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Microsoft 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012




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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
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The course 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 prepares the candidates for the Microsoft exam 70-410. In addition to that, the course covers a range of topics including system administration related functions, installing and configuring servers, configuring roles and features, configuring Hyper-V, deploying and configuring core network services, installing and administering active directory, and creating and managing group policy.

The course provides an excellent opportunity to get hands-on practice of installing and configuring Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is part one 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.

This course is intended for IT professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and get hands-on experience of installing, configuring and operating Microsoft Windows 2012 R2. Typically, the candidates undertaking this course must have a similar profile as below:

  • System administrators who are relatively new to system administration roles
  • IT professionals looking to increase their knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2012
  • Aspiring students of Microsoft Exam 70-410 or MCSE/MCSA certification


Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

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Course Curriculum

Module 1

Course Introduction (1:59)

Instructor Introduction (1:22)

Course Overview (3:26)

Prerequisites Part1 (4:06)

Prerequisites Part2 (2:56)

Certification Overview Part1 (1:45)

Certification Overview Part2 (1:45)

Module 2

Best Course Practices Part1 (3:30)

Best Course Practices Part2 (1:26)

Lab Setup (0:51)

Building Your Own Environment (1:41)

Presentation Types (1:04)

Chapter Review (0:59)

Module 3

Windows Server 2012 Installation (1:44)

Available Editions Part2 (1:42)

Available Editions Part1 (4:35)

Requirements (1:52)

Server Manager Overview (4:11)

Best Practice Analyzer (2:03)

Installing Server 2012 Part1 (3:07)

Installing Server 2012 Part2 (3:44)

Performing a Windows Server 2012 Installation Part1 (5:06)

Performing a Windows Server 2012 Installation Part2 (4:39)

Windows Server 2012 Standard Configurations (6:17)

Server Manager Roles Part1 (4:41)

Server Manager Roles Part2 (5:23)

Server Manager Roles Part3 (3:56)

Remote Management Configuration Part1 (2:33)

Remote Management Configuration Part2 (4:59)

Installation Review (2:43)

Chapter Review (1:07)

Module 4

Windows Server 2012 CORE (1:07)

Introduction to Windows Server 2012 CORE (5:10)

Minimum Server Interface (2:21)

Server Core Management (1:50)

CORE Roles (2:57)

Installation Options (1:37)

Installing and Configuring Server CORE Part1 (5:00)

Installing and Configuring Server CORE Part2 (6:11)

Chapter Review (1:11)

Module 5

Windows Server 2012 Server Manager (1:04)

Dashboard Overview (1:53)

Servers (1:07)

Roles and Features (2:19)

Server Manager Creation and Configuration Part1 (5:02)

Server Manager Creation and Configuration Part2 (6:33)

Server Manager Creation and Configuration Part3 (6:12)

Server Manager Toolbar (2:35)

Local Server Management (4:24)

Configuring Server Manager Toolbar Part1 (5:31)

Configuring Server Manager Toolbar Part2 (2:04)

Chapter Review (1:04)

Module 6

AD DS Domain Controller (0:15)

Install a Domain Controller Part1 (4:42)

Install a Domain Controller Part2 (3:46)

Install a Domain Controller Part3 (1:27)

Add a Member Server Part1 (5:16)

Add a Member Server Part2 (3:03)

Add a Member Server Part3 (4:53)

Module 7

PowerShell 101 Basics (2:18)

What is PowerShell (4:21)

Remoting (2:47)

Commands Cmdlets (2:56)

Server Administration (2:01)

Remote Server Administration Part1 (5:27)

Remote Server Administration Part2 (4:57)

Remote Server Administration Part3 (1:55)

PowerShell ISE (4:00)

Scripting (5:28)

More PowerShell Features (2:35)

Chapter Review (1:19)

Module 8

Windows Server 2012 Network DHCP (1:09)

Networking Part1 (1:54)

Networking Part2 (4:00)

Network Components (2:46)

TCP/IP (4:51)

DHCP Part1 (5:01)

DHCP Part2 (3:45)

DHCP Part3 (2:30)

DHCP Installation Part1 (0:20)

DHCP Installation Part2 (2:56)

IP and DHCP Tools (3:38)

DHCP Configuration Part1 (4:59)

DHCP Configuration Part2 (5:57)

Chapter Review (0:35)

Module 9

Windows Server 2012 Network Configuration IPv4 (1:24)

IPv4 Basics (5:14)

IPv4 Addressing Part1 (2:42)

IPv4 Addressing Part2 (3:21)

IPv4 Subnetting (2:30)

Network Adapter Settings (1:33)

Network Settings Through the GUI Part1 (5:18)

Network Settings Through the GUI Part2 (5:34)

Network Settings from a Command Line Part1 (0:46)

Network Settings from a Command Line Part2 (4:45)

Network Settings from a Command Line Part3 (5:07)

Chapter Review (1:22)

Module 10

Windows Server 2012 Network Configuration IPv6 (1:13)

IPv6 Basics Part1 (4:32)

IPv6 Basics Part2 (2:13)

IPv6 Addressing (3:29)

IPv6 Simplification and Equivalents (4:59)

IPv6 Network Configuration Part1 (0:20)

IPv6 Network Configuration Part2 (5:35)

Transition Technologies Part1 (4:28)

Transition Technologies Part2 (3:46)

Configuring ISATAP Part1 (5:55)

Configuring ISATAP Part2 (0:56)

Chapter Review (1:01)

Module 11

Windows Server 2012 Network DNS (1:07)

DNS Basics (4:53)

Zone Records and Types (4:11)

Records (1:36)

Name Resolution (3:31)

DNS Installation and Configuration Part1 (4:07)

DNS Installation and Configuration Part2 (3:45)

DNS Installation and Configuration Part3 (2:26)

DNS Installation and Configuration Part4 (0:17)

DNS Query (3:44)

DNS Tools (2:12)

Working with DNS Tools Part1 (3:38)

Working with DNS Tools Part2 (5:34)

Working with DNS Tools Part3 (4:58)

Working with DNS Tools Part4 (3:17)

Working with DNS Tools Part5 (1:06)

Chapter Review (0:52)

Module 12

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V (0:54)

Basic Overview of Virtualization Part1 (1:33)

Basic Overview of Virtualization Part2 (4:29)

Basic Overview of Virtualization Part3 (3:06)

What is Server Virtualization? (1:36)

Desktop Virtualization (2:29)

Presentation Virtualization (2:04)

Application Virtualization (2:47)

USV Virtualization (1:35)

Cloud Computing (5:08)

System Requirements (2:16)

Installing the Hyper-V Role (2:34)

Installing Hyper-V (2:56)

Configuring Hyper-V (4:15)

Managing Virtual Networks (1:08)

Configuration Settings In Hyper-V Part1 (3:09)

Configuration Settings In Hyper-V Part2 (4:39)

Configuration Settings In Hyper-V Part3 (5:42)

Configuration Settings In Hyper-V Part4 (1:25)

Chapter Review (0:56)

Module 13

Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (0:38)

Active Directory Accounts (2:25)

Active Directory Administration (1:26)

Creating Active Directory User Account Part1 (4:51)

Creating Active Directory User Account Part2 (4:25)

Creating Active Directory User Account Part3 (5:19)

Creating Active Directory User Account Part4 (1:50)

Active Directory Templates (2:28)

Creating a Template Part1 (4:37)

Creating a Template Part2 (4:24)

Creating a Template Part3 (4:25)

Command Line Tools (2:33)

PowerShell Scripting (1:53)

Adding Users & Groups In PowerShell Part1 (4:49)

Adding Users & Groups In PowerShell Part2 (3:12)

Chapter Review (0:55)

Module 14

Windows Server 2012 AD Objects and Groups (0:51)

Groups (2:02)

Group Scope (2:28)

Default Groups (5:24)

Creating Groups Part1 (0:10)

Creating Groups Part2 (4:24)

Creating Groups Part3 (2:25)

AD DS Permissions (1:43)

AD DS Delegation Part1 (0:23)

AD DS Delegation Part2 (6:31)

AD DS Delegation Part3 (4:58)

Chapter Review (0:55)

Module 15

Windows Server 2012 Local Storage (0:25)

Storage Basics Part1 (1:14)

Storage Basics Part2 (5:59)

Drive Types (3:54)

Volumes (3:59)

File System (4:16)

Creating Mounts and Links Part1 (4:31)

Creating Mounts and Links Part2 (5:28)

Chapter Review (0:41)

Module 16

Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces (0:25)

Storage Spaces (1:49)

High Available Virtual Disk (1:34)

Advanced Configuration (2:02)

Advanced Storage Space Management (1:30)

Working with Storage Space Part1 (0:15)

Working with Storage Space Part2 (3:46)

Working with Storage Space Part3 (4:57)

Working with Storage Space Part4 (5:03)

Working with Storage Space Part5 (1:30)

Chapter Review (0:32)

Module 17

Windows Server 2012 Files Folders Shadow Copy (0:44)

NTFS Permissions (0:53)

File/Folder Permissions (1:22)

File/Folder Rights (0:56)

Effective Permissions Part1 (2:23)

Effective Permissions Part2 (2:23)

File/Folder Creation and Configuration Part1 (5:27)

File/Folder Creation and Configuration Part2 (4:35)

File/Folder Creation and Configuration Part3 (0:20)

Shadow Copies (3:37)

Creating and Restoring Shadow Copies Part1 (2:31)

Creating and Restoring Shadow Copies Part2 (3:15)

Chapter Review (0:58)

Module 18

Windows Server 2012 Group Policy Object Basics (1:09)

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