Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure (MOC-20413)


Course Number: MOC-20413

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Windows Server Training Overview

This Microsoft certified class, Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure (MOC course 20413), teaches attendees how to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure.

This course is part one of a two-part series. The next course in the series is MOC 20414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. 

This class is also intended for IT professionals who are looking to take exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone exam, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure Certification.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Plan server upgrade and migration.
  • Plan and implement a server deployment strategy.
  • Plan and deploy servers by using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).
  • 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 AD DS organizational unit (OU) infrastructure.
  • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
  • Design and implement an AD DS physical topology.
  • Plan and implement storage and file services.
  • Design and implement network protection.
  • Design and implement remote access services.

Prerequisites

All students must have solid 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.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
  • A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 R2 and Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • A strong 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.
  • Ability to work in a team/virtual team.
  • Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 R2 MCSA.

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses:

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Outline

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Introduction
Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Considerations for Upgrades and Migrations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualization
Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy
  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Deployment Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Overview
  • Implementing a Virtual Machine Manager Library and Profiles
  • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Services
Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution
  • Designing DHCP Servers
  • Planning DHCP Scopes
  • Designing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
  • Managing Servers and Address Spaces by Using IPAM
  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zones
  • Designing DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zones
  • Designing DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Designing Active Directory Integration with Windows Azure Active Directory
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in Active Directory Environments
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts
Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organizational Unit Infrastructure
  • Planning the Active Directory Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing an OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Collecting the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management
Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology<
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing Active Directory Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers
Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services
  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Optimizing File Services for Branch Offices
Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a NAP Infrastructure
Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Planning and Implementing VPN
  • Planning and Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.



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