10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server® Infrastructure Training


Windows Server


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Course Description

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10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server® Infrastructure Training provides fundamental skills and knowledge that is required to create a Windows Server framework with the help of Windows Server. This technical course contains comprehensive information on networking, system administration, and security that you need to apply to a Windows Server framework. It helps in understanding the basics of configuration, installation, storage, network components, server roles, and maintaining a Windows Server. This program is suitable for individuals who have just stepped into the IT industry or professionals who want to switch careers into Windows Server Technologies. By the end of the course, students will be able to recognize the security features in Windows Server and identify and apply extra software components to elevate your company's security standards.

This training is designed based on the objectives of the course variant 10967A.

Prerequisites for this training

Before going to 10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course, understudies must have:

  • An essential learning of general figuring ideas.
  • Some experience working with Windows Client working frameworks, for example, Windows 7 or Windows 8

Who should attend this course?

The most suited candidates for this course are those about to start their career in the IT field or wanting to shift into Windows Server roles. The basic knowledge gained from this course can be utilized by personal computer users, business owners, college students, IT workers, technical managers and help desk technicians.

This program prepares learners for IT jobs or serves as a prerequisite coaching class before they take the MCSA certification exam.

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What you will learn

  • Installing of Windows Server 2012 based on local media.
  • Configuring storage options on a Windows Server by selecting right storage technologies.
  • Describing the basics of network terminology and components to select the right network component.
  • Selecting network hardware technologies and components to implement a network and determine the right network hardware and wiring components in a given situation.
  • Describing the protocols and services within the TCP/IP protocol suite and implementing IPv4 in each Windows Server environment.
  • Describing and implementing server roles.
  • Implementing and configuring an AD DS (Active Directory Domain Service) forest.
  • Describing defense-in-depth concepts and determining its implementation within Windows Server.
  • Identifying Windows Server security features that aid in providing defense-in-depth.
  • Identifying security features related to the network in Windows Server for the mitigation of security threats.
  • Improving an organization’s security by identifying and implementing additional software components.
  • Monitoring a server to check its performance level.
  • Identifying available Windows Server tools for maintaining and troubleshooting Windows Server.


This module explains how the Windows Server 2012 editions, installation options, optimal service and device configuration and general post-installation configuration all contribute to the functionality and effectiveness of your Windows Server implementation.

  • Windows Server Architecture.
  • Installing Windows Server.
  • Configuring Services.
  • Configuring Devices and Device Drivers.
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Server components and architecture.
  • Install Windows Server 2012.
  • Configure services.
  • Configure devices and device drivers.
  • This module will introduce you to different storage technologies and discuss how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server. There is also a discussion on how to create a resilient strategy for your storage, helping to avoid unplanned downtime and loss of data.

  • Identifying Storage Technologies.
  • Managing Disks and Volumes.
  • Fault Tolerance.
  • Lab: Implementing Storage in Windows Server

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify a suitable storage technology.
  • Manage storage within Windows Server.
  • Implement disk fault tolerance.
  • In this module, students will learn how to describe fundamental network component and terminology thus enabling the student to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario.

  • Network Architecture Standards.
  • Local Area Networking.
  • Wide Area Networking.
  • Wireless Networking.
  • Connecting to the Internet.
  • Remote Access.
  • Lab: Selecting Network Infrastructure Components

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe physical network topologies and standards.
  • Define local area networks (LANs).
  • Define wide area networks (WANs).
  • Describe wireless networking technologies.
  • Explain how to connect a network to the Internet.
  • Describe how technologies are used for remote access.
  • This module explores the functionality of low-level networking components, including switches and routers. In addition, the module provides guidance on how best to connect these and other components together to provide additional network functionality.

  • Understanding the OSI Model.
  • Understanding Media Types.
  • Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
  • Understanding Routing.
  • Lab: Connecting Network Components

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the industry standard protocol model.
  • Describe wiring methodologies and standards.
  • Describe adapters, hubs, and switches.
  • Describe routing technologies and protocols.
  • This module describes the requirements of a protocol stack and then focuses on the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol stack.

  • Overview of TCP/IP.
  • IPv4 Addressing.
  • IPv6 Addressing.
  • Name Resolution.
  • Lab: Implementing TCP/IP

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Functionality of the TCP/IP Suite.
  • Describe IPv4 Addressing.
  • Configure an IPv4 Network.
  • Describe IPv6 Addressing and Transition.
  • Describe the Various Name Resolution Methods Used by TCP/IP Hosts.
  • This module explains the functional requirements of a server computer and how to select and deploy appropriate server roles to support these functional requirements.

  • Role-Based Deployment.
  • Deploying Role-Specific Services.
  • Considerations for Provisioning Roles.
  • Lab: Implementing Server Roles

    Lab: Implementing Server Roles

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe role-based deployment.
  • Deploy role-specific servers.
  • Describe deployment options for server roles.
  • This module explains that, as a directory service, how AD DS stores information about objects on a network and makes this information available to users and network administrators.

  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Implementing AD DS.
  • Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Lab: Implementing AD DS

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental features of AD DS.
  • Implement AD DS.
  • Implement organizational units (OUs) for managing groups and objects.
  • Configure client computers centrally with group policy objects (GPOs).
  • This module explains how, in addition to file and share permissions, you can also use data encryption to restrict data access.

  • Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
  • Physical Security.
  • Internet Security.
  • Lab: Implementing IT Security Layers

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the risks posed by connecting to the Internet.
  • Describe possible mitigations to these risks.
  • Describe the Windows Server components and features that can help provide his Internet security.
  • This module reviews the tools and concepts available for implementing security within a Microsoft Windows infrastructure.

  • Overview of Windows Security.
  • Securing Files and Folders.
  • Implementing Encryption.
  • Lab: Implementing Windows Security

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows Server features that help improve your network’s security.
  • Explain how to secure files and folders in the Windows Server environment.
  • Explain how to use the Windows Server encryption features to help secure access to resources.
  • This module explains possible threats when you connect your computers to a network, how to identify them, and how implement appropriate Windows network security features to help to eliminate them.

  • Overview of Network Security.
  • Implementing Firewalls.
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
  • Lab: Implementing Network Security

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify network-based security threats.
  • Implement Windows Firewall to secure Windows hosts.
  • Explain how to enforce corporate compliance.
  • This module explains how an information technology (IT) administrator can account for and mitigate the risks of malicious code, unauthorized use, and data theft.

  • Client Software Protection Features.
  • E-Mail Protection.
  • Server Protection.
  • Lab: Implementing Security Software

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement Windows Server technologies and features to improve client security.
  • Describe security threats posed by e-mail and how to reduce these threats.
  • Explain how to improve server security using Windows Server security analysis and hardening tools.
  • This module discusses the importance of monitoring the performance of servers, and how you monitor servers to ensure that they run efficiently and use available server capacity. It also explains performance monitoring tools to identify components that require additional tuning and troubleshooting, so that you can improve the efficiency of your servers.

  • Event Logging.
  • Performance Monitoring.
  • Lab: Monitoring Server Performance

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Event Viewer to identify and interpret Windows Logs, and Application and Services Logs.
  • Measure system resource usage and identify component bottlenecks
  • This module explains the importance of system updates, how to troubleshoot the Windows Server boot process, and how to implement high availability and recovery technologies to improve system availability.

  • Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
  • Server Availability and Data Recovery.
  • Applying Updates to Windows Server.
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server.
  • Lab: Maintaining Windows Server

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot the Windows Server boot process.
  • Implement high availability and recovery technologies to improve system availability.
  • Explain the importance of system updates.
  • Implement an appropriate troubleshooting methodology to resolve problems with Windows Server.
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    • Duration: 5 Days
    • Skill Level: Foundation
    • Enrolled: 1467
    • Price: $2575
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