70-413: Designing and Implementing Server 2012 R2 Infrastructure eLearning


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Course Description:

This online training course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure. The online training course also provides the skills to perform name resolution, application integration, optimization of automate remediation and maintenance of network services.

This online training course is also intended for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Core Infrastructure certification.
Exam Number: 70-413

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

FSMO (Operational Master Roles)
Understanding DNS
PowerShell Command List







Course Outline

Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration

Upgrading and Migrating Considerations
Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
Planning for Virtualization

Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure

Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy

Module 3: Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution

Designing and Implementing DHCP
Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
Planning and Implementing an IP Address Management (IPAM) Provisioning Strategy

Module 4: Designing and Implementing Name Resolution

Designing a Domain Name Service (DNS) Server Implementation Strategy
Designing the DNS Namespace
Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
Optimizing DNS Servers
Designing DNS for High Availability and Security

Module 5: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Forest and Domain Infrastructure

Designing an AD DS Forest
Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
Designing AD DS Domain Trusts

Module 6: Designing and Implementing an Organizational Unit (OU) Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model

Planning the AD DS Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
Designing the OU Structure
Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy

Module 7: Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object (GPO) Strategy

Gathering the Information Required for a GPO Design
Designing and Implementing GPOs
Designing GPO Processing
Planning Group Policy Management

Module 8: Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology

Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
Designing AD DS Replication
Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers

Module 9: Planning and Implementing Storage

Storage Considerations
Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs

Module 10: Planning and Implementing File Services

Planning and Implementing a Distributed File System
Planning and Implementing BranchCache
Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network Access Services

Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
Designing RADIUS Authentication Using a Network Policy Server
Designing a Perimeter Network
Planning and Implementing DirectAccess

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Network Protection

Network Security Design
Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security Threats
Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
Designing and Implementing a Network Access Protection Infrastructure

Skills Learned

Plan a server upgrade and migration
Plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure
Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution
Design and implement name resolution
Design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure
Design and implement an Active Directory organizational unit infrastructure
Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy
Design and implement an AD DS topology
Plan and implement storage
Plan and implement file services
Design and implement network access services
Design and implement network protection
Understand appropriate command-line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands

Who Should Attend This Course

Candidates for this course have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience. This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 Enterprise Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary.

Students have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and possess MCSA: Windows Server 2012 or equivalent skills. Candidates for this online training course have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience.


Knowledge equivalent to MCSA: Windows Server 2012.
A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 and AD DS. For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.
A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.
Ability to work in a team or a virtual team.


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