Learn about the Fundamental building blocks that go into building a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.
This five day course covers the basic skills and knowledge that are required in order to build a Windows Server Infrastructure. It covers networking architecture and topologies, security considerations and best practices as well as basic Windows Server administration skills and technologies such as Windows Server 2012 Installation, configuration, maintenance and performance. Within that it will also cover specific areas such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Domain Name Services (DNS), Storage and many others.
This course is designed to provide foundational level knowledge needed to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
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In addition to their professional experience, before attending this course, students must have:
- A good fundamental knowledge of general computing concepts.
- Knowledge equivalent to the MTA exam 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Detailed Class Syllabus
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Installing Windows Server.
Configuring Peripherals and Devices.
Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server
Identifying Storage Technologies.
Managing Disks and Volumes.
Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure
Network Architecture Standards.
Local Area Networking.
Wide Area Networking.
Connecting to the Internet.
Module 4: Connecting Network Components
Understanding the OSI Model.
Understanding Media Types.
Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP
Overview of TCP/IP.
Understanding IPv4 Addressing.
Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles
Role Based Deployment.
Deploying Role-Specific Services.
Virtualizing Windows Server Roles.
Best Practices for management of Windows Server Roles.
Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
Introducing AD DS.
Implementing AD DS.
Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
Implementing Organizational Units.
Implementing Group Policy.
Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers
Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
Module 9: Implementing Windows Server Security
Overview of Windows Security.
Securing Files and Folders.
Module 10: Implementing Network Security
Overview of Network Security.
Module 11: Implementing Security Software
Client Protection Features.
Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance
Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server
Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
Server Availability and Data Recovery.
Applying Updates to Windows Server.
Troubleshooting Windows Server.