Windows Server 2012 New Features

Windows Server 2012 New Features


This course is aimed at IT Professionals who are interested in learning about the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012.

People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organisation will also be interested in attending and will benefit from gaining an insight into some of the latest technologies included in Windows Server 2012.


Delegates should have:
  • Knowledge and Experience of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of general IT infrastructure and Enterprise environment technologies.
  • Windows Client experience (e.g., Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8).


3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This  hands on course outlines the new management and access features for areas such as Server Manager, Active Directory and PowerShell. It will also cover storage and network improvements as well as High Availability and significant changes to Hyper-V contained within Windows Server 2012.

Course Content

Managing a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure
What's New in Server Manager.
Introducing IP Address Management.
PowerShell and Server Core Enhancements.
What's New in Active Directory?
Introducing Dynamic Access Control.
Lab: Server Management in Windows Server 2012.
Managing Windows 2012 Servers.
Converting to Windows Server 2012 Server Core.
Manage a Server by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0.
Lab : Active Directory and Microsoft Online Backup In Windows Server 2012.
Configuring the Active Directory Recycle Bin.
Creating a Fine-Grained Password Policy.
Disaster Recovery with Microsoft Online Backup.

Network, Storage, and Service Access in Windows Server 2012
Storage Enhancements.
What's New in Remote Access.
New and Improved Networking Technologies.
Availability Enhancements.
Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control.
Preparing for Dynamic Access Control.
Configuring User Claims.
Configuring Resource Properties and File Classifications.
Configuring Central Access Rules and Policies.
Lab : Implementing IP Address Management.
Implementing IPAM.
Configuring IPAM.

Server Virtualization in Windows Server 2012
Storage Enhancements.
What's New in Networking.
Introducing Hyper-V Replica.
What's New in Live Migration.
What's New in Guest Clustering and VM Monitoring.
Lab : What's New in Hyper-V?
Implementing Hyper-V.
Working with Virtual Networks.
Configuring Enhanced Performance Features.
Using PowerShell to Manage Hyper-V.

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually. And our Bath public schedule of courses are now available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at:

On-Site Courses

Can't attend one of our public classes? Booking for multiple people?

All our courses are available on your site! Delivered for your staff, at your premises.

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