M20410 Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012

M20410

The M20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The courses in total cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment

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M20410 Overview:

The m20410 course is part one in a series of three courses (m20410, m20411, m20412) that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The courses provide hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2.

The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands on preparation for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and 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.

 

M20410 Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding and experience configuring security and administration tasks in an Enterprise environment.
  • Experience supporting or configuring Microsoft Windows clients.

Delegates will learn how to:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
  • Implementing TCP/IPv4
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing DNS
  • Implementing IPv6
  • Implementing Local Storage
  • Implementing File and Print Services
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
  • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  

M20410 Course Outline

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

This module introduces the new Windows Server 2012 administrative interface. This module covers the different roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It also discusses the various installation options from which you can choose when deploying 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 Core
  • Managing Servers
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers

 

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

This module introduces Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012. It covers general ADDS infrastructure including forests, trees, schema, Global Catalog, Operations Masters, as well as the Installation and configuration of Domain Controllers.

Lessons

  • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
  • 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

This module covers configuring Active Directory Objects such as users, groups and computers. It also covers functionality of Active directory Administrative tools and the configuration of user profiles. It also covers delegating permissions to perform AD DS administration.

Lessons

  • Managing User Accounts  
  • Managing Groups  
  • 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
  • Creating and Configuring Groups in AD DS
  • Managing Computer Objects in AD DS

 

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

This module covers using command-line tools to configure and administer Active Directory Domain Services. It introduces Windows PowerShell and Active Directory Cmdlets to perform bulk administrative operations.

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

This module covers IPv4 addressing. It details the various IPv4 components, covers Subnetting and Supernetting as well as details on general troubleshooting and configuring IPv4 addresses.

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 DHCP

This module covers the installation and configuration of DHCP as well as managing a DHCP database. It also covers security and monitoring of DHCP, including auditing and logging.

Lessons

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

Lab : Implementing DHCP

  • Implementing DHCP  
  • Implementing DHCP Relay

 

Module 7: Implementing DNS

This module covers name resolution for Windows Server and clients. It details the installation of a DNS server and configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS zones.

Lessons

  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones 

Lab : Implementing DNS

  • Installing and Configuring DNS
  • Creating Host Records in DNS
  • Managing the DNS Server Cache

 

Module 8: Implementing IPv6

This module covers understanding and implementing IPv6 addressing. It covers configuration and troubleshooting as well as co-existence with IPv4 using transition technologies.

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

This module covers the storage configuration options for Windows server 2012, including managing disks and volumes and implementing file systems. It also covers creating and managing Storage Pools.

Lessons

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Pools  

Lab : Implementing Local Storage

  • Installing and Configuring a New Disk
  • Resizing Volumes
  • Configuring a Storage Pool
  • Configuring a Redundant Storage Space

 

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services

This module covers securing files, folders and network file shares, in addition to using shadow copies to protect network file shares. It also covers configuring network printing and creating a printer pool.

Lessons

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing

Lab : Implementing File and Print Services

  • Creating and Configuring a File Share
  • Configuring Volume Shadow Copy
  • Creating and Configure a Printer Pool
     

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy

This module will cover creating and managing Group Policy objects as well as how to configure group policy processing. It will also cover Implementing a central store for administrative templates.

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 by Using Group Policy Objects

This module covers increasing security on Windows servers by using Group Policy objects. configuring security settings via group policy.

Lessons

  • Windows Security Overview
  • 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

This module covers installing and configuring Hyper-V virtual machines as well as understanding and describing Microsoft Virtualization technologies. It also covers configuring virtual storage and virtual networks.

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 Server Role
  • Configuring Virtual Networking
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine
  • Using Virtual Machine Snapshots

£ 2,195.00 ex.vat

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Course Duration 5 Days
Location Various