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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Expert Encore

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This course is establishes the fundamentals of skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the advanced configuration of services necessary to maintain an advanced Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. This includes technologies such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, and advanced networking services, as well as high availability and recovery components such as network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery. This course is the third of three courses that will cumulatively provide the complete picture of managing a Server 2012 based network.
To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or later operating systems.
Experience working with Active Directory Domain Services and networking infrastructure
Equivalent knowledge of the “Administering Windows Server 2012” course.
MCSA: Windows Server 2012
70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Included Labs
Configure DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Part One
Configure DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Part Two
Configure a Trust and Selective Authentication Part One
Configure a Trust and Selective Authentication Part Two
Configure Sites and Replication Part One
Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Module 1: Configure and Manage High Availability
Lesson 1: High Availability
Lesson 2: Network Load Balancing (NLB) Overview
Lesson 3: Installing and Configuring NLB
Lesson 4: Controlling Hosts on NLB Clusters
Lesson 5: Failover Clustering Overview
Lesson 6: Failover Clustering Installation and Configuration
Lesson 7: Create a File Share that is Continuously Available
Lesson 8: Failover Clustering Features
Lesson 9: Failover Cluster Administration
Lesson 10: Cluster-Aware Updating
Lesson 11: Manage Virtual Machine Movement
Module 2: Configure File and Storage Solutions
Lesson 1: Storage Management
Lesson 2: Storage Architecture for Private Cloud
Lesson 3: Network File System
Lesson 4: BranchCache
Lesson 5: File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)
Lesson 6: Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
Lesson 7: Data Deduplication
Module 3: Implement Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Lesson 1: Disaster Recovery
Lesson 2: Manage Backups
Lesson 3: Recover Servers
Lesson 4: Site-Level Fault Tolerance
Lesson 5: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for Business Continuity
Module 4: Configure Network Services
Lesson 1: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Scope Overview
Lesson 2: DHCP Scope Considerations
Lesson: 3 Recommended Tasks for the DHCP Server Role
Lesson 4: Deploy and Manage IP Address Management (IPAM)
Lesson 5: DHCPv6
Lesson 6: DNS Security
Lesson 7: Advanced DNS Server Properties and Coomandline tool
Lesson 8: Global Names Zone
Module 5: Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure
Lesson 1: Active Directory Forests and Domains
Lesson 2: Forest and Domain Trusts
Lesson 3: Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT)
Lesson 4: Configure Sites
Lesson 5: Manage Active Directory Partition Replication
Lesson 6: SYSVOL Replication
Lesson 7: Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) Replication
Module 6: Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
Lesson 1 :Public Key Infrastructure
Lesson 2: Install and Configure the AD CS Certification Authority Service
Lesson 3: Manage Certificates and Configure Enrollment
Lesson 4: Configure Certificate Templates
Lesson 5: Manage Certificate Revocations
Lesson 6: Maintaining a PKI
Module 7: Alternative Active Directory Roles and Services
Lesson 1: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service
Lesson 2: Configure Active Directory Rights Management Service
Lesson 3: Active Directory Federation Services

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain and support Microsoft Windows Server 2012 networks of small to enterprise class. It is also designed for individuals who seek professional distinction through the 70-412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services exam.

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Lesson Objectives

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Expert Encore

  • Configure network load balancing (NLB).
  • Plan and Configure failover clustering.
  • Plan and Configure failover clustering to support Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Implement advanced file services for File Servers
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC).
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery and business continuity solutions.
  • Configure advanced network services in DHCP
  • Configure advanced network services in DNS
  • Configure advanced network services in IP address management (IPAM)
  • Plan and configure distributed AD DS internal and external inter-operability
  • Plan and configure AD DS sites and replication
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Install and configure Active Directory Certification Services (AD CS).
  • Install and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
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