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Administering Windows Server 2012 (M20411)

This course is part two of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

We will cover the necessary administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, remote access, network policies, data security, and monitoring and updating management. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20411 and will help you prepare for Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-411 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

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Who should attend:

System administrators and IT professionals with experience in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 environment.


Early Bird Registration fee for the course is $2200/person. (Register on or before March 17th, 2014)
Register fee after March 17th,2014 will be $2300/person.


At least one year of experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012
Understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure.
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (M20410) or equivalent experience.

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Topics covered include:

1. Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
2. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
3. Maintaining AD DS
4. Managing User and Service Accounts
5. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
6. Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
7. Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
8. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the NPS Role
9. Implementing NAP
10. Optimizing File Services
11. Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
12. Implementing Update Management
13. Monitoring Windows Server 2012


Lab 1: Use Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012
Lab 2: Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
Lab 3: Maintain AD DS
Lab 4: Manage User and Service Accounts
Lab 5: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
Lab 6: Manage User Desktops with Group Policy
Lab 7a: Configure Remote Access
Lab 7b: Configure DirectAccess
Lab 8: Install and Configure a Network Policy Server
Lab 9: Implement Network Access Protection
Lab 10A: Configure Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM
Lab 10B: Implement DFS
Lab 11: Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
Lab 12: Implement Update Management
Lab 13: Monitor Windows Server 2012




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