Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure (M20414)

Duration

5 Days

Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to plan, design, and deploy physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise environments. You will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on Active Directory Federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). You will also learn how to plan and deploy virtual machines including self-service and automation of virtual machine deployments as well as planning and implementing a monitoring strategy that includes Microsoft System Center 2012 R2-Operations Manager.

This course incorporates material from the Microsoft Official Course 20414 and will help you prepare for Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure.

What You’ll Learn

  • Plan and implement a server virtualization strategy using System Center 2012
  • Plan and implement the network and storage infrastructure required to deploy a virtualized server infrastructure
  • Plan and deploy virtual machines on Windows Hyper-V
  • Plan and implement a virtualization administration solution by using System Center 2012
  • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy using the Windows Server 2012 tools and using Microsoft System Center 2012 – Operations Manager
  • Plan and implement a highly available server infrastructure by using the failover clustering features in Windows Server2012
  • Plan and implement a PKI deployment
  • Plan and implement a certificate management solution
  • Plan and implement an AD FS server deployment and claims aware application access
  • Plan and implement Dynamic Access Control, Workplace Join, and Work Folders
  • Plan and implement an AD RMS deployment
  • Plan and manage AD RMS templates and access
  • Plan and implement external access to AD RMS services

Who Needs to Attend

IT professionals responsible for planning, designing, and deploying Windows Server 2012 enterprise and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructures including the network services

Prerequisites

  • Experience with Windows Server operating systems and have
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying
  • Understanding of scripts and batch files
  • Understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization
  • Understanding of deployment, packaging, and imaging tools
  • Working in a team or a virtual team
  • Ability to create proposals and make budget recommendations
  • Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure (M20413)

Course Outline

1. Management in an Enterprise Data Center

  • System Center 2012 Components
  • Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center

2. Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • Planning a VMM Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Host Environment

3. Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization

  • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

4. Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines

  • Planning Virtual Machine Configuration
  • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
  • Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Planning and Implementing Hyper-V Replica

5. Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution

  • Planning and Implementing Automation with System Center 2012
  • Planning and Implementing System Center 2012 Administration
  • Planning and Implementing Self-Service Options in System Center 2012
  • Planning and Implementing Updates in a Server Virtualization Infrastructure

6. Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy

  • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
  • System Center Operations Manager
  • Planning and Configuring Monitoring Components
  • Configuring Integration with VMM

7. Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications

  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing

8. Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

  • Planning a Failover Clustering Infrastructure
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization
  • Planning a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

9. Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy

  • Planning and Implementing Backup Strategies
  • Planning and Implementing Recovery
  • Planning and Implementing Backup and Recovery of Virtual Machines

10. Planning and Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Planning and Implementing a Certification Authority Deployment
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
  • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery

11. Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Server Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claim Providers and Relying Parties
  • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules

12. Planning and Implementing Data Access for Users and Devices

  • Planning and Implementing DAC
  • Planning Workplace Join
  • Planning Work Folders

13. Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructures

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Cluster
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies
  • Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services
  • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Dynamic Access Control (DAC)

Labs

Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2.

Lab 1: Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center

  • Plan the Secure Implementation of Services Within an Enterprise Data Center

Lab 2 : Plan and Implement a Server Virtualization Strategy

  • Plan the Hyper-V Host Deployment
  • Configure Hyper-V Host Groups
  • Configure VMM Libraries

Lab 3: Plan and Implement Virtualization Networks and Storage

  • Plan a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Plan a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implement a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Implement a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

Lab 4: Plan and Implement a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy

  • Plan Virtual Machine and Service Templates
  • Configure VMM Profiles and Templates
  • Implement Hyper-V Replica

Lab 5: Plan and Implement a Virtualization Administration Solution

  • Plan Administrative Delegation and Self-Service in System Center 2012
  • Configure Delegated Administration and Self-Service in VMM
  • Configure Process Automation in System Center 2012

Lab 6: Implement a Server Monitoring Strategy

  • Configure Server Monitoring Using Windows Server 2012
  • Implement the Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager Monitoring
  • Configure the Operations Manager Monitoring Components

Lab 7: Plan and Implement High Availability for File Services and Applications

  • Plan a High Availability Strategy for File Services
  • Plan a High Availability Strategy for Web Applications
  • Implement a High Availability Solution for File Storage
  • Implement a High Availability Solution Using Network Load Balancing

Lab 8: Plan and Implement a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering

  • Design Highly Available Server Roles
  • Deploy a Failover Cluster
  • Implement a Scale-Out File Server
  • Implement Highly Available Virtual Machines
  • Implement Operations Manager and VMM Integration

Lab 9: Implement a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with Data Protection Manager

  • Configure Data Protection Manager
  • Implement Backup and Restore for Virtual Machine Data
  • Implement Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery using Data Protection Manager

Lab 10: Plan and Implement an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) Infrastructure

  • Plan the AD CS Deployment
  • Deploy the Certificate Authority (CA) Infrastructure
  • Implement Certificate Templates
  • Implement Certificate Revocation and Distribution

Lab 11: Plan and Implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Infrastructure

  • Design the AD FS Deployment
  • Configure Prerequisite Components for AD FS
  • Deploy AD FS for Internal Users
  • Deploy AD FS for a Partner Organization
  • Deploying the Web Application Proxy

Lab 12: Implement DAC and Access Denied Assistance

  • Plan and Implement DAC
  • Validate and Remediate DAC

Lab 13: Implement Work Folders

  • Prepare and Implement an Infrastructure for Work Folders
  • Configure AD FS and Web Application Proxy For Work Folders Publishing

Lab 14: Plan and Implement an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • Plan the AD RMS Deployment
  • Deploy the AD RMS Infrastructure for Internal Users
  • Implement AD RMS Integration with DAC
  • Implement AD RMS Integration with External Users