IT TRAINING

Microsoft 10969 – Active Directory Services with Windows Server 2012

In this course you will learn how to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure and provide more secure data access.

You will also learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders, Work Place Join, Certificate Services and Rights Management Services

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at experienced IT professionals with AD DS experience looking to further develop their knowledge.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Deploy and administer AD DS in Windows Server 2012
  • Secure AD DS deployment
  • Implement AD DS sites, configure and manage replication
  • Implement and manage Group Policy
  • Manage user settings with Group Policy
  • Implement certification authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS and how to manage CAs
  • Implement, deploy and manage certificates
  • Implement and manage AD RMS
  • Implement and administer AD FS
  • Secure and provision data access using technologies such as DAC, Work Folders and Workplace Join
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services
  • Implement and administer Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Students need to have:

  • Experience working with AD DS
  • Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting core networking infrastructure technologies such as name resolution, IP Addressing, Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Experience working with Hyper-V and server virtualization concepts
  • An understanding of general security best practices
  • Experience working hands on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Course outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Access and Information ProtectionThis module provides an overview of multiple Access and Information Protection (AIP) technologies and services what are available with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 from a business perspective and maps business problems to technical solutions. It also includes coverage of Forefront Identify Manager (FIM).Lessons

Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
Overview of FIM 2010 R2

Lab : Choosing an Appropriate Access and Information Protection Management Solution
After completing this module students will be able to:

Describe Access and Information Protection solutions in business.
Describe Access and Information Protection solutions in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Describe Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 R2.

Module 2: Advanced Deployment and Administration of AD DSThis module explains how to deploy AD DS remotely and describes the virtualization safeguards, cloning abilities and extending AD DS to the cloud.Lessons

Deploying AD DS
Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
Administering AD DS

Lab : Deploying and Administering AD DS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe and perform various deployment techniques for AD DS.
Describe virtual domain controller deployment considerations.
Explain how new technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support virtual domain controllers.
Describe Domain Controller cloning.
Implement AD DS using the tools provided in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Module 3: Securing AD DSThis module describes the threats to domain controllers and what methods can be used to secure the AD DS and its domain controllers.Lessons

Securing Domain Controllers
Implementing Account Security
Implementing Audit Authentication

Lab : Securing AD DS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand the importance of securing domain controllers.
Describe the benefit of read-only domain controllers (RODCs).
Explain and implement password and account lockout policies.
Implement audit authentication.

Module 4: Implementing and Administering AD DS Sites and ReplicationThis module explains how AD DS replicates information between domain controllers within a single site and throughout multiple sites. This module also explains how to create multiple sites and how to monitor replication to help optimize AD DS replication and authentication traffic.Lessons

Overview of AD DS Replication
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD DS replication.
Configure AD DS sites.
Configure and monitor AD DS replication.

Module 5: Implementing Group PolicyThis module describes Group Policy, how it works, and how best to implement it within your organization.Lessons

Introducing Group Policy
Implementing and Administering GPOs
Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

Lab : Implementing and Troubleshooting a Group Policy Infrastructure
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Group Policy.
Implement and administer GPOs.
Describe Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing.
Troubleshoot the application of GPOs.

Module 6: Managing User Settings with Group PolicyThis module describes how to how to use GPO Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, and Group Policy features to configure users’ computer settings.Lessons

Implementing Administrative Templates
Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
Configuring Group Policy Preferences

Lab : Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Implement Administrative Templates.
Configure Folder Redirection and scripts.
Configure Group Policy preferences.

Module 7: Deploying and Managing AD CSThis module explain how to deploy and manage Certificate Authorities (CAs) with Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)Lessons

Deploying CAs
Administering CAs
Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Monitoring CAs

Lab : Deploying and Configuring a Two-Tier CA Hierarchy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy Certificate Authorities.
Administer Certificate Authorities.
Troubleshoot, maintain, and monitor Certificate Authorities.

Module 8: Deploying and Managing CertificatesThis module describes certificate usage in business environments and explains how to deploy and manage certificates, configure certificate templates and manage enrolment process. This module also covers the deployment and management of smart cards.Lessons

Using Certificates in a Business Environment
Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
Managing Certificates Deployment, Revocation, and Recovery
Implementing and Managing Smart Cards

Lab : Deploying and Using Certificates
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Use certificates in business environments.
Deploy and manage certificate templates.
Manage certificates deployment, revocation and recovery.
Implement and manage smart cards.

Module 9: Implementing and Administering AD RMSThis module introduces Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). It also describes how to deploy AD RMS, how to configure content protection, and how to make AD RMS–protected documents available to external users.Lessons

Overview of AD RMS
Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
Configuring External Access to AD RMS

Lab : Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD RMS.
Explain how to deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure.
Explain how to configure AD RMS content protection.
Explain how to configure external access to AD RMS.

Module 10: Implementing and Administering AD FSThis module explains AD FS, and then provides details on how to configure AD FS in both a single organization scenario and in a partner organization scenario. This module also describes the Web Application Proxy feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 that functions as an AD FS proxy and reverse proxy for web-based applications.Lessons

Overview of AD FS
Deploying AD FS
Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
Extending AD FS to External Clients

Lab : Implementing AD FS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD FS.
Explain how to configure the AD FS prerequisites, and deploy AD FS services.
Describe how to implement AD FS for a single organization.
Deploy AD FS in a business-to-business federation scenario.
Deploy the Web Application Proxy.

Module 11: Implementing Secure Shared File AccessThis module explains how to use Dynamic Access Control (DAC), Work Folders, Work place Join and how to plan and implement these technologies.Lessons

Overview of Dynamic Access Control
Implementing DAC Components
Implementing DAC for Access Control
Implementing Access Denied Assistance
Implementing and Managing Work Folders
Implementing Workplace Join

Lab : Implementing Secure File Access
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe DAC.
Implement DAC components.
Implement DAC for access control.
Implement access-denied assistance.
Implement and manage Work Folders.
Implement Workplace Join.

Module 12: Monitoring, Managing, and Recovering AD DSThis module explains how to use tools that help monitor performance in real time, and how to record performance over time to spot potential problems by observing performance trends. This module also explains how to optimize and protect your directory service and related identity and access solutions so that if a service does fail, you can restart it as quickly as possible.Lessons

Monitoring AD DS
Managing the AD DS Database
AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions

Lab : Monitoring AD DSLab : Recovering Objects in AD DS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Monitor AD DS.
Manage the AD DS database.
Recover objects from the AD DS database.

Module 13: Implementing Windows Azure Active DirectoryThis module explains the concepts and technologies in Windows Azure Active Directory and how to implement and integrate it within your organizationLessons

Overview of Windows Azure AD
Managing Windows Azure AD Accounts

Lab : Implementing Windows Azure AD
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Windows Azure AD.
Administer Azure AD.

Module 14: Implementing and Administering AD LDSThis module explains how to deploy and configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)Lessons

Overview of AD LDS
Deploying AD LDS
Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
Configuring AD LDS Replication
Integrating AD LDS with AD DS

Lab : Implementing and Administering AD LDS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD LDS.
Explain how to deploy AD LDS.
Explain how to configure AD LDS instances and partitions.
Explain how to configure AD LDS replication.

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