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M20417 Upgrading your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

In this course, you will cover new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 including management, networking infrastructure, storage, access control, Hyper-V, high availability, and identity federation.

You will also cover Dynamic Access Control (DAC), failover clustering, Microsoft Online Backup and changes with Active Directory, Powershell, Hyper-V, and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).

This course will update your existing knowledge and skills of previous Windows Server versions to Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. 

Target Audience:

  • Microsoft professionals who hold one or more of the following certifications and want to upgrade to MCSA: Windows Server 2012
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2008
    • MCITP: Virtualization Administrator
    • MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator
    • MCITP: Lync Server Administrator
    • MCITP: SharePoint Administrator
    • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator
  • IT Professionals who are already experienced in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Server Administrators carrying out day-to-day management and administrative tasks and want to update their skills and knowledge to Windows Server 2012


 

Learning Objectives

  • Install and configure servers based on Windows Server 2012
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2012 server
  • Manage Windows Server 2012 with Windowsby using PowerShell 3.0
  • Manage storage for Windows Server 2012
  • Implement network services
  • Implement DirectAccess remote access
  • Implement failover clustering
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implement dynamic access controlsecure data access for users and devices
  • Implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Implement AD FS
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2012

Pre-Requisites

  • Experience with implementing, managing, and administering a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment
  • Experience with implementing and managing Windows networking technologies
  • Experience with implementing and managing Active Directory technologies
  • Understanding of basic virtualization and storage technologies
  • Knowledge equivalent to the MCSA: Windows Server 2008

Course Content

1. Installing and Configuring Servers Based on  Windows Server 2012

  • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

2. Managing Windows Server 2012by using Windows  PowerShell

  • Overview  ofWindows PowerShell
  • Using  PowerShell to Manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Managing Servers with PowerShell

3. Managing  Storage for Windows Server 2012

  • Features in Windows Server 2012 Storage
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012

4.  Implementing Network Services

  • Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System  (DNS) Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • Implementing Network Access Protection

5.  Implementing Remote Access

  • Implementing VPN Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting  Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess  Infrastructure

6. Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Failover Clustering
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site  Failover Cluster

7. Implementing Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines

8. Implementing  Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

9.  Implementing Secure Data Access for Users and Devices

  • Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for  Access Control
  • Implementing Access-Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and  Managing Work Folders

10. Implementing Active Directory Domain Services  (AD DS)

  • Deploying AD DS  Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Maintaining AD DS

11. Implementing Active Directory Federation Services  (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a  Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
  • Implementing  Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Workplace Join

12. Monitoring and  Maintaining Windows Server 2012 Servers

  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

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1. Installing and Configuring Servers Based on  Windows Server 2012

  • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

2. Managing Windows Server 2012by using Windows  PowerShell

  • Overview  ofWindows PowerShell
  • Using  PowerShell to Manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Managing Servers with PowerShell

3. Managing  Storage for Windows Server 2012

  • Features in Windows Server 2012 Storage
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012

4.  Implementing Network Services

  • Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System  (DNS) Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • Implementing Network Access Protection

5.  Implementing Remote Access

  • Implementing VPN Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting  Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess  Infrastructure

6. Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Failover Clustering
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site  Failover Cluster

7. Implementing Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines

8. Implementing  Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

9.  Implementing Secure Data Access for Users and Devices

  • Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for  Access Control
  • Implementing Access-Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and  Managing Work Folders

10. Implementing Active Directory Domain Services  (AD DS)

  • Deploying AD DS  Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Maintaining AD DS

11. Implementing Active Directory Federation Services  (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a  Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
  • Implementing  Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Workplace Join

12. Monitoring and  Maintaining Windows Server 2012 Servers

  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

View More

1. Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012

  • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

2. Managing Windows Server 2012by using Windows PowerShell

  • Overview ofWindows PowerShell
  • Using PowerShell to Manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Managing Servers with PowerShell

3. Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012

  • Features in Windows Server 2012 Storage
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012

4. Implementing Network Services

  • Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS) Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • Implementing Network Access Protection

5. Implementing Remote Access

  • Implementing VPN Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure

6. Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Failover Clustering
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

7. Implementing Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines

8. Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

9. Implementing Secure Data Access for Users and Devices

  • Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access-Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders

10. Implementing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Deploying AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Maintaining AD DS

11. Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Workplace Join

12. Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012 Servers

  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Exams & Certification

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20417 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012.

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