Administering Windows Server 2012 (M20411)

System administrators and IT professionals with experience in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

Prerequisite

  • At least one year of experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012
  • Understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure
  • Equivalent experience or completion of the following course:˜

Expected Duration
5 day

Description

This course is part two of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

You will cover the necessary administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, remote access, network policies, data security, and monitoring and updating management. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20411 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-411 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

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Objective

1. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

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

2. Maintaining AD DS

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

3. Managing User and Service Accounts

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

4. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Group Policy Scope and Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application

5. Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

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

6. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the NPS Role  

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

7. Implementing NAP  

  • NAP
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

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

9. Optimizing File Services  

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

10. Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Network Files with Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11. Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS

12. Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13. Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

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$2,995.00

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