MS- Win Server 2012: Configuring Advanced Services
Preparation for the: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Configuration Advanced Service

Exam Prep: The cousre will prepare trainees for the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Configuration Advanced Service 70-412 Exam

Course Overview: In this course you will learn as a system administrator to configure and manage the advanced functions of Windows Server 2012. This course deals specifically with the configuration of advanced network services in Windows Server 2012.
Among the subjects covered are NLB & clustering, VM clusters & DR, storage, forests & domains, file management and DAC, DHCP, DNS, IPAM, site replication, PKI, RMS & federation and far more.
Audience Profile This course is for IT professionals who want to gain knowledge of the advanced network services of Windows Server 2012 and/or who are preparing for Microsoft exam

Expected Outcomes: After finishing this training course you will be able to configure and manage the advanced network services of Windows Server 2012 for an existing enterprise environment.
After completing this course you will be able to:
1.    Recognize how to configure NLB for a given scenario
2.    Recognize how to configure an NLB cluster in a given scenario
3.    Describe how to manage host traffic and operations in a given scenario
4.    Create and configure an NLB cluster
5.    Match quorum nodes to their descriptions
6.    Describe the requirements for failover cluster creation
7.    Configure a failover cluster in a given scenario
8.    Recognize failover clustering management tasks
9.    Create and configure a failover cluster
10. Identify the key considerations for using clustering in a virtual environment
11. Recognize how a highly available VM is created
12. Describe the migration options for virtual machines
13. Describe the options available for Virtual Machine Management
14. Import a VM to an existing cluster
15. Enable high availability for a VM
16. Select the appropriate backup strategies for a given scenario
17. Describe the process of running a server backup
18. Determine the correct troubleshooting option for a given scenario
19. Recognize how to manage shadow copies for a given scenario
20. Describe high-availability features of iSCSI
21. Recognize how to install and configure iSCSI
22. Describe iSNS architecture components
23. Describe how BranchCache is used
24. Recognize the options available for optimizing storage
25. Identify the difference between domains and forests
26. Identify the guidelines for raising functional levels
27. Match the trust relationship types to their descriptions
28. Describe advanced trust relationship configuration functions
29. Configure trust relationships
30. Describe the key considerations involved in implementing file classification
31. Recognize how to manage files using FCI
32. Sequence the steps to implement dynamic access control
33. Recognize how to configure dynamic access control in a given scenario
34. Identify the steps to deploy central access policies to resources in a given scenario
35. Describe how central access policy staging is applied in a given scenario
36. Create a central access policy using user claims and access rules
37. Recognize how to configure advanced DHCP features
38. Identify how to ensure DHCP high availability
39. Describe how to configure advanced DNS settings
40. Choose the most appropriate security feature in a given scenario
41. Recognize IPAM deployment models
42. Describe the steps to take to configure IPAM in a given scenario
43. Manage IP addresses
44. Describe the characteristics of AD DS replication
45. Identify the advantages of using active directory sites in a given scenario
46. Sequence the steps in the AD site configuration process
47. Manage RODC password replication policy
48. Monitor replication in a given scenario
49. Create an AD site for a new site
50. Create subnets for the new site
51. Configure replication between sites
52. Recognize the functions of PKI components
53. Distinguish between different types of CA installations
54. Recognize the processes involved in certificate validation and revocation
55. Describe the function of certificate templates
56. Recognize certificate enrollment options
57. Describe the CA backup process
58. Recognize the process for recovering a lost private key
59. Install and configure PKI
60. Describe the functionality and components of AD RMS
61. Describe the options for configuring AD RMS
62. Identify the characteristics of AD RMS templates
63. Recognize RMS trust policy options
64. Create an AD RMS template
65. Creating an exclusion policy
66. Describe the components of AD FS
67. Recognize AD FS configuration requirements
68. Describe how to implement AD FS in a given scenario


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What is Included
We are committed to providing quality training and support. Trainees will therefore have access to purchased courses and all the following exciting resources for one year after start of training
  • Textbook(s) and authors: The following textbooks will be used in the course. Textbooks may be accessed via the e-Reference Library at no charge to students for online access. You have the option to purchase the books within the e-Reference Library however it is not a requirement:
  • Mastering Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 by  John A. Price, Brad Price and Scott Fenstermacher, Sybex © 2008 (768 pages) ISBN:9780470249833
  • Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, by  Mark Minasi, Sybex © 2010 (1488 pages), ISBN:9780470532867
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide (Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417) by  William Panek, Sybex © 2013 (984 pages), ISBN:9781118544075
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration (Exam 70-640) by  Will Panek and James Chellis, Sybex © 2008 (576 pages) ISBN:9780470261675
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Complete Study Guide (Exams 70-640, 70-642 and 70-643) by  William Panek, Sybex © 2011, ISBN: 9780470948460
  • Microsoft Virtualization Secrets: Do What You Never Thought Possible with Microsoft Virtualization by  John Savill, John Wiley & Sons © 2012 (552 pages), ISBN:9781118293164
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrator's Reference: The Administrator's Essential Reference by  Dustin Hannifin et al. Syngress Publishing © 2010 (711 pages), ISBN:9781597495783
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference by  Matthew Hester and Chris Henley. Sybex © 2013 (592 pages) ISBN:9781118561881
  • Windows Server 2008 Bible by  Jeffrey R. Shapiro, John Wiley & Sons © 2008, ISBN: 9780470170694
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide by  Aidan Finn, Patrick Lownds, Michel Luescher and Damian Flynn Sybex © 2013 (600 pages), ISBN:9781118486498
  • Windows Server 2012 Security from End to Edge and Beyond: Architecting, Designing, Planning, and Deploying Windows Server 2012 Security Solutions by  Thomas W. Shinder, Yuri Diogenes and Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Syngress Publishing © 2013 (543 pages) ISBN:9781597499804
  • Exercises: You will go through a series of exercises that will assess your comprehension and application of the principles covered in the course. Once you answer the assignment questions, you may compare your answers to the answer key.
  • Lesson Quizzes/Tests: Upon completion of each lesson and exercises, there is a lesson Quiz.  These quizzes will assess your comprehension of the concepts covered within the lesson presentations. The grade achieved on these quizzes will be saved in the gradebook for the course so that you can track your progress as you take the course.
  • Final Exam: Upon completion of all the activities in the course, there is a final exam. The exam will focus on all the material covered throughout the course, including reading assignments. Once the exam has been started, it must be completed so be sure you have set aside enough time to finish the exam.  The results achieved on the final exam will be saved in the grade section of you training for your review.
  • Exam Prep To test your knowledge on the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam. Test Prep can be taken in either Study or Certification mode. Study mode is designed to maximize learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but also by providing additional information on the topics presented. Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, providing valuable feedback at the end of the test.
  • Technical Supprot You will also have access to Instructional and Technical Support. Support may be reached as follows:
  • CHAT: clicking the icon in the online classroom entitled, ‘Connect with Support.’  A help desk specialist is available 
                        Monday-Saturday via instantaneous chat mode.  
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  • EMAIL: During those hours when online support is not available, instructional support will contact you within 24 business hours.