This online training course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure. The online training course also provides the skills to perform name resolution, application integration, optimization of automate remediation and maintenance of network services.

Course Instructor: Will Panek

Course Outline

01. Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration

  • Upgrading and Migrating Considerations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualization

02. Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure

  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
  • Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy

03. Module 3: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution

  • Designing and Implementing DHCP
  • Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
  • Planning and Implementing an IP Address Management (IPAM) Provisioning Strategy

04. Module 4: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution

  • Designing a Domain Name Service (DNS) Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
  • Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security

05. Module 5: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Forest and Domain Infrastructure

  • Designing an AD DS Forest
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
  • Designing AD DS Domain Trusts

06. Module 6: Designing and Implementing an Organizational Unit (OU) Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model

  • Planning the AD DS Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing the OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy

07. Module 7: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object (GPO) Strategy

  • Gathering the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management

08. Module 8: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology

  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
  • Designing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers

09. Module 9: Planning and Implementing Storage

  • Storage Considerations
  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs

10. Module 10: Planning and Implementing File Services

  • Planning and Implementing a Distributed File System
  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
  • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control

11. Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Access Services

  • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Designing RADIUS Authentication Using a Network Policy Server
  • Designing a Perimeter Network
  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess

12. Module 12: Designing and Implementing Network Protection

  • Network Security Design
  • Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security Threats
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a Network Access Protection Infrastructure

    Skills Learned

    After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

    • Plan a server upgrade and migration
    • Plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure
    • Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution
    • Design and implement name resolution
    • Design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure
    • Design and implement an Active Directory organizational unit infrastructure
    • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy
    • Design and implement an AD DS topology
    • Plan and implement storage
    • Plan and implement file services
    • Design and implement network access services
    • Design and implement network protection
    • Understand appropriate command-line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands