Microsoft Course 20412 - Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services — A 5 day course

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Synopsis:

This Microsoft M20412 course is built on the final release version of Windows Server 2012.

Learn how to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server 2012 with this five-day course.

This course is part three, in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Objectives:

Delegates will learn how to:

Contents

Implementing Advanced Network Services

This module describes how to configure advanced features in the Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) with Windows Server 2012, and it covers IP Address Management (IPAM).

Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services

Implementing Advanced File Services

This module describes how to configure and manage iSCSI and BranchCache, and how to implement Windows 2012 features that optimize storage utilization, such as File Server Resource Manager, file classification, and data duplication.

Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services

Lab : Implementing BranchCache

Implementing Dynamic Access Control

This module describes how to plan and implement Dynamic Access Control.

Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments

This module describes the components of a highly complex AD DS deployment, which includes implementing a distributed AD DS deployment and configuring AD DS forest trusts.

Lab : Implementing Complex AD DS Deployments

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

This module describes how replication works in a Windows Server 2012 AD DS environment, including how to configure AD DS sites so that you can optimize AD DS network traffic and how to configure and monitor AD DS replication.

Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

This module describes the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and concepts. It covers implementing a certification authority infrastructure, planning and implementing a certificate template deployment using an AD CS certification authority, and planning and implementing certificate distribution and revocation.

Lab : Deploying and Managing Certificates

Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

This module describes the AD RMS features and functionality. It explains how to use AD RMS to configure content protection, and deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.

Lab : Implementing AD RMS

Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

This module provides identity federation business scenarios, and it describes how to use AD FS to address such scenarios. It explains how to configure AD FS prerequisites, deploy AD FS services, enable single sign-on (SSO) for an organization, and enable SSO between federated business partners.

Lab : Implementing AD FS

Implementing Network Load Balancing

This module describes how to plan and implement NLB. It will cover managing and configuring an NLB cluster and validating high availability for an NLB cluster.

Lab : Implementing Network Load Balancing

Implementing Failover Clustering

This module describes the failover clustering features in Windows Server 2012. It explains how to implement a failover cluster, configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster, maintain a failover cluster, and use new maintenance features such as Cluster Aware Updating (CAU). It will also cover how to implement multi-site failover clustering.

Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering

Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

This module describes the options for making virtual machines highly available. It explains how to implement virtual machines in a failover cluster that was deployed on a host and how you can move a virtual machine or its storage. In addition, it provides a high-level overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012.

Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Implementing Disaster Recovery

This module describes considerations for implementing a disaster recovery solution, and how to plan and implement a backup solution for Windows Server 2012. In addition, it explains how to plan and implement server and data recovery using Windows Server backup and Microsoft Online backup.

Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

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Birmingham — £995 (+VAT)

Edinburgh — £995 (+VAT)

Glasgow — £995 (+VAT)

Leeds — £995 (+VAT)

Leicester — £995 (+VAT)

London — £995 (+VAT)

Manchester — £995 (+VAT)

Milton Keynes — £995 (+VAT)

Newcastle — £995 (+VAT)

Reading — £995 (+VAT)

Southampton — £995 (+VAT)

Wokingham — £995 (+VAT)

Suitable For

This course is intended for IT professionals with hands-on experience implementing, managing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment, who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2012 environment. Suitable candidates are typically experienced system administrators who have real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment.

The secondary audience for this course are candidates who plan to take Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, or who want to acquire the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential.

Examination

The Microsoft MS20412 course is the final step to help candidates work towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012 qualification. This course helps prepare candidates for Exam 70-412 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. The exam is arranged separately from the course and the exam fee is not included in the price of the course.

Follow on Courses

Delegates wishing to work towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) qualification should also review:

Other related courses:

Prerequisites