Exam 70-411: Administrating Windows Server 2012 R2

Course Overview
This course teaches students server deployment and image management, managing servers and
updates, file and print services, onfiguring network services and access, network policy servers,
Active Directory, and Group Policy.
Course Introduction 7m
Course Introduction
Module 01 – Server Deployment and Image Management 1h 34m
Server Deployment and Image Management
WDS Server Role Services
Windows Deployment Services
PowerShell Cmdlets for WDS
Prerequisites for Installing WDS Deployment and Transport Server (AD Integrated)
Prerequisites for Installing WDS Deployment and Transport Server (Standalone)
Demo – Installing WDS
Installing with Windows PowerShell
Demo – Installing with Windows PowerShell and WDSUTIL
Configuring WDS Role
Types of Images
Steps for Adding Images
Demo – Configuring WDS
Demo – WDS Install Images and Server Configuration
Client Prerequisites for Installing Images
Client Steps for Installing Images
Configuring Boot Menu
Creating Capture Image
Custom Install Images
Creating Custom Install Images
Discover Images
Creating Discover Images
Creating Media for Discover Image
Demo – Creating Media for Discover Image
Unattended Installations
Unattended Steps
Sample Unattended File
Multicast Transmissions
Demo – Configuring Transmissions
Demo – Adding Second Image Files
Adding Driver Packages to Boot Images
Common Administrative Tasks
Phases of Automated Deployments
Tools to Create and Service Images
Module 01 Review
Module 02 – Managing Servers and Updates 2h 13m
Implementing Update Management
WSUS 3.0 SP2 Prerequisites
Computer Groups
Approval – Updates
WSUS Management Process
Group Policy and Automatic Updates
Demo – Configuring WSUS Group Policy
WSUS Management with PowerShell
Demo – Installing and Configuring WSUS
Demo – Approve Updates
Monitoring Servers
Monitor Servers
Demo – Task Manager and Resource Monitor
Demo – Performance Monitor
Demo – Performance Monitor Counters
Demo – Data Collector Sets
Virtual Machine Overview
Demo – Monitoring Virtual Machines
Monitoring Event Logs
Demo – Event Viewer
Demo – Event Forwarding
Monitoring Network Infrastructure
Demo – Monitoring Network Infrastructure
Module 02 Review
Module 03 – File and Print Services 2h 25m
File System Resource Manager (FSRM)
Installing FSRM
Demo – Installing and Configuring FSRM
Managing FSRM with PowerShell 3.0
Demo – Managing FSRM with PowerShell 3.0
Demo – Legacy FSRM Commands
Remote Management of FSRM
Quota Management
Demo – Creating and Using Quota Templates
Demo – Testing Quota Limits
File Screening Management
File Screen Templates
File Groups
Demo – File Groups and File Screens
Storage Reports
Storage Report Types
Reports Continued
Demo – Storage Reports
Report Tasks
Classification Management
Classification Properties
Handling Classification Property Conflicts
Classification Rule Properties
Classification Examples
File Management
New and Changed Functionality Windows Server 2012 R2
DFS Role Services
Domain Based Namespaces
Standalone Namespaces
Demo – Installing DFS
Demo – Configure DFS
DFS Replication with Windows Server 2012 R2
Configure File and Disk Encryption
EFS and Network Shares
Encryption Keys
EFS File Encryption Process
EFS File Decryption Process
EFS File Recovery
Managing Recovery Agents
Demo – EFS Encryption
BitLocker Device Encryption
Audit Policies
Configure Advanced Audit Policies
Audit Policies (Cont.)
Demo – Configuring Audit Policies
Module 03 Review
Module 04 – Configuring Network Services and Access 1h 29m
Configuring Network Services and Access
DNS Components
DNS Zones
Demo – DNS Zones
Stub Zones vs. Conditional Forwarders
DNS Records
Demo – DNS Zones and Records
Demo – Using DNSCMD
How DNS Forwarding Works
Demo – Adding DNS and Conditional Forwarders
DNS Namespaces
DNS Naming Contexts and Rules
External vs. Internal Namespaces
Zone Transfers
Demo – Using DNSCMD and Zone Transfers
Demo – Troubleshooting DNS
Zone Scavenging
Configuring Zone Scavenging
Demo – Scavenging DNS
Other Configuration Options
DNS Caching
Commands for DNS Cache
Storage of Information
Module 04 Review
Module 05 – Network Policy Servers 2h 23m
Network Policy Servers
Remote Access Methods
Components of Network Access Services
Roles and Features
VPN and Routing Configuration Components
Demo – Configure Routing and Remote Access
Network Authentication
PKI Components
DHCP Relationship with Remote Access
VPN Access
Requirements of VPN Server
Properties of VPN Connection
Tunneling Protocols for VPN Connections
VPN Reconnect
Demo – Advanced RAS Configuration
VPN Post Installation Checklist
Demo – Using CMAK
Components of Network Policy
Properties of Network Policy
Network Policy Processing
Direct Access Features
What’s New in Direct Access
Deployment Phases of Direct Access
Required Infrastructure: Server
Required Infrastructure: Clients
Required Infrastructure: Network Location Server
Required Infrastructure: Internal Resources
Required Infrastructure: Active Directory Domain | Group Policy | DNS
Required Infrastructure: PKI | NAP
Name Resolution Policy Table
Internal Client Interaction with Direct Access
External Client Interaction with Direct Access
Troubleshooting Tools
VPN Connectivity Troubleshooting
Common Error Codes
Network Address Translation
Configure Remote Dial-in Settings for Users
Network Policy and Access Services
Network Policy Server
Demo – Installing NPS Role
Network Policy Server Tools
RADIUS Clients
Required Certificates
Monitoring NPS
Module 05 Review
Module 06 – Active Directory 2h 39m
Active Directory
Active Directory Directory Services (AD DS)
AD DS Forest Structure
AD DS Schema
AD DS Domain Structure
AD DS Domain Controllers
AD DS Default Containers
Organizational Units
Virtualized Domain Controllers
Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
Process: Cloning Server 2012 VDC
DcCloneConfig.xml Syntax
DcCloneConfig.xml Parameters
Domain Controller Safe Backup and Restore
PowerShell for Hyper-V Snapshot Management
Demo – Introduction to Active Directory Administration Tools
Importing User Accounts
Common LDAP Attributes
Demo – Advanced AD Attributes
Demo – Using CSVDE
Demo – Export User Accounts Using CSVDE
Demo – Importing Accounts Using LDIF
Demo – Active Directory and PowerShell
Managed Service Accounts
Requirements for Service Accounts
Configuring Managed Service Accounts Using PowerShell
Kerberos Version 5 – Server 2012 Features
Kerberos Configurations Available
Service Principal Names (SPNs)
Create Account Policies and User Rights Assignments
Demo – Creating Password Policies
Notes Create Fine Grained Password Policies
Demo – Password Settings Container
Universal Group Membership Caching (UGMC)
Operations Master Roles
Demo – Operations Master Roles
Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
Demo – AD Recycle Bin
Demo – Restore Deleted Items
Demo – AD DB Maintenance and Snapshots
Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC)
Demo – Installing RODC
Manage RODC Caching
Module 06 Review
Module 07 – Group Policy 2h 30m
Group Policy
Defining Options
Group Policy and IPv6
Group Policy Examples of Usage
Demo – Group Policy Management Console
Group Policy Objects
Group Policy Application
CSE Policy Refresh
Windows Client Policy Processing
Scripts Node of Group Policy
Group Policy Nodes
Default Group Policies
Group Policy Storage
Replication of GPO’s
Starter GPO’s
Slow Link Processing
Configure Loopback Processing
Security Templates
Demo – Group Policy Folder Redirection
Demo – Group Policy Software Installation
Demo – Administrative Templates
Group Policy Links
Group Policy Processing
Group Policy Inheritance and Precedence
Precedence – How to Handle Multiple Linked GPO’s
Demo – Local Policies
Other Group Policy Options
WMI Filters
Security Templates (Cont.)
Demo – Group Policy Objects
Group Policy Preferences
Demo – Configure Group Policy Preferences
Maintaining GPO’s
Group Policy and PowerShell
Demo – Creating Login Policies
Demo – Configuring User Desktops
Module 07 Review
Course Closure
Total Duration: 15hrs 21m

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