Training & Exams

Administering Windows Server 2012.

About This Course

Course Code
M20411

Course Type
Essentials

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£2,426.00

Course Overview
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Overview

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part two 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 administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services AD DS and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate MCSA: Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Please Note: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for Information Technology IT Professionals with hands on experience working in a Windows server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. The key focus for students is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to Manage and Maintain a domain based Windows Server 2012 environment, providing skills in areas such as User and Group management, Network Access and Data Security. Candidates typically interested in attending this course would be

Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

Course Outline

Module 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

This module explains how to configure and troubleshoot DNS, including DNS replication and caching.

Lessons

Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to implement virtualized domain controllers and read-only domain controller RODCs. It also explains how to perform common AD DS administrative tasks
and manage the AD DS Database.

Lessons

Lab : Maintaining AD DS

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

This module explains how to create, configure and automate the creation of user accounts. It also explains how to configure account-related properties of user objects. It further explains how to create and administer Managed Service Accounts.

Lessons

Lab : Managing User and Service Accounts

Module 4: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

This module explains how to implement a GPO infrastructure. This also teaches how to perform common GPO management tasks, and manage GPOs by using Windows PowerShell. It also focuses on troubleshooting the application of GPOs.

Lessons

Lab : Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

This module explains how you can use Group Policy Objects GPOs to implement desktop environments across your organization by using Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, Group Policy preferences, and where applicable, use software deployment to install and update application programs. It is important to know how to use these various GPO features so that you can configure your users' computer settings properly.

Lessons

Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Module 6: Implementing Remote Access

In this module, you will learn how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2012. You will also learn how to implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started wizard, implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure, and implement VPN.

Lessons

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard

Lab : Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution

Lab : Implementing VPN

Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy

Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

This module explains how to install and configure NPS, RADIUS Clients and servers. It also describes NPS authentication methods. It describe NPS authentication methods and how to
monitor and troubleshoot NPS.

Lessons

Lab : Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server

Module 8: Implementing Network Access Protection

This module explains how to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot NAP. It also explains how NAP can help to protect your network and the various NAP enforcement processes.

Lessons

Lab : Implementing Network Access Protection

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

This module describes FSRM, configure quotas, file screening, and storage reports and implement classification management and file management tasks. It describes the components of the DFS. I also explains how to configure DFS namespaces and DFS replication.

Lessons

Lab : Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using File Server Resource Manager

Lab : Implementing Distributed File System

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

This module explains how to encrypt files using EFS and configure advanced auditing features.

Lessons

Lab : Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

This module explains how to create and manage server images by using Windows Deployment Services

Lessons

Lab : Using Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

This module explains how to use Windows Server Update Services WSUS to deploy updates to Windows servers and clients.

Lessons

Lab : Implementing Update Management

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

This module explains the monitoring tools available in Windows Server 2012. it also explains how to use Performance Monitor and monitor events.

Lessons

Lab : Monitoring Windows Server 2012

Prerequisites

The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, course 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 as this course will build upon knowledge and skills covered in that course.

Dates & Prices

Monday 4th March 2019

£2,426.00

Monday 17th June 2019

£2,426.00

Monday 24th June 2019

£2,426.00