Duration: 5 Days
Technology: Windows Server 2012
Software Assurance Value:
Get hands-on instruction and practice planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure in this 5-day Microsoft Official course. This course is part one in a series of two courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment including the supporting file and storage services. You will also learn the skills necessary to provide enterprise networking solutions such as DHCP, IPAM, VPN, and DirectAccess.
You will also learn the skills necessary to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure including multi domains/forest and branch office scenarios. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 413: Designing and Implementing and Server Infrastructure, which is the fourth of five exams required for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2012 R2 and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills..
After completing this course, students will be able to:
This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary. They have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and possess Windows Server 2012 certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or equivalent skills. The course is also intended for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure Certification.
Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
This module explains how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.Lessons
Considerations for Upgrades and Migrations
Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
Planning for Virtualization
Lab : Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration
Planning a Strategy for Server Upgrade and Migration
Evaluating Candidates for Server Virtualization
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the factors to consider when performing a server upgrade and migration.
Create a plan for a server upgrade and migration.
Plan for server virtualization.
Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy
This module explains how to design an automated server installation strategy and plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure.
Selecting an Appropriate Server Deployment Strategy
Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
Planning an Automated Server Installation and Deployment Strategy
Preparing the Windows Server 2012 R2 Image
Deploying Windows Server 2012 R2
Select an appropriate server deployment strategy.
Implement an automated deployment strategy.
Module 3: Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to plan and deploy a Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) infrastructure for deploying servers.
System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Overview
Implementing a Virtual Machine Manager Library and Profiles
Planning and Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Services
Lab : Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines by Using Virtual Machine Manager
Planning Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Components
Planning Virtual Machine and Service Templates
Implementing Virtual Machine Manager Components
Describe the core VMM architecture and components.
Implement VMM libraries and profiles.
Plan and deploy VMM services.
Module 4: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution
This module explains how to design and maintain IP address management (IPAM) and a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) solution.
Designing DHCP Servers
Planning DHCP Scopes
Designing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
Managing Servers and Address Spaces by Using IPAM
Lab : Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
Planning DHCP to Support Your Proposal
Planning an IPAM Deployment
Implementing DHCP and IPAM
Design a DHCP server implementation.
Plan DHCP scope configuration and options.
Design an IPAM provisioning strategy.
Manage servers and address spaces by using IPAM.
Module 5: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
This module explains how to design a name resolution strategy.
Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
Designing the DNS Namespace
Designing DNS Zones
Designing DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
Optimizing DNS Servers
Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
Lab : Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
Designing a Strategy for DNS Name Resolution
Designing a Strategy for DNS Server Placement
Designing DNS Zones and DNS Zone Replication
Design a Domain Name System (DNS) server-implementation strategy.
Design a DNS namespace.
Design and implement a DNS zone strategy.
Design and configure DNS zone replication and delegation.
Optimize the DNS server configuration.
Design DNS for high availability and security.
Module 6: Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
This module explains how to design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.
Designing an Active Directory Forest
Designing and Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
Designing Active Directory Integration with Windows Azure Active Directory
Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domains
Designing DNS Namespaces in Active Directory Environments
Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts
Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest Infrastructure
Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure
Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure
Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure
Implementing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure
Design an Active Directory forest.
Design and implement Active Directory forest trusts.
Design Active Directory integration with Windows Azure Active Directory.
Design and implement Active Directory domains.
Design DNS namespaces in an Active Directory environment.
Design and implement Active Directory domain trusts.
Module 7: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organizational Unit Infrastructure
This module explains how to design and implement an OU infrastructure and an AD DS permissions model.
Planning the Active Directory Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
Designing an OU Structure
Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory OU Infrastructure and Delegation Model
Designing an Organizational Unit Infrastructure
Implementing the OU Design
Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Permissions Model
Plan an Active Directory administrative tasks delegation model.
Design an OU structure.
Design and implement an AD DS group strategy.
Module 8: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
This module explains how to design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
Collecting the Information Required for a GPO Design
Designing and Implementing GPOs
Designing GPO Processing
Planning Group Policy Management
Lab : Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
Designing a GPO Strategy
Implementing the GPO Design
Collect and analyze the information required to facilitate a GPO design.
Create a GPO design and implement it.
Create a GPO processing design.
Plan GPO management.
Module 9: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
This module explains how to design an AD DS sites topology and a domain controller placement strategy.
Designing and Implementing Active Directory Sites
Designing Active Directory Replication
Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers
Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Physical Topology
Designing Active Directory Sites and Replication
Planning the Placement of Domain Controllers and Active Directory Replication
Implementing Active Directory Sites and Domain Controllers
Design and implement Active Directory sites.
Design and configure Active Directory replication.
Design domain controller placement.
Plan for virtualization of the domain controller role.
Design domain controller deployments for high availability.
Module 10: Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services
This module explains how to plan and implement storage and file services.
Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
Optimizing File Services for Branch Offices
Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
Planning a Storage Solution
Implementing iSCSI Storage
Configuring a Redundant Storage Space
Plan and implement an Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) SAN.
Plan and implement storage spaces.
Optimize file services for branch offices.
Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Protection
This module explains how to design and implement network protection.
Overview of Network Security Design
Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
Designing and Implementing a NAP Infrastructure
Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Protection
Designing a Windows Firewall Solution
Implementing a Windows Firewall Solution
Designing a NAP Solution
Implementing NAP with IPsec Enforcement
Describe the design process for network security.
Design and implement a Windows Firewall strategy.
Design and implement Network Access Protection (NAP).
Module 12: Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
This module explains how to design and implement remote access services.
Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
Planning and Implementing VPN
Planning and Implementing Web Application Proxy
Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure
Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Access Services
Designing a Remote Access Strategy
Planning and Implementing a DirectAccess Solution
Planning and Implementing a VPN Solution
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Plan and implement DirectAccess.
Plan and implement a virtual private network (VPN).
Plan and implement a Web Application Proxy.
Plan a complex remote access infrastructure.
Candidates for this course have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
20411D: Administering Windows Server 2012
20412D: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
20417D: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012