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10969 MOD: Active Directory Services with Windows Server (On Demand)

 

About this On Demand Course

The Microsoft on-demand product is an integrated on-line training experience that includes video, labs, exercises, text and knowledge checks. Attendees experience all of this through an on-demand course player.

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  • Access to the official Microsoft Video on Demand Course for 90 days from the point of first access, allowing you to start and stop when you need to.
  • Lab access for 3 months from start of access.
  • Digital edition of the Microsoft Official Curriculum (DMOC) manual for reference throughout your course. All DMOC come with fresh editions so your courseware will always be up to date.
  • Mentoring Support (24/7 by chat, email or phone) for the duration of your subscription

The content is based on the same official courseware we use in our instructor-led training, and videos feature engaging experts hand-selected by Microsoft. Unlike other on-demand offerings that offer simulated labs, MOC On-Demand gives you a live, real-time environment for hands-on training.

Details for Active Directory Services with Windows Server (10969MOD course)

About this Course
Get instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this Microsoft Official Course. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data from virtually anywhere. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders, Workplace Join, Certificate Services, Rights Management Services and Federation Services, as well as integrating your on premise environment with cloud based technologies such as Windows Azure Active Directory. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. NOTE: This course is based on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have fundamental knowledge and experience administering Active Directory.

Audience Profile
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who have Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) experience and are looking for a single course that will further develop knowledge and skills using Access and Information Protection technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This would typically include:
AD DS administrators who are looking to further develop skills in the latest Access and Information Protection technologies with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

System or Infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to build upon that core knowledge and cross-train into advanced Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

IT Professionals who have taken the 10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course and are looking to build upon that Active Directory knowledge.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand available solutions for identity management and be able to address scenarios with appropriate solutions.
  • Deploy and administer AD DS in Windows Server 2012.
  • Secure AD DS deployment.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and establish business continuity for AD DS services.
  • Implement AD DS sites, configure and manage replication.
  • Implement and manage GPOs.
  • Manage user settings with GPOs.
  • Secure and provision data access using technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders and Workplace Join
  • Implement certification authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS and how to manage CAs.
  • Implement certificates.
  • Implement and manage AD RMS.
  • Implement and administer AD FS.
  • Implement Windows Azure Active Directory.
  • Implement and administer Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working with AD DS.
  • Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment.
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting core networking infrastructure technologies such as name resolution, IP Addressing, Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience with Hyper-V and Server Virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness and understanding of general security best practices.
  • Experience working hands on with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Access and Information Protection

This module explains Access and Information Protection (AIP) solutions from the business perspective and maps business problems to technical solutions.

  • Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
  • Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Forefront Identity Manager 2010

Lab: Choosing an Appropriate Access and Information Protection Management Solution

Module 2: Advanced Deployment and Administration of AD DS

This module explains how to deploy AD DS remotely and describes the virtualization safeguards, cloning abilities and extending AD DS to the cloud

  • Deploying AD DS
  • Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
  • Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
  • Administering AD DS

Lab: Deploying and Administering AD DS

Module 3: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

This module describes the threats to domain controllers and what methods can be used to secure the AD DS and its domain controllers.

  • Securing Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Password and Lockout Policies
  • Audit Authentication

Lab: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

Module 4: Monitoring, Managing, and Recovering AD DS

This module explains how to use tools that help monitor performance in real time, and how to record performance over time to spot potential problems by observing performance trends. This module also explains how to optimize and protect your directory service and related identity and access solutions so that if a service does fail, you can restart it as quickly as possible.

  • Monitoring AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions

Lab: Monitoring AD DS
Lab: Recovering Objects in AD DS

Module 5: Implementing and Administering AD DS Sites and Replication

This module explains how AD DS replicates information between domain controllers within a single site and throughout multiple sites. This module also explains how to create multiple sites and how to monitor replication to help optimize AD DS replication and authentication traffic.

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

Lab: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

Module 6: Implementing Group Policy

This module describes Group Policy, how it works, and how best to implement it in your organization.

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

Lab: Implementing and Troubleshooting a Group Policy Infrastructure

Module 7: Managing User Settings with Group Policy

This module describes how to how to use GPO Administrative Templates, Folder Redirection, and Group Policy features to configure users’ computer settings.

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

Lab: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Module 8: Implementing Secure Shared File Access

This module explains how to use Dynamic Access Control (DAC) and Work Folders and how to plan and implement these technologies.

  • Overview of DAC
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
  • Implementing Workplace Join

Lab: Implementing Secure File Access

Module 9: Deploying and Managing Active Directory Certificate Services

This module explain how to deploy and manage CAs.

  • Deploying CAs
  • Administering CAs
  • Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Monitoring CAs

Lab: Deploying and Configuring a Two-Tier CA Hierarchy

Module 10: Deploying and Managing Certificates

This module explains how to deploy and manage certificates, configure certificate templates and manage enrollment process. Also, this module describes certificate usage in business environments and about deployment and management of smart cards.

  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Managing Certificates Deployment, Revocation and Recovery
  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment
  • Implementing and Managing Smart Cards

Lab: Deploying and Using Certificates

Module 11: Implementing and Administering Active Directory Rights Management Services

This module introduces Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). It also describes how to deploy AD RMS, how to configure content protection, and how to make AD RMS protected documents available to external users.

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

Lab: Implementing AD RMS Infrastructure

Module 12: Implementing and Administering AD FS

This module explains AD FS, and then provides details on how to configure AD FS in both a single organization scenario and in a partner organization scenario. This module also describes the Web Application Proxy feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 that functions as an AD FS proxy and reverse proxy for web-based applications.

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
  • Extending AD FS to External Clients

Lab: Implementing AD FS

Module 13: Implementing Windows Azure Active Directory

This module explains how to implement Windows Azure Active Directory.

  • Overview of Windows Azure Active Directory
  • Administering Windows Azure Active Directory

Lab: Implementing Azure AD

Module 14: Implementing and Administering AD LDS

This module explains how to deploy and configure AD LDS.

  • Overview of AD LDS
  • Deploying AD LDS
  • Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
  • Configuring AD LDS Replication

Lab: Implementing and Administering AD LDS