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Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure (Designing Server Infrastructure)

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On this accelerated 3-day MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure (Designing Server Infrastructure) course, you'll learn to plan, design and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure. You'll develop the skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment.

You'll develop an understanding and the hands-on practical skills to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure and provide enterprise networking solutions such as DHCP, IPAM, VPN and DirectAccess.

Some other skills you will master throughout the course include:

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  • Plan server update and migration
  • Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution
  • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy
  • Plan and implement storage and file services
  • Design and implement network protection and remote access services

You'll learn all of this through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique. This approach combines theoretical knowledge with practical tasks to accelerate your learning and ensure you develop the necessary hands-on skills needed for when you return to work.

We're Microsoft Learning Partners, which means you'll have access to Microsoft Official Curriculum and benefit from our experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT).

In just 3 days, you will be prepared for and sit the 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure exam. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee. Exam 70-413 acts as an elective for the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification.

If you are responsible for planning, designing and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary, this course is ideal for you.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your Designing Server Infrastructure course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Designing Server Infrastructure certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Designing Server Infrastructure trained in record time
  2. Our Designing Server Infrastructure course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Designing Server Infrastructure first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Designing Server Infrastructure. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Designing Server Infrastructure faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Designing Server Infrastructure with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75,572 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Designing Server Infrastructure courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT): You'll be trained by our experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers and benefit from the insight their knowledge and experience brings.

Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC): Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner, which means you'll have access to the latest curriculum and the most up-to-date content.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration

This module explains how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.

Lessons

  • Considerations for Upgrades and Migrations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualisation

Lab : Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy

This module explains how to design an automated server installation strategy and plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Deployment Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure

Module 3: Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager

This module explains how to plan and deploy a Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) infrastructure for deploying servers.

Lessons

  • System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Overview
  • Implementing a Virtual Machine Manager Library and Profiles
  • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Services

Lab : Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines by Using Virtual Machine Manager

Module 4: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution

This module explains how to design and maintain IP address management (IPAM) and a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) solution.

Lessons

  • Designing DHCP Servers
  • Planning DHCP Scopes
  • Designing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
  • Managing Servers and Address Spaces by Using IPAM

Lab : Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution

Module 5: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution

This module explains how to design a name resolution strategy.

Lessons

  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zones
  • Designing DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimising DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security

Lab : Designing and Implementing Name Resolution

Module 6: Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure

This module explains how to design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Designing Active Directory Integration with Windows Azure Active Directory
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in Active Directory Environments
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest Infrastructure

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure

Module 7: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organisational Unit Infrastructure

This module explains how to design and implement an OU infrastructure and an AD DS permissions model.

Lessons

  • Planning the Active Directory Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing an OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory OU Infrastructure and Delegation Model

Module 8: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy

This module explains how to design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.

Lessons

  • Collecting the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management

Lab : Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy

Module 9: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology

This module explains how to design an AD DS sites topology and a domain controller placement strategy.

Lessons

  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing Active Directory Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualisation Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Physical Topology

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services

This module explains how to plan and implement storage and file services.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Optimising File Services for Branch Offices

Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage

Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Protection

This module explains how to design and implement network protection.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a NAP Infrastructure

Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Protection

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services

This module explains how to design and implement remote access services.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Planning and Implementing VPN
  • Planning and Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure

Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Access Services

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

You will be tested on the following skills:

  • Plan and deploy a server infrastructure (20-25%)
  • Design and implement network infrastructure services (20-25%)
  • Design and implement network access services (15-20%)
  • Design and implement an Active Directory infrastructure (logical) (20-25%)
  • Design and implement an Active Directory infrastructure (physical) (20-25%)

To achieve the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification, you are required to pass exam 70-414 as well as the exams aligned to one of the following MCSA:

  • MCSA: Windows Server 2016
  • MCSA: Cloud Platform
  • MCSA: Linux on Azure
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

Included:

  • Exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course you must have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience.

In addition to your professional experience, you should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
  • A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 R2 and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.
  • A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • Ability to work in a team/virtual team.
  • Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.
  • Knowledge equivalent to MCSA: Windows 2012 R2.

You can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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