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20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Course Overview

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. The course is part one of a series of three courses that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows® operating system knowledge and experience and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server® 2012 environment. Although students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server experience, they must have good hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista®, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012
  • Describe Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Manage AD DS objects
  • Automate AD DS 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 (GPOs)
  • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V.

    Suggested Prerequisites

    Course Outline

    1 - Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Overview
    • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Management
    • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
    • Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core
    • Managing Servers
    • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers

    2 - Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

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

    3 - Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

    • Managing User Accounts
    • Managing Groups
    • Managing Computer Accounts
    • Delegating Administration
    • Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

    4 - Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

    • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
    • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
    • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
    • Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell

    5 - Implementing IPv4

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

    6 - Implementing DHCP

    • Installing a DHCP Server
    • Configuring DHCP Scopes
    • Managing a DHCP Database
    • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
    • Lab : Implementing DHCP

    7 - Implementing DNS

    • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
    • Installing a DNS Server
    • Managing DNS Zones
    • Lab : Implementing DNS

    8 - Implementing IPv6

    • Overview of IPv6
    • IPv6 Addressing
    • Coexistence with IPv6
    • IPv6 Transition Technologies
    • Lab : Implementing IPv6

    9 - Implementing Local Storage

    • Overview of Storage
    • Managing Disks and Volumes
    • Implementing Storage Pools
    • Lab : Implementing Local Storage

    10 - Implementing File and Print Services

    • Securing Files and Folders
    • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
    • Configuring Network Printing
    • Lab : Implementing File and Print Services

    11 - Implementing Group Policy

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

    12 - Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects

    • Windows Security Overview
    • Security Settings
    • Restricting Software
    • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    • Lab : Lab A: Increasing Security for Server Resources
    • Lab : Lab B: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall

    13 - Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

    • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
    • Implementing Hyper-V
    • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
    • Managing Virtual Networks
    • Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,975.00
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