MCSA Windows Server 2012


Course Name Exam Hours
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 70-410 40
Administering Windows Server 2012 70-411 40
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services 70-412 40
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

About this Course

This course is part one of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.

Course Objectives

  • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe AD DS.
  • Manage Active Directory objects.
  • Automate Active Directory administration.
  • Implement IPv4.
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Implement IPv6.
  • Implement local storage.
  • Share files and printers.
  • Implement Group Policy.
  • Use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) to secure Windows Servers.
  • Implement server virtualization using Hyper-V

Prerequisites

This course requires that student meet the following prerequisites, including that they have:

  • An understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts.
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices.
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware.
  • Experience working with, and configuring, Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  • Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
  • Module 5: Implementing IPv4
  • Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Module 7: Implementing Domain Name System
  • Module 8: Implementing IPv6
  • Module 9: Implementing Local Storage
  • Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services
  • Module 11: Implementing Group Policy
  • Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
  • Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Administering Windows Server 2012

About this Course

Learn how to administer Windows Server 2012 with this five-day course. This course is part two 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. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as Implementing Server Images, User and Group management with Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) and Group Policy, Remote Access and Network Policies, Data Security, Monitoring and Update Management.

Course Objectives

  • Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Manage User and Service Accounts
  • Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Manage User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
  • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server (NPS) role
  • Implement Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Optimize File Services
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Implement Update Management
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V. The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, course20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, as this course will build upon that knowledge and skills covered in that course.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Module 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
  • Module 3: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Module 4: Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Module 5: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Module 6: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Module 7: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Module 8: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
  • Module 9: Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Module 10: Optimizing File Services
  • Module 11: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Module 12: Implementing Update Management
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

About this Course

Learn how to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server 2012 with this five-day 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. The three courses will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Course Objectives

  • Implement advanced network services.
  • Implement advanced file services.
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control.
  • Implement distributed Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployments.
  • Implement AD DS sites and replication.
  • Implement Active Directory Certification Services (AD CS).
  • Implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Implement network load balancing (NLB).
  • Implement failover clustering.
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V.
  • Implement disaster recovery.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 servers day to day in an Enterprise environment.

The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, courses20410C: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and 20411C: Administering Windows Server 2012 as this course will build upon the knowledge and skills covered in those courses.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services.
  • Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments
  • Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication
  • Module 6: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Module 8: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
  • Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Module 12: Implementing Disaster Recovery