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Corsi Microsoft

Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure

Codice corso: 10967A
Durata corso: 5gg


Learn the fundamental knowledge and skills that you need to build a Windows Server infrastructure with Windows Server 2012.

This five day course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration, storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.

This course includes the foundational level knowledge to prepare students to start a career or cross train in Microsoft Windows Server technologies.

Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology.

This course is a first step in preparing for a job in IT or as prerequisite training before you start the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) training and certification path.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012.
  • Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on a Windows Server.
  • Describe fundamental network components and terminology so you can select an appropriate network component.
  • Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation.
  • Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment.
  • Describe and implement server roles.
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest.
  • Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server.
  • Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth.
  • Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to your network.
  • Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization’s security.
  • Monitor a server to determine the performance level.
  • Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A basic knowledge of general computing concepts.
  • Some experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8


MODULE 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

This module explains how the Windows Server 2012 editions, installation options, optimal service and device configuration and general post-installation configuration all contribute to the functionality and effectiveness of your Windows Server implementation.


After completing this module, student will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Server components and architecture
  • Install Windows Server 2012
  • Configure services
  • Configure devices and device drivers

 Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

MODULE 2: Implementing Storage in Windows Server

This module will introduce you to different storage technologies and discuss how to implement the storage solutions in Windows Server. There is also a discussion on how to create a resilient strategy for your storage, helping to avoid unplanned downtime and loss of data.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify a suitable storage technology
  • Manage storage within Windows Server
  • Implement disk fault tolerance

 Lab : Implementing Storage in Windows Server

MODULE 3: Understanding Network Infrastructure

In this module, students will learn how to describe fundamental network component and terminology thus enabling the student to select an appropriate network component in a particular scenario.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe physical network topologies and standards
  • Define local area networks (LANs)
  • Define wide area networks (WANs)
  • Describe wireless networking technologies
  • Explain how to connect a network to the Internet
  • Describe how technologies are used for remote access

 Lab : Selecting Network Infrastructure Components

MODULE 4: Connecting Network Components

This module explores the functionality of low-level networking components, including switches and routers. In addition, the module provides guidance on how best to connect these and other components together to provide additional network functionality.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand and Describe the industry standard protocol model (OSI Model)
  • Understand and Describe wiring methodologies and standards.
  • Describe adapters, hubs, and switches.
  • Describe routing technologies and protocols.

 Lab : Connecting Network Components

MODULE 5: Implementing TCP/IP

This module describes the requirements of a protocol stack and then focuses on the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol stack.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Functionality of the TCP/IP Suite
  • Describe IPv4 Addressing
  • Configure an IPv4 Network
  • Describe IPv6 Addressing and Transition
  • Describe the Various Name Resolution Methods Used by TCP/IP Hosts

 Lab : Implementing TCP/IP

MODULE 6: Implementing Windows Server Roles

This module explains the functional requirements of a server computer and how to select and deploy appropriate server roles to support these functional requirements.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  •  Describe role-based deployment
  • Deploy role-specific servers
  • Describe deployment options for server roles
  • Considerations for Provisioning Roles

 Lab : Implementing Server Roles

MODULE 7: Implementing Active Directory

This module explains that, as a directory service, how AD DS stores information about objects on a network and makes this information available to users and network administrators.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental features of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Implement AD DS
  • Implement Organizational Units (OUs) for managing Groups and Objects
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Configure client computers centrally with group policy objects (GPOs)

 Lab : Implementing AD DS

MODULE 8: Implementing IT Security Layers

This module explains how, in addition to file and share permissions, you can also use data encryption to restrict data access.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the risks posed by connecting to the Internet (Defense-in-Depth)
  • Describe possible mitigations to these risks (Physical Security)
  • Describe the Windows Server components and features that can help provide his Internet security

 Lab : Implementing IT Security Layers

MODULE 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server

This module reviews the tools and concepts available for implementing security within a Microsoft Windows infrastructure.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows Server features that help improve your network’s security.
  • Explain how to secure files and folders in the Windows Server environment.
  • Explain how to use the Windows Server encryption features to help secure access to resources.

 Lab : Implementing Windows Security

MODULE 10: Implementing Network Security

This module explains possible threats when you connect your computers to a network, how to identify them, and how implement appropriate Windows network security features to help to eliminate them.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify network-based security threats – Network Security
  • Implement Windows Firewall to secure Windows hosts
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
  • Explain how to enforce corporate compliance

Lab : Implementing Network Security

MODULE 11: Implementing Security Software

This module explains how an information technology (IT) administrator can account for and mitigate the risks of malicious code, unauthorized use, and data theft.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  •  Implement Windows Server technologies and features to improve client security.
  • Describe security threats posed by e-mail and how to reduce these threats (E-Mail Protection)
  • Explain how to improve server security using Windows Server security analysis and hardening tools (Server Protection)

 Lab : Implementing Security Software

MODULE 12: Monitoring Server Performance

This module discusses the importance of monitoring the performance of servers, and how you monitor servers to ensure that they run efficiently and use available server capacity.
It also explains performance monitoring tools to identify components that require additional tuning and troubleshooting, so that you can improve the efficiency of your servers.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Event Viewer to identify and interpret Windows Logs, and Application and Services Logs
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Measure system resource usage and identify component bottlenecks

 Lab : Monitoring Server Performance

MODULE 13: Maintaining Windows Server

This module explains the importance of system updates, how to troubleshoot the Windows Server boot process, and how to implement high availability and recovery technologies to improve system availability.


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot the Windows Server Boot process
  • Implement high availability and Data Recovery technologies to improve system availability
  • Explain the importance of system updates
  • Implement an appropriate troubleshooting methodology to resolve problems with Windows Server

 Lab : Maintaining Windows Server

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C.C.I.A.A. REA: MI - 1880014
Cap. Soc. € 12.000,00


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