Active Directory services with Windows Server M10969

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Our price: from £2,112 per person

Course overview:

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Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data from virtually anywhere. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders, Workplace Join, Certificate Services, Rights Management Services and Federation Services, as well as integrating your on premise environment with cloud based technologies such as Windows Azure Active Directory. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. NOTE: This course is based on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have fundamental knowledge and experience administering Active Directory.


Before attending this course, students must have:

Experience working with AD DS.
Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment.
Experience working with and troubleshooting core networking infrastructure technologies such as name resolution, IP Addressing, Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
Experience with Hyper-V and Server Virtualization concepts.
An awareness and understanding of general security best practices.
Experience working hands on with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who have Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) experience and are looking for a single course that will further develop knowledge and skills using Access and Information Protection technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This would typically include:

AD DS administrators who are looking to further develop skills in the latest Access and Information Protection technologies with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
System or Infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to build upon that core knowledge and cross-train into advanced Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
IT Professionals who have taken the 10967A: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course and are looking to build upon that Active Directory knowledge.

Training Course Overview/Content:

Module 1: Overview of Access and Information Protection
This module explains Access and Information Protection (AIP) solutions from the business perspective and maps business problems to technical solutions.


Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
Overview of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2
Lab : Choosing an Appropriate Access and Information Protection Management Solution

Analyze the Lab Scenario and Identify Business Requirements
Propose a Solution
Module 2: Advanced Deployment and Administration of AD DS
This module explains how to deploy AD DS remotely and describes the virtualization safeguards, cloning abilities and extending AD DS to the cloud.


Deploying AD DS
Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
Administering AD DS
Lab : Deploying and Administering AD DS

Deploying AD DS
Deploying Domain Controller by Performing Domain Controller Cloning
Administering AD DS
Module 3: Securing Active Directory Domain Services
This module describes the threats to domain controllers and what methods can be used to secure the AD DS and its domain controllers.


Securing Domain Controllers
Implementing Password and Lockout Policies
Audit Authentication
Lab : Securing Active Directory Domain Services

Implementing Security Policies for Accounts and Passwords and Administrative Groups
Deploying and Configuring a RODC
Module 4: Monitoring, Managing, and Recovering AD DS
This module explains how to use tools that help monitor performance in real time, and how to record performance over time to spot potential problems by observing performance trends. This module also explains how to optimize and protect your directory service and related identity and access solutions so that if a service does fail, you can restart it as quickly as possible.


Monitoring AD DS
Managing the AD DS Database
AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD°DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions
Lab : Monitoring AD DS

Monitoring AD DS with Performance Monitor

Lab : Recovering Objects in AD DS

Backing up and Restoring AD DS
Recovering Objects in AD DS
Module 5: Implementing and Administering AD DS Sites and Replication
This module explains how AD DS replicates information between domain controllers within a single site and throughout multiple sites. This module also explains how to create multiple sites and how to monitor replication to help optimize AD DS replication and authentication traffic.


Overview of AD DS Replication
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

Creating Subnets and Sites
Deploying an Additional Domain Controller
Configuring AD DS Replication
Troubleshooting AD DS Replication
Module 6: Implementing Group Policy
This module describes Group Policy, how it works, and how best to implement it in your organization.


Introducing Group Policy
Implementing and Administering GPOs
Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
Lab : Implementing and Troubleshooting a Group Policy Infrastructure

Creating and Configuring GPOs
Managing GPO Scope
Verifying GPO Application
Managing GPOs
Troubleshooting GPOs
Module 7: Managing User Settings with Group Policy
This module describes how to how to use GPO Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, and Group Policy features to configure users' computer settings.


Implementing Administrative Templates
Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
Configuring Group Policy Preferences
Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Implementing Settings by Using Group Policy Preferences
Configuring Folder Redirection
Module 8: Implementing Secure Shared File Access
This module explains how to use Dynamic Access Control (DAC) and Work Folders and how to plan and implement these technologies.

If you would like course M10969 delivered In-house then please contact us directly or visit our in-house training section.

This course is running at the following venues:

32 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

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