Windows Server Security Project

Practice your Windows Server security skills with this project.

2 hours, 13 minutes

Project Description

Set up a secure Hyper-V lab on your host PC and build your skills through eight hands-on challenges. You'll start with installing Active Directory onto the server. Then you'll practice creating a shared folder and calculating effective permissions, hiding shares from users without access, encrypting files using the Encrypting File System (EFS) and BitLocker, blocking access via IP addresses and firewall ports, and securing server traffic using certificates.


Project Solutions


This file contains the solutions to the Windows Server Security Project.
Windows Server Security Challenges

File - 02:00:00

This file contains directions to set up a secure Hyper-V lab on your Windows 10 host and an overview of the eight challenges in the Windows Server Security Project.
Project Walkthrough with Hints

Video - 00:05:00

Stuck on a challenge? This video provides hints to help guide you in the right direction.
Windows Server Security Challenges Walkthrough

Video - 00:08:00

Learn how to set up your lab environment and get a brief walkthrough of each of the eight challenges you need to solve.

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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