Administering Windows Server 2012

Course information
Price: SAR 5,625.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 5
Course Code: M20411
GTC: 15

Overview

This version of this course 20411A utilizes pre-release software in the virtual machines for the labs. The five day course is part two, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses this course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security. This course is also preparation material, and maps directly to, Exam 70-412: Administering Windows Server 2012.

Pre-Requisites

  • At least one years experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Active Directory and Networking Infrastructure
  • Knowledge equivalent to the learning's covered in the “20410A:Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012” course, as this course will build upon that knowledge

Content

  • Module 1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Implement GPOs
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application
  • Lab: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Module 2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Implement Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy Preferences
  • Manage Software with GPSI
  • Lab: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Create and Administer User Accounts
  • Configure User Object Attributes
  • Automate User Account Creation
  • Configure Managed Service Accounts
  • Lab: Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Module 4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • Lab: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Lab: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Lab: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Module 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
  • Module 8: Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Lab: Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Module 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
  • Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Encrypting Network Files with EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  • Lab: Lab A: Encrypting and Recovering Files
  • Lab: Lab B: Implementing Advanced Audit Policy Configuration
  • Module 11: Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs
  • Lab: Monitoring Windows Server 2012#
  • Module 12: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Overview of WDS
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS
  • Lab: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Module 13: Implementing Update Management
  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • Lab: Implementing Update Management

Objectives

  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server role
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Optimizing File Services
  • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Implementing Update Management

Target Audience

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who are already very experienced system administrators working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment and 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. A secondary audience for this course will be candidates looking to take Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012, or are aspiring to acquire the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential, either in its own right, or in order to proceed in acquiring the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) credentials, for which the MCSA credential is a pre-requisite.

Schedule
Course Details
20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2017 Riyadh
20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton
10 Sep - 14 Sep, 2017 Cairo-Sheraton

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August
28 Aug - 01 Sep, 2017 Madrid Public Schedule
September
Guaranteed Event 04 Sep - 08 Sep, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Schedule
11 Sep - 15 Sep, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
18 Sep - 22 Sep, 2017 Brussel City Centre (Avenue Louise 65) FR Public Schedule
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017
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Virtual & Classroom
25 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 Birmingham Public Schedule
October
09 Oct - 13 Oct, 2017 Rotterdam (Barbizonlaan 25) Public Schedule
09 Oct - 13 Oct, 2017
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Virtual & Classroom
16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017
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Virtual & Classroom
23 Oct - 27 Oct, 2017 Leeds Public Schedule
November
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
December
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 Wokingham Public Schedule
18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017
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18 Dec - 22 Dec, 2017 Southampton City College Public Schedule
January
15 Jan - 19 Jan, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
15 Jan - 19 Jan, 2018
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29 Jan - 02 Feb, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
February
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018 Leeds Public Schedule
05 Feb - 09 Feb, 2018
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March
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
05 Mar - 09 Mar, 2018
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April
16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
16 Apr - 20 Apr, 2018
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30 Apr - 04 May, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
May
14 May - 18 May, 2018 London - Old Broad Street Public Schedule
14 May - 18 May, 2018
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14 May - 18 May, 2018 Manchester - Embankment Business Park Public Schedule
28 May - 01 Jun, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
June
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 Wokingham Public Schedule
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018
Virtual Training
Virtual & Classroom
25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 Leeds Public Schedule
August
06 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
October
01 Oct - 05 Oct, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
29 Oct - 02 Nov, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule
December
03 Dec - 07 Dec, 2018 København (Hvidovre) Public Schedule

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