Administering Windows Server 2012 (70-411)



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Administering Windows Server 2012 (70-411)


About This Course

The MS Windows Server 2012: Administering Windows Server 2012 course prepares professionals for the MS 70-410 exam and various system administration functions such as managing and configuring group policy, managing and configuring active directory, configuring NPS server infrastructure, configuring network access and services, configuring print and file services and most important of all, maintaining, managing and deploying servers. The coursework is aimed to prepare professionals for the 70-411 exam.

The course offers you with the required expertise related to the tools, techniques and concepts required to prepare and pass the MS 70-411 exam, which is the key to attaining your MCSE Expert or MCSA Associate certification.


Who Should Attend This Course

Anyone interested to boost his or her skills and expertise in the Windows Server 2012 operating system domain.

  • IS (information security) analysts
  • Computer systems support experts
  • IT professionals

Anyone who is looking to enter into the aforementioned professions


Why This Course

The course trains you on the required skills pertaining to the tools, concepts and techniques required to pass the MS 70-411 exam, which is one of the key elements to achieve your MCSA Associate or MCSE Expert certification.

  • You will learn to manage and deploy implement path management, server images and monitor servers.
  • Review and configure network services and access by learning to configure DNS records and zones, DirectAccess, VPN routing, NPS policies and Network policy servers.
  • Manage and configure group policies by learning about Group Policy Objects (GPO), Settings, Processing, and Preferences.
  • Gain latest information on Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Learn about Active directory with monitoring and configuring domain controllers, account policies and service authentication.
  • Prepare yourself for Microsoft 70-411 certification exam.

Course Objectives
  • Manage, maintain and deploy servers
  • Configure Print and File Services
  • Configure network access and services
  • Configure NPS or Network Policy Server infrastructure
  • Manage and configure Active Directory
  • Manage and Configure Group Policy

Course Prerequisites

Professionals ought to be familiar with topics covered in MS 70-410 course i.e. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 certification program. Plus, basic understanding of PowerShell is an added advantage.


Course Benefits


  • You will learn to manage and deploy implement path management, server images and monitor servers.
  • Review and configure network services and access by learning to configure DNS records and zones, DirectAccess, VPN routing, NPS policies and Network policy servers.
  • Manage and configure group policies by learning about Group Policy Objects (GPO), Settings, Processing, and Preferences.
  • Gain latest information on Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Learn about Active directory with monitoring and configuring domain controllers, account policies and service authentication.
  • Prepare yourself for Microsoft 70-411 certification exam.

Curriculum


Overview of MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 (70-411)

Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2

This section gives the information about MCSA Windows Server 2012 (70-411). The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 covers topics that are responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting Windows Server 2012 servers in a corporate or enterprise environment. It explains Server systems form a critical piece of the day-to-day operations for any business.

Deploy, manage, and maintain servers

Deploy and Manage WDS

This section takes a look at Windows Deployment Services. It demonstrate installing the WDS role and configuring install and boot images.

Configuring WSUS

This section explain some of the features and functionality of Microsoft’s patch management system and Windows Server Update Service(WSUS). It talks about installing and configuring the WSUS role. It demonstrates how to add the role and configure the service based on best practices so that only required updates gets downloaded and installed to the clients.

Monitoring Servers

This section discusses remotely managing Windows servers. It demonstrate how to aggregate event logs as well as utilize other monitoring tools for troubleshooting and monitoring purposes.

Driver Groups and Packages

This section demonstrates how to upload driver packages into Windows Deployment Services (WDS). It also shows how to use groups and filters to restrict what drivers apply to what hardware.

Patch Management in Mixed Environments

This section demonstrates using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to manage updates in an environment where multiple operating systems are in use.

Performance Monitor

This section explore the Performance Monitor system built into the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system. It show how to configure Data Collector Sets as well as Alerts. It also explain you how to perform real-time monitoring of performance, as well as monitoring virtual machines and system events.

Configure file and print services

Distributed File System

This section demonstrate how to install and configure Distributed File System (DFS). It covers advanced functionality as well as how DFS can improve redundancy and reliability for corporate file servers.

File Server Resource Manager

This section explains File Server Resource Manager(FSRM) in Windows Server 2012 R2. It covers FSRM roles, features and quota management. It demonstrates how to set disk quotas and how to make sure that disk space is being protected from over utilization.

File and Disk Encryption

This section describes file encryption types in Windows Server 2012 and management concerns in an enterprise environment. It also demonstrates how to configure BitLocker on a Windows Server and shows off the new BitLocker Network Unlock feature.

EFS and Audit Policies

This section discusses backing up a certificate private key and setting up a data recovery agent in a domain environment. It explores audit policies and several different methods for configuring as local policy, AuditPol.exe and domain-based group policy.

Configure network services and access

Configure DNS Zones

This section takes a look at DNS zones inside a Microsoft Active Directory Domain. It explains how to configure the traditional Primary and Secondary zones. It covers the advantages of using an Active Directory Integrated zone and the security features.

Configure DNS Records

This section explains how to configure the different resource records in DNS on a Windows Server 2012 server. It covers common DNS resource records like A and AAAA records, as well as CNAME, PTR, and SOA. It also discusses SRV records, zone scavenging, and setting the record Time-to-Live for the client cache.

Configure VPN and Routing

This section takes a look at installing and configuring the Remote Access role in Windows Server 2012 R2. It demonstrate how to implement basic routing, Network Address Translation (NAT) and how to allow and deny remote users from connecting to the VPN.

Configuring Direct Access

This section takes a look at the roles and components required for implementing DirectAccess and its use. It also demonstrate configuring DNS and certificates as well as testing settings by connecting a remote client machine.

Configure a Network Policy Server infrastructure

NPS and NAP

This section discusses two methods for preventing undesired machines from accessing your network. It covers Network Policy Server (NPS) and describes how it can be used to filter incoming dial-up and VPN connections.

Configure and manage Active Directory

Operation Master Roles

This section describe the Operation Master Roles available to a Windows Server 2012 R2 server in an Active Directory Domain. It covers roles such as Schema Master, Domain Naming Master, Relative Identifier(RID) Master, Primary Domain Controller(PDC) Emulator and Infrastructure Master.

Read Only Domain Controllers

This section shows you how to install and configure a Read-Only Domain Controller(RDOC) in a Microsoft Active Directory Domain.

Configure Account Policies

This section covers configuring account policies in Active Directory Users and Computers. It demonstrates how to configure both domain and local user password policy settings. It also explains things like minimum/maximum password age, history, and complexity requirements.

Configure and manage Group Policy

Group Policy Processing

This section describe the Group Policy Processing order and precedences. It covers how to properly configure and deploy group policies. It also explain and configure inheritance blocking and policy enforcement.

Group Policy Settings

This section explains how to configure Group Policy in Windows Server 2012 R2. It covers how to access the Group Policy Management Editor and how to configure Group Policy Object(GPO) settings such as software installation, folder redirection, scripts, and administrative template settings.

Group Policy Objects

This section explores management and best practices concerning Group Policy Objects. It explains how to perform administrative tasks like backing up, importing, copying, and restoring GPOs. It shows how to create and configure a Migration table and resetting default GPOs. It also covers delegating management of Group Policy to share the administrative load with other trusted users.

Group Policy Preferences

This section explains and configure Group Policy Preferences. It covers the difference between Group Policy Objects, Group Policies, and Group Policy Preferences. It shows how to use Group Policy Preferences to configure settings for printers, network drives, power options, Internet Explorer, and others.

Schedule & Fees


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What are the key benefits of Administering Windows Server 2012?

  • You will learn to manage and deploy implement path management, server images and monitor servers.
  • Review and configure network services and access by learning to configure DNS records and zones, DirectAccess, VPN routing, NPS policies and Network policy servers.
  • Manage and configure group policies by learning about Group Policy Objects (GPO), Settings, Processing, and Preferences.
  • Gain latest information on Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Learn about Active directory with monitoring and configuring domain controllers, account policies and service authentication.
  • Prepare yourself for Microsoft 70-411 certification exam.

Do you have certified trainers onboard?

Yes, every trainer is well-certified and experienced.

What is the eligibility criteria to enroll for Administering Windows Server 2012?

Anyone interested to boost his or her skills and expertise in the Windows Server 2012 operating system domain.

  • IS (information security) analysts
  • Computer systems support experts
  • IT professionals

Professionals ought to be familiar with topics covered in MS 70-410 course i.e. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 certification program. Plus, basic understanding of PowerShell is an added advantage.

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