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.
Windows server administrators, IT professionals and technical staff with a good computing background, who will work with Windows Server 2012 R2.
Hands on experience of Microsoft products would be beneficial.
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.
Overview of AD DS. Overview of domain controllers. Installing a domain controller.
Managing user accounts. Managing groups. Managing computer accounts. Delegating administration.
Using Command-line Tools for AD DS administration. Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration. Performing bulk operations with Windows PowerShell.
Overview of TCP/IP. Understanding IPv4 addressing. Subnetting and supernetting. Configuring and troubleshooting IPv4.
Installing a DHCP server role. Configuring DHCP scopes. Managing a DHCP database. Securing and monitoring DHCP.
Name resolution for Windows clients and servers. Installing a DNS server. Managing DNS zones.
Overview of IPv6. IPv6 Addressing. Coexistence with IPv4. IPv6 transition technologies.
Overview of storage. Managing disks and volumes. Implementing storage spaces.
Securing files and folders. Protecting shared files and folders by using shadow copies. Configuring work folders. Configuring network printing.
Overview of group policy. Group policy processing. Implementing a central store for administrative templates.
Windows operating systems security overview. Configuring security settings. Restricting software. Configuring Windows firewall with advanced security.
Overview of virtualisation technologies. Implementing Hyper-V. Managing VM storage. Managing virtual networks.
"Excellent use of practical to reinforce theory."
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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.