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MS 20410 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

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MS 20410 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

 
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This version of this course 20410A utilizes pre-release software in the virtual machines for the labs.This course is part one of a three-part series that provides the s... READ MORE

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MS 20410 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Course Length: 5 Days

This version of this course 20410A utilizes pre-release software in the virtual machines for the labs.

This course is part one of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.


Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012
  • Describe AD DS
  • Manage Active Directory objects
  • Automate Active Directory administration
  • Implement IPv4
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement IPv6
  • Implement local storage
  • Share files and printers
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) to secure Windows Servers
  • Implement server virtualization using Hyper-V

Pre-requisites

  • 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

MS 20410 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

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

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

    Lessons
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
    Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Installing a Domain Controller by Using IFM

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

    Lessons
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration
    Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Delegating Administration for a Branch Office
  • Creating and Configuring User Accounts in AD DS
  • Managing Computer Objects in AD DS

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

    Lessons
  • 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
  • Creating User Accounts and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Create User Accounts in Bulk
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Modify User Accounts in Bulk

Module 5: Implementing IPv4

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

Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

    Lessons
  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
    Lab : Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing a DHCP Relay (Optional Exercise)

Module 7: Implementing Domain Name System

    Lessons
  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
    Lab : Implementing DNS
  • Installing and Configuring DNS
  • Creating Host Records in DNS
  • Managing the DNS Server Cache

Module 8: Implementing IPv6

    Lessons
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
    Lab : Implementing IPv6
  • Configuring an IPv6 Network
  • Configuring an ISATAP Router

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage

    Lessons
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
    Lab : Implementing Local Storage
  • Installing and Configuring a New Disk
  • Resizing Volumes
  • Configuring a Redundant Storage Space

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services

    Lessons
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing
    Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
  • Creating and Configuring a File Share
  • Configuring Shadow Copies
  • Creating and Configure a Printer Pool

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy

    Lessons
  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
    Lab : Implementing Group Policy
  • Configuring a Central Store
  • Creating GPOs

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

    Lessons
  • Windows Operating Systems Security Overview
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    Lab : Lab A: Increasing Security for Server Resources
  • Using Group Policy to Secure Member Servers
  • Auditing File System Access
  • Auditing Domain Logons
    Lab : Lab B: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Configuring AppLocker Policies
  • Configuring Windows Firewall

Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

    Lessons
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
    Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Installing the Hyper V Role onto a Server
  • Configuring Virtual Networking
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine
  • Using Virtual Machine Snapshots

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

The skills for your professional career

Show that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment, to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.

Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification will qualify you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer network specialist.

Step

Exam title

Optional training

Required exam

1

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

410410

2

Administering Windows Server 2012

411411

3

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

412412

 

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