Administering Windows Server 2012 (Course 20411)(Exam 70-411)

Exam Code: 70-411

Duration:  4 Days

Fee: RM2, 500.00

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Course Overview

This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses, this course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Implement a Group Policy infrastructure.
  • Manage user desktops with Group Policy.
  • Manage user and service accounts.
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Configure and troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Configure and troubleshoot Remote Access.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server (NPS) role.
  • Implement Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Optimize file services.
  • Configure encryption and advanced auditing.
  • Deploy and maintain server images.
  • Implement Update Management.
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012.

 

Course Outline

Module 1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Implementing GPOs
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application

Module 2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with GPSI

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Creating and Administering User Accounts
  • Configuring User Object Attributes
  • Automating User Account Creation
    Configuring Managed Service Accounts

Module 4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

Module 8: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Network Files with EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Overview of WDS
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

 

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