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Server Infrastructure Manager
Build skills equivalent to Microsoft's Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure program
  • Credit Hours: 5 Days

  • Format: Virtual Classroom, Instructor-Led Online

  • Professional Certificate: MCSE: Server Infrastructure

  • Recommended for: IT professionals responsible for planning, designing, and deploying Windows Server 2012 enterprise and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructures including the network services

The Server Infrastructure Manager course prepares students for employment in the Informational Technology industry. This course provides students with an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy physical and logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise environments. Through theory-based lectures and virtual labs, students will obtain the knowledge necessary to understand the advanced features available in Windows Server 2012. Upon completion of this program, students will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain employment and will be employable by various companies within the industry, as well as the opportunity for career advancement.  

This program prepares students for employment as a Systems Analyst. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment change between 2010 and 2020 will grow 25% greater than the annual average.

What You'll Learn

  • Plan and implement networks and storage for virtualization
  • Plan and deploy virtual machines
  • Manage a virtual machine deployment
  • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy
  • Plan and implement high availability for file services and applications
  • Plan and implement a highly available infrastructure using failover clustering
  • Plan and implement server updates infrastructure
  • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy
  • Plan and implement a public key infrastructure (PKI)
  • Plan and implement an Identity Federation Infrastructure
  • Plan and Implement an Information Rights Management (IRM) infrastructure

Who Needs to Attend

IT professionals responsible for planning, designing, and deploying Windows Server 2012 enterprise and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructures including the network services

Prerequisites

  • Experience with Windows Server operating systems and have
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying
  • Understanding of scripts and batch files
  • Understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization
  • Understanding of deployment, packaging, and imaging tools
  • Working in a team or a virtual team
  • Ability to create proposals and make budget recommendations

Course Outline

1. Management in an Enterprise Data Center

  • System Center 2012 Components
  • Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center

2. Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • Planning a VMM Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Host Environment
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

3. Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization

  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

4. Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines

  • Planning Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
  • Deploying Virtual Machines

5. Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution

  • 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

6. Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy

  • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
  • System Center Operations Manager
  • Planning and Configuring Management Packs
  • Configuring Integration with VMM

7. Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications

  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing

8. Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

  • Planning a Failover Clustering Infrastructure
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization
  • Planning a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

9. Planning and Implementing a Server Update Infrastructure

  • Planning and Implementing a Windows Server Update Services(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

10. Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy

  • Planning and Implementing a Certification Authority Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

11. Planning and Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • 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

12. Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Server Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claim Providers and Relying Parties
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules

13. Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructures

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Rights Management Services (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)

Labs

Lab 1: Plan and Implement a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • Plan the Hyper-V Host Deployment
  • Configure Hyper-V Host Groups
  • Configure VMM Libraries

Lab 2: Plan and Implement Virtualization Networks and Storage

  • Plan a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Plan a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implement a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implement a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

Lab 3: Plan and Implement a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy

  • Plan Physical to Virtual Server Conversions
  • Plan Virtual Machine and Service Templates
  • Configure VMM Profiles and Templates

Lab 4: Plan and Implement a Virtualization Administration Solution

  • Plan Administrative Delegation and Self-Service in System Center 2012
  • Configure Delegated Administration and Self-Service in VMM
  • Configure Process Automation in System Center 2012

Lab 5: Implement a Server Monitoring Strategy

  • Configure Server Monitoring Using Windows Server 2012
  • Implement the Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager Agent
  • Configure the Operations Manager Monitoring Components

Lab 6: Plan and Implement High Availability for File Services and Applications

  • Plan a High Availability Strategy for File Services
  • Plan a High Availability Strategy for Web Applications
  • Implement a High Availability Solution for File Storage
  • Implement a High Availability Solution Using Network Load Balancing

Lab 7: Plan and Implement a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

  • Design Highly Available Server Roles
  • Implement Hyper-V Replica
  • Deploy a Failover Cluster
  • Implement a Scale-Out File Server
  • Implement Highly Available Virtual Machines
  • Implement Operations Manager and VMM Integration

Lab 8: Plan and Implement an Update Remediation Infrastructure

  • Implement Host Updating in VMM
  • Configure Cluster-Aware Updating
  • Plan a WSUS Deployment
  • Deploy a Replica Server
  • Configure and Validate the WSUS Server Deployment

Lab 9: Implement a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with Data Protection Manager

  • Configure Data Protection Manager
  • Implement Backup and Restore for Virtual Machine Data
  • Implement Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery using Data Protection Manager

Lab 10: Plan and Implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) Infrastructure

  • Plan the AD CS Deployment
  • Deploy the Certificate Authority (CA) Infrastructure
  • Implement Certificate Templates
  • Implement Certificate Revocation and Distribution

Lab 11: Plan and Implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Infrastructure

  • Design the AD FS Deployment
  • Configure Prerequisite Components for AD FS
  • Deploy AD FS for Internal Users
  • Deploy AD FS for a Partner Organization

Lab 12: Plan and Implement an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • Plan the AD RMS Deployment
  • Deploy the AD RMS Infrastructure for Internal Users
  • Implement AD RMS Integration with DAC
  • Implement AD RMS Integration with External Users

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$2995.00

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