20413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

This 5 day instructor-led training class is presented by Microsoft training partners to their end customers. Channel Partners nationwide hire proven AMS Subject Matter Expert Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT’s) to teach on-site or on-line classes.

This class provides students 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 course also provides the skills to perform name resolution, application integration, optimization of automate remediation and maintenance of network services.

This class is intended for candidates with 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 class 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 Windows Server 2012 certification (MCSA) or equivalent skills. This 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.

Required Prerequisites for this class:

  • MOC 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • MOC 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • MOC 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • 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 Active Directory Domain Services (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.
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools

After completing this class, students will be able to:

  • Implement server upgrade and
  • Design an automated server
    installation strategy.
  • Plan and implement a server
    deployment infrastructure.
  • Plan and implement file and storage
  • Design and implement a Dynamic Host
    Configuration Protocol (DHCP) solution.
  • Design a name resolution solution
  • Design and manage an IP address
    management solution.
  • Design a VPN solution.
  • Design a DirectAccess
  • Implement a scalable remote access
  • Design a network protection
  • Implement a network protection
  • Design a forest and domain
  • Implement a forest and domain
  • Design a Group Policy
  • Design an Active Directory
    permission model.
  • Design an Active Directory sites
  • Design a domain controller
  • Design and implement a branch
    office infrastructure.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
    1. Upgrade and Migration Considerations
    2. Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
    3. Planning for Virtualization
  • Module 2: Planning and Implementing a Server
    Deployment Infrastructure

    1. Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
    2. Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
    3. Implementing an Automated Deployment
  • Module 3: Designing and Maintaining an IP
    Configuration and Address Management Solution

    1. Designing and Implementing DHCP
    2. Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
    3. Planning and Implementing an IPAM Provisioning
  • Module 4: Designing and Implementing Name

    1. Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
    2. Designing the DNS Namespace
    3. Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
    4. Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and
    5. Optimizing DNS Servers
    6. Designing DNS for High Availability and
  • Module 5: Designing and Implementing an Active
    Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure

    1. Designing an AD DS Forest
    2. Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
    3. Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
    4. Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
    5. Designing AD DS Domain Trusts
  • Module 6: Designing and Implementing an OU
    Infrastructure and AD DS Permissions Model

    1. Planning the AD DS Administrative Tasks Delegation
    2. Designing the OU Structure
    3. Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group
  • Module 7: Designing and Implementing a Group
    Policy Object Strategy

    1. Gathering the Information Required for a GPO
    2. Designing and Implementing GPOs
    3. Designing GPO Processing
    4. Planning Group Policy Management
  • Module 8: Designing and Implementing an AD DS
    Physical Topology

    1. Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
    2. Designing AD DS Replication
    3. Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
    4. Virtualization Considerations for Domain
    5. Designing Highly-Available Domain
  • Module 9: Planning and Implementing Storage
    1. Storage Considerations
    2. Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Module 10: Planning and Implementing File Services
    1. Planning and Implementing a Distributed File
    2. Planning and Implementing BranchCache
    3. Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access
  • Module 11: Designing and Implementing Network
    Access Services

    1. Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
    2. Designing RADIUS Authentication by Using a Network
      Policy Server
    3. Designing a Perimeter Network
    4. Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Module 12: Designing and Implementing Network

    1. Overview of Network Security Design
    2. Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security
    3. Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall
    4. Designing and Implementing a Network Access
      Protection Infrastructure

To Hire an AMS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Subject Matter Expert Consultant and Instructor who also teaches this class, call 800-798-3901 today!

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