Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure (10967)


Lab Topology

Installing Windows Server

  • Performing a Local Media-Based Installation.
  • Configuring Windows Server.
  • Converting Server Core.
  • Configuring Services.
  • Configuring Devices.

Implementing Storage in Windows Server

  • Creating and Mounting a VHD File.
  • Creating a New Volume.
  • Creating a Storage Pool Using VHDs.
  • Implementing the Windows iSCSI Initiator.

Selecting Network Infrastructure Components

  • Determining Appropriate Network Components.

Connecting Network Components

  • Determining the Appropriate Network Hardware.
  • Selecting a Suitable Wiring Infrastructure.

Implementing TCP/IP

  • Determining an Appropriate IPv4 Addressing Scheme.
  • Configuring IPv4 with Windows Server.
  • Verifying the Configuration.
  • Configuring and testing name resolution.
  • Viewing the IPv6 Configuration.

Implementing Server Roles

  • Determining the Appropriate Roles to Deploy.

Implementing Virtualization

  • Creating Virtual Hard Disks.
  • Creating New Virtual Machines.
  • Modifying Virtual Machine Settings.
  • Deploying the Determined Server Roles Remotely on multiple Servers.

Implementing AD DS

  • Promoting a New Domain Controller.
  • Creating an Organizational Unit.
  • Configuring Accounts.
  • Creating a GPO.

Implementing IT Security Layers

  • Implementing Physical Security.
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer.

Implementing Network Security

  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

Implementing Security Software

  • Restricting Applications with AppLocker.
  • Using the Security Configuration Wizard.
  • Configure, Run and View Results from Best Practice Analyzer (BPA).

Monitoring Server Performance

  • Creating a Performance Baseline.
  • Simulating a Server Load.
  • Gathering Additional Performance Data.
  • Determining Probable Performance Bottlenecks.

Maintaining Windows Server

  • Troubleshooting the Startup Process.
  • Configuring WSUS.
  • Gathering Information to Start the Troubleshooting Process.