Course description

Learn to build a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012

Learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of networking, security, and system administration information needed to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. Learn the basics: installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure.

This course utilizes Windows Server 2012.

Each individual Microsoft Official Course On-Demand includes 3 months (or 12 months with purchase of Microsoft Total Access Collection) of 24x7 access to the following:

What You'll Learn in Class:

Who Needs to Attend:


Course Outline:

  1. Install and Configure Windows Server 2012

    • Windows Server Architecture

    • Install Windows Server

    • Configure Services

    • Configure Devices and Device Drivers

  2. Implement Storage in Windows Server

    • Identify Storage Technologies

    • Manage Disk and Volumes

    • Fault Tolerance

  3. Network Infrastructure

    • Network Architecture Standards

    • LAN, WAN, and Wireless Networking

    • Connecting to the Internet and Remote Access

  4. Connect Network Components

    • OSI Model

    • Media Types

    • Adapters, Hubs, Switches

    • Routing

  5. Implement TCP/IP

    • TCP/IP

    • IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

    • Name Resolution

  6. Implement Windows Server Roles

    • Role-based Deployment

    • Deploy Role-Specific Services

    • Considerations for Provisioning Roles

  7. Implement Active Director

    • Implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

    • Managing Users, Groups, and Computers

    • Implement Group Policy

  8. Implement IT Security Layers

    • Defense-in-Depth

    • Physical and Internet Security

  9. Implement Security in Windows Server

    • Security Files and Folders

    • Implement Encryption

  10. Implement Network Security

    • Implement Firewalls

    • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

  11. Implement Security Software

    • Client Software Protection Features

    • E-mail and Server Protection

  12. Monitor Server Performance

    • Event logging

    • Performance Monitoring

  13. Maintain Windows Server

    • Troubleshoot Windows Server Setup

    • Server Availability and Data Recovery

    • Apply Updates to Windows Server

    • Troubleshoot Windows Server


Lab 1: Install and Configure Windows Server 2012

Lab 2: Implement Storage in Windows Server

Lab 3: Select Network Infrastructure Components

Lab 4: Connect Network Components

Lab 5: Implement TCP/IP

Lab 6: Implement Server Roles

Lab 7: Implement AD DS

Lab 8: Implement IT Security Layers

Lab 9: Implement Windows Security

Lab 10: Implement Network Security

Lab 11: Implement Security Software

Lab 12: Monitor Server Performance

Lab 13: Maintain Windows Server