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Supporting Windows server 2012  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Supporting Windows server 2012 course description

This course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

What will you learn
  • Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe and AD DS manage AD DS objects.
  • Automate AD DS Administration.
  • Implement IPv4, IPv6, DHCP and DNS.
  • Implement local storage. and file & print services.
  • Secure Windows servers by using Group. Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Implement server virtualisation with Hyper-V.
Supporting Windows server 2012 course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Windows server administrators, IT professionals and technical staff with a good computing background, who will work with Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • Prerequisites:
  • Hands on experience of Microsoft products would be beneficial.

  • Duration
  • 5 days

  • Dates & prices
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Supporting Windows server 2012 course contents

  • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 overview. Installing Windows Server 2012 R2. Post-installation configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2. Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 management. Introduction to Windows PowerShell.

  • Introduction to AD DS
  • Overview of AD DS. Overview of domain controllers. Installing a domain controller.

  • Managing AD DS objects
  • Managing user accounts. Managing groups. Managing computer accounts. Delegating administration.

  • Automating AD DS administration
  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS administration. Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration. Performing bulk operations with Windows PowerShell.

  • Implementing IPv4
  • Overview of TCP/IP. Understanding IPv4 addressing. Subnetting and supernetting. Configuring and troubleshooting IPv4.

  • Implementing DHCP
  • Installing a DHCP server role. Configuring DHCP scopes. Managing a DHCP database. Securing and monitoring DHCP.

  • Implementing DNS
  • Name resolution for Windows clients and servers. Installing a DNS server. Managing DNS zones.

  • Implementing IPv6
  • Overview of IPv6. IPv6 Addressing. Coexistence with IPv4. IPv6 transition technologies.

  • Implementing local storage
  • Overview of storage. Managing disks and volumes. Implementing storage spaces.

  • Implementing file and print services
  • Securing files and folders. Protecting shared files and folders by using shadow copies. Configuring work folders. Configuring network printing.

  • Implementing group policy
  • Overview of group policy. Group policy processing. Implementing a central store for administrative templates.

  • Securing Windows Servers using GPOs
  • Windows operating systems security overview. Configuring security settings. Restricting software. Configuring Windows firewall with advanced security.

  • Implementing server virtualisation with Hyper-V
  • Overview of virtualisation technologies. Implementing Hyper-V. Managing VM storage. Managing virtual networks.

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.