Microsoft - Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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Only 2 Days

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Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

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29/3/2021 (Monday)

Overview

MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification

On this accelerated 2 day Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services course, you’ll learn to configure the advanced services and capabilities of Windows Server 2012, maximising the flexibility, agility and efficiency of the servers in your business.

Through hands-on training and practice, you’ll learn to configure advanced networking services, with greater virtualisation and advanced provisioning. You’ll cover all of this 60% faster than traditional training.

Taught by your official Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), you’ll use official Microsoft curriculum and practice tests. Through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique you’ll learn skills applicable to components like Active Directory Domain Services, Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering and Dynamic Access Control (DAC). Modules you’ll study will cover the implementation of:

  • Advanced Network Services
  • Advanced File Services
  • Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery

This will prepare you to sit exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. 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 third and final exam need to achieve the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

This course is best suited to those who are looking to gain advanced Windows Server 2012 skills to utilise its full potential. It’s also perfect for those who have already passed the Installing & Configuring and Administering Windows Server exams to become MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certified.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Configuring Windows Server 2012 courses
  2. You'll be Configuring Windows Server 2012 certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Configuring Windows Server 2012 trained in record time
  3. Our Configuring Windows Server 2012 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Configuring Windows Server 2012 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 Configuring Windows Server 2012 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 Configuring Windows Server 2012 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 77,438 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services


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).

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM

Implementing Advanced File Services

After this module you will be able to configure file services to meet advanced business requirements.

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Configure Dynamic Access Control (DAC) to manage and audit access to shared files.

  • Overview of DAC
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders

Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments

Plan and implement an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.

  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

You will be able to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations.

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

Implementing AD CS

This teaches you how to implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.

  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment
  • PKI Overview
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

You will be able to implement an AD RMS deployment.

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

Implementing and Administering AD FS

You will be able to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
  • Extending AD FS to External Clients

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).

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

Implementing Failover Clustering

You will be able to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.

  • Overview of 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

Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

You will be able to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.

  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement

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

  • Data Protection Overview
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Also as part of the Windows Server 2012 R2 course the content also covers an overview of Windows Azure.

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 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
    • Pass mark - 700
    • Duration - The maximum seat time is 240 minutes

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Firebrand recommend you possess:

  • Experience in working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 servers in an Enterprise environment

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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