Server & Tools

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Course Outline

Name:
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Code:
20412
Duration:
5 Days
Format:
Instructor-Led
Certification Exam:
70-412
Certification Track:
MCSA: Windows Server 2012

About Course

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part two in a series of three courses 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. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Audience

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals with hands on experience implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2012 environment. Candidates who would typically be interested in attending this course will be:

  • Experienced Windows Server Administrators who have real world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 enterprise environment.
  • IT Professionals who are looking to take the exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.
  • IT Professionals wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in Datacenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will

Students will also, be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the MCSA exams, which are a pre-requisite for their individual specialties.

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 servers day to day in an Enterprise environment.

The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, courses 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012 as this course will build upon the knowledge and skills covered in those courses.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM) with Windows Server 2012.
  • Configure and manage iSCSI, BranchCache and FSRM.
  • Configure DAC to manage and audit access to shared files.
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes locations.
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.
  • Implement an AD RMS deployment.
  • Implement an AD FS deployment.
  • Provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).
  • Implement and validate high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing NLB.
  • Provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.
  • Implement a failover cluster, and configure and validate a highly available network service.
  • Deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.
  • Implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements.

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14 April 2018  to  18 April 2018
20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
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04 June 2018  to  08 June 2018
20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
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18 June 2018  to  22 June 2018
20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
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25 June 2018  to  29 June 2018
20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
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22 October 2018  to  26 October 2018
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01 July 2019  to  05 July 2019
Course 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
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19 August 2019  to  23 August 2019
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30 September 2019  to  04 October 2019
Course 20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
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21 October 2019  to  25 October 2019
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11 November 2019  to  15 November 2019
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