• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course is part one of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. You will learn how to implement and configure the core services, including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and initial Hyper-V configuration. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20410 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-410 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

Learning Objectives

1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

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

2. Active Directory Domain Services

  • Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

3. Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts

4. Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

  • Using Command-Line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration

5. Implementing IPv4

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

6. Implementing DHCP

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database

7. Implementing DNS

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

8. Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

9. Implementing Local Storage

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

10. Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing

11. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

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

12. Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Security
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software

13. Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.