Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Configuring Advanced Services

Course Info:

Course Introduction

This course covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. Students learn about advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have successfully completed the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Installing and Configuring (SSMS410) and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administering (SSMS411) courses or passed the Microsoft 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server and Microsoft 70-411: Administering Windows Server certification exams.

Course Notes

A Student Textbook is provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate. Due to the dynamic nature of the IT industry, job success mandates that an individual not only learns the theory, but also obtains the skill to locate resources that provide answers and help to solve problems on the job. We encourage our students to develop research and study skills that will help them to make the transition from the classroom to the work environment. Independent thinking is required of anyone considering IT courses and a career in IT.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Configuring NLB; Configuring an NLB Cluster; Managing a NLB Cluster; Working with NLB Cluster; Failover Clustering; Creating a Failover Cluster; Managing a Failover Cluster; Maintaining a Failover Cluster; Failover Clustering

Module 2: Clustering in a Hyper-V Virtual Environment; Creating a Hyper-V Host Cluster; Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement; Managing the Environment Using SCVMM; Managing Hyper-V Virtual Machines; Disaster Recovery and Backup; Server Backup and Online Backup; Recovering Servers; Shadow Copies

Module 3: iSCSI Overview; Configuring iSCSI; BranchCache; Optimizing Storage; Working with iSCSI

Module 4: File Management using FSRM; Implementing FCI with FSRM; Dynamic Access Control; Configuring DAC; Deploying DAC; Central Access Policy Staging and Auditing; Creating Central Access Policy

Module 5: Advanced DHCP features; Making DHCP Highly Available; Managing and Optimizing DNS; Securing DNS; IPAM Overview; Installing and Configuring IPAM; Advanced IP address Management

Module 6: Domains and Forests; Domain and Forest Interoperability; Trust Relationships; Managing Trust Relationships; Configuring Trust Relationships

Module 7: AD DS Replication’ Active Directory Site Management; Site Configuration; RODC Replication; Monitoring Replication; Configuring Sites and Replicate

Module 8: PKI Overview and Creation; Install and Configure AD CS; Managing Revocation; Certificate Templates; Enrollments; PKI Administration; Installing and Configuring PKI

Module 9: AD RMS Overview; Implementing AD RMS; Protecting Content Using AD RMS; RMS Trusts; Working with AD RMS; AD FS Overview; Installing AD FS; Implementing AD FS


Course Aim:

This course prepares students to write the following Microsoft exam: 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Of interest to:

Those individuals interested in pursuing a career in IT, specifically related to Windows Server technology. Also of interest to those wishing to obtain the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Certification.

Method of Delivery:

Online learning supported by a qualified College Facilitators or Online Instructors.


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