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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 course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Designing Server Infrastructure courses
  2. You'll be Designing Server Infrastructure certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Designing Server Infrastructure trained in record time
  3. Our Designing Server Infrastructure course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. 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
  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 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
  7. 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 75,371 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

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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.

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 on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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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

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)

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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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