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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Exam 70-410

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 5 Day Boot Camp

This is the first of a series of Windows Server 2012 courses offered by IT Track, and exam 70-410 is the place to begin for Server 2008 Administrators looking to upgrade their infrastructure to the newest Microsoft server OS.

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Course Overview

Attendees will learn about the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges of migrating an existing enterprise environment to Server 2012. The course focuses on the configuration of core services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, local storage, and virtualization with Hyper-V.

Labs held during the duration of the course allow participants to configure Server 2012 in mixed environments (different client and server operating systems, as well as other network devices) in order to cultivate a deep understanding of Windows Server 2012 technologies.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of networking with Microsoft Server operating systems and clients.

Course Outline

Day 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  • Overview of Server 2012.
  • Windows Server 2012 vs. Windows Server 2008.
  • Installing Windows Server 2012.
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012.
  • Server 2012 Core installations.
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell.
  • Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Forests, Domains, and Domain Controllers.
  • Users, Groups, and Computers.
  • Delegating Administration.
  • Administering AD DS with PowerShell

Days 2-3: Networking

  • Overview of TCP/IP and IPv4 addresses.
  • Subnetting and Supernetting.
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4.
  • Installing and configuring a DHCP Server.
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP.
  • Name Resolution with Windows.
  • DNS Servers and Zones.
  • Overview of IPv6 addressing.
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies.

Day 3: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies.
  • Implementing Hyper-V with Server 2012.
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage.
  • Managing Virtual Networks.
  • Hyper-V in mixed environments.

Day 4: Local Storage

  • Overview of Storage on Server 2012.
  • Managing Disks and Volumes.
  • Implementing Storage Spaces.
  • Sharing Files, Folders, and Printers.
  • Securing Files and Folders.
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies.
  • Configuring Network Printing.

Day 5: Group Policy

  • Overview of Group Policy.
  • Group Policy Processing.
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates.
  • Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
  • Windows Operating Systems Security Overview.
  • Configuring Security Settings.
  • Restricting Software and Applications.
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.