Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M20413

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

Modules

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Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration (10 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Lessons
  • Upgrade and Migration Considerations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualization
  • Lab : Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration Strategy

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure (11 topics)

  • This module explains how to design an automated server installation strategy and plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure.
  • Lessons
  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
  • Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  • Planning an Automated Server Installation and Deployment Strategy
  • Preparing the Windows Server Image
  • Deploying Windows Server

Module 3: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution (12 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and maintain IP address management (IPAM) and a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) solution.
  • Lessons
  • Designing and Implementing DHCP
  • Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
  • Planning and Implementing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
  • Lab : Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
  • Designing an IP Addressing Scheme for Contoso (Optional)
  • Planning DHCP to Support Your Proposed Scheme
  • Planning an IPAM Deployment
  • Implementing DHCP and IPAM

Module 4: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution (15 topics)

  • This module explains how to design a name resolution solution strategy.
  • Lessons
  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
  • Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing a DNS Name Resolution Strategy
  • Planning a DNS Server Placement Strategy
  • Planning DNS Zones and DNS Zone Replication
  • Implementing DNS

Module 5: Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure (16 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.
  • Lessons
  • Designing an AD DS Forest
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
  • Designing AD DS Domain Trusts
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an AD DS Forest Infrastructure
  • Designing an AD DS Forest Infrastructure
  • Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure
  • Implementing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure

Module 6: Designing and Implementing an OU Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model (11 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and implement an organizational unit (OU) infrastructure and AD DS permissions model.
  • Lessons
  • Planning the AD DS Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing the OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an AD DS OU Infrastructure and AD DS Delegation Model
  • Designing an OU Infrastructure
  • Implementing the OU Design
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Permissions Model

Module 7: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy (11 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
  • Lessons
  • Gathering the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Designing a GPO Strategy
  • Implementing the GPO Design

Module 8: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to design an AD DS sites topology and a domain controller placement strategy.
  • Lessons
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
  • Designing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly-Available Domain Controllers
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Designing AD DS Sites and AD DS Replication
  • Planning the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Implementing AD DS Sites and Domain Controllers

Module 9: Planning and Implementing Storage (9 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement storage.
  • Lessons
  • Storage Considerations
  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Planning a Storage Solution
  • Implementing Storage Services

Module 10: Planning and Implementing File Services (10 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement file services.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing a Distributed File System
  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
  • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing File Services
  • Planning Data Access
  • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Access Services (11 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and implement network access services.
  • Lessons
  • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Designing RADIUS Authentication by Using a Network Policy Server
  • Designing a Perimeter Network
  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Access Services
  • Planning and Implementing a VPN Solution
  • Planning and Implementing a DirectAccess Solution

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Network Protection (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to design and implement network protection.
  • Lessons
  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security Threats
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a Network Access Protection Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Designing a Windows Firewall Solution
  • Implementing a Windows Firewall Solution
  • Designing a NAP Solution
  • Implementing NAP with VPN Enforcement

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have: A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts. A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership. A good understanding of both scripts and batch files. A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization. Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools. Ability to work in a team/virtual team. Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations. Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA.

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