: Implementing Desktop App Environments

  • Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
  • Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
  • Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
  • Deploying Applications by Using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
  • Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
  • Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
  • Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
  • Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
  • Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance

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INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING WINDOWS SERVER 2012

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All Windows Server training courses use the latest content, qualified and experienced trainers, and provide delegates with the best learning experience. Training is interactive and classroom-based, and the ability to ask questions reinforces knowledge acquisition during the class.

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Maximum class sizes vary, but there is always adequate time for delegates to ask questions of the instructor.

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