Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Installation and Configuration (Exam 70-410) Boot Camp - 5 Days
Welcome to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2: Installation and Configuration (Exam 70-410). This course covers all the topics listed in the exam objectives for 70-410. 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 LogicalCHOICE website, and refer to the websites listed in the student notes throughout the content.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to install and configure Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 and its core services, and manage Active Directory objects.
- Plan, install, and configure Windows Server 2012.
- Install and configure an Active Directory domain controller.
- Administer Active Directory objects.
- Automate administrative tasks.
- Configure IPv4.
- Configure IPv6.
- Install and configure DHCP.
- Install and configure DNS.
- Configure storage spaces and file and print services.
- Configure Group Policy.
- Secure Windows servers.
- Install and configure virtual servers and clients.
Students taking this course are system administrators or prospective system administrators who have some knowledge of and experience working with Windows Server and who want to further develop their skills for Active Directory and Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 implementation.
This course is also for students seeking the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) certification and want to prepare for Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012.
To ensure your success in this course, you should understand the fundamentals of networking. You should have experience with completing administration and security tasks in an enterprise environment. In addition, you should be comfortable with supporting, configuring, and using a Windows client such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:
- CompTIA Network+ (Exam N10-005)
- CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-301)
Course-specific Technical Requirements
For this course, you will need two computers for each student and for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configuration:
- 1.4 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
- 512 megabytes (MB) RAM; 8 gigabytes (GB) or more recommended
- 32 GB available hard disk space If you plan to install over a network connection, or if your computer has more than 16 GB of RAM, you will need more hard disk space for temporary files, paging files, hibernation files, and dump files.
- DVD drive
- Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
- Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution monitor
- Network cards and cabling for local network access
- Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
- Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
For this course, you will need the following software:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter Edition or Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter Edition
- If necessary, software for viewing the course slides. (Instructor machine only.)
Lesson 1: Planning, Installing, and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Topic A: Introduction to Windows Server 2012
Topic B: Describe Windows Server 2012 Management
Topic C: Plan and Install Windows Server 2012
Topic D: Configure Windows Server 2012
Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring an Active Directory Domain Controller
Topic A: Overview of Active Directory
Topic B: Install an Active Directory Domain Controller
Lesson 3: Administering Active Directory Objects
Topic A: Design and Create an Active Directory Hierarchy
Topic B: Manage Users
Topic C: Manage Computers
Topic D: Manage Groups
Topic E: Delegate Administrative Tasks
Lesson 4: Automating Administrative Tasks
Topic A: Introduction to Windows PowerShell
Topic B: Use Windows PowerShell to Manage Active Directory Objects
Topic C: Use Command-Line Tools to Administer Active Directory
Topic D: Use Bulk Operations
Lesson 5: Configuring IPv4
Topic A: Overview of the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Topic B: Describe IPv4 Addressing
Topic C: Implement Subnetting and Supernetting
Topic D: Configure and Troubleshoot IPv4
Lesson 6: Configuring IPv6
Topic A: Overview of IPv6
Topic B: Implement IPv6 Addressing
Topic C: Implement IPv6 and IPv4
Topic D: Transition from IPv4 to IPv6
Lesson 7: Installing and Configuring DHCP
Topic A: Install the DHCP Server Role
Topic B: Configure DHCP Scopes
Topic C: Manage a DHCP Database
Topic D: Secure and Monitor a DHCP Server
Lesson 8: Installing and Configuring DNS
Topic A: Overview of DNS
Topic B: Install and Configure the DNS Server Role
Lesson 9: Configuring Storage Spaces and File and Print Services
Topic A: Design and Implement Storage Spaces
Topic B: Secure Files and Folders
Topic C: Configure Offline Files and Shadow Copies
Topic D: Implement Network Printing
Lesson 10: Configuring Group Policy
Topic A: Create Group Policy Objects
Topic B: Group Policy Processing
Topic C: Implement a Central Store
Lesson 11: Securing Windows Servers
Topic A: Analyze Security
Topic B: Configure Windows Server User Security
Topic C: Configure Windows Server Software Security
Topic D: Configure Windows Firewall
Lesson 12: Installing and Configuring Virtual Servers and Clients
Topic A: Identify Virtualization Solutions
Topic B: Implement Hyper-V
Topic C: Configure Hyper-V
Topic D: Manage Virtual Networking