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20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update)

20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The course is part three, of a series of three courses, which provides hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 services. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the three courses this course will primarily cover advanced configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 70412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Note: Labs in this course are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Note: E- learning module (Microsoft On Demand, MOD) is also available for this course Click here for more details

Next Class Dates

Dec 12, 2016 – Dec 16, 2016
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Dec 26, 2016 – Jan 16, 2017
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM ET
Feb 6, 2017 – Feb 10, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

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Intended Audience for this 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update) Course

  • » 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.

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20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update) Course Objectives

  • » 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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20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update) Course Outline

    1. Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services
      1. Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
      2. Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
      3. Implementing IPAM
      4. Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
      5. Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services
    2. Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services
      1. Configuring iSCSI Storage
      2. Configuring BranchCache
      3. Optimizing Storage Usage
      4. Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services
      5. Lab : Implementing BranchCache
    3. Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
      1. Overview of DAC
      2. Implementing DAC Components
      3. Implementing DAC for Access Control
      4. Implementing Access Denied Assistance
      5. Implementing and Managing Work Folders
      6. Lab : Implementing Secure Data Access
    4. Module 4: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
      1. Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
      2. Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
      3. Configuring AD DS Trusts
      4. Lab : Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
    5. Module 5: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
      1. AD DS Replication Overview
      2. Configuring AD DS Sites
      3. Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
      4. Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
    6. Module 6: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
      1. Using Certificates in a Business Environment
      2. PKI Overview
      3. Deploying CAs
      4. Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
      5. Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
      6. Managing Certificate Recovery
      7. Lab : Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy
      8. Lab : Deploying and Managing Certificates
    7. Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
      1. AD RMS Overview
      2. Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
      3. Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
      4. Configuring External Access to AD RMS
      5. Lab : Implementing AD RMS
    8. Module 8: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
      1. Overview of AD FS
      2. Deploying AD FS
      3. Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
      4. Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
      5. Extending AD FS to External Clients
      6. Lab : Implementing AD FS
      7. Lab : Implementing AD FS for External Partners and Users
    9. Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing
      1. Overview of NLB
      2. Configuring an NLB Cluster
      3. Planning an NLB Implementation
      4. Lab : Implementing NLB
    10. Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering
      1. Failover Clustering Overview
      2. Implementing a Failover Cluster
      3. Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
      4. Maintaining a Failover Cluster
      5. Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
      6. Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
    11. Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
      1. Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
      2. Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
      3. Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
      4. Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM
      5. Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
    12. Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
      1. Data Protection Overview
      2. Implementing Windows Server Backup
      3. Implementing Server and Data Recovery
      4. Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore

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    Course Prerequisites for 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (R2 Update)

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    This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

    • » 70-412 : Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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    Award winning, world-class Instructors

    Bob L.
    Solid instructor with real-world experience both as employee and consultant. Additionally, developed prep exams (Transcender 2000-2002), internal training for Microsoft, actual Microsoft exam, test prep books. Expertise in SMS, Exchange Server, ISA Server, Security.
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    - Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
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    - Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
    - Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
    - Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


    Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

    Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
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    - Vastly experienced working within multinational environments and capable of connecting to different audiences - In-depth expertise in the implementation, troubleshooting and documentation of networks and security systems, with strong "hands on" technical knowledge of CISSP, CEH and CHFI. - Master of Science in Electronics Engineering, and holder of several technical certifications. - Highly-skilled in diverse fields ranging from Security, Computer Forensics, Networking, Routing Protocols, Programming, Databases and Applications to name a few. Bio: With over 25 years of technical experience, Emilio brings a dynamic set of skills supported by a Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and on-the-field experience working in multinational environments. He also holds more than 12 Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft certifications. Although he is well versed and thorough in multiple technological fields, his technical forte lies in the security domain, specifically CISSP, CEH and CHFI. Emilio's skills have evolved over time, studying closely and constantly staying well informed of the growing cyber threats. These are just some of the few reasons why Emilio brings to his classes more than just what's in the books.

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    Sep 29 2016
    Very good learning environment. The instructor was extremely knowledgeable in the subject matter and answered all my questions. Learning material was top notch.

    - Eric H.
    Course(s) Taken

    » MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Combo

    Jun 10 2016
    I like the open format and student interaction. The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and informative.

    - Lawrence B.
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    » MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Combo

    Oct 28 2015
    Vimal was a particularly good instructor. He explained the information very clearly and had many good examples. My best rating for him, and hope I have him for future classes.
    Mike F.
    Course(s) Taken

    » MCSE: Server Infrastructure (Windows Server 2012) Combo
    » MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Boot Camp

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