Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411)

5 Day | Instructor Led

This course is part two of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

Using the prerelease version of the software, you will cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, including user and group management, network access, and data security. This course will help you prepare for Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-411 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.

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Ideal Candidates for Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411) Class

System administrators and IT professionals with experience in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411) Prerequisites


  • At least one year of experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012

  • Understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure

  • Equivalent experience or completion of the following course: 

What You'll Get in Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411)

What You'll Learn in Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411)


  • Manage user desktops with Group Policy

  • Manage user and service accounts

  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Configure and troubleshoot remote access

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the network policy server (NPS)

  • Implement network access protection (NAP)

  • Optimize file services

  • Configure encryption and advanced auditing

  • Implement update management

  • Monitor Windows Server 2012

No Certification Test Available For This Course

No Certification Test Available For This Course

Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (M20411) Outline

1. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

2. Maintaining AD DS

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

3. Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

4. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Group Policy Scope and Processing
  • Troubleshooting Policy Application

5. Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

6. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the NPS Role  

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

7. Implementing NAP  

  • NAP
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

8. Implementing Remote Access

  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

9. Optimizing File Services  

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication

10. Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Network Files with Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11. Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with WDS
  • Administering WDS

12. Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13. Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

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