Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Administration (Exam 70-411) - 5 Day Boot Camp
Welcome to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Administration (Exam 70-411). This course covers all the topics listed in the exam objectives for 70-411. It also contains practical information for the working server administrator. In addition to this book, the successful student will become comfortable with all procedures and activities listed in this book, the How Tos and LearnTOs on the LogicaCHOICE website, and refer to the websites listed in the student notes throughout the content.
This course also covers the objectives to help students prepare for the Microsoft Certified Professional Exam 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to administer Windows Server 2012 and Active Directory.
- Manage Active Directory accounts.
- Administer Group Policy.
- Manage network file services.
- Manage and configure DNS.
- Implement and configure Remote Access.
- Deploy operating system updates.
- Deploy operating system images.
- Deploy operating system updates.
- Monitor system resources.
- Manage Active Directory services.
Students taking this course are system administrators or prospective system administrators who have one year of experience working with Windows Server who want to further develop their administration skills for Active Directory, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
This course is also for students seeking the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) certification and want to prepare for Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012.
To ensure your success in your course you should have experience administering Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, including installing Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2., using administrative tools, configuring system properties, and configuring networking settings. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations course:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Installation and Configuration (Exam 70-410)
Course-specific Technical Requirements
For this course, you will need four computers for each student and for the instructor. Alternatively, you can use one computer for each student and for the instructor if you virtualize the environment. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations:
Microsoft Hardware Level 6:
64-bit Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) or Advanced Micro Devices Virtualization(AMD-V) processor
- 2 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB recommended
120 GB hard disk, 7200 RPM Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) or better
- DVD-ROM drive
- Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
- 1024 x 768 resolution 17" SVGA monitor recommended
- Network cards and cabling for local network access
- Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver
- Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter Edition or Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter Edition
- Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer
- Microsoft Office Word Viewer
- A PDF reader such as Foxit or Adobe Acrobat Reader
- A web browser
- Internet access is required
Lesson 1: Managing User and Service Accounts
Topic A: Create and Modify User Accounts
Topic B: Create Managed Service Accounts
Lesson 2: Administering Group Policy
Topic A: Active Directory Group Policy
Topic B: Configure User Account Policies
Topic C: Configure Computer Account Policies
Topic D: Manage Group Policy
Lesson 3: Managing Network File Services
Topic A: Configure the File Server
Topic B: Implement the Distributed File System
Topic C: Encrypt Network Files
Topic D: Audit Resources
Lesson 4: Managing DNS
Topic A: Install and Configure a DNS Server
Topic B: Integrate Active Directory and DNS
Topic C: Configure Zone Transfers, Delegation, and Conditional Forwarding
Topic D: Configure DNSSEC
Topic E: Monitor and Troubleshoot DNS
Lesson 5: Managing Remote Access
Topic A: Implement Remote Access
Topic B: Install Network Policy Server
Topic C: Implement Network Access Protection
Lesson 6: Deploying Operating System Updates
Topic A: Install Windows Server Updates Services Role
Topic B: Deploy Updates
Lesson 7: Deploying Operating System Images
Topic A: Install Windows Deployment Services Role
Topic B: Create Images
Topic C: Deploy Images
Lesson 8: Monitoring System Resources
Topic A: Evaluate Event Logs
Topic B: Monitor Performance
Topic C: Use Data Collector Sets
Topic D: Configure Alerts
Topic E: Use Resource Monitor
Lesson 9: Managing Active Directory Services
Topic A: Implement Virtual Domain Controllers
Topic B: Implement Read-Only Domain Controllers
Topic C: Manage Domain Controllers
Topic D: Maintain Active Directory