Networking with Windows Server (10970B)
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking for a single course that will further develop that knowledge and skillset on core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This would typically include:
- Network administrators who are looking to further develop skills with the latest networking technology in Windows Server 2012 and Window Server 2012 R2
- System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to build upon that core knowledge and cross train into advanced networking technologies on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
- IT Professionals who have taken the 10967A: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course or have knowledge equivalent to the technologies covered in that course and are looking to build upon that knowledge
Before attending this course, students must have the following:
- Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012
- Experience working in a Windows Sever infrastructure enterprise environment
- An understanding of core networking infrastructure components and technologies such as cabling, routers, hubs, switches
- Familiarity with networking topologies and architectures such as LANs, WANs, and wireless networking
- Some basic knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol stack, addressing, and name resolution
- Experience with and knowledge of Hyper-V and virtualization technologies
- Hands-on experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Plan and implement an IPv4 network and configure and manage DHCP.
- Implement name resolution by using DNS.
- Implement IPv6 and integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.
- Implement and manage the IP Address Management feature in Windows Server 2012.
- Implement and manage remote access technologies in Windows Server 2012 such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy
- Implement network security by using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and IPsec in Windows Server 2012.
- Implement and manage Network Access Protection (NAP).
- Implement network services for branch offices.
- Implement network infrastructure for file and data services.
- Implement and manage networking in Hyper-V.
- Virtualize the physical network infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 using Hyper-V Network Virtualization and the built in Gateway.
Module 1: Implementing IPv4 Services
This module explains how to plan and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks to ensure a properly functioning network environment.
- Planning IPv4 Addressing
- Managing and Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
- Deploying Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
- Managing and Troubleshooting DHCP
Module 2: Implementing Name Resolution by Using DNS
This module explains how to deploy, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS).
- Implementing DNS Servers
- Configuring Zones in DNS
- Configuring DNS Integration with AD DS
- Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
- Configuring DNS Resolution Between Zones
Module 3: Implementing IPv6
This module explains how to implement coexistence between IPv4 and IPv6 networks and transition from an IPv4 network to an IPv6 network.
- Overview of IPv6 Addressing
- Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 Coexistence
- Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
Module 4: Implementing IPAM
This module explains how to implement and manage the IP Address Management (IPAM) feature in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
- IPAM Overview
- Deploying IPAM
- Managing IP Address Spaces by Using IPAM
Module 5: Implementing Remote Access
This module explains how to implement remote access technologies such as DirectAccess, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and Web Application Proxy (WAP) in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It also describes the different implementation scenarios for small or medium-sized organizations and enterprise organizations.
- Remote Access Overview
- Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
- Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
- Implementing VPN
- Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure
- Implementing Web Application Proxy
Module 6: Implementing Network Security
This module explores some of the technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 that you can use to help to mitigate these network security threats such as Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, IPSec and connection security rules.
- Managing Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
- Configuring IPsec and Connection Security Rules
- Implementing Isolation Zones
Module 7: Implementing Network Access Protection
This module explains how to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Network Policy Server(NPS) and Network Access protection (NAP).
- Implementing NPS
- Network Access Protection Overview
- Configuring NAP
- Configuring IPsec Enforcement for NAP
- Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
Module 8: Implementing Networking for Branch Offices
This module explains the different ways that you can use Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to overcome the limitations of branch office scenarios using technologies such as Distributed File System (DFS) and BranchCache.
- Networking Features and Considerations for Branch Offices
- Implementing DFS for Branch Offices
- Implementing BranchCache for Branch Offices
Module 9: Implementing Networking Infrastructure for File and Data Services
This module explains the key network file and data services available in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It also explains how to implement the network file and data services to address the network and remote storage needs of your organization.
- Implementing iSCSI
- Implementing High Performance Networking Features
Module 10: Implementing and Managing Networking in Hyper-V
This module describes the networking components available in Hyper-V and describes how to configure these components.
- Creating and Using Hyper-V Virtual Switches
- Configuring Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
Module 11: Virtualizing Your Network Infrastructure
This module explains the concepts and technologies related to virtualizing a physical network infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It also explains how to implement some core components of these technologies such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization(HNV) and the built in software gateway in Windows Server 2012 R2.
- Implementing Hyper-V Network Virtualization
- Managing Your Virtualized Network Infrastructure