Windows Server




Course Description

Course Content

Course Outline

Windows server and its versions/functions
Understanding Active Directory
Network & Operating System Essentials
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Administering Windows Server 2012
Designing and Implementing Server Infrastructure
Configuring Windows Server 2012 Services
Active Directory Domain Services
Disk Management
Physical Segmentation of a Network
Troubleshooting Methodology
Raid concepts
Permissions and Implementing Security Restrictions
Active Directory Profiles/Trusts
Patch Management
Group Policies concepts
Virtualization/Hyper V

Course Curriculum

Networking Essentials
Networking concepts, History of Server OS
Introduction to Windows Server 2008 & 2012

Features of Windows Server 2012
Installation of Windows Server 2012
Introduction and Creation of Users Accounts
Conversion of GUI to Server Core
Conversion of Server Core to GUI Active Directory – Domain Services
IP Addressing
Logical Topologies, Peer to Peer & Domain Models
Introduction to Directory Services
Evolution of Directory Services – LDAP Protocol
Features/Roles of Active Directory
Installing Active Directory – Domain Controller Member Servers, Clients, User Configuration
Configuring Member Servers and Clients
Creating Users in AD-DS
User Logon policies
Password policies
Account Lockout policies
User properties Permissions/Access Control Lists
File Systems
Security and Sharing Permissions – Folders & Files
Access Based Enumeration Profiles and File Server Resource Manager [FSRM]
Types of Profiles – Local/Roaming/Mandatory
Home Folder
Configuring Quotas using FSRM
Implementing File Screening using FSRM
Configuring Storage Reports Management. Distributed File System
Creating Organizational Unit
Delegating Control to a User
DFS Namespace
DFS Folder

Over view of DFS Replica Logical Structure of AD – DS
Configuring ADC
Tree Structure – Child Domain
Forest Structure FSMO Roles of AD – DS
Roles of AD – DS
Transferring of Roles
Seizing of Roles Group Policy / System Policies
User and Computer Policies
Scope of Policies – OU, Domain, Sites
Group Policy Modeling (RSOP)
Software Deployment
Folder Redirection
Group Policy Preferences
Auditing Active Directory Trusts
Introduction to Trust Relationship
Categories, Directions & Types of Trusts
Functional Levels
Authentication Protocols
Configuring Forest Trusts between 2012 Forests
Active Directory
Physical Structure of AD-DS
Introduction and Configuration of Read Only Domain Controller
Sites and Global Catalog
Replication between the Domain Controllers
AD-DS Partitions
Introduction and Configuration of DHCP Server
DHCP Client Configuration
DHCP Backup

Configuring DHCP Failover Domain Name System (DNS)
Internet Basics, Host Files
DNS Naming Hierarchy
Lookup Zones – Forward and Reverse Lookup Zones
Types of Zones – Primary, Secondary and Stub Zone
Resource Records, Integration with AD-DS, SRV Records
Forwarders, Dynamic Updates Internet Information Services (IIS)
IIS 8.0 Configuration
Hosting Websites, Virtual Directories
Redirecting Web Sites
Backup and Restoring Sites
FTP sites Windows Deployment Services
Introduction and Configuration of WDS Server
Windows server Migration
Introduction to Virtualization
Virtual Machine Concepts
Understanding ESXi server architecture