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Windows for system administrator

Course start date:
On customer request
€ 1 400

5 days

Training description

This training is designed for system administrators who want to acquire or systematize their knowledge necessary to work with the Windows operating system with focus on Server version. The training provides a thorough understanding of the different technologies and working methods for a range of versions of this operating system. This knowledge is necessary for most system administrators to perform their work tasks.

Course syllabus

Module 1: Installing and administering Windows servers

1) Introduction to Windows Server administration.

2) Introduction to Windows Server 2019.

3) Windows Server Core overview.

4) Windows Server administration principles and tools.

5) Identity services in Windows Server.

6) AD DS Overview.

7) Deploying Windows Server domain controllers.

8) Azure AD overview.

9) Implementing Group Policy.

10) Active Directory Certificate Services overview.

Module 2: Network infrastructure services in Windows Server

1) Deploying and managing DHCP.

2) Deploying and managing DNS service.

3) Deploying and managing IPAM.

4) Remote Access Services in Windows Server.

Module 3: File servers and storage management in Windows Server

1) Volumes and File Systems in Windows Server.

2) Implementing sharing in Windows Server.

3) Implementing Storage Spaces in Windows Server.

4) Implementing Data Deduplication.

5) Implementing iSCSI.

6) Deploying Distributed File System.

Module 4: Hyper-V virtualization and containers in Windows Server

1) Hyper-V in Windows Server.

2) Configuring VMs.

3) Securing virtualization in Windows Server.

4) Containers in Windows Server.

5) Overview of Kubernetes.

Module 5: High availability in Windows Server

1) Planning for failover clustering implementation.

2) Creating and configuring failover cluster.

3) Overview of stretch clusters.

4) High availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V VMs.

5) Disaster recovery in Windows Server.

6) Hyper-V Replica.

7) Backup and restore infrastructure in Windows Server.

Module 6: Windows Server security

1) Credentials and privileged access protection.

2) Hardening Windows Server.

3) JEA in Windows Server.

4) Securing and analyzing SMB traffic.

5) Windows Server update management.

Module 7: RDS in Windows Server

1) Overview of RDS.

2) Configuring a session-based desktop deployment.

3) Overview of personal and pooled virtual desktops.

4) Remote access and Web services in Windows Server.

5) Implementing VPNs.

6) Implementing Always On VPN.

7) Implementing NPS.

8) Implementing Web Server in Windows Server.

Module 8: Server and performance monitoring in Windows Server

1) Overview of Windows Server monitoring tools.

2) Using Performance Monitor.

3) Monitoring event logs for troubleshooting.

Module 9: Upgrade and migration in Windows Server

1) AD DS migration.

2) Storage Migration Service.

3) Windows Server migration tools.