Learn how to administer Windows Server 2012. This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.
Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 R2 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
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals with hands on experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 environment. The key focus for students in this course is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows Server 2012 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to manage and maintain a domain based Windows Server 2012 environment, such as user and group management, network access and data security.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Deploy and Maintain Server Images
- Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
- Maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
- Manage User and Service Accounts
- Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
- Manage User Desktops with Group Policy
- Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
- Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server (NPS) role
- Implement Network Access Protection (NAP)
- Optimize File Services
- Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
- Implement Update Management
- Monitor Windows Server 2012
Please refer to the Microsoft exam preparation guide for details of objectives covered.
This 'Specialist' level course is part of the Server 2012 'Server Certification Track' from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield Campus.
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The 'Professional IT Training' courses facilitate effective self-directed learning, with flexible start dates to meet your individual needs. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar Windows Server administration courses.
This course includes hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.
The student resources include relevant comprehensive printed Microsoft Curriculum workbook(s), Live labs and e- learning materials.
Microsoft Imagine enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications to create and develop their own practice lab environments, for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.
Tailored individual learning plans, with support and guidance from our experienced tutors.
This course is available to study in the evening, over 18 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.
Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.
Students may elect to take the relevant Microsoft MCP exam to gain the Microsoft Certified Professional; Administering Windows Server 2012
Working towards, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012.
Certification requirements are is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Please refer to Microsoft certification site for current details.
The course includes continual assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises and practice exams. Course certificates of completion are provided.
There is no formal examination required; however this course will help prepare you for the following Microsoft MCP exam: 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 which may be taken at external Pearson VUE test centres.
Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.
Learners must be over 19.
Before attending this course, learners must have completed the following courses, gained certification or have similar knowledge:
MCSA: 410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Students would also benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience.
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How much will this course cost?
Tuition fee £ 550 ; Materials fee £ 50 ; Total £ 600
Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?
Study material fees (£50) are payable separately on enrolment.
This course is not eligible for fee concession.
Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.
This course is intended for individuals who are employed as or seeking employment as a Systems Administrator or Systems Engineer.
Further Microsoft IT certification courses are available on the 'Server Certification Track' including Server 2012, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.