IT Networking Training Catalog – 70-410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (MCSA/MCSE) Series!

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Overview: This series describes how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2. Students will learn the basics of the server, server 2012 management, working with server core, configuring local storage and file and print access. Students will also learn about remote management, virtualization, the TCP/IP Protocol Suite, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory domain services and Windows security.

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Career Path: Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

Certification Details

Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. This certification confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

Certification Exam Details:
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 – Exam 70-410: Learn More about this certification exam.

Series Taught By: Sandra Batakis

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 17
Students can earn up to 17 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 -Server 2012 Overview

(Duration: 1h 10m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Server 2012 Overview
  3. On Premise vs. Cloud
  4. Common Cloud Computing
  5. Cloud Computing
  6. Local Resources Provided to Clients
  7. Windows Server 2012 Editions
  8. Server 2012 Server Roles
  9. Features with Windows Server 2012
  10. Server Core
  11. Installation Options
  12. Install Options Integrated
  13. Media Formats
  14. Windows DS
  15. Other Install Options
  16. Demo – Installing Windows 2012 Enterprise
  17. Windows Server Installation
  18. Server Upgrades
  19. Server Migration
  20. Minimum Hardware Requirements
  21. Installation Steps
  22. Post Server Installation Tasks – Round One
  23. Demo – Introduction to Server Manager
  24. Windows Activation
  25. Offline Domain Join
  26. Post Server Installation Tasks – Round Two
  27. Using PowerShell to Manage Servers
  28. Resources Utilization by Using Features on Demand
  29. Features on Demand – Order of Search
  30. How to Override Features on Demand (Default Behavior)
  31. Removing Feature Files
  32. Migrate Roles from Previous Versions of Windows Server
  33. Supported Operation Systems (Source)
  34. Module 01 Review
  35. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 0 3-Working with Server Core

(Duration: 1h 19m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Working with Server Core
  3. Demo – Installing Server Core
  4. Introduction to PowerShell
  5. Demo – PowerShell
  6. Adding GUI to Server Core
  7. Removing GUI to Server Core
  8. To Install a Removed Role or Feature Using WIM Image
  9. Server Core Tools
  10. Demo – Recover from Closing Command Prompt
  11. Roles Available to Server Core
  12. Listing Roles on Server Core
  13. Enabling Remote Management
  14. Demo – Netsh -Firewall
  15. Server Configuration – Core
  16. Demo – Sconfig on Server Core
  17. Features Not Supported by Server Core
  18. Installing Domain Controllers on Server Core – Options
  19. PowerShell Examples for User Management
  20. PowerShell Examples for Group Management
  21. PowerShell Examples for Computer Management
  22. PowerShell Examples for OU’s
  23. Module 03 Review
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -Configure File and Print Access

(Duration: 1h 17m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. File Shares and Permissions
  3. Create and Configure Shares
  4. File Sharing Profiles
  5. Demo – Configure File Shares
  6. Configure Offline Files
  7. Offline Files Settings
  8. Configure NTFS Permissions
  9. NTFS Permissions
  10. eNotes: NTFS Permission Examples
  11. Access Based Enumeration (ABE)
  12. Configure Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
  13. Demo – Shadow Copies
  14. Configure Print and Document Services
  15. Demo – Install Print and Document Services Role
  16. Easy Print – Print Driver
  17. Network Printing Security Options
  18. Demo – Create a Shared Printer
  19. Printer Pooling
  20. Demo – Creating a Printer Pool
  21. Branch Office Direct Printing
  22. Options to Deploy Printers
  23. Printer Migration for Web Services for Devices (WSD Print Devices)
  24. Server 2012 R2 New and Updated
  25. Module 05 Review
  26. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 -TCP/IP Protocol Suite

(Duration: 2h 1m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  3. Components of Network Infrastructure
  4. TCP/IP Protocol
  5. Architecture
  6. TCP/IP Applications
  7. Sockets
  8. Ports
  9. IPv4 Addressing
  10. IP Configuration
  11. Public vs. Private IPv4 Addresses
  12. Relating to Binary
  13. IP Address Classes
  14. CIDR Notations / VLSM
  15. eNotes: CIDR
  16. Configuring IP Addresses Using Server Manager
  17. Configuring IP Address Using a Command Line
  18. Configure IP Address Using PowerShell
  19. Demo – Configure IP Address Using PowerShell
  20. TCP/IP Troubleshooting with PowerShell
  21. TCP/IP Diagnostics
  22. Network Card Teaming
  23. Supernetting
  24. Supernetting Examples
  25. Overview Of IPv6
  26. IPv4 vs IPv6
  27. Comparing IPv4 and IPv6
  28. IPv6 Benefits
  29. Equivalents
  30. IPv6 Addressing
  31. Link Local Unicast Addresses
  32. Host Private Address
  33. Zone ID’s
  34. Hexadecimal Numbering System
  35. Converting Binary to Hex
  36. Binary To Hex Examples
  37. Things to Know About TCP/IPv6
  38. Global Unicast Addresses
  39. Global Unicast Addresses Structure
  40. Unique Local Unicast Address
  41. Zone ID
  42. Format Prefixes
  43. IPv6 Address Structure
  44. Demo – Configuring IPv6 Client
  45. Autoconfiguration IPv6 Addresses
  46. Autoconfiguration Address States
  47. Autoconfiguration Process
  48. IPv6 Over IPv4 Tunneling
  49. Defining Capabilities: Node Types
  50. Configure ISATAP
  51. Host Configuration
  52. 6to4
  53. Teredo
  54. PortProxy
  55. Transition Process
  56. Module 07 Review
  57. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 -Overview of Active Directory Domain Services

(Duration: 3h 31m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
  3. Physical Components of Active Directory
  4. Logical Components of Active Directory
  5. Domain Structures – Domain and Forest
  6. Domain Structure – Forest
  7. Domain Structure – Schema
  8. Domain Structures – Logical
  9. Default Containers and OU’s
  10. Domain Structures – Sites (Physical)
  11. Components of Site Structure
  12. Domain – Wide Scope
  13. Overview of Domain Controllers
  14. What Domain Controllers Do
  15. Depreciated Features Server 2012 Related to AD DS
  16. Server 2012 R2 Enhancements
  17. AD and Workplace Join
  18. Global Catalog
  19. Demo – Global Catalog
  20. Operations Master Roles
  21. Best Practices – FSMO and GC
  22. Forest and Domain Functional Levels
  23. Guidelines for Raising Domain and Forest Functional Levels
  24. Functional Level Options
  25. Functional Levels and Recycle Bin
  26. Demo – Functional Levels and FSMO
  27. Forest Functional Levels
  28. ADPrep Commands
  29. RODC
  30. How DC’s are Found and Used
  31. Demo – SRV Records DNS
  32. The AD DS Logon Process
  33. Install Domain Controllers
  34. DC Install Questions and Required Information
  35. Required Information to Collect Pre -Install
  36. Demo – Install Domain Controllers
  37. Upgrading Domain Controllers
  38. Clean Installation of Windows Server 2012 Domain Controllers
  39. Install Domain Controller Using IFM
  40. Demo – Remove A Domain Controller From A Domain
  41. Active Directory Management Tools
  42. User Accounts
  43. Uniqueness of Accounts
  44. Attributes of Users
  45. Creating Account Templates
  46. Locking vs. Disabled
  47. Directory Service Command Line Tools
  48. Groups
  49. Group Scopes
  50. Helpful Acronyms E-Notes
  51. Default Groups
  52. Protected Users Security Group
  53. Protected Users Security Group User Limitations
  54. Special Identities
  55. Computer Accounts
  56. Troubleshooting Computer Accounts
  57. Troubleshooting Steps
  58. Listing Group Membership
  59. Delegate Management of Active Directory Objects
  60. CSVDE for Exporting
  61. CSVDE for Importing
  62. Ldifde
  63. Ldifde – Export
  64. Ldifde – Import
  65. Managing AD DS with PowerShell
  66. Module 09 Review
  67. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 -Windows Server 2012 Management

(Duration: 1h 6m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Windows Server 2012 Management
  3. Server Manager
  4. Demo – Add Roles Server Manager
  5. Demo – Event Viewer
  6. Demo – Best Practice Analyzer
  7. Administrative Tools Available
  8. Demo – Administrative Tools Available
  9. Enabling Remote Management
  10. Delegate Administration
  11. Delegation Planning
  12. Demo – Delegation of Domain Administration
  13. Advanced Services
  14. Configuring NIC Teaming
  15. Switch Dependent Teaming Modes
  16. 802.11ac Support
  17. NetSh Commands with Windows Server 2012 R2
  18. Wired and Wireless Ethernet Access Passwords
  19. Module 02 Review
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 -Configuring Local Storage

(Duration: 1h 40m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Configuring Local Storage
  3. Key Features of Storage
  4. Disk Types and Performance
  5. Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics (EIDE)
  6. Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
  7. Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)
  8. Solid State Drives
  9. Direct Attached Storage (DAS)
  10. Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  11. Storage Area Network (SAN)
  12. Common RAID Levels
  13. Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Features
  14. Storage Spaces
  15. Demo – Configuring Storage Spaces
  16. Work Folders
  17. Work Folder Limitations
  18. Work Folder Components
  19. Certificate Notes
  20. Work Folder Server Components
  21. Work Folder Server Configuration
  22. Work Folder Server Configuration PowerShell Commands
  23. Work Folders Client Configuration
  24. Demo – Configuring Work Folders
  25. Offload Data Transfers (ODX)
  26. SMB 3.0 Support
  27. File System Enhancements
  28. Storage Management
  29. Resilient File System (ReFS)
  30. Storage PowerShell Cmdlets
  31. Configure Basic Disks
  32. Configure Dynamic Disks
  33. Common Operations – Basic and Dynamic Disks
  34. Demo – Creating Volume Mount Points
  35. Configuring MBR Disks
  36. Configuring GPT Disks
  37. Installing And Configuring A New Disk
  38. eNotes: Types of Volumes / Pools
  39. Demo – Create VHDs
  40. Extending and Shrinking Volumes
  41. Utilities for Volume
  42. BranchCache
  43. BranchCache Requirements
  44. BranchCache Server Settings
  45. BranchCache Client Settings
  46. Enabling Distributed Cache Mode or Hosted Cache Mode
  47. Module 04 Review
  48. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Remote Management and Virtualization

(Duration: 1h 56m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Remote Management
  3. Demo – Enable Remote Management
  4. Remote Management- MISC
  5. Remote Desktop
  6. Remote Desktop Services Role Services
  7. Server 2012 R2 Improvements and Additions
  8. Demo – Remote Desktop
  9. Multi -Server Management
  10. Demo – Server Groups
  11. Virtualization
  12. Presentation Virtualization
  13. Remote Desktop Gateway
  14. Virtualization
  15. Hyper – V
  16. Application Virtualization (App -V)
  17. Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED -V)
  18. Simulated Hardware for VM’s
  19. Demo – Create a VM
  20. Demo – Hyper -V Settings
  21. Dynamic Memory
  22. Integration Services
  23. Start and Stop Actions
  24. Resource Metering
  25. Virtual Hard Disk
  26. Virtual Disk Types
  27. Shrinking Fixed Virtual Hard Disks
  28. VHD’s vs. VHDX
  29. Demo – Managing VHD’s
  30. Differencing Disks
  31. Virtual Hard Disk Operations/Maintenance Operations
  32. Methods of Creating Virtual Hard Disk
  33. VHD’s and File Shares
  34. Differencing Disks
  35. Virtual Networks
  36. Virtual Network Extensions
  37. Demo – Hyper -V Network Settings
  38. Virtual Adapters
  39. Legacy Network Adapters
  40. Demo – Creating Network Adapters
  41. Considerations for VM Network Configuration
  42. Important Note – External Virtual Networks
  43. Virtual Machine MAC Address
  44. Using Snapshots
  45. Module 06 Review
  46. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 -DHCP and DNS

(Duration: 1h 27m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. DNS
  3. DNS for Name Resolution
  4. eNotes: How Names are Resolved – Iterative Queries
  5. Link -Local Multicast Name Resolution
  6. WINS
  7. Single Label Names – WINS
  8. Tools and Commands
  9. Demo – Tools and Commands
  10. DNS Terms to Know
  11. DNS Zones
  12. DNS Registration Enhancements Windows Server 2012 R2
  13. Demo – Installing the DNS Server Role
  14. Enhanced Zone Level Statistics Windows Server 2012 R2
  15. Enhanced PowerShell Support Server 2012 R2
  16. Dynamic Updates
  17. DNS Server Cache and Forwarding
  18. DNS Cache
  19. DNS Records Required for IPv6 Coexistence
  20. Troubleshooting Name Resolution
  21. eNotes: Troubleshooting Name Resolution
  22. DHCP
  23. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Service
  24. Lease Generation
  25. DHCP Relay Agent
  26. DHCP on Server Core
  27. DHCP Installation
  28. Demo – Install DHCP
  29. Create and Configure Scopes IPv4
  30. Create and Configure Scopes IPv6
  31. DHCP Reservation
  32. Common DHCP Options
  33. Order Options are Assigned
  34. Managing DHCP Database
  35. Move DHCP Database
  36. Securing DHCP and Unauthorized Computers
  37. Improved PowerShell Commands for DHCP in Server 2012 R2
  38. New PowerShell Commands for DHCP
  39. Configure Client and Server for PXE Boot
  40. DHCP Audit Logging
  41. Common Event Codes
  42. DHCP Issues – Discussion
  43. Module 08 Review
  44. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -Windows Security

(Duration: 1h 28m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Windows Security
  3. Windows Security – Defense in Depth
  4. Security Templates
  5. Methods to Distribute Security Templates
  6. User Rights
  7. Demo – Local Security Policy
  8. Auditing
  9. Restricted Groups
  10. Account Policies
  11. Security Compliance Manager (SCM)
  12. Group Policy
  13. GPO Locations – Content
  14. Components of Group Policy
  15. Group Policy Structure
  16. Administrative Templates
  17. ADM Files
  18. Group Policy Central Store
  19. Multiple Local Group Policies
  20. Notes: Local Group Policies
  21. Group Policy Preferences
  22. Common Preferences
  23. Starter GPO
  24. GPO Permissions
  25. Group Policy Processing
  26. Inheritance
  27. Default GPO’s
  28. Demo – Create a GPO
  29. Authentication Policies – Server 2012 R2
  30. Software Restriction Policies
  31. Basics: Software Restriction Policies
  32. AppLocker
  33. AppLocker Rules
  34. Windows Firewall
  35. Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  36. Enhancements Over Standard Windows Firewall
  37. Firewall Profiles
  38. Connection Security Rules
  39. Deploy Firewall Rules
  40. Configure Authenticated Firewall Exceptions
  41. Module 10 Review
  42. Course Closure
  43. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
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