Course description

Learn to implement and configure the core services of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

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 content 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.

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:

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Follow-On Courses:


MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Course Outline:

  1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  1. Active Directory Domain Services

  1. Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  1. Automating Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Administration

  1. Implementing IPv4

  1. Implementing DHCP

  1. Implementing DNS

  1. Implementing IPv6

  1. Implementing Local Storage

  1. Implementing File and Print Services

  1. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  1. Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects

  1. Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V


NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

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