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Get your MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification in just 9 days – that’s 40% faster than traditional training. On this accelerated course, you’ll study Microsoft Official Curriculum and sit each MCSA: Windows Server 2012 exam onsite at the Firebrand Training Centre.
Learn how to administer and maintain Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. With Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you’ll learn faster and get the knowledge you need to:
With this official Windows Server 2012 training, you'll learn from Firebrand’s Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) and achieve your Windows Server certification 40% faster. This accelerated MCSA: Windows Server 2012 course will give you the fundamental set of skills needed to develop and manage your Windows Server environment.
This accelerated MCSA: Windows Server 2012 course is 40% faster than traditional training. In 9 days, you’ll study Microsoft Official Curriculum and sit the following exams:
The Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 course is your first step towards earning an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification.
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Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
You'll be introduced to the editions of Windows Server 2012 and the new Windows Server 2012 management tools. This module also covers how to install Windows Server 2012, how to perform post-deployment tasks, and how to perform basic administrative tasks.
Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
Covers the structure of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and its various components, such as forest, domain, and organisational units (OUs). You'll also get an overview of domain controllers, in addition to choices that are available with Windows Server 2012 for installing AD DS on a server.
Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Describes how to manage user accounts and computer accounts, including how to manage various consumer devices that employees use. This module also covers how to manage an enterprise network by managing groups, and how to delegate administrative tasks to designated users or groups.
Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
Describes how to use command line tools and Windows PowerShell to automate AD DS administration. It discusses various command-line tools, Windows PowerShell commands, how to use these tools, as well as commands to modify objects individually and in bulk operations.
This module covers IPv4, the network protocol used on the Internet and on local area networks. You'll learn how to implement an IPv4 addressing scheme and how to troubleshoot network communication. This module also covers how to determine and troubleshoot network-related problems.
Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Covers supporting and troubleshooting a Windows Server–based network infrastructure by deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server role.
This module covers name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers. It also covers installing and configuring a DNS Server service and its components.
Discusses the features and benefits of IPv6, how IPv6 affects IPv4 networks, and how to integrate IPv6 into IPv4 networks by using various transition technologies.
Implementing Local Storage
Introduces several different storage technologies. It also discusses how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server 2012, and how to use the new Storage Spaces feature, which enables you to combine disks into pools that you can configure for automatic management.
Implementing File and Print Services
This module will demonstrate how to provide file and print resources with Windows Server 2012. It describes how to secure files and folders, how to protect previous versions of files and folders by using shadow copies, and how to give workers remote access to corporate files by implementing the new Work Folders role service. It also describes new network printing features that help manage the network printing environment.
Implementing Group Policy
Provides an overview of Group Policy and provides details about how to implement Group Policy.
Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
Describes Windows Server 2012 operating system security. It covers how to identify security threats, plan your strategy to mitigate security threats, and secure your Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.
Implementing Server Virtualisation with Hyper-V
Describes virtualisation technologies available on Windows, specifically focusing on the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It covers the components of the Hyper-V role, configuring and deploying the role, in addition to and how to configure and manage key components of a Hyper-V implementation, such as Storage and Networking.
Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
Explains how to configure and troubleshoot DNS, including DNS replication and caching.
Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
Explains how to implement virtualised domain controllers and read-only domain controller (RODCs). It also explains how to perform common AD DS administrative tasks and manage the AD DS Database.
Managing User and Service Accounts
Explains how to create, configure and automate the creation of user accounts. It also explains how to configure account-related properties of user objects. It further explains how to create and administer Managed Service Accounts.
Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
Explains how to implement a GPO infrastructure. This also teaches how to perform common GPO management tasks, and manage GPOs by using Windows PowerShell. It also focuses on troubleshooting the application of GPOs.
Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
Describes how you can use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) to implement desktop environments across your organisation by using Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, Group Policy preferences, and where applicable, use software deployment to install and update application programs. It is important to know how to use these various GPO features so that you can configure your users’ computer settings properly.
Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
Explains how to install and configure NPS, RADIUS Clients and servers. It also describes NPS authentication methods. It describe NPS authentication methods and how to monitor and troubleshoot NPS.
Implementing Network Access Protection
This module will teach you how to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot NAP. You'll also learn how NAP can help to protect your network and the various NAP enforcement processes.
Implementing Remote Access
You'll learn how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2012. You will also learn how to implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started wizard, implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure, and implement VPN.
Optimising File Services
Learn about FSRM, configure quotas, file screening, storage reports, implement classification management and file management tasks. This module also describes the components of the DFS and you'll learn how to how to configure DFS namespaces and DFS replication.
Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
Explains how to encrypt files using EFS and configure advanced auditing features.
Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
Explains how to create and manage server images by using Windows Deployment Services
Implementing Update Management
Explains how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to deploy updates to Windows servers and clients.
Monitoring Windows Server 2012
Explains the monitoring tools available in Windows Server 2012. This module also explains how to use Performance Monitor and monitor events.
Implementing Advanced Network Services
You'll be able to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).
Implementing Advanced File Services
After this module you will be able to configure file services to meet advanced business requirements.
Implementing Dynamic Access Control
Configure Dynamic Access Control (DAC) to manage and audit access to shared files.
Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments
Plan and implement an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.
Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication
You will be able to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations.
Implementing AD CS
This teaches you how to implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.
Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
You will be able to implement an AD RMS deployment.
Implementing and Administering AD FS
You will be able to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.
Implementing Network Load Balancing
You will be able to provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).
Implementing Failover Clustering
You will be able to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.
Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
You will be able to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.
Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
After this module, you will be able to implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements
Also as part of the Windows Server 2012 R2 course the content also covers an overview of Windows Azure.
During your Windows Server 2012 training you'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
You’ll receive the following Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC):
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