MCSE: Server Infrastructure Solutions Expert


Course Name Exam Hours
Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure 70-413 40
Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure 70-414 40
Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

About this Course

This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure. The course also provides the skills to perform name resolution, application integration, and optimization of automate remediation and maintenance of network services

Course Objectives

  • Plan server upgrade and migration.
  • Plan and implement a server deployment strategy.
  • Plan and deploy servers by using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).
  • Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution.
  • Design and implement name resolution.
  • Design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.
  • Design and implement an AD DS organizational unit (OU) infrastructure.
  • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
  • Design and implement an AD DS physical topology.
  • Plan and implement storage and file services.
  • Design and implement network protection.
  • Design and implement remote access services.

Prerequisites

Candidates for this course have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
  • A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 R2 and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.
  • A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • Ability to work in a team/virtual team.
  • Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 R2 MCSA.

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

  • 20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • 20411D: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • 20412D: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • OR 20417D: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy
  • Module 3: Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Module 4: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution
  • Module 5: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Module 6: Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Module 7: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organizational Unit Infrastructure
  • Module 8: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Module 9: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Module 10: Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services
  • Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Module 12: Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

About this Course

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement some of the more advanced features available in Windows Server 2012. Course 20413A is a prerequisite course for Course 20414A

Course Objectives

  • Describe an enterprise data center.
  • Plan and implement a server virtualization strategy using System Center 2012.
  • Plan and implement the network and storage infrastructure required to deploy a virtualized server infrastructure.
  • Plan and deploy virtual machines on Windows Hyper-V.
  • Plan and implement a virtualization administration solution by using System Center 2012.
  • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy using the Windows Server 2012 tools and using Microsoft System Center 2012 – Operations Manager.
  • Plan and implement an application and a file services infrastructure that is highly available.
  • Plan and implement a highly available server infrastructure by using the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012.
  • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy in a Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • Plan and implement a PKI deployment, and plan and implement a certificate management solution.
  • Plan and implement an AD FS server deployment and claims aware application access.
  • Plan and implement Dynamic Access Control, Workplace Join and Work Folders.
  • Plan and implement an AD RMS deployment, plan and manage AD RMS templates and access, and plan and implement external access to AD RMS services.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • An understanding of Windows Server 2012 and AD DS, including planning, designing and deploying.
  • An understanding of scripts and batch files.
  • An understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • Experience working in a team or a virtual team.
  • Achieved the Windows Server 2012 MCSA certification as well as information in the course 20413C: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Center
  • Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Module 3: Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization
  • Module 4: Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Module 5: Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution
  • Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Module 7: Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Module 8: Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
  • Module 9: Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy
  • Module 10: Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure
  • Module 11: Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure
  • Module 12: Planning and Implementing Data Access for Users and Devices