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MS-10969 - Active Directory Services with Windows Server

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data from virtually anywhere. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders, Workplace Join, Certificate Services, Rights Management Services and Federation Services, as well as integrating your on premise environment with cloud based technologies such as Windows Azure Active Directory. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. NOTE: This course is based on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have fundamental knowledge and experience administering Active Directory.

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Prerequisites


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience working with AD DS.
  • Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment.
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting core networking infrastructure technologies such as name resolution, IP Addressing, Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience with Hyper-V and Server Virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness and understanding of general security best practices.
  • Experience working hands on with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Overview of Access and Information Protection


Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
Overview of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2

Module 2: Advanced Deployment and Administration of AD DS


Deploying AD DS
Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
Administering AD DS

Module 3: Securing Active Directory Domain Services


Securing Domain Controllers
Implementing Password and Lockout Policies
Audit Authentication

Module 4: Monitoring, Managing, and Recovering AD DS


Monitoring AD DS
Managing the AD DS Database
AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD°DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions

Module 5: Implementing and Administering AD DS Sites and Replication


Overview of AD DS Replication
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

Module 6: Implementing Group Policy


Introducing Group Policy
Implementing and Administering GPOs
Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

Module 7: Managing User Settings with Group Policy


Implementing Administrative Templates
Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
Configuring Group Policy Preferences

Module 8: Implementing Secure Shared File Access


Overview of DAC
Implementing DAC Components
Implementing DAC for Access Control
Implementing Access Denied Assistance
Implementing and Managing Work Folders
Implementing Workplace Join

Module 9: Deploying and Managing Active Directory Certificate Services


Deploying CAs
Administering CAs
Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Monitoring CAs

Module 10: Deploying and Managing Certificates


Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
Managing Certificates Deployment, Revocation and Recovery
Using Certificates in a Business Environment
Implementing and Managing Smart Cards

Module 11: Implementing and Administering Active Directory Rights Management Services


Overview of AD RMS
Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
Configuring External Access to AD RMS

Module 12: Implementing and Administering AD FS


Overview of AD FS
Deploying AD FS
Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
Extending AD FS to External Clients

Module 13: Implementing Windows Azure Active Directory


Overview of Windows Azure Active Directory
Administering Windows Azure Active Directory

Module 14: Implementing and Administering AD LDS


Overview of AD LDS
Deploying AD LDS
Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
Configuring AD LDS Replication