MCSE 2012 : Desktop Infrastructure

MCSE 2012: Desktop Infrastucture

Overview:
MCSE 2012 Desktop Infrastructure is a valuable certification in today's IT departments, where security is the prime concern.

These days a lot of employees carry personal devices to work. Hence businesses face the challenge of keeping up with the changing work styles, and ensuring security at the same time. Corporations aim to keep services safe, as well as make them virtually accessible.

This certification makes you proficient in enabling flexible and secure access to business applications and resources. It provides you the skills required for application and desktop virtualization, as well as makes you proficient in the concepts related to remote desktop services. While ensuring security, participants are able to manage desktops and other digital devices from anywhere.

MCSE 2012 Desktop Infrastructure Exam and recommended training.

Requied Exam Recommended Training
70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012
70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
70-415 Implementing a desktop Infrastructure
70-416 Implementing Desktop application Environments

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, Exam code (70-410)

Overview
This course is part one of a three-part series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skills and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.
 
Duration:
40Hrs

Pre-Requisites:

  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding of and experience with configuring security and administration tasks in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience supporting or configuring Windows operating system clients.
  • Good hands-on Windows client operating system experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.
  • An understanding of basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts, such as the purpose of user accounts and computer accounts.

Course Detail

 Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell

Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers  
  • Installing a Domain Controller

 Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

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

Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

Implementing IPv4

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

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

Implementing Domain Name System

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

Implementing IPv6

  • Overview of IPv6 
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

 Implementing Local Storage

  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

 Implementing File and Print Services

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

Implementing Group Policy

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

 Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Operating Systems Security Overview
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

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

Administering Windows Server 2012, Exam code (70-411)

Overview
This courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course primarily covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as Implementing Server Images, User and Group management with Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) and Group Policy, Remote Access and Network Policies, Data Security, Monitoring and Update Management.
 
Duration:
40Hrs

Pre-Requisites

  • Real world hands on experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure.
  • Knowledge equivalent to that already covered in “20410A:Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012”.

Course Details:

Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

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

Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODC
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

Managing User and Service Accounts

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

Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

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

Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

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

Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a NPS
  • Configuring Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a NPS

Implementing Network Access Protection

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Optimizing File Services

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

Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files by Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

Implementing Update Management

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services R2 (70-412)

Overview
Learn how to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server 2012 with this five-day course. This course is part three, in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery

Duration:
40Hrs

Pre-Requisites

  • Good hands-on experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 enterprise environment.
  • Real-world experience implementing, managing, and configuring AD DS and networking infrastructure in an enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge equivalent to courses: 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, and 20411B: Administering Windows Server 2012.

Course Details

Implementing Advanced Network Services

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

Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control
  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control

Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments

  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

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

Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

  • PKI Overview
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

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

Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Overview of 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

Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

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

Implementing Disaster Recovery

  • Overview of Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure (70-415)

Overview
This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.

Duration:
40Hrs

Pre-Requisites

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Solid knowledge of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)—for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership
  • Good understanding of scripts and batch files
  • Solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server
  • General knowledge of management tools such as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Operations Manager, and System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager.
  • Familiarity with imaging, packaging, and operating system deployment concepts
  • Familiarity with certificates and Certification Authority (CA) implementation and configuration
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA
  • Experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following characteristics:
  • 2,500 to 50,000 or more users
  • Multiple physical locations and multiple domain controllers
  • Network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, and client computer management
  • Support for Windows 8 client desktops
  • Deployment and management of both physical and virtual applications

Course Detail

Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options

  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
  • Overview of Enterprise Desktop Deployment Methods
  • Volume Activation Technologies for Enterprise Desktops

Planning An Image Management Strategy

  • Overview of Windows Image Format
  • Overview of Image Management

Implementing Desktop Security

  • Implementing a Centralized Desktop Security Solution
  • Planning and Implementing BitLocker
  • Planning and Implementing EFS

Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image

  • Overview of Windows ADK
  • Managing Windows PE
  • Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • Configuring and Managing Windows DS

Planning and Implementing User State Migration

  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Planning User State Migration by Using USMT
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT

Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

  • Planning for the LTI Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2012 for LTI
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT

Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Planning the ZTI Environment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Building a Reference Image by Using a Configuration Manager Task Sequence
  • Deploying Client Images by Using MDT Task Sequences

Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure

  • Planning the Remote Desktop Services Environment
  • Configuring a Virtual Machine-Based Desktop Infrastructure Scenario
  • Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Scenario
  • Configuring the RD Gateway Role Service

Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops

  • Overview of User State Virtualization
  • Planning User State Virtualization
  • Configuring Roaming Profiles, Folder Redirection, and Offline Files
  • Implementing UE-V

Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops

  • Planning an Updates Infrastructure for the Enterprise
  • Supporting Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Updates for Virtual Machines and Images
  • Using Windows Intune for Managing Software Updates

Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss

  • Overview of System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
  • Configuring System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Client Settings and Monitoring Status
  • Using Windows Intune Endpoint Protection
  • Protecting Desktops by Using DPM

Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure

  • Performance and Health Monitoring for the Desktop Infrastructure
  • Monitoring VDI

Implementing Desktop application Environments

Overview:
This course is intended for Information Technology professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 8 application deployments and managing the application environments for large organizations. People attending this training could be support technicians or currently in deployment roles and are considering taking the next step in their career or enhancing their skills in the areas of planning and deploying Windows 8 desktops.

Duration:
40 Hrs

Pre-Requisites:

  • Have solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Have a solid understanding of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • Understand how to use scripts and batch files.
  • Have solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Be able to perform a clean installation of Windows 8, upgrade to Windows 8, and migrate user-related data and settings from Windows XP.
  • Be able to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 8 to function as desired.
  • Be able to configure and troubleshoot permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 8 systems.
  • Be able to configure settings to enable network connectivity.
  • ·         Be able to configure and troubleshoot a wireless network connection.
  • ·         Be able to configure and troubleshoot Windows 8 security.
  • ·         Be able to configure mobile computers and devices.
  • ·         Understand the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and be familiar with management tools such as the Microsoft System Center suite of products.
  • ·         Understand the concepts of deployment, packaging, and imaging.
  • ·         Have a familiarity with SQL Server concepts.

 

Course Details:

Designing an Application Distribution Strategy

  • Developing an Application Lifecycle Strategy
  • Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
  • Overview of Application Distribution Strategies

Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility

  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
  • Resolving Compatibility Issues by Using ACT

Deploying Software by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune

  • Deploying Software by Using Group Policy
  • Sideloading Windows Store Apps
  • Deploying Software by Using Windows Intune

 Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

  • Understanding Software Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Deploying Software by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment

  • Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
  • Self-Service Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager and Orchestrator

Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
  • Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Extending the Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

 Preparing, Configuring, and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications

  • Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
  • Planning and Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access

Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment

  • Overview of Application Virtualization Models
  • Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
  • Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support

Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications

  • Installing and Configuring the App-V Sequencer
  • Sequencing Applications
  • Preparing App-V Applications by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Deploying Sequenced Applications

 Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security

  • Planning Application Updates
  • Deploying Updates by Using WSUS
  • Deploying Application Updates by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Implementing Application Security

Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades

  • Overview of Application Upgrades
  • Overview of Application Concurrency

Monitoring Application Deployment, Use, and Performance

  • Planning Application Monitoring
  • Planning Software Inventory and Metering
  • Monitoring Application Resource Utilization
 
Designed AdiSoftronics
MCSE 2012 : Desktop Infrastructure.