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Course OD20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environmen... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Candidates should have one to two years of experience using Windows Server 2008 or two to three years of exper... Show More
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31 January 2021

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Course Content

Course 20410B:

MCSA: 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
5 Days or 8 Evenings

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
This module introduces the new Windows Server 2012 administrative interface, including roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It also discusses various Windows Server 2012 installation options and configuration steps performed during installation and after deployment, in addition to using Windows PowerShell to perform common administrative tasks in Windows Server 2012.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Overview
Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2
Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Management
Introduction to Windows PowerShell

Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012 R2
Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2
Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core
Managing Servers
Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Servers

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
This module covers the structure of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and its various components, such as forest, domain, and organizational units (OUs). It also gives 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

Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
Installing a Domain Controller
Installing a Domain Controller by Using IFM

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
This module describes how to manage user accounts and computer accounts, including how to manage various consumer devices that employees use. The 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

Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Delegating Administration for a Branch Office
Creating and Configuring User Accounts in AD DS
Managing Computer Objects in AD DS

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
This module describes how to use command-line tools and Windows PowerShell to automate AD DS administration. It discusses various command-line tools and Windows PowerShell commands, and then
describes how to use these tools and 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

Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
Creating User Accounts and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
Using Windows PowerShell to Create User Accounts in Bulk
Using Windows PowerShell to Modify User Accounts in Bulk

Module 5: Implementing IPv4
In this module, students see how to implement an IPv4 addressing scheme. This module discusses using IPv4, which is the network protocol used on the Internet and on local area networks, to
troubleshoot network communication. It also covers determining and troubleshooting network-related problems.

Overview of TCP/IP
Understanding IPv4 Addressing
Subnetting and Supernetting
Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

Lab : Implementing IPv4
Identifying Appropriate Subnets
Troubleshooting IPv4

Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
This module covers supporting and troubleshooting a Windows Server–based network infrastructure by deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server role.

Installing a DHCP Server Role
Configuring DHCP Scopes
Managing a DHCP Database
Securing and Monitoring DHCP

Lab : Implementing DHCP
Implementing DHCP
Implementing a DHCP Relay Agent (Optional Exercise)

Module 7: Implementing DNS
This module describes 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

Lab : Implementing DNS
Installing and Configuring DNS
Creating Host Records in DNS
Managing the DNS Server Cache

Module 8: Implementing IPv6
This module 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

Lab : Implementing IPv6
Configuring an IPv6 Network
Configuring an ISATAP Router

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage
This module gives an overview of different storage technologies, including managing disks and volumes. It also discusses how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server 2012, and how to use Storage Spaces, a new feature that you can use to combine disks into pools that are then managed automatically.

Overview of Storage
Managing Disks and Volumes
Implementing Storage Spaces

Lab : Implementing Local Storage
Installing and Configuring a New Disk
Resizing Volumes
Configuring a Redundant Storage Space

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services
This module discusses how to enable and configure File and Print Services in Windows Server 2012, including securing files and folders on Windows Server 2012 and using shadow copies. It also describes configuring the new Work Folders role service, in addition to important considerations and best practices for working with File and Print Services.

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

Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
Creating and Configuring a File Share
Configuring Shadow Copies
Enabling and Configuring Work Folders
Creating and Configuring a Printer Pool

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy
This module provides an overview of Group Policy and provides details about how to implement Group Policy, including creating and managing Group Policy Objects and implementing a Central Store for administrative templates.

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

Lab : Implementing Group Policy
Configuring a Central Store
Creating GPOs

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
This module describes Windows Server 2012 operating system security, and how to configure security settings by using Group Policy and Security Compliance Manager. It also covers how to identify security threats, restrict unauthorized software, and secure a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure by configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

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

Lab :Increasing Security for Server Resources
Using Group Policy to Secure Member Servers
Auditing File System Access
Auditing Domain Logons

Lab : Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
Configuring AppLocker Policies
Configuring Windows Firewall

Module 13:Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
This module describes virtualization technologies available on Windows, specifically focusing on server Virtualization with Hyper-V. It covers how to install and configure Hyper-V 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

Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Installing the Hyper-V Role onto a Server
Configuring Virtual Networking
Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine
Using Virtual Machine Checkpoints

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: June 22nd, 2020

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