S2K20417-1 - Virtualization and High Availability with Windows Server 2012 R2

In this one day custom course you will learn the skills to make Windows Server 2012 R2 highly available in both physical and virtual environments. High availability is essential for systems and applications that are mission critical to your organization. Failover clustering, cluster nodes, quorum, network configuration and other related areas will be covered. In addition you will learn about the features and benefits of Microsoft Hyper-V for virtual servers. Topics include creating and configuring virtual machines, virtual switches, decreased management requirements, simplified deployments and cost savings over physical servers and other virtualization solutions.

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Experience in at least one Microsoft server operating system is required.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Implementing DirectAccess

Overview of DirectAccess
Installing and Configuring DirectAccess Components

Module 2: Implementing Failover Clustering

Overview of Failover Clustering
Implementing a Failover Cluster
Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
Maintaining a Failover Cluster
Implementing a Multisite Failover Cluster

Module 3: Implementing Hyper-V

Configuring Hyper-V Servers
Configuring Hyper-V Storage
Configuring Hyper-V Networking
Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines