Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure (10967)
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Learn about the fundamental building blocks that go into building a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.
This five day course covers the basic skills and knowledge that are required in order to build a Windows Server Infrastructure. It covers networking architecture and topologies, security considerations and best practices as well as basic Windows Server administration skills and technologies such as Windows Server 2012 Installation, configuration, maintenance and performance. This course will also cover specific areas such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Domain Name Services (DNS), Storage and many others.
This course will teach you foundational level knowledge to start your career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
Who should attend
This course will help those just starting out their career or looking to change careers into Windows Server Technologies and need the fundamental knowledge to help them achieve that. This course is perfect for home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, developers, technical managers, help desk technicians or anyone who are looking to cross train from an alternative technology.
This course is needed as a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before beginning the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.
- A good fundamental knowledge of general computing concepts.
- Knowledge equivalent to the MTA exam 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
- Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012.
- Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on Windows Server.
- Describe fundamental network components and terminology thus enabling you to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario.
- Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation.
- Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment.
- Describe server roles.
- Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest.
- Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server.
- Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth.
- Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to you network.
- Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization's security.
- Monitor a server to determine the performance level.
- Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server.
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Detailed Course Outline
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- Installing Windows Server.
- Configuring Services.
- Configuring Peripherals and Devices.
Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server
- Identifying Storage Technologies.
- Managing Disks and Volumes.
- Fault Tolerance.
Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure
- Network Architecture Standards.
- Local Area Networking.
- Wide Area Networking.
- Wireless Networking.
- Connecting to the Internet.
- Remote Access.
Module 4: Connecting Network Components
- Understanding the OSI Model.
- Understanding Media Types.
- Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
- Understanding Routing.
Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP
- Overview of TCP/IP.
- Understanding IPv4 Addressing.
- Configuring IPv4.
- Understanding IPv6.
- Name Resolution.
Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles
- Role Based Deployment.
- Deploying Role-Specific Services.
- Virtualizing Windows Server Roles.
- Best Practices for management of Windows Server Roles.
Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
- Introducing AD DS.
- Implementing AD DS.
- Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
- Implementing Organizational Units.
- Implementing Group Policy.
Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers
- Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
- Physical Security.
- Internet Security.
Module 9: Implementing Windows Server Security
This module reviews the tools and concepts available for implementing security within a Microsoft Windows infrastructure.
- Overview of Windows Security.
- Securing Files and Folders.
- Implementing Encryption.
Lab : Implementing Windows Security
- Configuring an Accounts Policy.
- Securing NTFS Files and Folders.
- Encrypting Files.
Module 10: Implementing Network Security
- Overview of Network Security.
- Implementing Firewalls.
Module 11: Implementing Security Software
- Client Protection Features.
- E-Mail Protection.
- Server Protection.
Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance
- Windows Logs.
- Performance Monitoring.
Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server
- Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
- Server Availability and Data Recovery.
- Applying Updates to Windows Server.
- Troubleshooting Windows Server.
- Installing Windows Server
- Implementing Storage in Windows Server
- Selecting Network Infrastructure Components
- Connecting Network Components
- Implementing TCP/IP
- Implementing Server Roles
- Implementing Virtualization
- Implementing AD DS
- Implementing IT Security Layers
- Implementing Network Security
- Implementing Security Software
- Monitoring Server Performance
- Maintaining Windows Server