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Essential to Window server

INTRODUCTION

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

This 10 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.

 DURATION

10days

TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

PREREQUISITES

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

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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.

COURSE OUTLINE

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.

Lessons

  • Windows Server Architecture.
  • Installing Windows Server.
  • Configuring Services.
  • Configuring Devices and Device Drivers.
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Performing a Local Media-Based Installation.
  • Configuring Windows Server.
  • Converting Server Core.
  • Configuring Services.
  • Configuring Devices.

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.

Lessons

  • Identifying Storage Technologies.
  • Managing Disks and Volumes.
  • Fault Tolerance.
  • Lab : Implementing Storage in Windows Server
  • Create and Mount a VHD File.
  • Creating and Making Available New Volumes.
  • Vary the Sizes of NTFS and ReFS Volumes.
  • Create a Fault Tolerant Disk Configuration.

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.

Lessons

  • Network Architecture Standards.
  • Local Area Networking.
  • Wide Area Networking.
  • Wireless Networking.
  • Connecting to the Internet.
  • Remote Access.
  • Lab : Selecting Network Infrastructure Components
  • Determining Appropriate Network 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.

Lessons

  • Understanding the OSI Model.
  • Understanding Media Types.
  • Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
  • Understanding Routing.
  • Lab : Connecting Network Components
  • Determining the Appropriate Network Hardware.
  • Selecting a Suitable Wiring Infrastructure.

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.

Lessons

  • Overview of TCP/IP.
  • IPv4 Addressing.
  • IPv6 Addressing.
  • Name Resolution.
  • Lab : Implementing TCP/IP
  • Determining an Appropriate IPv4 Addressing Scheme.
  • Configuring IPv4 with Windows Server.
  • Verifying the Configuration.
  • Configuring and Testing Name Resolution.
  • Viewing the IPv6 Configuration.

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.

Lessons

  • Role-Based Deployment.
  • Deploying Role-Specific Services.
  • Considerations for Provisioning Roles.
  • Lab : Implementing Server Roles
  • Determining the Appropriate Roles to Deploy.
  • Lab : Implementing Server Roles
  • Determining the Appropriate Roles to Deploy.
  • Deploying and Configuring the Determined 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.

Lessons

  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Implementing AD DS.
  • Ma: naging Users, Groups, and Computers.
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Lab Implementing AD DS
  • Promoting a New Domain Controller.
  • Creating an Organizational Unit.
  • Configuring Accounts.
  • Creating a GPO.

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.

Lessons

  • Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
  • Physical Security.
  • Internet Security.
  • Lab : Implementing IT Security Layers
  • Implementing Physical Security.
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer.

Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows Server

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

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows Security.
  • Securing Files and Folders.
  • Implementing Encryption.
  • Lab : Implementing Windows Security
  • Configuring a Fine-Grained Password Policy
  • Securing NTFS Files and Folders.
  • Encrypting Files and Folders.

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.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network Security.
  • Implementing Firewalls.
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
  • Lab : Implementing Network Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
  • Create a Server to Server Connection Security Rule.

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.

Lessons

  • Client Software Protection Features.
  • E-Mail Protection.
  • Server Protection.
  • Lab : Implementing Security Software
  • Create and Enforce an AppLocker Rule.
  • Use the Security Configuration Wizard.
  • Run the Best Practice Analyzer (BPA).

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.

Lessons

  • Event Logging.
  • Performance Monitoring.
  • Lab : Monitoring Server Performance
  • Creating a Performance Baseline.
  • Simulating a Server Load.
  • Determining Probable Performance Bottlenecks.
  • Create, Test, and Verify an Alert.

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.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
  • Server Availability and Data Recovery.
  • Applying Updates to Windows Server.
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server.
  • Lab : Maintaining Windows Server
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server Update Services.
  • Configuring WSUS.
  • Gathering Information to Start the Troubleshooting Process.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

 TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

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TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 12th August 2019

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 19-08-2019
Event End Date 30-08-2019
Cut off date 12-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,196
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,356
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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