Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

5 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M20414

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Overview

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement some of the more advanced features available in Windows Server 2012. This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying Windows Server 2012 enterprise infrastructures including Active Directory and network services. Candidates would typically have experience with previous versions of Windows Server and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills. This course will help you prepare for Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Enterprise Server Infrastructure as part of the requirements for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.

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Modules

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Module 1: Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Center (10 topics)

  • This module describes some of the changes and new requirements that organizations are experiencing in their data centers. The module then describes how you can use System Center 2012 to manage this environment.
  • Lessons
  • Overview of the Enterprise Data Center
  • Overview of the Microsoft System Center 2012 Components
  • Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center
  • Lab : Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center
  • Planning the Secure Implementation of Services Within an Enterprise Data Center

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy (11 topics)

  • This module introduces the Microsoft System Center 2012 components. You will see how they can integrate to enable you to configure, deploy, and manage a server virtualization environment. Later, you will review the planning steps and considerations for a Microsoft System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) deployment.
  • Lessons
  • Planning a VMM Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Host Environment
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Planning the Hyper-V Host Deployment
  • Configuring Hyper-V Host Groups
  • Configuring VMM Libraries

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization (12 topics)

  • This module describes the factors that you must consider when you are planning the storage and network infrastructure for your virtual environment, and details on how to deploy these components in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and VMM.
  • Lessons
  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Virtualization Networks and Storage
  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Planning a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

Module 4: Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines (12 topics)

  • In this module, you will learn how to configure virtual machines, reusable profiles, and templates to aid in deployment. You also will review application specific workloads, and learn about the options for physical and virtual machine migrations.
  • Lessons
  • Planning Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with VMM
  • Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy
  • Planning Physical-to-Virtual Server Conversions
  • Planning Virtual Machine and Service Templates
  • Configuring VMM Profiles and Templates
  • Deploying Virtual Machines by Using VMM Templates

Module 5: Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution (11 topics)

  • This module will prepare you for designing an administrative model that you can use to manage virtualization using System Center 2012. You will see and use VMM, Microsoft System Center 2012 - Orchestrator (Orchestrator) and Microsoft System Center 2012 - App Controller (App Controller). Use these components to delegate administrative functions, plan for basic self-service, design and implement automation. The skills gained in this module are the foundation for the basic building blocks used to operate an IT infrastructure that is similar or equal to that of cloud computing.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing Automation with System Center 2012
  • Planning and Implementing System Center 2012 Administration
  • Planning and Implementing Self-Service Options in System Center 2012
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Administration Solution for Virtualization
  • Configuring Process Automation in System Center
  • Planning Administrative Delegation and Self-Service in System Center 2012
  • Configuring Delegated Administration and Self-Service in VMM

Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to use the monitoring tools included in Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft System Center 2012 - Operations Manager (Operations Manager).
  • Lessons
  • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of System Center Operations Manager
  • Planning and Configuring Management Packs
  • Planning and Configuration Notifications and Reporting
  • Configuring Integration with VMM
  • Lab : Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Configuring Server Monitoring Using Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing the Microsoft System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Agent
  • Configuring Operations Manager Monitoring Components

Module 7: Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications (12 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement high availability for file services and applications.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Planning a High Availability Strategy for File Services
  • Planning a High Availability Strategy for Web Applications
  • Implementing a High Availability Solution for File Storage
  • Implementing a High Availability Solution by Using NLB

Module 8: Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering (15 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement failover clustering.
  • Lessons
  • Planning an Infrastructure for Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization
  • Planning a Multisite Failover Cluster
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure by Using Failover Clustering
  • Designing High Availability Server Roles
  • Implement Hyper-V Replica
  • Deploy a Failover Cluster
  • Implement a Scale-Out File Server
  • Implement High Availability Virtual Machines
  • Implement Operations Manager and VMM Integration

Module 9: Planning and Implementing Server Update Infrastructure (14 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement server update infrastructure by using Windows Server Update Service (WSUS), Configuration Manager, and VMM.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing a WSUS Deployment
  • Planning Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Planning and Implementing Updates in a Server Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Update Remediation Infrastructure
  • Implement Host Updating in VMM
  • Configuring Failover Clustering and Cluster Aware Updating (CAU)
  • Planning a WSUS Deployment
  • Deploying a Replica WSUS Server
  • Configure Client Update Options

Module 10: Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement a PKI deployment, and plan and implement a certificate management solution.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing a Certification Authority Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) Infrastructure
  • Planning the AD CS Deployment
  • Deploying the Certificate Authority (CA) Infrastructure
  • Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Revocation and Distribution

Module 11: Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement the various aspects of a PKI, and build an internal PKI by using AD CS.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing Deployment of a Certification Authority
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD CS Infrastructure
  • Planning the AD CS Deployment
  • Deploying the CA Infrastructure
  • Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Revocation and Distribution

Module 12: Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure (12 topics)

  • This module describes how to plan and implement an identity federation infrastructure.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Server Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims Providers and Relying Parties
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing AD FS Infrastructure
  • Designing the AD FS Deployment
  • Configuring Prerequisite Components for AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS for Internal Users
  • Deploying AD FS for a Partner Organization

Module 13: Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructure (13 topics)

  • This module explains how to plan and implement an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) deployment to protect content.
  • Lessons
  • Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Cluster
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies
  • Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Planning the AD RMS Deployment
  • Deploying the AD RMS Infrastructure for Internal Users
  • Implementing AD RMS Integration with DAC
  • Implementing AD RMS Integration with External Users

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have: TCP/IP and networking concepts. Windows Server 2012 and AD DS, including planning, designing and deploying AD DS and network infrastructure. Using scripts and batch files. Security concepts, such as authentication and authorization. Deployment, packaging, and imaging tools. Working on a team or with a virtual team. Creating proposals and making budget recommendations. Students should have achieved the Windows Server 2012 MCSA certification, as well as completed Course 20413B: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure, or have equivalent knowledge.

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