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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.
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
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 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 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 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
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
Using Performance Monitor
Monitoring Event Logs
Lab : Monitoring Windows Server 2012
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.
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
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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