10967 Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure
11/30/2020 - 12/4/2020



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This five day course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.


Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology.

This course is a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before you start the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.


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*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware required in your registration or lunch. Please refer to your Estimate or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Courses maybe run as a LDL - Live Distance Learning if minimum enrolled not met.


Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Windows Server Architecture
Installing Windows Server.
Configuring Services.
Configuring Devices and Device Drivers.

Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server
Identifying Storage Technologies.
Managing Disks and Volumes.
Fault Tolerance.

Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure
Network Architecture Standards.
Local Area Networking.
Wide Area Networking.
Wireless Networking.
Connecting to the Internet.
Remote Access.

Module 4: Connecting Network Components
Understanding the OSI Model.
Understanding Media Types.
Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
Understanding Routing.

Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP
Overview of TCP/IP.
IPv4 Addressing.
IPv6 Addressing.
Name Resolution

Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles
Role-Based Deployment.
Deploying Role-Specific Services.
Considerations for Provisioning Roles.

Module 7: Implementing Active Directory
Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
Implementing AD DS.
Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
Implementing Group Policy

Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers
Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
Physical Security.
Internet Security.

Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server
Overview of Windows Security.
Securing Files and Folders.
Implementing Encryption.

Module 10: Implementing Network Security
Overview of Network Security.
Implementing Firewalls.
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

Module 11: Implementing Security Software
Client Software Protection Features
E-Mail Protection.
Server Protection.

Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance
Event Logging.
Performance Monitoring.

Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server
Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
Server Availability and Data Recovery.
Applying Updates to Windows Server.
Troubleshooting Windows Server.