70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 online training course is part two of a series of three online training courses which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three online training courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the online training courses, this online training course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security. This online training course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for preparation for Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

Exam Number: 70-411

Bonus Material – This course includes the following additional mini-courses:

FSMO (Operational Master Roles)
Understanding DNS
PowerShell Command List







Course Outline

Module 1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

Group Policy
Implementing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
Managing Group Policy Scope
Group Policy Processing
Troubleshooting Policy Application

Module 2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Implementing Administrative Templates
Configuring Group Policy Preferences
Managing Software with Group Policy Software Installation (GPSI)

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

Creating and Administering User Accounts
Configuring User Object Attributes
Automating User Account Creation
Configuring Managed Service Accounts

Module 4: Maintaining AD DS

Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
Administering AD DS
Managing the AD DS Database

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

Installing the DNS Server Role
Configuring the DNS Server Role
Configuring DNS Zones
Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

Configuring Network Access
Configuring VPN Access
Network Policies
Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
Configuring DirectAccess

Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the NPS Role

Installing and Configuring a NPS
Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
NPS Authentication Methods
Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

Module 8: Implementing NAP

Configuring NAP
Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
Distributed File System (DFS)
Configuring DFS Namespaces
Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Encrypting Network Files with Encrypting File System (EFS)
Configuring Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Implementing Deployment with WDS
Administering WDS

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Deploying Updates with WSUS

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

Monitoring Tools
Using Performance Monitor
Monitoring Event Logs

Skills Learned

Implement a Group Policy infrastructure
Manage user desktops with Group Policy
Manage user and service accounts
Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
Configure and troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS)
Configure and troubleshoot Remote Access
Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server (NPS) role
Implement Network Access Protection (NAP)
Optimize file services
Configure encryption and advanced auditing
Deploy and maintain server images
Implement Update Management
Monitor Windows Server 2012
Understand appropriate command-line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for IT Professionals with hands on experience working in a Windows server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. The key focus for students is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to Manage and Maintain a domain based Windows Server 2012 environment, providing skills in areas such as User and Group management, Network Access and Data Security.

Windows Server Administrators experienced in working with Windows Server 2008 orWindows Server 2012 who wish to gain skills necessary to perform daily management and maintenance tasks in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

IT Professionals who are looking to take the 411, Administering Windows Server 2012 exam


Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Attended the Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (410) course.

Hands-On Labs

Getting to Know Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview
Introduction to DirectAccess in Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2 Implementing Workplace Join
Windows Server 2012: New Domain Controller Deployment and Dynamic Access Control
Windows Server 2012: DirectAccess
Windows Server 2012: Minimal Installation Shell
Managing your Datacenter devices with Windows Server and System Center 2012 R2
Desired State Configuration with Window Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 – Enabling Windows Server Work Folders
Windows Server 2012: High Availability File Server
Enhancements with Window Server 2012 R2 Hyper-v Replica
Network Automation using Window Server 2012 R2 IPAM
Windows Server 2012 R2: Implementing Claims-Aware Applications
Getting Insight and Managing Data Using the File Classification Infrastructure
Windows Server 2012: Storage Spaces and Deduplication
Windows Server 2012: IIS Central SSL Store and IIS CPU Throttling
Windows Server 2012: SMB Multi-Channel
Configuring Hyper-V over Highly Available SMB Storage
Active Directory Deployment and Management Enhancements
Managing Network Infrastructure
Introduction to Windows PowerShell Fundamentals
Configuring a Highly Available iSCSI Target
Managing Windows Server 2012 with Server Manager and Windows PowerShell 3.0
Using Dynamic Access Control to Automatically and Centrally Secure Data
Implementing Storage Pools and Storage Spaces
Implementing BranchCache in Windows Server 2012
Managing Your Network Infrastructure with IP Address Management
Building a Resilient Network Infrastructure
Building a Remote Storage Infrastructure to Support Your Critical Workloads
Network Automation using IP Address Management (IPAM)
Enabling Secure Remote Users with RemoteApp, DirectAccess, and Dynamic Access Control Windows Server 2012 provides new, exciting features to easily implement secure remote user features. In this lab, you will begin by leveraging both RemoteApp and VDI to
Deploying and Configuring Servers with Server Manager
Configuring a Web Farm for Multitenant Applications
Introduction to IIS 8


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