This course is part one of a three-part series 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. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have good Windows operating system knowledge and experience and want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the core infrastructure services in an existing Windows Server 2012 environment.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Install and Configure Windows Server 2012 R2
- Describe AD DS
- Manage Active Directory objects
- Automate Active Directory administration
- Implement IPv4
- Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
- Implement IPv6
- Implement local storage
- Share files and printers
- Implement Group Policy
- Use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) to secure Windows Servers
- Implement server virtualization using Hyper-V
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; Installing and Configuring 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: 70-410: Installing and Configuring 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:
Cisco IT Essentials (CompTIA A+) or MTA: IT Infrastructure modules.
Students would also benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience.
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There is £50 materials fee to be added to the course fee.
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, Administering and Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.