M20417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M20417

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Windows 2012 Training Courses.

Modules

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Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012 (4 topics)

  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 Servers
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012

Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012 Servers (4 topics)

  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
  • Lab: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012 Servers

Managing Windows Server 2012 with Windows PowerShell 3.0 (4 topics)

  • Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Using PowerShell 3.0 to Manage AD DS
  • Managing Servers with PowerShell 3.0
  • Lab: Managing Servers Based on Windows Server 2012 With Windows PowerShell 3.0

Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012 (5 topics)

  • New Features in Windows Server 2012 Storage
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012
  • Lab: Managing Storage for Servers Based on Windows Server 2012

Implementing Network Services (5 topics)

  • Implementing DHCP and DNS Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Lab: Implementing Network Services

Implementing DirectAccess (3 topics)

  • Introduction to DirectAccess
  • Configuring Direct Access Components
  • Lab: Implementing DirectAccess

Implementing Failover Clustering (6 topics)

  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
  • Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering

Implementing Hyper-V (5 topics)

  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Lab: Implementing Hyper-V

Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V (5 topics)

  • Overview of the Integration of Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Implementing Dynamic Access Control (4 topics)

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation
  • Configuring Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services (6 topics)

  • Deploying AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Maintaining AD DS
  • Lab: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services

Implementing AD FS (5 topics)

  • Overview of Active Directory Federation Services
  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
  • Lab: Implementing AD FS

Prerequisites

  • Experience with implementing, managing and administering a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment
  • Experience with implementing and managing Windows networking technologies
  • Experience with implementing and managing Active Directory technologies
  • An understanding of basic virtualization and storage technologies
  • Knowledge equivalent to the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 credential

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