Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services


Learn to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. Specifically advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join.

Target Audience

This class helps to prepare you for the 70-412 exam.


Administering Windows Server 2012 (20411D)

Course Outline

Lesson 1 : Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features 
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings 
  • Implementing IPAM 
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
Lesson 2 : Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage 
  • Configuring BranchCache 
  • Optimizing Storage Usage
Lesson 3 : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Overview of DAC 
  • Implementing DAC Components 
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control 
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance 
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
Lesson 4 : Implementing Distributed Active Diretory Domain Services Deployments
  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments 
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment 
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts
Lesson 5 : Implementing Active Diretory Domain Services Sites and Replication
  • AD DS Replication Overview 
  • Configuring AD DS Sites 
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
Lesson 6 : Implementing AD CS
  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment 
  • PKI Overview 
  • Deploying CAs 
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates 
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation 
  • Managing Certificate Recovery
Lesson 7 : Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • AD RMS Overview 
  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure 
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection 
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
Lesson 8 : Implementing and Administering AD FS
  • Overview of AD FS 
  • Deploying AD FS 
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization 
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario 
  • Extending AD FS to External Clients
Lesson 9 : Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB 
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster 
  • Planning an NLB Implementation
Lesson 10 : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Failover Clustering Overview 
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster 
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster 
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster 
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
Lesson 11 : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering 
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters 
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
Lesson 12 : Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Data Protection Overview 
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup 
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

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