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Code10967
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Duration5 Day(s)
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Course Details

Introduction

Learn the fundamental knowledge and skills that you need to build a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.

This five day course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.

This course includes the foundational level knowledge to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.

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Audience

Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology.

This course is a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before you start the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012
  • Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on a Windows Server
  • Describe fundamental network components and terminology so you can select an appropriate network component
  • Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation
  • Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment
  • Describe and implement server roles
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest
  • Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server
  • Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth
  • Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to your network
  • Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization’s security
  • Monitor a server to determine the performance level
  • Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A basic knowledge of general computing concepts
  • Some experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

This module explains how the Windows Server 2012 editions, installation options, optimal service and device configuration and general post-installation configuration all contribute to the functionality and effectiveness of your Windows Server implementation.

Lessons and Activities

  • Windows Server Architecture
  • Installing Windows Server
  • Configuring Services
  • Configuring Devices and Device Drivers

Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server

This module will introduce you to different storage technologies and discuss how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server. There is also a discussion on how to create a resilient strategy for your storage, helping to avoid unplanned downtime and loss of data.

Lessons and Activities

  • Identifying Storage Technologies
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Fault Tolerance

Lab : Implementing Storage in Windows Server

Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure

In this module, students will learn how to describe fundamental network component and terminology thus enabling the student to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario.

Lessons and Activities

  • Network Architecture Standards
  • Local Area Networking
  • Wide Area Networking
  • Wireless Networking
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Remote Access

Lab : Selecting Network Infrastructure Components

Module 4: Connecting Network Components

This module explores the functionality of low-level networking components, including switches and routers. In addition, the module provides guidance on how best to connect these and other components together to provide additional network functionality.

Lessons and Activities

  • Understanding the OSI Model
  • Understanding Media Types
  • Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches
  • Understanding Routing

Lab : Connecting Network Components

Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP

This module describes the requirements of a protocol stack and then focuses on the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol stack.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Name Resolution

Lab : Implementing TCP/IP

Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles

This module explains the functional requirements of a server computer and how to select and deploy appropriate server roles to support these functional requirements.

Lessons and Activities

  • Role-Based Deployment
  • Deploying Role-Specific Services
  • Considerations for Provisioning Roles

Lab : Implementing Server Roles

Module 7: Implementing Active Directory

This module explains that, as a directory service, how AD DS stores information about objects on a network and makes this information available to users and network administrators.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Implementing AD DS
  • Managing Users, Groups, and Computers
  • Implementing Group Policy

Lab : Implementing AD DS

Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers

This module explains how, in addition to file and share permissions, you can also use data encryption to restrict data access.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Defense-in-Depth
  • Physical Security
  • Internet Security

Lab : Implementing IT Security Layers

Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server

This module reviews the tools and concepts available for implementing security within a Microsoft Windows infrastructure.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Windows Security
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Implementing Encryption

Lab : Implementing Windows Security

Module 10: Implementing Network Security

This module explains possible threats when you connect your computers to a network, how to identify them, and how implement appropriate Windows network security features to help to eliminate them.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Network Security
  • Implementing Firewalls
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

Lab : Implementing Network Security

Module 11: Implementing Security Software

This module explains how an information technology (IT) administrator can account for and mitigate the risks of malicious code, unauthorized use, and data theft.

Lessons and Activities

  • Client Software Protection Features
  • E-Mail Protection
  • Server Protection

Lab : Implementing Security Software

Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance

This module discusses the importance of monitoring the performance of servers, and how you monitor servers to ensure that they run efficiently and use available server capacity. It also explains performance monitoring tools to identify components that require additional tuning and troubleshooting, so that you can improve the efficiency of your servers.

Lessons and Activities

  • Event Logging
  • Performance Monitoring

Lab : Monitoring Server Performance

Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server

This module explains the importance of system updates, how to troubleshoot the Windows Server boot process, and how to implement high availability and recovery technologies to improve system availability.

Lessons and Activities

  • Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup
  • Server Availability and Data Recovery
  • Applying Updates to Windows Server
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server

Lab : Maintaining Windows Server


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