Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012

Focusing on Windows Server 2012 administration, this unit covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as Implementing Server Images, User and Group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, Remote Access and Network Policies, Data Security, Monitoring and Update Management.


Course Outline


Deploying and Managing Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services, Administering Windows Deployment Services
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Deployment Services
  • Creating Operating System Images with Windows Deployment
  • Configuring Custom Computer Naming
  • Deploying Images with Windows Deployment Services


Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

  • Installing the DNS Server Role, DNS Zones, DNS Conditional Forwarding


Active Directory Domain Services

  • AD DS, Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODC, Configuring the Active Directory Recycle Bin


User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Management
  • Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout Settings
  • Managed Service Accounts


Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy, Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing


Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

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


Implementing Remote Acces

  • Configuring Network Access, Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access
  • Network Policies, Routing and Remote Access
  • DirectAccess, VPS Server, VPN Clients, DirectAccess Infrastructure, DirectAccess Clients


Implementing Network Policy Server

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)
  • Clients and Servers, RADIUS Client


Implementing Network Access Protection

  • Network Access Protection
  • NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Configuring the Client Settings to Support NAP


Optimizing File Services

  • FSRM, Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • DFS Role Service, Distributed File System (DFS), DFS Namespace, Configuring FSRM Quotas


Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files by Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing, Encrypting and Recovering Files


Implementing Update Management

  • WSUS, Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • WSUS Server Role, Configuring Update Settings


Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools, Performance Monitor, Event Logs

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