Microsoft Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (NE-20412)

This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

Type

Certified Training Course

Level

Professional

Cost

R 8 800 p.p. (Excl. VAT)

SATV Redeemable 

Yes

Delivery Method

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with emphasis on hands-on exercises

Duration

5 days

Start time: 09:00 (Registration will commence at 08:30 on the first day)

Available in Johannesburg, Cape Town & Pretoria

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course is as follows:

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

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM) with Windows Server 2012. 
  • Configure and manage iSCSI, BranchCache and FSRM. 
  • Configure DAC to manage and audit access to shared files. 
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests. 
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes locations. 
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment. 
  • Implement an AD RMS deployment. 
  • Implement an AD FS deployment. 
  • Provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).  
  • Implement and validate high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing NLB.  
  • Provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.  
  • Implement a failover cluster, and configure and validate a highly available network service.  
  • Deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster. 
  • Implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements.  

Exam & Certifications

This course prepares students to write Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services and counts as credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012.

Course Topics

Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

In this module students will be able to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).

Lessons: 

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

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Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Settings
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Configuring IPAM

Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services

In this module students will be able to configure file services to meet advanced business requirements.

Lessons: 

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

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Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring the File Classification Infrastructure

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Lab : Implementing BranchCache

  • Configuring the Main Office Servers for BranchCache
  • Configuring the Branch Office Servers for BranchCache
  • Configuring Client Computers for BranchCache
  • Monitoring BranchCache

Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

In this module students will be able to configure Dynamic Access Control (DAC) to manage and audit access to shared files.

Lessons: 

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

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Lab : Implementing Secure Data Access

  • Preparing for DAC deployment
  • Implementing DAC
  • Validating and Remediating DAC
  • Implementing Work Folders

Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployment

In this module students will be able to plan and implement an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.

Lessons 

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

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Lab : Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Implementing Child Domains in AD DS
  • Implementing Forest Trusts After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment. 
  • Implement a complex AD DS deployment. 
  • Configure AD DS trusts.

Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

In this module students will be able to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations.

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication 

  • Modifying the Default Site 
  • Creating Additional Sites and Subnets
  • Configuring AD DS Replication 
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting AD DS Replication

Module 6: Implementing AD CS

In this module students will be able to implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy 

  • Deploying a Stand-Alone Root CA 
  • Deploying an Enterprise Subordinate CA

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Lab : Deploying and Managing Certificates 

  • Configuring Certificate Templates 
  • Configuring Certificate Enrollment 
  • Configuring Certificate Revocation 
  • Configuring Key Recovery

Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

In this module students will be able to implement an AD RMS deployment.

Lessons: 

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

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Lab : Implementing AD RMS 

  • Installing and Configuring AD RMS 
  • Configuring AD RMS Templates 
  • Implementing the AD RMS Trust Policies 
  • Verifying AD RMS on a Client

Module 8: Implementing and Administering AD FS

In this module students will be able to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Implementing AD FS

  • Installing and Configuring AD FS
  • Configuring an Internal Application for AD FS

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Lab : Implementing AD FS for External Partners and Users 

  • Configuring AD FS for a Federated Business Partner 
  • Configuring Web Application Proxy

Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing

In this module students will be able to provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Implementing NLB 

  • Implementing an NLB Cluster 
  • Configuring and Managing the NLB Cluster 
  • Validating High Availability for the NLB Cluster

Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering

In this module students will be able to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.

Lessons:

  • 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

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Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Configuring a Failover Cluster 
  • Deploying and Configuring a Highly Available File Server 
  • Validating the Deployment of the Highly Available File Server
  • Configuring CAU on the Failover Cluster

Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

In this module students will be able to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.

Lessons: 

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

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Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V 

  • Configuring Hyper-V Replicas 
  • Configuring a Failover Cluster for Hyper-V 
  • Configuring a Highly Available Virtual Machine

Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

In this module students will be able to implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements.

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore 

  • Backing Up Data on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Server
  • Restoring Files Using Windows Server Backup