MOC On-Demand: 10967-Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure Course Outline
*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5-days of content, 90-days unlimited access, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.)
MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.
About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course.
Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support.
You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
Upgrade to 180-Day Access, $250.
Need more time? Extend the base 90-day access to 180 days on your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks. Extension must be ordered at time of original purchase and is non-refundable.
Certification Pak, $150.
Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250.
Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies.
You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!
Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.
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This self-study class (equivalent to our 5-day instructor-led course) teaches the fundamental knowledge and skills that you need to build a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.
This course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.
This course includes the foundational level knowledge to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.
Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology.
This course is a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before you start the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.
Before attending this course, students must have:
A basic knowledge of general computing concepts.
Some experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012.
Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on a Windows Server.
Describe fundamental network components and terminology so you can select an appropriate network component.
Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation.
Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment.
Describe and implement server roles.
Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest.
Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server.
Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth.
Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to your network.
Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organizationís security.
Monitor a server to determine the performance level.
Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server.
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
This module explains how the Windows Server 2012 editions, installation options, optimal service and device configuration and general post-installation configuration all contribute to the functionality and effectiveness of your Windows Server implementation.
Windows Server Architecture.
Installing Windows Server.
Configuring Devices and Device Drivers.
Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Module 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server
This module will introduce you to different storage technologies and discuss how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server. There is also a discussion on how to create a resilient strategy for your storage, helping to avoid unplanned downtime and loss of data.
Identifying Storage Technologies.
Managing Disks and Volumes.
Lab : Implementing Storage in Windows Server
Module 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure
In this module, students will learn how to describe fundamental network component and terminology thus enabling the student to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario.
Network Architecture Standards.
Local Area Networking.
Wide Area Networking.
Connecting to the Internet.
Lab : Selecting Network Infrastructure Components
Module 4: Connecting Network Components
This module explores the functionality of low-level networking components, including switches and routers. In addition, the module provides guidance on how best to connect these and other components together to provide additional network functionality.
Understanding the OSI Model.
Understanding Media Types.
Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
Lab : Connecting Network Components
Module 5: Implementing TCP/IP
This module describes the requirements of a protocol stack and then focuses on the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol stack.
Overview of TCP/IP.
Lab : Implementing TCP/IP
Module 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles
This module explains the functional requirements of a server computer and how to select and deploy appropriate server roles to support these functional requirements.
Deploying Role-Specific Services.
Considerations for Provisioning Roles.
Lab : Implementing Server Roles
Lab : Implementing Server Roles
Module 7: Implementing Active Directory
This module explains that, as a directory service, how AD DS stores information about objects on a network and makes this information available to users and network administrators.
Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
Implementing AD DS.
Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
Implementing Group Policy
Lab : Implementing AD DS
Module 8: Implementing IT Security Layers
This module explains how, in addition to file and share permissions, you can also use data encryption to restrict data access.
Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
Lab : Implementing IT Security Layers
Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server
This module reviews the tools and concepts available for implementing security within a Microsoft Windows infrastructure.
Overview of Windows Security.
Securing Files and Folders.
Lab : Implementing Windows Security
Module 10: Implementing Network Security
This module explains possible threats when you connect your computers to a network, how to identify them, and how implement appropriate Windows network security features to help to eliminate them.
Overview of Network Security.
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Lab : Implementing Network Security
Module 11: Implementing Security Software
This module explains how an information technology (IT) administrator can account for and mitigate the risks of malicious code, unauthorized use, and data theft.
Client Software Protection Features.
Lab : Implementing Security Software
Module 12: Monitoring Server Performance
This module discusses the importance of monitoring the performance of servers, and how you monitor servers to ensure that they run efficiently and use available server capacity. It also explains performance monitoring tools to identify components that require additional tuning and troubleshooting, so that you can improve the efficiency of your servers.
Lab : Monitoring Server Performance
Module 13: Maintaining Windows Server
This module explains the importance of system updates, how to troubleshoot the Windows Server boot process, and how to implement high availability and recovery technologies to improve system availability.
Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
Server Availability and Data Recovery.
Applying Updates to Windows Server.
Troubleshooting Windows Server.
Lab : Maintaining Windows Server
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