Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services - M20412

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Our price: from £2,102 per person

Course overview:

Let Microsoft Certified Trainers provide you with hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

Pre-Requisites:

Real world, hands on experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 Enterprise environment.
Real world experience Implementing, Managing and Configuring Active Directory and Networking infrastructure
Knowledge equivalent to the learning's covered in “20410A: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012” and “20411A: Administering Windows Server 2012” courses, as this course will build upon that knowledge

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are experienced implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing Enterprise environment, and wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2012 environment. Students would typically be very experienced System Administrators and should have hands on experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment.A secondary audience for this course will be candidates looking to take Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, or are aspiring to acquire the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential, either in its own right, or in order to proceed in acquiring the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) credentials, for which the MCSA credential is a pre-requisite.

Training Course Overview/Content:

Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services
In this module students will be able to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).

Lessons
Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Implementing IPAM
Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services
Configuring Advanced DHCP Settings
Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Configuring IPAM
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure advanced features in DHCP with Windows Server 2012.
Configure the advanced DNS settings in Windows Server 2012.
Implement IP Address Management in Windows Server 2012.

Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services
In this module students will be able to configure file services to meet advanced business requirements.
Lessons
Configuring iSCSI Storage
Configuring BranchCache
Optimizing Storage Usage
Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services
Configuring iSCSI Storage
Configuring the File Classification Infrastructure
Lab : Implementing BranchCache
Configuring the Main Office Servers for BranchCache
Configuring the Branch Office Servers for BranchCache
Configuring Client Computers for BranchCache
Monitoring BranchCache
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Learn how to configure and manage iSCSI.
Implement BranchCache using Windows Server 2012.
Implement Windows Server 2012 features that optimize storage utilization.

Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
In this module students will be able to configure Dynamic Access Control (DAC) to manage and audit access to shared files.
Lessons
Overview of DAC
Implementing DAC Components
Implementing DAC for Access Control
Implementing Access Denied Assistance
Implementing and Managing Work Folders
Lab : Implementing Secure Data Access
Preparing for DAC deployment
Implementing DAC
Validating and Remediating DAC
Implementing Work Folders
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe DAC.
Implement and configure components of DAC.
Implement DAC on file servers.
Describe and implement access- denied assistance.
Implement the integration of Work Folders with DAC.

Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments
In this module students will be able to plan and implement an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.
Lessons
Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
Configuring AD DS Trusts
Lab : Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
Implementing Child Domains in AD DS
Implementing Forest Trusts
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment.
Implement a complex AD DS deployment.
Configure AD DS trusts.

Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication
In this module students will be able to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations.
Lessons
AD DS Replication Overview
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
Modifying the Default Site
Creating Additional Sites and Subnets
Configuring AD DS Replication
Monitoring and Troubleshooting AD DS Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how replication works in a Windows Server 2012 AD DS environment.
Configure AD DS sites in order to optimize AD DS network traffic.
Configure and monitor AD DS replication.

Module 6: Implementing AD CS
In this module students will be able to implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.
Lessons
Using Certificates in a Business Environment
PKI Overview
Deploying CAs
Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
Managing Certificate Recovery
Lab : Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy
Deploying a Stand-Alone Root CA
Deploying an Enterprise Subordinate CA
Lab : Deploying and Managing Certificates
Configuring Certificate Templates
Configuring Certificate Enrollment
Configuring Certificate Revocation
Configuring Key Recovery
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe and use certificates in business environments.
Describe the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and concepts, and describe the options for implementing a certification authority infrastructure.
Plan and implement an AD CS certification authority infrastructure.
Plan and implement a certificate template deployment using an AD CS certification authority.
Plan and implement certificate distribution and revocation.
Configure and manage key archival and recovery.

Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
In this module students will be able to implement an AD RMS deployment.
Lessons
AD RMS Overview
Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
Configuring External Access to AD RMS
Lab : Implementing AD RMS
Installing and Configuring AD RMS
Configuring AD RMS Templates
Implementing the AD RMS Trust Policies
Verifying AD RMS on a Client
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe what AD RMS is, and how it can be used to achieve content protection.
Deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.
Configure content protection using AD RMS.
Enable users outside the organization to access content protected by using AD RMS.

Module 8: Implementing and Administering AD FS
In this module students will be able to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.
Lessons
Overview of AD FS
Deploying AD FS
Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
Extending AD FS to External Clients
Lab : Implementing AD FS
Installing and Configuring AD FS
Configuring an Internal Application for AD FS
Lab : Implementing AD FS for External Partners and Users
Configuring AD FS for a Federated Business Partner
Configuring Web Application Proxy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the identity federation business scenarios and how AD FS can be used to address the scenarios.
Configure the AD FS prerequisites and deploy the AD FS services.
Implement AD FS to enable SSO in a single organization.
Implement AD FS to enable SSO between federated partners.
Implement the Web Application Proxy and describe WorkPlace Join integration with AD FS.

Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing
In this module students will be able to provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).
Lessons
Overview of NLB
Configuring an NLB Cluster
Planning an NLB Implementation
Lab : Implementing NLB
Implementing an NLB Cluster
Configuring and Managing the NLB Cluster
Validating High Availability for the NLB Cluster
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how NLB works.
Configure an NLB cluster.
Plan an NLB implementation.

Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering
In this module students will be able to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.
Lessons
Overview of Failover Clustering
Implementing a Failover Cluster
Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
Maintaining a Failover Cluster
Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
Configuring a Failover Cluster
Deploying and Configuring a Highly Available File Server
Validating the Deployment of the Highly Available File Server
Configuring CAU on the Failover Cluster
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012.
Describe how to implement a failover cluster.
Explain how to configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster.
Explain how to maintain a failover cluster and how to use new maintenance features.
Describe how to implement multi-site failover cluster.

Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
In this module students will be able to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.
Lessons
Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
Configuring Hyper-V Replicas
Configuring a Failover Cluster for Hyper-V
Configuring a Highly Available Virtual Machine
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain options for making virtual machines highly available.
Describe how to implement virtual machines in a failover cluster deployed on a host.
Explain options for moving a virtual machine or its storage.
Explain a high level overview of Microsoft System Center 2012- Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012.

Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
In this module students will be able to implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements
Lessons
Data Protection Overview
Implementing Windows Server Backup
Implementing Server and Data Recovery
Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore
Backing Up Data on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Server
Restoring Files Using Windows Server Backup
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the considerations that must be included when you are implementing a disaster recovery solution.
Plan and implement a backup solution for Windows Server 2012.
Plan and implement server and data recovery.

Qualifications:

This course helps prepare candidates for exam 70-412.
Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012

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This course is running at the following venues:

10th Floor, Centre City, Birmingham, B5 4UA
32 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB
Vale House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5AZ
Portland House, 17 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 5AH
11 Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5ES
3rd Floor, International House, London, E1W 1UN
8th Floor St James Building, 61-95 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ
Witan Court, 294 Witan Gate West, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EJ
Emerald House, 4 Napier Court, Reading, RG1 8BW

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