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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Course Code: 5047

Overview

This five day course is part one in a series of three courses that equip the participants with the essential skills and knowledge for implementing a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This particular course discusses the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as, networking, storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), group policy, file and print services and Hyper-V.

Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 5 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 5 days

What You'll learn

  • Install and configure Windows Server 201
  • 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
  • Implement file and print services
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Secure Windows servers by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Implement server virtualization by using Hyper-V

Outline

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Lab: Installing Domain Controllers
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration
  • Lab: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

Lab: Implementing IPv4

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
  • Lab: Implementing DHCP
  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
  • Lab: Implementing DNS
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Lab: Implementing IPv6
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Lab: Implementing Local Storage
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing
  • Lab: Implementing File and Print Services
  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
  • Lab: Implementing Group Policy
  • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Lab: Increasing Security for Server Resources
  • Lab: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
  • Lab: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
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Prerequisites

Participants for this course need to have an understanding of networking fundamentals, basic AD DS concepts and server hardware. They also need to have experience working with and configuring Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Participants would benefit from having some Windows Server operating system experience.

Participants can attend the course Fundamentals of a Windows Server infrastructure to meet these prerequisites.

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in the paradigm shifts necessary to enable organizational agility in today’s innovative business climate will find the Business Agility Foundations course compelling. The course is highly recommended for –

  • Current and aspiring business agility leaders
  • Business change agents
  • Business leaders
  • Business managers
  • Value managers
  • Product owners
  • Product managers
  • Anyone wanting a certification in ICAgile Business Agility Foundation (ICP-BAF)
  • Anyone wanting to be an ICAgile Certified Expert in Business Agility

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