Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (M20410)


This course is part one of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to implement a core Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. You will learn how to implement and configure the core services, including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and initial Hyper-V configuration. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20410 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-410 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

Target Audience

Who Needs to Attend:
IT professionals with Windows operating system knowledge and experience, looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.


  Understanding of networking fundamentals
  Experience configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment
  Experience supporting or configuring Windows Client with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8

Course Objectives

What You'll Learn :

  • Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Administration
  • Implement a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement IPv6 for simple scenarios
  • Configure local storage on a server
  • Implement file and print services
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Implement server virtualization using Hyper-V

Course Outline

 1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
 2. Active Directory Domain Services
 3. Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
 4. Automating Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Administration
 5. Implementing IPv4
 6. Implementing DHCP
 7. Implementing DNS
 8. Implementing IPv6
 9. Implementing Local Storage
 10. Implementing File and Print Services
 11. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
 12. Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
 13. Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V


  • Lab 1: Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012
  • Lab 2: Install Domain Controllers
  • Lab 3: Manage AD DS Objects
  • Lab 4: Automate AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Lab 5: Implement IPv4
  • Lab 6: Implement DHCP
  • Lab 7: Implement DNS
  • Lab 8: Implement IPv6
  • Lab 9: Implement Local Storage
  • Lab 10: Implement File and Print Services
  • Lab 11: Implement Group Policy
  • Lab 12: Increase Security for Server Resources
  • Lab 13: Configure AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Lab 14: Implement Server Virtualization with Hyper-V


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