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Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

- Only 4 Days
MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification

On this accelerated 4 day Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course, you’ll learn to implement Windows Server 2012 in the existing IT infrastructure of your business. You’ll focus on installing the fundamental components and capabilities of Windows Server like networking, storage, Group Policy and Hyper-V.

This course will give you hand’s-on teaching in the fundamentals of operating and installing Windows Server, improving automation, storage, data processing and virtualisation in your business’s servers. You’ll cover all of this 20% faster than traditional training.

Taught by your official Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), you’ll use official Microsoft curriculum and practice tests. Your course will also follow Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, immersing you in topics like:

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  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services objects
  • Implementing IPv4
  • Implementing local storage
  • Implementing Group Policy

This will prepare you for exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. You’ll sit this exam on site at Firebrand’s training centre, as part of the course. This is covered by our certification guarantee. This is the first exam needed to achieve the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

This course is best suited to those looking to learn the essential skills for operating a Windows Server environment and how to setup Windows Server 2012.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 trained in record time
  2. Our Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Installing and 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
  4. 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
  5. You’ll learn Installing and 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
  6. You’ll be studying Installing and 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 74,974 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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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

  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even 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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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012


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.

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell

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 organizational 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.

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

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.

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

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.

  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

Implementing IPv4

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.

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

Implementing DNS

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.

  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones

Implementing IPv6

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.

  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 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.

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

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.

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing

Implementing Group Policy

Provides an overview of Group Policy and provides details about how to implement Group Policy.

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

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.

  • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

Describes virtualization 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.

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

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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 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    • Pass mark - 700
    • Duration - The maximum seat time is 240 minutes

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • Onsite exams
  • Examination vouchers*
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Exam vouchers may not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to ESFA guidelines
  • ** Not on all courses
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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Firebrand recommend you possess:

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware
  • 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

As well as experience in:

  • Configuring, Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • 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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