• 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 looks at local storage space configuration basic and dynamic disks, MBR and GPT disks virtual hard disks, and the creation and configuration of storage pools. This course also examines the creation and configuration of shares and share permissions, offline file configuration, access-based enumeration, the volume shadow copy service, NTFS quotas and how to configure work folders. The course is the second 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

Configuring Local Storage

  • recognize what partition styles to use when configuring different types of disks
  • identify the features and characteristics of basic and dynamic disks
  • describe the differences between storage pools and storage spaces

 

Configuring File and Shares

  • identify the characteristics of NTFS permissions in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify the characteristics of share permissions in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify the advantage of combining share and NTFS permissions on the same drive
  • identify the features and characteristics of the Volume Shadow Copy Service in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify the features and characteristics of Work Folders in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • configure local storage and file and share access in Windows Server 2012 R2

 

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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