Training Guide: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services


Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Designed to help enterprise administrators develop real-world, job-role-specific skills—this Training Guide focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. Build hands-on expertise through a series of lessons, ...

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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Designed to help enterprise administrators develop real-world, job-role-specific skills—this Training Guide focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. Build hands-on expertise through a series of lessons, exercises, and suggested practices—and help maximize your performance on the job.

This Microsoft Training Guide:

  • Provides in-depth, hands-on training you take at your own pace
  • Focuses on job-role-specific expertise for deploying and managing advanced infrastructure services in Windows Server 2012
  • Creates a foundation of skills which, along with on-the-job experience, can be measured by Microsoft Certification exams such as 70-412

Sharpen your skills. Increase your expertise.

  • Configure full forest and domain trust relationships
  • Configure Active Directory (AD) sites and manage AD replication
  • Implement advanced DNS and DHCP solutions
  • Install, configure, and manage AD Certificate Services
  • Manage backups and recover servers
  • Optimize storage and configure advanced file services
  • Manage failover clustering and Network Load Balancing
  • Move virtual machines from one Hyper-V server to another
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control and Active Directory RMS
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735674257
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 12/3/2013
  • Pages: 836
  • Sales rank: 943,342
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, and Microsoft MVP whose books include the Microsoft Press Training Kits for Exams 70-646, 70-647, 70-662, and 70-680. He is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine.

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Table of Contents

System requirements;
Virtual machine setup instructions;
Errata & book support;
We want to hear from you;
Stay in touch;
Chapter 1: Advanced Active Directory infrastructure;
1.1 Before you begin;
1.2 Lesson 1: Configuring domains and forests;
1.3 Lesson 2: Configuring trusts;
1.4 Practice exercises;
1.5 Suggested practice exercises;
1.6 Answers;
Chapter 2: Active Directory sites and replication;
2.1 Before you begin;
2.2 Lesson 1: Configuring sites;
2.3 Lesson 2: Active Directory replication;
2.4 Practice exercises;
2.5 Suggested practice exercises;
2.6 Answers;
Chapter 3: Advanced DHCP and DNS;
3.1 Before you begin;
3.2 Lesson 1: Implement an advanced DNS solution;
3.3 Lesson 2: Implement an advanced DHCP solution;
3.4 Lesson 3: Deploy and manage IPAM;
3.5 Practice exercises;
3.6 Suggested practice exercises;
3.7 Answers;
3.8 Lesson 1;
Chapter 4: Active Directory Certificate Services;
4.1 Before you begin;
4.2 Lesson 1: Install and configure Active Directory Certificate Services;
4.3 Lesson 2: Manage certificates;
4.4 Practice exercises;
4.5 Suggested practice exercises;
4.6 Answers;
Chapter 5: Backup and recovery;
5.1 Before you begin;
5.2 Lesson 1: Configure and manage backups;
5.3 Lesson 2: Recover servers;
5.4 Practice exercises;
5.5 Suggested practice exercises;
5.6 Answers;
Chapter 6: Advanced file services and storage;
6.1 Before you begin;
6.2 Lesson 1: Advanced file services;
6.3 Lesson 2: Configure and optimize storage;
6.4 Practice exercises;
6.5 Suggested practice exercises;
6.6 Answers;
Chapter 7: High availability;
7.1 Before you begin;
7.2 Lesson 1: Configure and manage failover clustering;
7.3 Lesson 2: Network Load Balancing;
7.4 Practice exercises;
7.5 Suggested practice exercises;
7.6 Answers;
Chapter 8: Virtual machine and site resilience;
8.1 Before you begin;
8.2 Lesson 1: Virtual machine movement;
8.3 Lesson 2: Site-level fault tolerance;
8.4 Practice exercises;
8.5 Suggested practice exercises;
8.6 Answers;
Chapter 9: DAC and AD RMS;
9.1 Before you begin;
9.2 Lesson 1: Implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC);
9.3 Lesson 2: Install and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS);
9.4 Practice exercises;
9.5 Suggested practice exercises;
9.6 Answers;
Chapter 10: Active Directory Federation Services;
10.1 Before you begin;
10.2 Lesson 1: Implement Active Directory Federation Services;
10.3 Practice exercises;
10.4 Suggested practice exercises;
10.5 Answers;
About the author;

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