70-413: Designing and Implementing Server 2012 R2 Infrastructure

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.
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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): Server Infrastructure certification.

Exam Number: 70-413

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

  • FSMO (Operational Master Roles)
  • Understanding DNS
  • Hyper-V
  • PowerShell Command List

Instructor: Will Panek

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Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

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 MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.

Prerequisites

Before attending this online training course, students must have:

  • 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.

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

Hands On Labs

Hands-on Live Labs with Real Gear

Hands-on practice so you can apply what you learned.

  1. Plan Server Upgrade and Migration
  2. Plan and Implement a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  3. Design and Maintain an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
  4. Design and Implement Name Resolution
  5. Design and Implement an AD DS Forest Infrastructure
  6. Design and Implement an AD DS OU Infrastructure and AD DS Delegation Model
  7. Designing and Implementing GPO Strategy
  8. Design and Implement an AD DS Physical Topology
  9. Plan and Implement Storage
  10. Design and Implement File Services
  11. Design and Implement Network Access Services
  12. Design and Implement Network Protection