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MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Boot Camp Training Courses

About the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Boot Camp

Duration: 9 days (90 hours)

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment. The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is a prerequisite for earning the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification or the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.

This package is comprised of a series of three courses that prepares students towards achieving their MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Exams:

  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Exam 1: 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Exam 2: 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Exam 3: 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.

Labs in the courses in this package are based on the General Availability release of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Next Class Dates

Feb 7, 2015–Feb 15, 2015
 
8:00am – 6:00pm PST
 
 

Apr 25, 2015–May 3, 2015
 
8:00am – 6:00pm PST
 
 

Jul 11, 2015–Jul 19, 2015
 
8:00am – 6:00pm PST
 
 

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This training consists of the following courses:

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20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp   More on this course

3 days | 30 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012.
  • » Describe Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • » Manage AD DS objects.
  • » Automate AD DS Administration.
  • » Implement IPv4.
  • » Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • » Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
  • » Implement IPv6.
  • » Implement local storage.
  • » Implement file and print services.
  • » Implement Group Policy.
  • » Secure Windows servers by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • » Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V.

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arrow Course Outline

  • Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
    1. Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
    2. Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2
    3. Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Management
    4. Introduction to Windows PowerShell
    5. Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
    1. Overview of AD DS
    2. Overview of Domain Controllers
    3. Installing a Domain Controller
    4. Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
  • Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
    1. Managing User Accounts
    2. Managing Groups
    3. Managing Computer Accounts
    4. Delegating Administration
    5. Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
    1. Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
    2. Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
    3. Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
    4. Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Module 5: Implementing IPv4
    1. Overview of TCP/IP
    2. Understanding IPv4 Addressing
    3. Subnetting and Supernetting
    4. Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
    5. Lab : Implementing IPv4
  • Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
    1. Installing a DHCP Server Role
    2. Configuring DHCP Scopes
    3. Managing a DHCP Database
    4. Securing and Monitoring DHCP
    5. Lab : Implementing DHCP
  • Module 7: Implementing DNS
    1. Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
    2. Installing a DNS Server
    3. Managing DNS Zones
    4. Lab : Implementing DNS
  • Module 8: Implementing IPv6
    1. Overview of IPv6
    2. IPv6 Addressing
    3. Coexistence with IPv4
    4. IPv6 Transition Technologies
    5. Lab : Implementing IPv6
  • Module 9: Implementing Local Storage
    1. Overview of Storage
    2. Managing Disks and Volumes
    3. Implementing Storage Spaces
    4. Lab : Implementing Local Storage
  • Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services
    1. Securing Files and Folders
    2. Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
    3. Configuring Work Folders
    4. Configuring Network Printing
    5. Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
  • Module 11: Implementing Group Policy
    1. Overview of Group Policy
    2. Group Policy Processing
    3. Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
    4. Lab : Implementing Group Policy
  • Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
    1. Windows Operating Systems Security Overview
    2. Configuring Security Settings
    3. Restricting Software
    4. Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    5. Lab : Increasing Security for Server Resources
    6. Lab : Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
    1. Overview of Virtualization Technologies
    2. Implementing Hyper-V
    3. Managing Virtual Machine Storage
    4. Managing Virtual Networks
    5. Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

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20411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp   More on this course

3 days | 30 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Configure and Troubleshoot Domain Name System
  • » Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
  • » Manage User and Service Accounts
  • » Implement Group Policy Infrastructure
  • » Manage User Desktops using Group Policy
  • » Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
  • » Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server
  • » Implement Network Access Protection
  • » Optimize File Services
  • » Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • » Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • » Implement Update Managements
  • » Monitor Windows Server 2012

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arrow Course Outline

  • Module 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
    1. Configuring the DNS Server Role
    2. Configuring DNS Zones
    3. Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
    4. Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
    5. Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
    1. Overview of AD DS
    2. Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
    3. Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
    4. Administering AD DS
    5. Managing the AD DS Database
    6. Lab : Maintaining AD DS
  • Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts
    1. Configuring Password Policy and User Account
    2. Configuring Managed Service Accounts
    3. Lab : Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Module 4: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
    1. Introducing Group Policy
    2. Implementing and Administering GPOs
    3. Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
    4. Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
    5. Lab : Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
    1. Implementing Administrative Templates
    2. Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
    3. Configuring Group Policy Preferences
    4. Managing Software with Group Policy
    5. Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
    1. Remote Access Overview
    2. Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
    3. Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
    4. Implementing VPN
    5. Implementing Web Application Proxy
    6. Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
    7. Lab : Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
    8. Lab : Implementing VPN
    9. Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
    1. Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
    2. Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
    3. NPS Authentication Methods
    4. Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
    5. Lab : Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Module 8: Implementing Network Access Protection
    1. Network Access Protection Overview
    2. Configuring NAP
    3. Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
    4. Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
    5. Lab : Implementing NAP with VPN Enforcement
    6. Lab : Implementing IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Module 9: Optimizing File Services
    1. Overview of FSRM
    2. Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
    3. Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
    4. DFS Overview
    5. Configuring DFS Namespaces
    6. Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS-R
    7. Lab : Configuring Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM
    8. Lab : Implementing DFS
  • Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
    1. Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
    2. Encrypting Files by Using Encrypting File System
    3. Configuring Advanced Auditing
    4. Lab : Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
    1. Overview of Windows Deployment Services
    2. Managing Windows Deployment Images
    3. Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
    4. Administering Windows Deployment Services
    5. Lab : Using Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012
  • Module 12: Implementing Update Management
    1. Overview of WSUS
    2. Deploying Updates with WSUS
    3. Lab : Implementing Update Management
  • Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012
    1. Monitoring Tools
    2. Using Performance Monitor
    3. Monitoring Event Logs
    4. Lab : Monitoring Windows Server 2012

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20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Boot Camp   More on this course

3 days | 30 hours

arrow 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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arrow Course Outline

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Module 4: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
    1. Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
    2. Deploying a Distributed AD DS Deployment
    3. Configuring AD DS Trusts
    4. Lab : Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Module 8: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
    1. AD FS Overview
    2. Deploying AD FS
    3. Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
    4. Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario
    5. Implementing Web Application Proxy
    6. Lab : Implementing AD FS
    7. Lab : Implementing AD FS for External Partners and Users
  • Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing
    1. Overview of NLB
    2. Configuring an NLB Cluster
    3. Planning an NLB Implementation
    4. Lab : Implementing NLB
  • 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
  • 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
  • Module 12: Implementing Disaster Recovery
    1. Overview of Disaster Recovery
    2. Implementing Windows Server Backup
    3. Implementing Server and Data Recovery
    4. Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore

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

  • » 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • » 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • » 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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Pre-requisites for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 (R2 Update) Boot Camp

Required Prerequisites:

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