MCSE Server Infrastructure Training Boot Camp

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MCSE Server Infrastructure Boot Camp Training

With a focus on hands-on training, this boot camp teaches you vital Microsoft Server 2012 R2 virtualization and cloud computing skills, and prepares you to earn the prestigious MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification (as well as the MCSA Server 2012). This intensive boot camp for Server 2012 R2 details the new features and enhancements found in Server 2012 R2, and lays a foundation for effective system administration work in an enterprise environment.

This proprietary Intense School Server 2012 R2 boot camp is designed to assist you in gaining a level of proficiency that can only be taught through hands-on labs, simulations, and the real-world application of skills. Our intensive, instructor-led course ensures that you leave the boot camp with Server 2012 R2 skills that directly transfer to the workplace.


  • InfoSec Institute has the longest history of certification success on the Windows Server platform, since 1997 we have trained thousands of professional Microsoft System Admins.
  • The most awarded Microsoft training company. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and recently won the Editor’s Choice award for best virtualization Training. Recognition at this level is the result of thousands of quality student experiences in our boot camps.
  • Best courseware and instructors results in highest MCSE Server Infrastructure passing rates of 93%+. Our approach to pre-study learning packages, hands-on training and proprietary courseware means you leave the boot camp certified. We stand behind our training and will stick with you till you are certified.
  • Gain hands-on skills on the latest time and money saving Server 2012 R2 technologies: SMB 3.0, Dynamic Access Control, Hyper-v Replica, the new VDI, ReFS and many, many others.

MCSE Server Infrastructure Boot Camp

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Course Description

This Boot Camp will prepare Microsoft professionals to earn the highly sought after professional MCSE Server Infrastructure certification. During the boot camp, you will test and pass the following certifications:

  • Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services
  • Exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

In this intensive test-preparation program, you will practice sample questions and take simulated exams using Intense School’s time-tested proprietary practice exams. Windows Server 2012 R2 is a monumental release packed with new features that touch every facet of the operating system. You’ll see changes ranging from how data is stored on disk to the protocol for moving data between client and server and much more in between. The major design themes of the new server OS, which center on continuous availability, reduced cost, and lower management overhead, show up in many ways. This course incorporates the following official Microsoft courses:

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (M20410)
  • Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 (M20411)
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services R2 (M20412)

Course Outline

Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2

1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows PowerShell

2: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  1. AD DS
  2. Domain Controllers
  3. Installing a Domain Controller

3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

4: Automating AD DS Administration

  • Using Command Line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

5: Implementing IPv4

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

7: Implementing Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones

8: Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

9: Implementing Local Storage

  • Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

10: Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing

11: Implementing Group Policy

  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Security
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Management
  • Configuring Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

8: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

9: Optimizing File Services

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS-R

10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

12: Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services

1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM

2: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control
  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control

4: Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)

  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

5: Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Vi rtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM

7: Implementing Disaster Recovery

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
  • Restore

8: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

9: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

10: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

11: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario

Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Lab 1: Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Lab 2: Install Domain Controllers
  • Lab 3: Manage Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Lab 4: Automate AD DS Administration Using Windows PowerShell
  • Lab 5: Implement IPv4
  • Lab 6: Implement DHCP
  • Lab 7: Implement DNS
  • Lab 8: Implement IPv6
  • Lab 9: Implement Local Storage
  • Lab 10: Implement File and Print Services
  • Lab 11: Implement Group Policy
  • Lab 12a: Increase Security for Server Resources
  • Lab 12b: Configure AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Lab13: Implement Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Lab 1: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Lab 2: Manage User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Lab 3: Manage User and Service Accounts
  • Lab 4: Maintain AD DS
  • Lab 5: Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
  • Lab 6a: Configure Remote Access
  • Lab 6b: Configure DirectAccess
  • Lab 7: Install and Configure a Network Policy Server
  • Lab 8: Implement NAP
  • Lab 9a: Configure Quotas and File Screening Using FSRM
  • Lab 9b: Implement DFS
  • Lab 10: Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Lab 11: Use Windows Deployment Services to Deploy Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Lab 12: Implement Update Management
  • Lab 13: Monitor Windows Server 2012 R2

Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services

  • Lab 1: Implement Advanced Network Services
  • Lab 2a: Implement Advanced File Services
  • Lab 2b: Implement BranchCache
  • Lab 3: Implement Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab 4: Implement Network Load Balancing
  • Lab 5: Implement Failover Clustering
  • Lab 6: Implement Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Lab 7: Implement Windows Server Backup and
  • Lab 8: Implement Complex AD DS Deployments
  • Lab 9: Implement AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Lab 10: Implement Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Lab 11: Configure AD RMS
  • Lab 12: Implement AD FS

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