Microsoft - Administering Windows Server 2012

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

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Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

25/9/2023 (Monday)

Overview

MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification

On this accelerated 3 day Administering Windows Server 2012 course, you’ll learn to manage and support the running of Windows Server 2012 in your business alongside your existing IT infrastructure. This includes all the core areas of Windows Server like User and Group management, Network Access and Data Security.

Through the hands-on teaching of this course, you’ll ensure all the services of Windows Server 2012 are running smoothly. You’ll learn to take advantage of the greater automation in Windows Server 2012 and allow users access using VPNs, DirectAcess and Web Application Proxy. You’ll also manage Windows Server 2012’s other benefits like increased storage, simplified virtual desktops and increased virtual machine capabilities. You’ll cover all of this 40% faster than traditional training.

Taught by your official Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), you’ll use official Microsoft curriculum and practice tests. You’ll be immersed in the course using Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, covering topics like:

  • Managing user and service accounts
  • Installing and configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Optimising file services
  • Configuring encryption and advanced auditing

This accelerated course will prepare you for exam 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012. You'll sit this on site at Firebrand’s training centre, as part of the course. This is covered by our certification guarantee. This is the second exam in the pathway to achieving the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

This course is best suited to those who need to improve their practical Windows Server 2012 skills. It is likely to be most applicable to those in Server Administrator roles who work with Windows Server regularly.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass 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
  5. You’ll learn more. 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
  6. You’ll learn 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
  7. You’ll be studying 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 over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Administering Windows Server 2012

Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

Explains how to configure and troubleshoot DNS, including DNS replication and caching.

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

Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

Explains how to implement virtualized 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.

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing 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.

  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring 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.

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • 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 organization 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.

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

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.

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

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.

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

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.

  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

Optimizing 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.

  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Explains how to encrypt files using EFS and configure advanced auditing features.

  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

Explains how to create and manage server images by using Windows Deployment Services

  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

Implementing Update Management

Explains how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to deploy updates to Windows servers and clients.

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

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.

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam on site at Firebrand’s training centre, as part of the course. This is covered by our certification guarantee.

  • Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
    • Pass mark - 700
    • Duration - The maximum seat time is 240 minutes

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Firebrand recommend you possess:

  • Knowledge concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V

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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