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20411 Administering Windows Server 2012

Course Overview

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. Students will learn the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security.

Who Should Attend

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 environment. The key focus for students in this course 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, such as user and group management, network access and data security.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Configure and Troubleshoot Domain Name System
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
  • Manage User and Service Accounts
  • Implement Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Manage User Desktops using Group Policy
  • Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
  • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server
  • Implement Network Access Protection
  • Optimize File Services
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • Implement Update Managements
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012

    Course Outline

    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

    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

    3 - Managing User and Service Accounts

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

    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

    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

    6 - 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

    7 - 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

    8 - 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

    9 - Optimizing File Services

    • Overview of FSRM
    • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
    • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
    • DFS Overview
    • Configuring DFS Namespaces
    • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
    • Lab : Lab A: Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM
    • Lab : Lab B: Configuring DFS Namespaces and Replication

    10 - Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

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

    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

    12 - Implementing Update Management

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

    13 - Monitoring Windows Server 2012

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

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,975.00
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    Class times are listed Eastern time
    This class is available for Private Group Training