Microsoft 20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Over five days you will be able to get hands-on experience and instruction about installing and configuring Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Some cross-over of skills will be present in these courses but this course focuses on the primary implementation and configuration of services like: Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Service, Group Policy, Print Services and Hyper-v. At the end of the three courses you will have knowledge and skills in order to implement, manage, maintain and provision services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is addressed to IT professionals who have some experience in working with Microsoft Operating System and desire to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to install and perform the initial configuration of Microsoft Server 2012 and Microsoft Server 2012 R2.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Administration
  • Implement a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement IPv6 for simple scenarios
  • Configure local storage on a server
  • Implement file and print services
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Implement server virtualization using Hyper-V


Students need to have:

  • Understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Experience configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment
  • Experience supporting or configuring Windows Client with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Course outline

Course Outline


1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
Installing Windows Server 2012
Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
Windows PowerShell
2. Active Directory Domain Services
Domain Controllers
Installing a Domain Controller
3. Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
Managing User Accounts
Managing Groups
Managing Computer Accounts
Delegating Administration
4. Automating Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Administration
Using Command-Line Tools for AD DS Administration
Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
5. Implementing IPv4
IPv4 Addressing
Subnettingand Supernetting
Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
6. Implementing DHCP
Overview of the DHCP Server Role
Configuring DHCP Scopes
Managing a DHCP Database
Securing and Monitoring DHCP
7. Implementing DNS
Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
Installing a DNS Server
ManagingDNS Zones
8. Implementing IPv6
IPv6 Addressing
Coexistence with IPv4
IPv6 Transition Technologies
9. Implementing Local Storage
Overview of Storage
Managing Disks and Volumes
Implementing Storage Spaces
10. Implementing File and Print Services
Securing Files and Folders
Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
Configuring Network Printing
11. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
Group Policy
Group Policy Processing
Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
12. Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
Windows Security
Configuring Security Settings
Restricting Software
Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
13. Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
Virtualization Technologies
Implementing Hyper-V
Managing Virtual Machine Storage
Managing Virtual Networks