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Windows Server 2012

Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
(Microsoft Training Course: 20413) - 5 days - £1850 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure. It is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise AD DS infrastructure including the network services necessary.
> Course outline
  1. Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  2. Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  3. Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution
  4. Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  5. Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  6. Designing and Implementing and OU Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model
  7. Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  8. Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  9. Planning and Implementing Storage
  10. Planning and Implementing File Services
  11. Designing and Implementing Network Access Services
  12. Designing and Implementing Network Protection


Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Upgrade and Migration Considerations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualization
  • Lab: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration Strategy
Skills
  • Analyze upgrade and migration considerations
  • Create a server upgrade and migration plan
  • Plan for virtualization
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Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
  • Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
  • Lab: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  • Planning an Automated Server Installation and Deployment Strategy
  • Preparing the Windows Server Image
  • Deploying Windows Server
Skills
  • Describe how to select an appropriate server imaging strategy
  • Describe how to select a deployment automation strategy
  • Implement an automated deployment strategy
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Module 3: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution
  • Designing and Implementing DHCP
  • Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
  • Planning and Implementing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
  • Lab: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
  • Designing an IP Addressing Scheme for Contoso (Optional)
  • Planning DHCP to Support Your Proposed Scheme
  • Planning an IPAM Deployment
  • Implementing DHCP and IPAM
Skills
  • Design and implement DHCP
  • Plan DHCP scope configuration and options
  • Design and implement an IPAM provisioning strategy
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Module 4: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
  • Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing a DNS Name Resolution Strategy
  • Planning a DNS Server Placement Strategy
  • Planning DNS Zones and DNS Zone Replication
  • Implementing DNS
Skills
  • Design a Domain Name System (DNS) server implementation strategy
  • Design a DNS namespace
  • Design and implement a DNS zone strategy
  • Design and configure DNS zone replication
  • Optimize the DNS server configuration
  • Design DNS for high availability and security
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Module 5: Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing an AD DS Forest
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
  • Designing AD DS Domain Trusts
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Forest Infrastructure
  • Designing an AD DS Forest Infrastructure
  • Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure
  • Implementing an AD DS Domain Infrastructure
Skills
  • Design an AD DS forest
  • Design and implement AD DS forest trusts
  • Design and implement AD DS domains
  • Design DNS namespaces in an AD DS environment
  • Design and implement AD DS domain trusts
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Module 6: Designing and Implementing and OU Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model
  • Planning the AD DS Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing the OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing an AD DS OU Infrastructure and AD DS Delegation Model
  • Designing an OU Infrastructure
  • Implementing the OU Design
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Permissions Model
Skills
  • Plan an AD DS administrative tasks delegation model
  • Design an OU structure
  • Design and implement an AD DS group strategy
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Module 7: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Gathering the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Designing a GPO Strategy
  • Implementing the GPO Design
Skills
  • Gather information required for a GPO design
  • Design and implement GPOs
  • Design GPO processing
  • Plan Group Policy management
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Module 8: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
  • Designing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly-Available Domain Controllers
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Designing AD DS Sites and AD DS Replication
  • Planning the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Implementing AD DS Sites and Domain Controllers
Skills
  • Design and implement AD DS sites
  • Design and configure AD DS replication
  • Design domain controller placement
  • Plan for virtualization of the domain controller role
  • Design domain controller deployments for high availability
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Module 9: Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Storage Considerations
  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Lab: Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Planning a Storage Solution
  • Implementing Storage Services
Skills
  • Plan for efficient storage
  • Plan and implement an iSCSI storage area network
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Module 10: Planning and Implementing File Services
  • Planning and Implementing a Distributed File System
  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
  • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing File Services
  • Planning Data Access
  • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control
Skills
  • Plan and implement DFS
  • Plan and implement BranchCache
  • Plan and implement dynamic access control
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Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Access Services
  • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Designing RADIUS Authentication by Using a Network Policy Server
  • Designing a Perimeter Network
  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing Network Access Services
  • Planning and Implementing a VPN Solution
  • Planning and Implementing a DirectAccess Solution
Skills
  • Design and implement remote access services
  • Design a Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) solution
  • Design a perimeter network
  • Plan and implement DirectAccess
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Module 12: Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security Threats
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a Network Access Protection Infrastructure
  • Lab: Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Designing a Windows Firewall Solution
  • Implementing a Windows Firewall Solution
  • Designing a NAP Solution
  • Implementing NAP with VPN Enforcement
Skills
  • Describe the network security design process
  • Describe how to identify and analyze network security threats
  • Describe a Windows Firewall implementation
  • Design Network Access Protection (NAP)
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following prerequisites:
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals & networking concepts.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Server 2012 & AD DS.
  • Good understanding of both scripts & batch files, of security concepts, such as authentication & authorization, & familiarity with deployment, packaging, & imaging tools.
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to implement server upgrade and migration; design an automated server installation strategy; plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure; plan and implement file and storage services; design and implement a DHCP solution; design a name resolution solution strategy; design and manage an IP address management solution; design a VPN solution; design a DirectAccess solution; implement a scalable remote access solution; design a network protection solution; implement a network protection solution; design a forest and domain infrastructure; implement a forest and domain infrastructure; design a Group Policy strategy; design an AD permission model; design an AD sites topology; design a domain controller strategy; design and implement a branch office infrastructure.