Administering Windows Server 2012

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Location: Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai & Hyderabad – India

 

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Course Details

This course is part two of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

You will cover the necessary administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, remote access, network policies, data security, and monitoring and updating management. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20411 and will help you prepare for Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-411 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

Course Prerequisites

  • At least one year of experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012
  • Understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (M20410) or equivalent experience

Course Agenda

1. Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS

2. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

3. Maintaining AD DS

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

4. Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Creation
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

5. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Group Policy Scope and Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application

6. Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy Software Installation (GPSI)

7. Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

8. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the NPS Role

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

9. Implementing NAP

  • NAP
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

10. Optimizing File Services

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

11. Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Network Files with Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

12. Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13. Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs