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Administering Windows Server 2012 (20411)

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About this Course

This course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. Topics covered include configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, and update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.

This course is part two in a series of three courses 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.

This course prepares students for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Who should attend

  • Windows Server Administrators experienced in working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 who wish to gain skills necessary to perform daily management and maintenance tasks in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 environment
  • IT Professionals who are looking to take the 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012 exam
  • IT Professionals wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams

Class Prerequisites

  • Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • Completed Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (20410) if you are pursuing an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification

What You Will Learn

  • 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
  • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server
  • Implement Network Access Protection
  • Implement Remote Access
  • Optimize File Services
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • Implement Update Managements
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012

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Outline: Administering Windows Server 2012 (20411)

Module 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

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

Module 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

Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

Module 6: 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

Module 7: 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

Module 8: 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

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

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

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Labs

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Maintaining AD DS
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Implementing Distributed File System
  • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Using Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Update Management
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
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