Active Directory 2016 for Support Professionals - AP16 Course Outline
This two-day instructor-led course teaches IT support Professionals how to configure Active Directory Domain Services objects such as users, computers and groups (AD DS) and how to implement and configure Group Policy.
Before attending this course, students must have:
Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
An awareness of basic security best practices.
Hands-on working experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
Basic experience with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.
Module 1: Installing and configuring DCs
This module describes features of AD DS and how to install domain controllers (DCs). It also covers the considerations for deploying DCs.
Overview of AD DS
Overview of AD DS DCs
Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS
This module describes how to use various techniques to manage objects in AD DS. This includes creating and configuring user, group, and computer objects.
Managing user accounts
Managing groups in AD DS
Managing computer accounts
Lab : Deploying and administering AD DS
Creating and configuring user accounts in AD DS
Creating and configuring groups in AD DS
Managing computer objects in AD DS
Module 3: Implementing Group Policy
This module describes how to implement a GPO infrastructure. The module provides an overview of the components and technologies that compose the Group Policy framework.
Introducing Group Policy
Implementing and administering GPOs
Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
Troubleshooting the application of GPOs
Lab : Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure
Creating and configuring GPOs
Managing GPO scope
Lab : Troubleshooting a Group Policy infrastructure
Verify GPO application
Module 4: Managing user settings with GPOs
This module describes how to configure Group Policy settings and Group Policy preferences. This includes implementing administrative templates, configuring folder redirection and scripts, and configuring Group Policy preferences.
Implementing administrative templates
Configuring Folder Redirection and scripts
Configuring Group Policy preferences
Lab : Managing user settings with GPOs
Using administrative templates to manage user settings
Implement settings by using Group Policy preferences
Configuring Folder Redirection
Module 5: Securing AD DS
This module describes how to configure domain controller security, account security, password security, and Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA).
Implementing account security
Lab : Securing AD DS
Implementing security policies for accounts and passwords
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