Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (Exam 70-410)

Course ID: HLT 20410

Course Length: 5 days

Course Description:
This course is part one of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.

Target Student:
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment.

To ensure your success, we recommend you first have equivalent knowledge:

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding of and experience with configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience supporting or configuring Windows operating system clients.
  • Good hands-on Windows client operating system experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.
  • An understanding of basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts, such as the purpose of user accounts and computer accounts.

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Course Content

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
Topic 1A:Windows Server 2012 Overview
Topic 1B:Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
Topic 1C:Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
Topic 1D:Introduction to Windows PowerShell
Lab:Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
Topic 2A: Overview of AD DS
Topic 2B: Overview of Domain Controllers
Topic 2C: Installing a Domain Controller
Lab: Installing Domain Controllers

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Topic 3A: Managing User Accounts
Topic 3B: Managing Group Accounts
Topic 3C: Managing Computer Accounts
Topic 3D: Delegating Administration
Lab: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
Topic 4A: Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
Topic 4B: Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
Topic 4C: Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab: Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell

Module 5: Implementing IPv4
Topic 5A: Overview of TCP/IP
Topic 5B: Understanding IPv4 Addressing
Topic 5C: Subnetting and Supernetting
Topic 5D: Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
Lab:Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell

Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Topic 6A: Installing a DHCP Server Role
Topic 6B: Configuring DHCP Scopes
Topic 6C: Managing a DHCP Database
Topic 6D: Securing and Monitoring DHCP
Lab: Implementing DHCP

Module 7: Implementing Domain Name System
Topic 7A: Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
Topic 7B: Installing and Managing a DNS Server
Topic 7C: Managing DNS Zones
Lab: Implementing DNS

Module 8: Implementing IPv6
Topic 8A: Overview of IPv6
Topic 8B: IPv6 Addressing
Topic 8C: Coexistence with IPv6
Topic 8D: IPv6 Transition Technologies
Lab: Implementing IPv6

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage
Topic 9A: Overview of Storage
Topic 9B: Managing Disks and Volumes
Topic 9C: Implementing Storage Spaces
Lab:Implementing Local Storage

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services
Topic 10A: Securing Files and Folders
Topic 10B: Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
Topic 10C: Configuring Network Printing
Lab : Implementing File and Print Services

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy
Topic 11A: Overview of Group Policy
Topic 11B: Group Policy Processing
Topic 11C: Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
Lab : Implementing Group Policy

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
Topic 12A: Windows Operating Systems Security Overview
Topic 12B: Configuring Security Settings
Topic 12C: Restricting Software
Topic 12D: Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Lab:Increasing Security for Server Resources
Lab:Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall

Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Topic 13A: Overview of Virtualization Technologies
Topic 13B: Implementing Hyper-V
Topic 13C: Managing Virtual Machine Storage
Topic 13D: Managing Virtual Networks
Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V