Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

Windows Server 2012 Active Directory


This course is ideal for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 support professionals.

It can also be delivered at previous release levels if required, please ask for details.


Delegates are expected to be fully conversant with the Windows operating system in a work environment.


3 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to provide support professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to administer Active Directory in a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 environment.

Course Content

Overview of Access and Information Protection
Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
Overview of FIM 2010 R2

Advanced Deployment and Administration of AD DS
Deploying AD DS
Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
Administering AD DS

Securing AD DS
Securing Domain Controllers
Implementing Account Security
Implementing Audit Authentication

Implementing and Administering AD DS Sites and Replication
Overview of AD DS Replication
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
Creating Subnets and Sites
Deploying an Additional Domain Controller
Configuring AD DS Replication
Troubleshooting AD DS Replication

Implementing Group Policy
Introducing Group Policy
Implementing and Administering GPOs
Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
Creating and Configuring GPOs
Managing GPO Scope
Verifying GPO Application
Managing GPOs
Troubleshooting GPOs

Managing User Settings with Group Policy
Implementing Administrative Templates
Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
Configuring Group Policy Preferences
Implementing Settings by Using Group Policy Preferences

Deploying and Managing AD CS
Deploying CAs
Administering CAs
Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Monitoring CAs
Deploying an Offline Root CA
Deploying an Enterprise Subordinate CA

Deploying and Managing Certificates
Using Certificates in a Business Environment
Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
Managing Certificates Deployment, Revocation, and Recovery
Implementing and Managing Smart Cards
Configuring Certificate Templates
Enrolling and using certificates
Configuring and Implementing Key Recovery

Implementing and Administering AD RMS
Overview of AD RMS
Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
Configuring External Access to AD RMS
Install and Configure AD RMS
Configure AD RMS Templates
Verifying AD RMS on Clients
Configure AD RMS Monitoring and Reporting

Implementing and Administering AD FS
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
Installing and Configuring AD FS
Configure an Internal Application for AD FS
Configuring AD FS for a Federated Business Partner
Configuring Web Application Proxy

Implementing Secure Shared File Access
Overview of Dynamic Access Control
Implementing DAC Components
Implementing DAC for Access Control
Implementing Access Denied Assistance
Implementing and Managing Work Folders
Implementing Workplace Join
Preparing for DAC Deployment
Implementing DAC
Validating and Remediating DAC
Implementing Work Folders

Monitoring, Managing, and Recovering AD DS
Monitoring AD DS
Managing the AD DS Database
AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions
Backing Up and Restoring AD DS
Recovering Objects in AD DS

Implementing Windows Azure Active Directory
Overview of Windows Azure ADManaging Windows Azure AD Accounts

Implementing and Administering AD LDS
Overview of AD LDS
Deploying AD LDS
Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
Configuring AD LDS Replication
Integrating AD LDS with AD DS

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