Microsoft Server 2012 R2 - Hands-on Training Part II
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Microsoft Server 2012 R2 - Hands-on Training Part II

Advanced Hands-on Training for Installation and Configuration of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
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Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Install, and configure advanced roles and features in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Advance Administration of Server 2012 r2
  • Advance Windows Server 2012 R2 administration of server roles and services
Requirements
  • Completion of Windows Server 2012r2 - Hands-on Training Part I (Recommended)
  • 3-5 years experience working with Microsoft networks.
  • A host machine with a preferred operating system of Windows 7, 8 or 10
  • A computer or laptop with an internet connection to watch the course
  • A note book and pen is recommended to take notes during the entire course
Description

Please do not enroll in this course until you have completed the first section on building your virtual lab environment. If you cannot create a virtual install of Server 2012, r2  using a Hypervisor, you will not be able to partake in the lab exercises.

This course picks up where Windows Server  2012r2 -  Hands-on Training Part I leaves off. In part I of the course we looked at the basics of installation and configuration of a Windows  Server 2012 r2 domain. Part II of the course covers advanced network administration of additional roles and services.

  • Certificate Services

  • RDS

  • PowerShell

  • .....and others!

About this course: 
   

This is Part II of a comprehensive two-part series for learning Server 2012  r2.   – (Launched in February 2017) – 12,000+ Students have already taken part I in the series. 

Do you want to learn to configure specific roles and services in Windows Server 2012 R2?   

Do you prefer learning using hands-on as opposed to just a lecture and quiz?

If you have answered YES to the above questions, then you are in the right place.   

This course teaches you the advanced skills for Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.   

This course provides a solid hands-on experience for learning Windows   Server 2012 R2 and is designed for those needing to be able to demonstrate basic day-to-day administration and configuration skills required for Windows Server 2012 R2 administration.   

This course provides you more hands-on learning on how to install,  maintain and configure the advanced roles and features of Windows Server 2012 R2.   The course is structured using short tutorial videos and hands-on labs.  Students watch a short video tutorial, review the hands-on lab and then complete the lab.   

Students who take and complete this two-part series will be able to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2 with  Active Directory, DNS, DHCP,  FSRM, and other roles commonly found in a  Windows Server 2012 R2 domain.     

The course uses the same three virtual machines built-in Part I. In Part II you move on to more advanced configuration and administration of the  Windows Server 2012 R2  domain create in Part I.

Why I should take this course?   

  • A solid hands-on training course with lab practice   

  • A complete guide for how to install, configure and maintain Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2   

  • The course helps to prepare for your Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification Exam 70-410   

  • You  will learn to install of Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard  Edition,  Windows Server 2012 R2 Core, Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 Professional  or  better   

  • You will also learn Windows Server 2012 R2  Networking,  creating domain environment and installing and configuring  different  server roles   

  • 30-day satisfaction guaranteed   

This is the course that could change your life.     

Obtaining the Microsoft Server 2012 Certification (Exam 70-410) can help you to enhance your career opportunities and also helps to boost your income.  Microsoft Server 2012 Certification is a highly-sought certification.  Many positions either prefer or require Microsoft Server  2012  Certification. You can also see now a day many companies are asking for  Microsoft Server 2012 Certification in their Job descriptions.   

An investment in your career is an investment in yourself.  Don’t procrastinate. There is no time like the present to take charge of your career. Take your career to the next level by studying for and passing the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification 70-410 exam!   

You have 30 days’ money-back guarantee…!!!   

And remember that once you purchase the course you will have lifetime access to the course and you have 30 days’ money-back guarantee if you do not like the course because of any reason. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and click on the "Enroll Now” button!   

See you in the course…!!!  

Who this course is for:
  • Those who want to advance their career as a Windows Server 2012 Administrator
  • Those wanting to learn advance Server 2012 r2 administration using hands-on learning
Course content
Expand all 47 lectures 07:28:33
+ Course Overview
1 lecture 04:46

Course overview of what to expect in Part II of this two-part series for Windows Server 2012 r2  - Hands-on Training.

Preview 04:46
+ Building Your Virtual Lab Enviorment
6 lectures 44:41

Lab network and configuration diagram for setting up your lab environment.

Preview 00:00

How to easily download legal ISO images of Microsoft operating systems.

Preview 09:50

In this first lab of the course, you will create a virtual install of Server 2012 r2 full install. These first three labs are the foundation for all labs to follow. It is imperative students successfully complete this first series of three labs. Windows users can use either VMWare or VirtualBox. MAC users will need to use VirtualBox, VMWare Fusion for MAC and Parallels for MAC.

Preview 07:49

These first three labs are the foundation for all labs to follow. It is imperative students successfully complete this first series of three labs. Windows users can use either VMWare or VirtualBox. MAC users will need to use VirtualBox, VMWare Fusion for MAC and Parallels for MAC.

In this lab, you will install Windows Server 2012 Core. When installed as a core (default option), the server not only has a smaller footprint but also needs less patching. For lab users and testers of  Server 2012 r2, this type of installation saves in storage space.  Especially useful when SSDs are never large enough to contain all your  VMs.

Preview 07:00

In this lab, you will add a virtual Windows 10 machine to your lab. The Windows 10 Virtual install will be used to add a client to your 2012 R2 domain and to confirm the services and features you add to your 2012 network work as advertised. It is imperative students successfully complete this third lab.

Preview 15:49

In this short video, you will learn how to take a snapshot of your current configuration that will allow you to roll your machine back to an earlier point in time. Prior to changing the current configuration of any virtual machine, you can take a snapshot of the current configuration to roll back the machine in the event that something goes wrong.

Preview 04:13
+ PowerShell
4 lectures 46:21

In this lab, you will learn how to install Active Directory Domain Services using PowerShell.

Video and Lab - Install Active Directory Domain Services Using PowerShell
09:45

In this lab, you will learn how to promote Server 2012 to a domain controller using Powershell.

Video and Lab - Promote Server 2012 to a Domain Controller Using Powershell
12:05

In this lab, you will learn to switch between a Server 2012 Full install with GUI and Server 2012 minimal install and Server core using PowerShell.

Video and Lab - Switch Between a Full GUI Install and Server Core
10:44

In this lab, you will learn how to install the Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) using PowerShell.

Video and Lab – Install Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) Using PowerShell
13:47
+ Managing Shared Resources
6 lectures 53:02

In this lab, you will learn how to configure the Distributed File System (DFS) for Windows Server 2012, 2016 or 2019. The Distributed File System allows you to set up shared folders deployed on different servers into one or more logically structured namespaces. Each namespace will appear to users as a single shared folder with a series of subfolders.

Video and Lab - Configure a Distributed File System Using Windows Server
15:57

In this lab, students will configure Work Folders in a domain environment.

Video and Lab - Setup Work Folders on Windows Domain
15:11

In this lab, you will install and configure the File Server Resource Manager (FRSM) on Server 2012 R2.  File Server Resource Manager is a set of features that allow you to  manage and classify data stored on file servers. The FSRM gives  you greater control allowing you to block file types (file screening),  create quotas and generate storage reports.

Video and Lab - Install and configure FSRM on Server 2012
01:42

In this lab, you will configure the File Server Resource Manager (FRSM) role installed in the previous lab.

Video and Lab - FSRM Initial Configuration
06:55

In this lab, you will learn to configure FSRM File Screening. File Screening Management allows you to create file screens to block  types of file from being saved on a volume or in a folder tree.

Video and Lab - Configuring FSRM File Screening
05:21

In this lab, you  will learn to configure the File Server Resource Manager Quota Management. By using File Server Resource Manager  to create a quota for a volume or folder, you can limit the disk space  allocated for it.

Video and Lab- Configuring FSRM Quota Management
07:56
+ Remote Desktop Services
2 lectures 20:32

In this lab, you will learn to install and configure Remote  Desktop Services for Server 2012 r2 and deploy desktop applications.

Video and ​Lab - Implementing Remote Desktop Services (RDS) RemoteApps
15:52

In this lab, you will learn how  to publish Server Manager on a Windows client using RDS.

Video and Lab - Managing Server 2012 Remotely from Windows 7, 8 or 10
04:40
+ Secure Remote Access using a VPN and RDP
2 lectures 21:07

In this lab, you will learn to install and configure a Server 2012 r2 Virtual Private Network.

Video and Lab -Install and Configure a Server 2012 r2 VPN
11:16

In this lab, you will learn how to enable RDP using PowerShell.

Video and Lab - Enable Remote Desktop Using PowerShell
09:51
+ Windows Firewall Administration
5 lectures 17:02

In this short video, you will learn how to disable and enable the Windows firewall.

Video - Turn the firewall on or off in Windows 2016 Server
01:14

In this short video, you will learn to allow an inbound connection (port) through your Windows Firewall.

Video - Allow an inbound port in a Windows 2016 Firewall
02:15

In this short video, you will learn how to allow ICMP packets (PING) to pass through your Windows Server and Windows 10 client firewall.

Video - Enable PING for Server 2012 and Windows 10
04:33

n this short video, you will learn how to use the netsh utility to manage your Windows firewall.

Video - Using netsh to Manage the Windows Firewall
04:45

In this short video presentation, you will learn how to use PowerShell to gather information about your Windows firewall.

Video - Using Powershell to Gather Firewall Information
04:15
+ Monitoring Server 2012 r2
2 lectures 22:04

In this lab, you will learn to monitor processes and resource usage on a Server 2012 r2. 

Video and Lab - Monitoring Server Performance
13:29

In this video presentation, you will learn how to use BGINFO to create a heads up display of your server or clients important information.

Video - Create a Heads-up Display Using BgInfo
08:35
+ Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
3 lectures 44:26

In this short video presentation, you will learn how to install the WDS role for Server 2012, 2016 or 2019

Video - Installing WDS on a Windows Server Using VirtualBox
18:17

In this short video presentation, you will learn how to create an unattended install of Windows 10 Pro.

Video and Lab - Creating an Unattended Install of Windows 10 Pro
17:00

In this short video presentation, you will learn how to create a remote installation of Windows 10 Pro using WDS and VirtualBox.

Video - Create a Remote Install of Win 10 Using WDS
09:09
+ Certificates Services
3 lectures 30:03

In this lab, you will learn how to create an SSL certificate using IIS.

Video and Lab - Create a Self-Signed Certificate in IIS
12:08

In this lab, you will learn how you use Group Policy to push out a self-signed SSL certificate to domain users.

Video and Lab - Configure Group Policy to Trust a Self-Signed Certificate
08:30

This lab picks up where the Install IIS lab left off. We need to install Certificate Services using a fresh install of Server 2012 but to do  so, IIS must be present for the Certificate Services role to install. 

Video and Lab - Install and configure Certificate Services
09:25