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WINDOWS SERVER 2012 (MCSA)

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Course Duration 40 Hrs.

 Syllabus – Course Content

The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification, proves that you can install, setup and manage Microsoft Windows Server solutions in an enterprise environment, and has three exams: 
70-410 | Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
70-411 | Administering Windows Server 2012
70-412 | Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe Active Directory Domain Services and install a domain controller.
  • Create and configure user, group, and computer objects.
  • Use Windows PowerShell and other command‐line tools to create and configure AD DS objects.
  • Configure IPv4 for simple scenarios.
  • Install and configure a DHCP server.
  • Install and configure DNS service.
  • Configure IPv6 for simple scenarios.
  • Configure local storage on a server.
  • Create and secure files shares and shared printers.
  • Create and manage Group Policy objects.
  • Secure Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects.
  • Implement Server Virtualization with Hyper‐V.

Detailed Course Content

  1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

This module introduces the new Windows Server 2012 administrative interface. This module covers the different roles and features that are available with the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It also discusses the various installation and configuration options you can use when deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012.

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post‐Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  1. Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

This module introduces Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2012. It covers general AD DS infrastructure including forests, trees, schema, Global Catalog, Operations Masters. It also covers installing and configuring domain controllers.

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  1. Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

This module covers configuring Active Directory Objects such as users, groups and computers. The functionality of AD DS Administrative Tools is addressed, in addition to the configuration of user profiles and the process of delegating permissions to perform AD DS administration.

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration
  1. Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

This module covers using command‐line tools to configure and administer AD DS. It introduces using Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AD DS administration, and using Windows PowerShell to perform bulk AD DS administrative operations.

  • Using Command‐line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
  1. Implementing IPv4

This module covers Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) addressing. It details the various IPv4 components, covers subnetting and supernetting, and discusses configuring and general troubleshooting of IPv4 addresses.

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
  1. 6. Implementing DHCP

This module covers the installation and configuration of DHCP as well as managing a DHCP

database. It also covers security and monitoring of DHCP, including auditing and logging.

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
  1. Implementing DNS

This module covers name resolution for Windows Server and clients. It details the installation of a DNS server and configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS zones.

  • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
  1. Implementing Local Storage

This module covers the storage configuration options for Windows Server 2012, including managing disks and volumes and implementing file systems. It also covers creating and managing storage pools.

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  1. Implementing File and Print Services

This module covers securing files, folders and network file shares, in addition to using shadow copies to protect network file shares. It also covers configuring network printing and creating a printer pool.

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing
  1. Implementing Group Policy

This module covers using Group Policy to centrally manage and apply configuration settings.

  • Overview of Group Policy

•    Group Policy Processing

 

Administering Windows Server 2012 (70-411)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server role
  • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Update Management

Detailed Course Content

  1. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

This module covers how to implement a Group Policy infrastructure and then how to configure and manage that infrastructure. It also covers how to Scope GPOs using links, security groups, WMI filters, loopback processing, and Preference targeting as well as covering troubleshooting Policy Application.

  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Implement GPOs
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application
  1. Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

This module covers Implementing Administrative templates, how to configure GPO preferences and folder redirection as well as managing software with Group Policy.

  • Implement Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy Preferences
  • Manage Software with GPSILab: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Deploying Software Using Group Policy
  • Implement Settings Using Group Policy Preferences
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  1. Managing User and Service Accounts

This module covers how to create and administer user accounts as well as configure user object attributes. It also covers automating user account creation and configuring Managed Service

  • Create and Administer User Accounts
  • Configure User Object Attributes
  • Automate User Account Creation
  • Configure Managed Service Accounts
  1. Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

This module covers how to implement Virtualized and Read Only Domains Controllers as well as how to perform common

ADDS administrative tasks. The module will also cover how to manage the AD DS database.

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  1. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

This module covers installing and configuring the DNS server role as well as creating and configuring DNS zones and zone transfers. It will also cover managing and troubleshooting DNS.

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  1. Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

This module covers configuring Network Access, creating and configuring VPNs and Network Policies as well as troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access. It will also cover configuration of DirectAccess.

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  1. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

This module covers Installing and configuring Network Policy Server as well as RADIUS clients and servers. It will also deal with Network Policy Server authentication methods and monitoring and troubleshooting a Network Policy Server.

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
  1. Optimizing File Services

This module covers File Server Resource Manager and how to use it to implement Quotas, file screens and Storage Reports. It will also outline how to implement Classification Management and File Management Tasks as well as covering how to implement DFS, DFS Namespaces and configuration and troubleshooting DFS Replication.

  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports? Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  1. Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

This module covers how to increase file system security by configuring file encryption with EFS as well as how to enable and implement advanced auditing features.

  • Encrypting Network Files with EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  1. Implementing Update Management

This module covers the features and functionality of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as well as detailing how to provision updates with WSUS.

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  1. Monitoring Windows Server 2012

This module covers the various monitoring tools available in Windows Server 2012. It will cover the use of Performance

Monitor as well as how to monitor and successfully utilize Event logs.

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (70‐412)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper‐V
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication?
  • Implementing AD CS
  • Implementing AD RMS
  • Implementing AD FS

Detailed Course content

  1. Implementing Advanced Network Services

This module covers configuring advanced features in DNS and DHCP with Windows Server 2012 as well as covering IP Address management (IPAM).

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  1. Implementing Advanced File Services

This module will cover learning how to configure and manage iSCSI and BranchCache as well as Implementing Windows 2012 features that optimize storage utilization such as File Server Resource Manager, File classification and Data Deduplication.

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Branch Cache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage 
  1. Implementing Dynamic Access Control

This module covers planning and implementing Dynamic Access Control (DAC).

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation
  • Configuring Dynamic Access Control
  1. Implementing Network Load Balancing

This module covers how to plan and implement Network Load Balancing (NLB). It will cover managing and configuring

an NLB cluster and validating High Availability for an NLB cluster.

  • Network Load Balancing Overview
  • Configuring a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Planning a Network Load Balancing Implementation
  1. Implementing Failover Clustering

This module covers the Failover Clustering features in Windows Server 2012. It will cover how to implementing Failover Cluster, Configuring highly available applications and services on a failover cluster and how to how to maintain Failover Cluster and how to use new maintenance features such as Cluster Aware Updating (CAU). It will also cover how to implement multi‐site failover cluster.

  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly‐Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster? Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi‐Site Failover Cluster
  1. Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper‐V

This module will cover the options for making virtual machines highly available. It will cover how to implement virtual machines in failover cluster deployed on host, options for moving virtual machine or its storage and Provide high level overview about System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012.

  • Overview of the Integration of Hyper‐V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper‐V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper‐V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper‐V Virtual Environments by Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  1. Implementing Disaster Recovery

This module covers considerations that must be included when you are implementing a disaster recovery solution, how to Plan and implement a backup solution for Windows Server 2012, Plan and implement server and data recovery using Windows Server Backup and Microsoft Online Backup.

  • Disaster Recovery Overview
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
  1. Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

This module will cover the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment such as implementing a distributed AD DS deployment and Configuring AD DS Forest trusts.

  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Implementing a Distributed AD DS Deployment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts
  1. Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

This module covers how replication works in a Windows Server 2012 AD DS environment. It will include configuring AD

DS sites in order to optimize AD DS network traffic and configuring and monitor AD DS replication.

  • Overview of AD DS Replication
  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
  1. Implementing AD CS

This module covers Describe the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and concepts. It covers implementing a

certification authority infrastructure, Planning and implementing a certificate template deployment using an AD CS

certification authority and Planning and implementing certificate distribution and revocation.

  • Public Key Infrastructure Overview
  • Deploying Certification Authorities
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

 

 

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The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification proves you can install, setup and manage Microsoft Windows Server solutions in an enterprise environment, and has three exams: 
70-410 | Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
70-411 | Administering Windows Server 2012
70-412 | Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
*15+ years in the IT industry
*Worked on multiple Microsoft technologies like Active Directory, System Center Suite, Microsoft Azure…etc
*Certifications: MCP, MCTS, MCITP, MCSE2003, MSCE2008, MCSE2012(SI) 
* Credentials : Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2007 
*CCNA, CCNP, VCP
*Passionate about technology and sharing knowledge. Regular technology blogger, community speaker and 
  experimenter. 

 

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After becoming MCSA certified, there are many specialized Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications you can pursue. For example, the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure and the MCSE Server Infrastructure credentials apply directly to network administrator job roles.
The MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification proves that you can securely deploy and maintain desktop PCs. This credential includes two additional exams beyond the three tests required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012:
70-415 | Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
70-416 | Implementing Desktop Application Environments
The MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification validates your ability to run physical and virtual servers – a sought-after skill in modern enterprise environments – and includes two more exams beyond the MCSA: Windows Server 2012:
70-413 | Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
70-414 | Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

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