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

- Only 3 Days

On this accelerated 3-day MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure (Advanced Server Infrastructure) course, you'll learn the skills to plan, design and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure. You'll develop the skills and knowledge to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on Active Directory® federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).

With the guidance of our Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT), you'll be immersed in Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) and learn how to:

  • Describe an enterprise data center
  • Plan and implement a server virtualisation strategy using System Center 2012
  • Plan and deploy virtual machines on Windows Hyper-V®
  • Plan and implement a virtualisation administration solution by using System Center 2012
  • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy in a Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Plan and implement a PKI deployment and AD FS server deployment
  • Plan and implement Dynamic Access Control, Workplace Join and Work Folders

You'll learn all of this through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which combines both theoretical knowledge with practical tasks. This technique will accelerate your learning and ensure you have the necessary hands-on skills to apply your new knowledge when you return to work.

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Firebrand are Microsoft Learning Partners, which means you'll have access to the latest curriculums and the most up-to-date content on this or any of our other Microsoft courses.

On this course, you'll be prepared for and sit the 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure exam. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee. This course is an elective for the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification.

This course is aimed at IT professionals with experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and are responsible for planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructures.

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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 Advanced Server Infrastructure courses
  2. You'll be Advanced Server Infrastructure certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Advanced Server Infrastructure trained in record time
  3. Our Advanced Server Infrastructure course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Advanced 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 Advanced 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 Advanced 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 curriculums 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: Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Center

In this module, students will be able to describe the enterprise data center and how to use System Center 2012 to manage the enterprise data center.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Enterprise Data Center
  • Overview of the Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Components

Lab : Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualisation Strategy

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement a server virtualisation strategy using System Center 2012.

Lessons

  • Planning a VMM Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualisation Host Environment

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualisation Strategy

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualisation

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement the network and storage infrastructure required to deploy a virtualised server infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualisation
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualisation
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualisation
  • Planning and Implementing Network Virtualisation

Lab : Planning and Implementing Virtual Networks and Storage

Module 4: Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines

In this module, students will be able to plan and deploy virtual machines on Windows Hyper-V.

Lessons

  • Planning a Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with VMM
  • Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Planning and Implementing Hyper-V Replica

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy

Module 5: Planning and Implementing a Virtualisation Administration Solution

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement a virtualisation administration solution by using System Center 2012.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing Automation with System Center 2012
  • Planning and Implementing System Center 2012 Administration
  • Planning and Implementing Self-Service Options in System Center 2012
  • Planning and Implementing Updates in a Server Virtualisation Infrastructure

Lab : Planning and Implementing an Administration Solution for Virtualisation

Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement a server monitoring strategy using the Windows Server 2012 tools and using Operations Manager.

Lessons

  • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Operations Manager
  • Planning and Configuring Monitoring Components
  • Configuring Integration with VMM

Lab : Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy

Module 7: Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement an application and file services infrastructure that is highly available.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing a DFS
  • Planning and Implementing NLB

Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications

Module 8: Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement a high availability server infrastructure by using the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012.

Lessons

  • Planning an Infrastructure for Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Planning and Implementing Updates for Failover Clusters
  • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualisation
  • Planning a Multisite Failover Cluster

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Highly Available Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

Module 9: Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement a business continuity strategy in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

Lessons

  • Overview of Business Continuity Planning
  • Planning and Implementing Backup Strategies
  • Planning and Implementing Recovery
  • Planning and Implementing Backup and Recovery of Virtual Machines

Lab : Implementing a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with DPM

Module 10: Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure

In this Module, students will be able to plan and implement a PKI deployment, and plan and implement a certificate management solution.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing Deployment of a Certification Authority
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery

Lab : Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Certificate Services Infrastructure

Module 11: Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement an AD FS server deployment and claims aware application access.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing an AD FS Server Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claim Providers and Relying Parties
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules
  • Planning and Implementing Web Application Proxy

Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD FS Infrastructure

Module 12: Planning and Implementing Data Access for Users and Devices

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC), Workplace Join and Work Folders.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing DAC
  • Planning Workplace Join
  • Planning Work Folders

Lab : Implementing DAC and Access Denied AssistanceLab : Implementing Work Folders

Module 13: Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructure

In this module, students will be able to plan and implement an AD RMS deployment, plan and manage AD RMS templates and access, and plan and implement external access to AD RMS services.

Lessons

  • AD RMS Overview
  • Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Cluster
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies
  • Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Dynamic Access Control

Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure

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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:

Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

You will be tested on the following skills:

  • Manage and maintain a server infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Plan and implement a highly available enterprise infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Plan and implement a server virtualisation infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Design and implement identity and access solutions (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 20414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Included:

  • Exam Ref 70-414: Implementing An Advanced 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:

  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • An understanding of Windows Server 2012 and AD DS, including planning, designing and deploying.
  • An understanding of scripts and batch files.
  • An understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • Experience working in a team or a virtual team.
  • Achieved the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification as well as information in the course 20413C: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure.

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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