Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure (NE-20414)

This course is the second of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment.

Type

Certified Training Course

Level

Advanced

Cost

R 9 400 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

Please see below for dates

Exam & Certifications

This course prepares students to write Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server and counts as credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure.

Prerequisites

We recommend that students have:

  • Completed course NE-20413C: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure.
  • 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 Windows Server 2012 MCSA certification.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the considerations for managing an enterprise data center. 
  • Describe an enterprise data center. 
  • Plan and implement a server virtualization strategy using System Center 2012. 
  • Plan and implement the network and storage infrastructure required to deploy a virtualized server infrastructure. 
  • Plan and deploy virtual machines on Windows Hyper-V. 
  • Plan and implement a virtualization administration solution by using System Center 2012. 
  • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy using the Windows Server 2012 tools and using Microsoft System Center 2012 - Operations Manager.
  • Plan and implement an application and a file services infrastructure that is highly available. 
  • Plan and implement a highly available server infrastructure by using the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012. 
  • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy in a Windows Server 2012 environment. 
  • Plan and implement a PKI deployment, and plan and implement a certificate management solution. 
  • Plan and implement an AD FS server deployment and claims aware application access. 
  • Plan and implement Dynamic Access Control, Workplace Join and Work Folders.
  • 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.

Course Topics

Module 1: Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Centre

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

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Centre:

  • Planning the Secure Implementation of Services Within an Enterprise Data Centre

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy

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

Lessons:

  • Planning a VMM Deployment 
  • Implementing a VMM Deployment

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Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • Planning a Hyper-V Host Deployment 
  • Configuring Hyper-V Host Groups 
  • Configuring VMM Libraries

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization

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

Lessons:

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

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Lab : Planning and Implementing Virtual Networks and Storage

  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization 
  • Planning a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization 
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization 
  • Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

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

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

  • Planning Virtual Machine and Service Templates 
  • Configuring VMM Profiles and Templates 
  • Deploying Virtual Machines using VMM Templates 
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

Module 5: Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution

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

Lessons: 

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

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Lab : Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution  Implementing Process Automation in System Centre 2012

  • Planning Administrative Delegation and Self-Service in System Centre 2012
  • Implementing Delegated Administration and SelfService in VMM
  • Implementing Host Updating in VMM

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

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Lab : Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy 

  • Configuring Server Monitoring Using Windows Server 2012 
  • Implementing Operations Manager Monitoring 
  • Configuring the Operations Manager Monitoring Components
  • Monitoring Virtual Machines and Host Machines

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

Inplan and implement an application and file services infrastructure that is highly available.  

Lessons: 

  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing a Distributed File System 
  • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing

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

  • Planning a High Availability Strategy for File Services 
  • Planning a High Availability Strategy for Web Applications
  • Implementing a High Availability Solution for File Storage
  • Implementing a High Availability Solution Using NLB

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 Virtualization 
  • Planning a Multisite Failover Cluster 

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

  • Designing High Availability Server Roles 
  • Deploying a Failover Cluster 
  • Configuring Cluster-Aware Updating 
  • Implementing a Scale-Out File Server 
  • Implementing Highly Available Virtual Machines 
  • Implementing Operations Manager and VMM Integration

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 Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery

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Lab : Implementing a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with Data Protection Manager 

  • Configuring Data Protection Manager 
  • Implementing Backup and Restore for Virtual Machine Data
  • Implementing Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery using Data Protection Manager

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

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Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD CS Infrastructure

  • Planning the AD CS Deployment Deploying the CA Infrastructure Implementing Certificate Templates 
  • Implementing Certificate Revocation and Distribution

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

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Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD FS Infrastructure 

  • Designing the AD FS Deployment 
  • Configuring Prerequisite Components for AD FS 
  • Deploying AD FS for Internal Users 
  • Deploying AD FS for a Partner Organization 
  • Deploying the Web Application Proxy

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 Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning Workplace Join
  • Planning Work Folders in Windows Server 2012 R2

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Lab : Implementing DAC and Access Denied Assistance 

  • Planning the DAC Solution 
  • Preparing DAC Deployment
  • Implementing DAC 
  • Validating and Remediating DAC

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Lab : Implementing Work Folders

  • Preparing Sync Server Share on File Server 
  • Configuring AD FS 
  • Configure the Web Application Proxy 
  • Validating 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 DAC

Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • Planning an AD RMS Deployment
  • Deploying an AD RMS Infrastructure for Internal Users 
  • Implementing AD RMS Integration with DAC 
  • Implementing AD RMS Integration for External Users