Thiscourse is part one of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three coursescollectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, andprovisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks acrossthe courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementationand configuration of core services including Active Directory DomainServices (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server2012 configuration.
Thiscourse is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and want toacquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment.
The secondary audience consists of those seeking certification in the 70-410,Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam.
PrerequisitesBefore attending this course, students must have: A good understanding of networking fundamentals. An understanding of and experience with configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment. Experience supporting or configuring Windows operating system clients. Good hands-on Windows client operating system experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. An understanding of basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts, such as the purpose of user accounts and computer accounts.
Students would also benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to: Install and Configure Windows Server 2012. Describe ADDS. 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.
Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
This module introduces the newWindows Server 2012 administrative interface.This module covers the different roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012operating system. It also discusses the various installation and configuration options you can use when deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012.
Lessons Windows Server 2012 Overview Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management Installing Windows Server 2012 Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 Introduction to Windows PowerShell
Lab : Deploying and ManagingWindows Server 2012 Deploying Windows Server 2012 Configuring Windows Server 2012 Server Core Managing Servers Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe Windows Server 2012. Describe the management toolsavailable in Windows Server 2012. Install Windows Server 2012. Perform post-installationconfiguration of Windows Server 2012. Perform basic administrativetasks using Windows PowerShell.
Module 2: Introduction toActive Directory Domain Services
This moduleintroduces Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in WindowsServer2012. It covers general AD DS infrastructure including forests,trees, schema,Global Catalog, and Operations Masters. It also covers installing and configuring domain controllers.
Lessons Overview of AD DS Overview of Domain Controllers Installing a Domain Controller
Lab : Installing DomainControllers Installing a Domain Controller Installing a Domain Controller by Using IFM
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe the structure of ADDS. Describe the purpose of domaincontrollers. Explain how to install a domaincontroller.
Module 3: Managing ActiveDirectory Domain Services Objects
This modulecovers configuring Active Directory objects such as users, groupsandcomputers. The functionality of AD DS administrative tools isaddressed, inaddition to the configuration of user profiles and theprocess of delegatingpermissions to perform AD DS administration.
Lessons Managing User Accounts Managing Group Accounts Managing Computer Accounts Delegating Administration
Lab : Managing Active DirectoryDomain Services Objects Delegating Administration for a Branch Office Creating and Configuring User Accounts in AD DS Managing Computer Objects in AD DS
After completing this module,students will be able to: Manage user accounts withgraphical tools. Manage group accounts withgraphical tools. Manage computer accounts. Delegate permissions to perform ADDS administration.
Module 4: Automating ActiveDirectory Domain Services Administration
This modulecovers using command-line tools to configure and administer ADDS. Itintroduces using Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AD DSadministration, andusing Windows PowerShell to perform bulk AD DSadministrativeoperations.
Lessons Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Automating ADDS 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
After completing this module,students will be able to: Use command-line tools forAD DS administration. Use Windows PowerShell cmdletsfor AD DS administration. Perform bulk operations byusing Windows PowerShell.
Module 5: Implementing IPv4
Thismodule covers Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) addressing.It detailsthe various IPv4 components, covers subnetting andsupernetting, anddiscusses configuring and generaltroubleshooting of IPv4 addresses.
Lessons Overview of TCP/IP Understanding IPv4 Addressing Subnetting and Supernetting Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
Lab : Implementing IPv4 Identifying Appropriate Subnets Troubleshooting IPv4
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe the TCP/IP protocolsuite. Describe IPv4 addressing. Determine a subnet masknecessary for subnetting or supernetting. Configure IPv4 and troubleshootIPv4 communication.
Module 6: Implementing DynamicHost Configuration Protocol
This modulecovers the installation and configuration of DHCP in additiontomanaging a DHCP database. It also covers security and monitoring ofDHCP,including auditing and logging.
Lessons Installing a DHCP Server Role Configuring DHCP Scopes Managing a DHCP Database Securing and Monitoring DHCP
Lab : Implementing DHCP Implementing DHCP Implementing a DHCP Relay Agent (Optional Exercise)
After completing this module,students will be able to: Install the DHCP server role. Configure DHCP scopes. Manage a DHCP database. Secure and monitor the DHCPserver role.
Module 7: Implementing DomainName System
Thismodule covers nameresolution for Windows Server and clients. It detailsthe installationof a Domain Name System (DNS) server and configuringActive DirectoryIntegrated DNS zones.
Lessons Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers Installing and Managing a DNS Server Managing DNS Zones
Lab : Implementing DNS Installing and Configuring DNS Creating Host Records in DNS Managing the DNS Server Cache
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe name resolution forWindows operating system clients and Windows Server servers. Install and manage DNS Serverservice. Manage DNS zones.
Module 8: Implementing IPv6
Thismodule covers understanding and implementing IPv6addressing. It coversconfiguration and troubleshooting as well as co-existencewith IPv4 usingtransition technologies.
Lessons Overview of IPv6 IPv6 Addressing Coexistence with IPv6 IPv6 Transition Technologies
Lab : Implementing IPv6 Configuring an IPv6 Network Configuring an ISATAP Router
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe the features andbenefits of IPv6. Describe IPv6 addressing. Describe IPv6 coexistence withIPv4. Describe IPv6 transitiontechnologies.
Module 9: Implementing LocalStorage
Thismodule covers the storageconfiguration options for Windows Server 2012,including managing disks andvolumes and implementing file systems. Italso covers creating andmanaging storage pools.
Lessons Overview of Storage Managing Disks and Volumes Implementing Storage Spaces
Lab : Implementing LocalStorage Installing and Configuring a New Disk Resizing Volumes Configuring a Redundant Storage Space
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe the various storagetechnologies. Explain how to manage disks andvolumes. Explain how to implementStorage Spaces.
Module 10: Implementing Fileand Print Services
Thismodule covers securingfiles, folders and network file shares, inaddition to using shadow copies toprotect network file shares. It alsocovers configuring network printing andcreating a printer pool.
Lessons Securing Files and Folders Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies Configuring Network Printing
Lab : Implementing File andPrint Services Creating and Configuring a File Share Configuring Shadow Copies Creating and Configure a Printer Pool
After completing this module,students will be able to: Secure shared files andfolders. Protect shared files andfolders by using shadow copies. Configure network printing.
Module 11: Implementing GroupPolicy
This module covers using GroupPolicy to centrally manage and apply configuration settings.
Lessons Overview of Group Policy Group Policy Processing Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
Lab : Implementing Group Policy Configuring a Central Store Creating GPOs
After completing this module,students will be able to: Create and manage Group PolicyObjects. Describe Group Policyprocessing. Implement a central store foradministrative templates.
Module 12: Securing WindowsServers Using Group Policy ObjectsIncreasesecurity in a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure by using Group Policy Objects,AppLocker, and Windows Firewall.
Lessons Windows Operating Systems Security Overview Configuring Security Settings Restricting Software Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Lab : Lab A: IncreasingSecurity for Server Resources Using Group Policy to Secure Member Servers Auditing File System Access Auditing Domain Logons
Lab : Lab B: ConfiguringAppLocker and Windows Firewall Configuring AppLocker Policies Configuring Windows Firewall
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe Windows Serveroperating system Security. Configure security settings byusing Group Policy. Restrict unauthorized softwarefrom running on servers and clients. Configure Windows Firewall withAdvanced Security.
Module 13: Implementing ServerVirtualization with Hyper-V
Thismoduledescribes Microsoft Virtualization technologies. It coversinstallingand configuring Hyper-V virtual machines, configuringvirtualstorage, and configuring virtual networks.
Lessons Overview of Virtualization Technologies Implementing Hyper-V Managing Virtual Machine Storage Managing Virtual Networks
Lab : Implementing ServerVirtualization with Hyper-V Installing the Hyper V Role onto a Server Configuring Virtual Networking Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine Using Virtual Machine Snapshots
After completing this module,students will be able to: Describe virtualizationtechnologies. Implement Hyperâ€‘V. Manage virtual machine storage. Manage virtual networks.