Course Code: 846

20411 Administering Windows Server 2012

Class Dates:
1/21/2019
3/18/2019
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$2495.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Server
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • The course is part two of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses, this course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security.
  • Audience
  • This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals with hands on experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 environment. The key focus for students in this course is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to manage and maintain a domain based Windows Server 2012 environment, such as user and group management, network access and data security.

Prerequisites

  • At least one year of experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012. Good knowledge and understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure. Knowledge equivalent to that already covered in 20410A:Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012.
  • Recommended Courses:

Course Details

  • Module 1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Implementing GPOs
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Lab : Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Creating and Configuring Group Policy Objects
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Verifying Group Policy Application
  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Module 2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with GPSI
  • Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Deploying Software Using Group Policy
  • Implementing Settings Using Group Policy Preferences
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Creating and Administering User Accounts
  • Configuring User Object Attributes
  • Automating User Account Creation
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
  • Lab : Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Configuring Password Policy and Account Lockout Settings
  • Creating and Associating a Managed Service Account
  • Module 4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • Lab : Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Deploying a Virtualized Domain Controller Clone
  • Installing and Configuring a Read Only Domain Controller
  • Configuring and Viewing Active Directory Snapshots
  • Configuring the Active Directory Recycle Bin
  • Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring DNS Resource Records
  • Configuring DNS Conditional Forwarding
  • Installing and Configuring DNS Zones
  • Troubleshooting DNS
  • Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Configuring a VPN Server
  • Configuring a Network Policy for VPN Clients
  • Configuring Direct Access
  • Module 7: 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
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Installing and Configuring NPS to Support RADIUS
  • Configuring a RADIUS Client
  • Module 8: Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Lab : Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Configuring NAP Components
  • Configuring the Client Settings to Support NAP
  • Module 9: Optimizing File Services
  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  • Lab : Lab A: Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM
  • Configuring FSRM Quotas
  • Configuring File Screening
  • Lab : Lab B: Configuring DFS Namespaces and Replication
  • Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Encrypting Network Files with EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  • Lab : Lab A: Encrypting and Recovering Files
  • Encrypting and Recovering Files
  • Lab : Lab B: Implementing Advanced Audit Policy Configuration
  • Configuring Advanced Audit Policy Configuration
  • Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Overview of WDS
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS
  • Lab : Deploying and Maintaining Server Images Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Deployment Services
  • Deploying a Server Image
  • Module 12: Implementing Update Management
  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • Lab : Implementing Update Management
  • Implementing the WSUS Server Role
  • Configuring Update Settings
  • Approving and Deploying an Update using WSUS
  • Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs
  • Lab : Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Establishing a Performance Baseline
  • Identifying the Source of a Performance Problem
  • Viewing and Configuring Centralized Event Logs