Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 r2

This course is included in the Microsoft Virtual Training Package training package.

  • 12 Months unlimited access
  • 2 Live Instructors in every class
  • Mentors available 24/7
  • Personal Success Advisers to help keep you on track
  • Certification practice exams
  • Comprehensive student resources


This course is establishes the fundamentals of skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows Server 2012 such as File and Print Services and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services such as DNS and DHCP, and virtualization through Microsoft Hyper-V. This course is the first of three courses that will cumulatively provide the complete picture of managing a Server 2012 based network.


32 Hours


To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
Six months to one year of IT experience
Hands-on desktop experience with a Vista or later desktop operating system.
Strong familiarity with basic networking and security concepts
Familiarity with basic Active Directory concepts, such as user and computer accounts.
Helpful to have previous Windows Server experience.


MCSA: Windows Server 2012


70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Included Labs Simulations

Convert Windows Server from GUI to Server Core
Configure a Server Core Installation of Windows Server 2012
Configure Remote Management and NIC Teaming
Configure Sharing and NTFS Permissions
Install and Configure a Hyper-V Host
Create and Configure a Virtual Machine
Create a DNS Host Record and Configure an AD Integrated Zone
Create a Reverse Lookup Zone and Root Zone
Create and Configure a DHCP Scope
Perform an Offline Domain Join
Create Objects in Active Directory
Link a Group Policy Object
Configure Group Policy Processing Part 1
Configure Group Policy Processing Part 2
Configure Security Settings in Group Policy Part 1
Configure Security Settings in Group Policy Part 2


Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows Server 2012
  • Lesson 2: Install Windows Server 2012
  • Lesson 3: Configure Windows Server 2012
  • Lesson 4: Configure Local Storage on Windows Server 2012

Module 2: Configure Windows Server 2012 Server Roles and Features

  • Lesson 1: Configure File and Share Access
  • Lesson 2: More Features in Server 2012 File and Storage Services
  • Lesson 3: Configure Servers for Remote Management
  • Lesson 4: Configure Print and Document Services

Module 3: Configure Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

  • Lesson 1: Hyper-V Overview
  • Lesson 2: Install Hyper-V and Create Virtual Machines
  • Lesson 3: Install Hyper-V and Create Virtual Machines
  • Lesson 4: Create and Configure Virtual Machine Storage
  • Lesson 5: Create and Configure Virtual Networks
  • Lesson 6: Migration and Business Continuity
  • Lesson 7: Manage Hyper-V Backups

Module 4: Deploy and Configure Core Network Services

  • Lesson 1: IPv4 Address Management
  • Lesson 2: IPv6 Address Management
  • Lesson 3: Managing IP Addressing
  • Lesson 4: Deploy and Configure the DHCP Service
  • Lesson 5: Deploy and Configure the DNS Service
  • Lesson 6: Client Resolver Cache

Module 5: Install and Administer Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

  • Lesson 1: Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lesson 2: Active Directory Management
  • Lesson 3: Operation Master Roles
  • Lesson 4: Upgrade a Domain Controller to Windows Server 2012
  • Lesson 5: Domain Controller Name Registration
  • Lesson 6: Global Catalog Server
  • Lesson 7: Remove a Domain Controller
  • Lesson 8: Create and Manage Active Directory Objects
  • Lesson 9: Automating the Creation of Active Directory Objects
  • Lesson 10: Maintain Active Directory Accounts

Module 6: Create and Manage Windows Server 2012 Group Policy

  • Lesson 1: Group Policy
  • Lesson 2: Group Policy Objects
  • Lesson 3: Configure Audit Policy
  • Lesson 4: Restrict Applications Using Group Policy
  • Lesson 5: Configure Windows Firewall Using Group Policy
  • Lesson 6: Security Policy
  • Lesson 7: Manage Group Policy Objects