Course Overview
Windows Server History pt. 1
Windows Server History pt. 2
New in 2012
Gone in 2012
About the Exam

Course Prep

Getting Windows Server 2012
Hardware Requirements
Installing Windows Server 2012

Active Directory

Domain Controllers
Managing Kerberos Delegation
Managing Service Principal Names
Service Accounts
Managed Service Accounts
Group Managed Service Accounts
Universal Group Membership Caching
Managing Operations Masters
Seizing Operations Master Roles
Understanding RODC
Domain Controller Cloning
AD Backup
AD Database Optimization
Domain User Password Policy
Password Settings Objects
Configure Account Lockout

File and Print Services

Understanding DFS
DFS Terminology
DFS Replication Targets
Replication Scheduling
Remote Differential Compression
DFS Staging
DFS Fault Tolerance
Configuring Quotas
FSRM Quotas vs. NTFS Quotas
File Screens
Configuring Reports
Classification Demo
Removable Device Audit Policies
Understanding BitLocker
Network Unlock
BitLocker Certificates


Configuring Zones
AD Conditional Forward Storage
Zone Delegation
Zone Transfer Settings
Zone Scavenging
Aging and Scavenging Terms
Enabling Scavenging
Scavenging Records
Secure Dynamic Updates

Remote Access

Remote Access Role
NAT Components
VPN Settings
Remote Dial-In Settings
DirectAccess Basics
DirectAccess Requirements
DirectAccess Client Requirements
DNS for DirectAccess
Configuring DirectAccess

Network Policy Server

Network Policy Server Basics
RADIUS Clients
RADIUS Templates
RADIUS Accounting
Connection Request Policies
Connection Request Policy Attributes
Create / Apply / Import / Export
System Health Validators
NAP Clients
NAP Enforcement
Remediation Server Groups
NAP Resources


Windows Deployment Services
WDS Image Types
Updating Images
Install Features to Offline VHD
Data Collector Sets pt. 1
Data Collector Sets pt. 2
Forwarding and Collecting Events

Windows Server Update Services

WSUS Basics
WSUS Deployment Models
Installation Notes
Configure Group Policies for Updates
Adding the WSUS Server Role

Group Policy

Group Policy Basics
Order and Preference
Item Level Targeting
Inheritance Blocking
Security Filtering
Loopback Processing
Slow Link Processing
ADMX Migrator
Backup and Restore GPOs
Reset Default GPOs


Course Wrap Up


About the Author

Microsoft’s server operating systems have powered business for over 20 years. In the beginning, it was all about connectivity in the local area network, now it’s all about connectivity in the cloud. Microsoft calls Server 2012 “The Cloud OS” and is branding it as being “built from the cloud up.” Their goal with this product is to deliver the power of many servers with the simplicity of one. Achieving a Microsoft Certification on this product is an excellent career move. In this VTC course, Mark Long brings 20+ years of experience with Microsoft technologies along to help you understand the features and functionalities of Windows Server 2012 from the standpoint of preparing for certification exam 70-411 Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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