Audience: IT Professionals | Technology: Windows Server 2012| Level: 100
This MOC On-Demand course covers the basic skills and knowledge that are required in order to build a Windows Server Infrastructure. It covers networking architecture and topologies, security considerations and best practices as well as basic Windows Server administration skills and technologies such as Windows Server 2012 Installation, configuration, maintenance and performance. Within that it will also cover specific areas such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Domain Name Services (DNS), Storage and many others. This course is designed to provide foundational level knowledge needed to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge and experience working with Windows operating systems and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to install and perform the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 server in an existing Windows server environment. Typically, candidates who are interested in attending this course include:
- Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies who are looking to learn more about Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
- IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft technologies, who meet the course prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
- IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam.
- IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams. These are a prerequisite for their individual specialties.
Before attending this course, students must have working knowledge of:
- A good fundamental knowledge of general computing concepts
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012
- Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on Windows Server
- Describe fundamental network components and terminology thus enabling you to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario
- Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation
- Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment
- Describe server roles
- Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest
- Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server
- Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth
- Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to you network
- Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization’s security
- Monitor a server to determine the performance level
- Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server
|Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012|
|Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server|
|Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure|
|Module 4: Connecting Network Components|
|Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP|
|Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles|
|Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services|
|Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers|
|Module 9: Implementing Windows Server Security|
|Module 10: Implementing Network Security|
|Module 11: Implementing Security Software|
|Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance|
|Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server|