Microsoft 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services


This course is specifically for participants to gain the knowledge and skills for making the appropriate job role decisions around configuring advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 services.

This course is designed for Information Technology (IT) professionals, who have Windows Server 2012 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to configure advanced services in a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. This course is part three of a series of courses which validate the advanced configuring tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. This course, along with the others in this series, will validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

This training course on installing and configuring advanced Windows Server 2012 services prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-412.

This course will provide all the skills and knowledge for the following areas:

Configuring Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Configuring failover clustering
Managing failover clustering roles
Managing Virtual Machine (VM) movement
Configuring advanced file services
Implementing Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
Configuring and optimizing storage
Configuring and managing backups
Recovering servers
Configuring site-level fault tolerance
Implementing advanced Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) solutions
Implementing advanced DNS solutions
Deploying and managing IPAM
Configuring a forest or a domain
Configuring trusts
Configuring sites
Managing Active Directory and SYSVOL replication
Implementing Active Directory Federation Services 2.1 (AD FSv2.1)
Installing and configuring Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
Managing certificates
Installing and configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

Module 1

Course Introduction
Instructor Introduction
Course Overview
What You Should Know
Certification Overview
Microsoft Learning Quote and Certification Audience

Module 2

Windows Server 2012 Course Specifics
Lab Setup
Lab Layout
Demonstration and Presentation Types

Module 3

Windows Server 2012 ADDS
Domain Tree
Domain Forest
Single Domain
Multiple Domains
Functional Level
Upgrade Migrate
Installing a Domain Controller
Chapter Review

Module 4

Windows Server 2012 ADDS Domains and Forests
Trust Relationships
External Trust
Forest Trust
Realm Trust
Shortcut Trust
SID Filtering
Name Suffix Routing
Creating a Child Domain and Building a Trust
Chapter Review

Module 5

Windows Server 2012 ADDS Sites
Active Directory Sites
Implementing ADD
SRV Records
Locating Local DC
Active Directory Site Setup
Chapter Review

Module 6

Windows Server 2012 ADDS Replication
AD Partitions
Types of Replication
Site Topology and Site Links
Group Membership Caching
Site Replication
Chapter Review

Module 7

Windows Server 2012 Networking DNS
DNS and Administration
GlobalName Zone
DNS Security
DNS Advanced Configuration
Chapter Review

Module 8

Networking DHCP
DHCP Basics
Address Request
Play Nice With DNS
Name Protection
DHCP Failover
DHCP Advanced Configuration
Chapter Review

Module 9

IPAM Basics
Reason to Use IPAM
Management and Monitoring
IPAM Installation and Configuration
Chapter Review

Module 10

Data: Advanced File
File and Storage Basics
File Server Resource Manager
File Classification
New Options
File Classification Configuration
Enabling Data Deduplication
Chapter Review

Module 11

Windows Server 2012: Dynamic Access Control
DAC Basics
New VS Old
Central Access Policy
Implementing DAC
Deploying DAC
Implementation of Dynamic Access Control
Chapter Review

Module 12

Windows Server 2012 Data: Storage
Storage Basics
iSCSI Parts
iSCSI Security
Configuring SCSI and iSCSI Storage
Configuring BranchCache
Chapter Review

Module 13

Business Continuity: Backups
Backup Basics
Server Backup
Online Backup
Data Protection Manager
Implementing a Windows Server Backup
Chapter Review

Module 14

Operating System Deployment
Task Sequence Creation and Deployment
Implementing an In-place Upgrade

Module 15

High Availability Network Load Balancing
Network Load Balancing Basics
NLB Functionality
NLB New Features
NLB Deployment
Additional NLB Configuration
Planning for NLB
Securing NLB
NLB Cluster Setup
Configuring NLB Cluster
Host Availability
Chapter Review

Module 16

High Availability Failover Clustering
High Availability Basics
HA New Features
HA Components
Features CSV
Quorum (Modes)
Failover Clustering
Cluster Deployment Requirements
Failover Cluster Setup and Configuration
HA File Server Setup and Configuration
Cluster Aware Updating

Module 17

HA Hypervisor and VM
HA Basics with Hyper-V
Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
New Features
Best Practices
HV Replica
Virtual Machine Cluster Setup
Failover Cluster Configuration for Hyper-V
Chapter Review

Module 18

Access and Identity: Certificates
Public Key Infrastructure Basics
Components PKI Solution
AD CS New Features
Certificate Templates
Enrolment Types
Certificate Revocation List
Key Recovery
Building A Root CA
Deploying and Configuring an Enterprise Subordinate CA
Managing Certificate Templates
Certificate Revocation
Chapter Review

Module 19

Active Directory Federation Services
AD FS Services
Web Security Components
AD FS New Features
AD FS Setup and Configuration
Installing AD FS Role
Installing AD FS for a Single Organization
Configuring AD Claims Provider Trust
Chapter Review

Module 20

Active Directory Rights Management
AD RMS Basics
RMS Usage
AD RMS Components
Certificates / Licenses
AD RMS Process
AD RMS Deployment
Rights Policy Templates
Creating a Super User Group and Service Group
Installing and Configuring AD RMS
Build and Deploy a Policy Template
Implementing RMS Trust Policies
Anonymous Access Setup
Creating A Rights Protected Document

Module 21

Course Review
Certification Overview
Exam Preparation

Course Delivery:    Online