Learn the fundamental knowledge and skills that you need to build a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.
This e-learning course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.
This course includes the foundational level knowledge to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
- 3 months access to e-learning materials
- 3 months access to training labs
Before attending this course, students must have:
- A basic knowledge of general computing concepts.
- Some experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012.
- Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on a Windows Server. Describe fundamental network components and terminology so you can select an appropriate network component.
- Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation.
- Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment.
- Describe and implement server roles.
- Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest.
- Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server.
- Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth.
- Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to your network.
- Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization’s security. Monitor a server to determine the performance level.
- Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server.
Who should attend
Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology. This course is a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before you start the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.
- Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server
- Lab : Implementing Storage in Windows Server
- Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure
- Lab : Selecting Network Infrastructure Components
- Module 4: Connecting Network Components
- Lab : Connecting Network Components
- Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP
- Lab : Implementing TCP/IP
- Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles
- Lab : Implementing Server Roles
- Lab : Implementing Server Roles
- Module 7: Implementing Active Directory
- Lab : Implementing AD DS
- Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers
- Lab : Implementing IT Security Layers
- Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server
- Lab : Implementing Windows Security
- Module 10: Implementing Network Security
- Lab : Implementing Network Security
- Module 11: Implementing Security Software
- Lab : Implementing Security Software
- Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance
- Lab : Monitoring Server Performance
- Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server
- Lab : Maintaining Windows Server