Overview

This online training course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying Windows Server 2012 enterprise infrastructures including Active Directory and network services. Candidates would typically have experience with previous versions of Windows Server and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills.

Course Instructor: Doug Bassett

Course Outline

01. Module 1: Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • System Center 2012 Components
  • Integrating System Center 2012 and Server Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Host Environment

02. Module 2: Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization

  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

03. Module 3: Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines

  • Planning Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
  • Deploying Virtual Machines

04. Module 4: Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution

  • Planning and Implementing Microsoft System Center Administration
  • Planning and Implementing Self-Service with System Center
  • Planning and Implementing Automation with System Center

05. Module 5: Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy

  • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
  • System Center Operations Manager
  • Planning and Configuring Monitoring Components
  • Configuring Integration with VMM

06. Module 6: Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications

  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing

07. Module 7: Planning and Implementing a Highly Available Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

  • Planning a Failover Clustering Infrastructure
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization
  • Planning a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

08. Module 8: Planning and Implementing a Server Updates Infrastructure

  • Planning and Implementing a Windows Server Update Services(WSUS) Deployment
  • Planning Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Planning and Implementing Updates in a Server Virtualization Infrastructure

09. Module 9: Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Planning and Implementing Backup Strategies
  • Planning and Implementing Recovery
  • Planning and Implementing Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery

10. Module 10: Planning and Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Planning and Implementing a Certification Authority Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery

11. Module 11: Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Server Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claim Providers and Relying Parties
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules

12. Module 12: Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructures

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Cluster
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies
  • Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Dynamic Access Control (DAC)

    Skills Learned

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

    • Describe the considerations for managing an enterprise data center
    • Plan and implement a server virtualization strategy using Microsoft System Center 2012
    • Plan and Implement networks and storage for virtualization
    • Plan and deploy virtual machines
    • Manage a virtual machine deployment
    • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy
    • Plan and implement high availability for file services and applications
    • Plan and implement a high availability infrastructure by using failover clustering
    • Plan and implement a server-updates infrastructure
    • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy
    • Plan and implement a public key infrastructure (PKI)
    • Plan and implement an Identity Federation Infrastructure
    • Plan and implement an Information Rights Management (IRM) infrastructure
    • Understand appropriate command-line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands