20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server® 2012 Training


Windows Server


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Course Description

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20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server® 2012 Training provides professionals with the knowledge and skills required to implement a core Windows Server 2012, which includes Windows Server 2012 framework in an enterprise environment. This technical course teaches the methodologies to configure and implement the basic services, including networking services, Active Directory Domain Services, and initial Hyper V configuration. This training program is suitable for IT professionals who have experience in the Windows operating system and want to gain the essential skills needed to apply the core framework services in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. It is also ideal for individuals who are preparing for Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. In this course, students will learn to configure local storage on a server and apply print and file services.

This training is designed based on the objectives of the course variant 20410D.

Prerequisites for this training

This course requires understudy meet the accompanying essentials, including that they have:

  • A comprehension of systems administration basics.
  • A comprehension of essential AD DS ideas.
  • A mindfulness and comprehension of security best practices.
  • Essential learning of server equipment.
  • Experience working with, and arranging, Windows customer working frameworks, for example, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
  • Furthermore, understudies would profit by having some past Windows Server working framework encounter.

Who should attend this course?

This program is aimed at IT professionals who have the knowledge and hands-on experience using Windows OS and want to upgrade their set of skills to learn installation and configuration of Windows Server 2012 or R2 server. The ideal audience for the course is:

Windows Server admins new to related technologies and are looking to learn more of Windows Server 2012 and R2 platforms.

IT professionals with some experience in non-Microsoft technologies, who are eligible with the program's prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server environment. IT professionals looking to take the MCSA certification exam.

IT people wanting to take the MCSE exams in Desktop Infrastructure, Datacenter, Collaboration and Communications, and messaging (MCSA) exams.

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What you will learn

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server 2012.
  • Describing AD DS.
  • Managing Active Directory objects.
  • Automating Active Directory administration.
  • Implementing IPv4.
  • Implementing DHC (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol).
  • Implementing Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Implementing IPv6.
  • Implementing local storage.
  • Implementing file and print services.
  • Implementing Group Policy.
  • Using GPOs (Group Policy Objects) to secure Windows servers.
  • Using Hyper-V to implement server virtualization.


This module introduces students to the editions of Windows Server 2012 and the new Windows Server 2012 management tools. It also covers how to install Windows Server 2012, how to perform post-deployment tasks, and how to perform basic administrative tasks.

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Server 2012.
  • Install Windows Server 2012.
  • Perform post‑installation configuration of Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe the management tools available in Windows Server 2012.
  • Perform basic administrative tasks using Windows PowerShell.
  • This module covers the structure of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and its various components, such as forest, domain, and organizational units (OUs). It also gives an overview of domain controllers, in addition to choices that are available with Windows Server 2012 for installing AD DS on a server.

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Lab: Installing Domain Controllers

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the structure of AD DS.
  • Describe the purpose of domain controllers.
  • Install a domain controller.
  • This module describes how to manage user accounts and computer accounts, including how to manage various consumer devices that employees use. The module also covers how to manage an enterprise network by managing groups, and how to delegate administrative tasks to designated users or groups.

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration
  • Lab: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage user accounts with graphical tools.
  • Manage group accounts with graphical tools.
  • Manage computer accounts.
  • Delegate permissions to perform AD DS administration.
  • This module describes how to use command‑line tools and Windows PowerShell to automate AD DS administration. It discusses various command-line tools and Windows PowerShell commands, and then describes how to use these tools and commands to modify objects individually and in bulk operations.

  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use command‑line tools for AD DS administration.
  • Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AD DS administration.
  • Perform bulk operations by using Windows PowerShell.
  • This module discusses using IPv4, which is the network protocol used on the Internet and on local area networks. In this module, students learn how to implement an IPv4 addressing scheme and how to troubleshoot network communication. This module also covers how to determine and troubleshoot network-related problems.

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
  • Lab: Implementing IPv4

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Describe IPv4 addressing.
  • Determine a subnet mask necessary for supernetting or subnetting.
  • Configure IPv4 and troubleshoot IPv4 communication.
  • This module covers supporting and troubleshooting a Windows Server–based network infrastructure by deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server role.

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
  • Lab: Implementing DHCP

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the DHCP server role.
  • Configure DHCP scopes.
  • Manage a DHCP database.
  • Secure and monitor the DHCP server role.
  • This module describes name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers. It also covers installing and configuring a DNS Server service and its components.

  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
  • Lab: Implementing DNS

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers.
  • Install and manage a DNS Server.
  • Manage DNS zones.
  • This module discusses the features and benefits of IPv6, how IPv6 affects IPv4 networks, and how to integrate IPv6 into IPv4 networks by using various transition technologies.

  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Lab: Implementing IPv6

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of IPv6.
  • Describe IPv6 addressing.
  • Describe IPv6 coexistence with IPv4.
  • Describe IPv6 transition technologies.
  • This module introduces several different storage technologies. It discusses how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server 2012, and how to use the new Storage Spaces feature, which enables you to combine disks into pools that you can configure for automatic management.

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Lab: Implementing Local Storage

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe various storage technologies.
  • Explain how to manage disks and volumes.
  • Explain how to implement Storage Spaces.
  • This module discusses how to provide file and print resources with Windows Server 2012. It describes how to secure files and folders, how to protect previous versions of files and folders by using shadow copies, and how to give workers remote access to corporate files by implementing the new Work Folders role service. It also describes new network printing features that help manage the network printing environment.

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing
  • Lab: Implementing File and Print Services

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Secure shared files and folders.
  • Protect shared files and folders by using shadow copies.
  • Configure the Work Folders role service.
  • Configure network printing.
  • This module provides an overview of Group Policy and provides details about how to implement Group Policy.

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
  • Lab: Implementing Group Policy

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Describe Group Policy processing.
  • Implement a Central Store for Administrative Templates.
  • This module describes Windows Server 2012 operating system security. It covers how to identify security threats, plan your strategy to mitigate security threats, and secure your Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.

  • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Lab: Increasing Security for Server Resources

    Lab: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe WindowsServer operating system security.
  • Configure security settings by using Group Policy.
  • Increase security for server resources.
  • Restrict unauthorized software from running on servers and clients.
  • Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
  • This module describes virtualization technologies available on Windows, specifically focusing on the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It covers the components of the Hyper-V role, configuring and deploying the role, in addition to and how to configure and manage key components of a Hyper-V implementation, such as Storage and Networking.

  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
  • Lab: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe virtualization technologies.
  • Implement Hyper‑V.
  • Manage virtual machine storage.
  • Manage virtual networks.
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