Accelerated Installing, Configuring and Administering Windows Server 2012 MCSA Part 1

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Our price: from £2,641 per person

Course overview:

The course is Part 1 of a series of two that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The two courses 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, M2041020411 primarily covers the initial implementation, configuration and administration of those core services, such as Active Directory Domain Services, networking services and initial Hyper-V configuration.


M2041020411 is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 MCSA/MCSE level working knowledge. Previous certification is not required. The IT Professional that attends this course will want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment. It would also be expected that a delegate will have good Windows client skills in at least Windows 7.

Those intending to take the 70-410 or the 70-411 exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Training Course Overview/Content:

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
This module introduces the new Windows Server 2012 administrative interface. This module covers the different roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It also discusses the various installation options from which you can choose when deploying Windows Server 2012.


Windows Server 2012 Overview
Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
Introduction to Windows PowerShell
Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

Configuring Windows Server 2012 Core
Managing Servers
Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers
Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
This module will just discuss the new was to install a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller


Installing a Domain Controller

Lab : Installing Domain Controllers

Installing a Domain Controller
Installing a Domain Controller by using IFM
Module 3: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
This module covers using command-line tools to configure and administer Active Directory Domain Services. It introduces Windows PowerShell and Active Directory Cmdlets to perform bulk administrative operations.


Using Command-line Tools for Administration
Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell

Creating User Accounts and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
Using Windows PowerShell to Create User Accounts in Bulk
Using Windows PowerShell to Modify User Accounts in Bulk
Module 4: Implementing IPv6
This module covers understanding and implementing IPv6 addressing. It covers configuration and troubleshooting as well as co-existence with IPv4 using transition technologies.


Overview of IPv6
IPv6 Addressing
Coexistence with IPv6
IPv6 Transition Technologies
Lab : Implementing IPv6

Configuring an IPv6 Network
Configuring an ISATAP Router
Module 5: Implementing Local Storage
This module covers the storage configuration options for Windows server 2012, including managing disks and volumes and implementing file systems. It also covers creating and managing Storage Pools.


Overview of Storage
Managing Disks and Volumes
Implementing Storage Pools
Lab : Implementing Local Storage

Installing and Configuring a New Disk
Resizing Volumes
Configuring a Storage Pool
Configuring a Redundant Storage Space
Module 6: Optimizing File Services
This module covers File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) and how to use it to implement Quotas, file screens and Storage Reports. It will also outline how to implement Classification Management and File Management Tasks as well as covering how to implement DFS, DFS Namespaces and configuring and troubleshooting DFS Replication.


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

Installing and Configuring the DFS Namespaces Server Role
Configuring DFS Folder Targets
Configuring DFS Replication
Module 7: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
This module covers how to increase file system security by configuring file encryption with Encrypting File System (EFS) as well as how to enable and implement advanced auditing features.


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 8: Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects.
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