Required Exam(s)
Exam 70-410
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
5 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, VIRTUAL, On-Site
Price$2995.00
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This course is part one in a series of three courses that provides 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. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

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Upon completing this course, the student will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2012
  • Describe AD DS
  • Manage Active Directory objects
  • Automate Active Directory administration
  • Implement IPv4
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement IPv6
  • Implement local storage
  • Implement file and print services
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Secure Windows servers by using Group Policy Objects

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge and experience working with Windows operating systems and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to install and perform the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 server in an existing Windows server environment. Typically, candidates who are interested in attending this course include:

  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies who are looking to learn more about Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft technologies, who meet the course prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams. These are a prerequisite for their individual specialties.

  • An understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware
  • Experience working with, and configuring, Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  • 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: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

  • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

Module 5: Implementing IPv4

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

Module 7: Implementing DNS

Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers

  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones

Module 8: Implementing IPv6

  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing

Module 11: Implementing a Group Policy

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects

  • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

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