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Network and Desktop OS Administrator
Build skills equivalent to MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp
  • Credit Hours: 9 Days

  • Format: Virtual Classroom - Instructor-led, Online

  • Professional Certificate: MCSA: Windows Server 2012

  • Recommended for: IT professionals with at least two years of hands-on experience implementing and administering network and desktop operating system

The Network and Desktop OS Administrator course prepares students for employment in the Informational Technology industry. This course is designed to help students obtain the cloud-related skills required for the latest Microsoft certifications. Throughout this program, students will complete virtual labs to help build their skills and prepare for the certification exams. Upon completion of these courses, the student 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 or Network Engineer. 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

  • Administer a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an enterprise environment
  • Implement and configure Windows Server 2012 core services, such as Active Directory and the networking services
  • Administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, including user and group management, network access, and data security
  • Advanced configuration tasks necessary to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, including fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation
  • Key topics and concepts addressed on the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 exams

Who Needs to Attend

  • IT professionals with at least two years of hands-on experience implementing and administering network and desktop operating systems
  • Systems engineers, network engineers, systems analysts, network analysts, and technical consultants who want to prepare for their MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential in an accelerated format
  • MCSAs on Windows Server 2008

Prerequisites

  • Two years of hands-on experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Recommended: Hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows8

Course Outline

1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

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

2: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • AD DS
  • Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

4: Automating AD DS Administration

  • Using Command Line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

5: Implementing IPv4

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

6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

7: Implementing Domain Name System (DNS)

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

8: Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

9: Implementing Local Storage

  • Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

10: Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing

11: Implementing Group Policy

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

12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Security
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

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

1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Management
  • Configuring Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

8: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

9: Optimizing File Services

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS-R

10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

12: Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM

2: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control
  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control

4: Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)

  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

5: Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Vi rtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM

7: Implementing Disaster Recovery

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
  • Restore

8: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

9: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

10: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

11: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario

Labs

Lab 1: Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012

Lab 2: Install Domain Controllers

Lab 3: Manage Active Directory Domain Services Objects

Lab 4: Automate AD DS Administration Using Windows PowerShell

Lab 5: Implement IPv4

Lab 6: Implement DHCP

Lab 7: Implement DNS

Lab 8: Implement IPv6

Lab 9: Implement Local Storage

Lab 10: Implement File and Print Services

Lab 11: Implement Group Policy

Lab 12a: Increase Security for Server Resources

Lab 12b: Configure AppLocker and Windows Firewall

Lab 13: Implement Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

Lab 1: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure

Lab 2: Manage User Desktops with Group Policy

Lab 3: Manage User and Service Accounts

Lab 4: Maintain AD DS

Lab 5: Configure and Troubleshoot DNS

Lab 6a: Configure Remote Access

Lab 6b: Configure DirectAccess

Lab 7: Install and Configure a Network Policy Server

Lab 8: Implement NAP

Lab 9a: Configure Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM

Lab 9b: Implement DFS

Lab 10: Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Lab 11: Use Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012

Lab 12: Implement Update Management

Lab 13: Monitor Windows Server 2012

Lab 1: Implement Advanced Network Services

Lab 2a: Implement Advanced File Services

Lab 2b: Implement BranchCache

Lab 3: Implement Dynamic Access Control

Lab 4: Implement Network Load Balancing

Lab 5: Implement Failover Clustering

Lab 6: Implement Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Lab 7: Implement Windows Server Backup and

Lab 8: Implement Complex AD DS Deployments

Lab 9: Implement AD DS Sites and Replication

Lab 10: Implement Active Directory Certificate Services

Lab 11: Configure AD RMS

Lab 12: Implement AD FS

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$6495.00

Become versed as a Network and Desktop OS Administrator in 9 Days