• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 builds upon features found in previous versions of Windows Server, as well as providing several new features. This course covers the fundamental elements of core network services which includes IPv4 and IPv6 based addressing and subnets. In addition, it discusses how interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6 is facilitated using available technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2. Finally, this courses also looks at the role of DHCP and how it is used to configure dynamic IP addressing in a network environment. The course is the fifth in a series for the Microsoft MCSA in Windows Server 2012 R2 certification and prepares the learner for the 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012.

Learning Objectives

Understand and configure IPv4 and IPv6 addressing

  • recognize how to configure subnetting in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify the tool that you can use to identify the local IP address configuration from the command line interface
  • match the IPv6 address prefixes to their correct descriptions
  • describe how to configure interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6 in Windows Server 2012 R2 networks

Deploying and Configuring the DHCP Service

  • recognize how to install DHCP on Windows Server 2012 R2
  • describe how to configure DHCP in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • describe how to run a DHCP backup in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • configure and manage IP networks and DHCP

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.


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