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Administering Windows Server 2012 Course Outline | M20411

This course will include the following content:

Module 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

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

Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • Lab: Maintaining AD DS

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
  • Lab: Managing User and Service Accounts

Module 4: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
  • Lab: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy  
  • Lab: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Module 6: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server

Module 7: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Lab: Implementing Network Access Protection

Module 8: Implementing Remote Access

  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Lab: Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Lab: Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
  • Lab: Implementing VPN
  • Lab: Implementing Web Application Proxy

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  • Lab: Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Lab: Implementing a Distributed File System

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  • Lab: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services
  • Lab: Using Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • Lab: Implementing Update Management

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs
  • Lab: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

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Who should attend this Microsoft Technical Training Course?

This course is suited to IT professionals wishing to possess the skills and knowledge required to be able to manage and maintain the fundamental infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. 

Prerequisites

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An understanding of and experience with configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment
  • Experience supporting or configuring Windows operating system clients
  • Good hands-on Windows client operating system experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • An understanding of basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts, such as the purpose of user accounts and computer accounts

Administering Windows Server 2012 Course Overview | M20411

The 5-day Microsoft training course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.  This course is the second section in a series of three courses, which together allow for a complete education in implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. This course specifically focuses on the administration tasks required to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.

 

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Administering Windows Server 2012 Exam Information | M20411

Delegates will need to pass the Administering Windows Server 2012 Exam (70-411) in order to complete the course. This exam is not included. The exam tests the ability to:

  • Deploy, manage, and maintain servers
  • Configure File and Print Services
  • Configure network services and access
  • Configure a Network Policy Server (NPS) infrastructure
  • Configure and manage Active Directory
  • Configure and manage Group Policy 

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Yes, The Knowledge Academy is fully accredited by Microsoft as a Microsoft Silver Partner for this training course.
Our trainers have years of experience and are experts in their fields.
Delegates will need to pass the Administering Windows Server 2012 Exam (70-411) in order to complete the course. This exam is not included.
The price for Administering Windows Server 2012 M20411 certification in New Zealand starts from NZD2795
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