20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
8/31/2020 - 9/4/2020


COURSE COST: $2495.00

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

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This version of this course 20410A utilizes pre-release software in the virtual machines for the labs. The five day course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. 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 courses this course will primarily cover the initial implementation and configuration of those core services, such as Active Directory, networking services and initial Hyper-V configuration This course is also preparation material, and maps directly to, Exam 70-412: Administering Windows Server 2012.


This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment. Although students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server experience, they must have good hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. A secondary audience for this course will be candidates looking to take Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, or are aspiring to acquire the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential, either in its own right, or in order to proceed in acquiring the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) credentials, for which the MCSA credential is a pre-requisite. Before attending this course, students must have: A good understanding of networking fundamentals.
An understanding and experience configuring security and administration tasks in and Enterprise environment
Experience supporting or configuring Windows clients such as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware required in your registration. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us at learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244. Course is subject to minimum enrollment. If minimum is not met this class may run as a LDL / Virtual class.


Module 1: Deploying and Managing 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
Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Configuring Windows Server 2012 Core
Managing Servers
Managing Servers with Windows PowerShell

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
Overview of Domain Controllers
Installing a Domain Controller
Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
Installing a Domain Controller
Installing a domain controller by using IFM

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Managing User Accounts
Managing Groups
Managing Computer Accounts
Delegating Administration
Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Delegating Administration for a Branch Office
Creating and Configuring User Accounts in AD DS
Creating and Configuring Groups in AD DS
Managing Computer Objects in AD DS

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
Using Command-line Tools
Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration using Windows PowerShell
Creating User Accounts and Groups by Using Windows PowerShell
Modifying User Accounts in Bulk
Using Windows PowerShell to Create User Accounts in Bulk

Module 5: Implementing IPv4
Overview of TCP/IP
Understanding IPv4 Addressing
Subnetting and Supernetting
Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
Lab : Implementing IPv4
Identifying Appropriate Subnets
Troubleshooting IPv4

Module 6: Implementing DHCP
Installing a DHCP Server
Configuring DHCP Scopes
Managing a DHCP Database
Securing and Monitoring DHCP
Lab : Implementing DHCP
Implementing DHCP
Implementing DHCP Relay

Module 7: Implementing DNS
Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
Installing a DNS Server
Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
Lab : Implementing DNS
Installing and Configuring DNS
Creating Host Records in DNS
Managing the DNS Server Cache

Module 8: Implementing IPv6
Overview of IPv6
IPv6 Addressing
Coexistence with IPv6
IPv6 Transition Technologies
Lab : Implementing IPv6
Configure IPv6
Configure ISATAP

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage
Overview of Storage
Managing Disks and Volumes
Implementing Storage Pools
Lab : Implementing Local Storage
Installing and configuring a new disk
Resizing volumes
Configuring a Storage Pool
Configuring a Redundant Storage Space

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services
Securing Files and Folders
Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
Configuring Network Printing
Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
Creating and Configuring a File Share
Configuring Volume Shadow Copy
Create and Configure a Printer Pool

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy
Overview of Group Policy
Group Policy Processing
Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
Lab : Implementing Group Policy
Configuring a Central Store for Group Policy objects
Creating Group Policy Objects

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
Windows Security Overview
Security Settings
Restricting Software
Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Lab : Lab A: Increasing Security for Server Resources
Using Group Policy to Secure Member Servers
Auditing File System Access
Lab : Lab B: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
Configuring AppLocker Policies
Configuring Windows Firewall

Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Overview of Virtualization Technologies
Implementing Hyper-V
Managing Virtual Machine Storage
Managing Virtual Networks
Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
Configuring Virtual Networking
Create and configure a virtual machine
Using Virtual Machine Snapshots