MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Fast Track Part 1

5 Day Course
Code GK6436

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

Modules

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Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012 (5 topics)

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell

Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services (3 topics)

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects (4 topics)

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

Deploying and Maintaining Server Images (3 topics)

  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services (5 topics)

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODC
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration (3 topics)

  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

Implementing IPv6 (4 topics)

  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

Implementing Domain Name System (3 topics)

  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones

Managing User and Service Accounts (3 topics)

  • Automating User Account Management
  • Configuring Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System (5 topics)

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Implementing Local Storage (3 topics)

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

Implementing Group Policy (3 topics)

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects (4 topics)

  • Windows Operating Systems Security Overview
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure (4 topics)

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

Managing User Desktops with Group Policy (4 topics)

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access (5 topics)

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role (4 topics)

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

Implementing Network Access Protection (4 topics)

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V (4 topics)

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

Optimizing File Services (6 topics)

  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R)

Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing (2 topics)

  • Encrypting Files by Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

Prerequisites

  • Two years of hands-on experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Recommended: Hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8

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