Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Explore core services with Windows Server 2012


The course is designed to provide theoretical as well as practical knowledge about deployment and configuration of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. The course is one of three courses that provides the knowledge required to implement a core infrastructure of Windows Server 2012 in the current enterprise environment. While other two courses of Windows Server are Administering Windows Server 2012 and Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services and as a whole, these three courses include the implementation and management of services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

The new features of Windows Servers help the delegates to get rid of the Server Graphical Shell and support many web programming languages such as PHP,, and databases like MS SQL and MySQL. During the course, the delegates will learn how to deploy and manage core services, how to perform basic administrative and post-deployment tasks, how to install a domain controller and how to perform bulk operations by using Windows PowerShell. It also explains the concepts of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, various storage technologies and virtualization technologies including Hyper-V configuration.

  • Explore the core services of Windows Server 2012

  • Gain the latest information of Windows Server 2012

  • Deploy and manage core services provided by Windows Server 2012

  • Implement and manage storage, networking, Active Directory Domain Services and Hyper-V

  • Courses delivered by Windows Server Windows Server Certified Instructors

  • MSP Training offer flexible mode of training at an affordable price


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Delegates will get certification of completion at the end of the course.


Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.


Exam Prepration Tips

It helps in preparation for the exam so that they can score well.


The delegates should meet the following requirements before attending the course:

  • An awareness of networking fundamentals
  • An understanding of security best practices
  • A basic knowledge of AD DS concepts and server hardware
  • Able to manage and configure Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8

However, delegates who are having experience working with some previous Windows Server operating system would also be beneficial.


  • IT professionals having experience working with Windows operating systems and want to gain the knowledge necessary to install and execute the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2012.
  • IT professionals who are familiar with non-Microsoft technologies and want to cross-train on Windows Server 2012.
  • Windows Server administrators who want to acquire more knowledge about Windows Server 2012.
  • IT professionals who want to gain Microsoft certification in Data Center, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, and communication.
  • IT professionals who want to take Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam can also enroll for this course.


  • Able to install and configure Windows Server 2012
  • Execute post-deployment tasks and perform basic administrative tasks
  • Explain the concept of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Effectively manage AD DS objects and automate AD DS administration
  • Delegate administrative tasks to designated users or group
  • Understand command-line tools and Windows PowerShell commands
  • Implement IPv4 and IPv6
  • Execute Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Execute local storage
  • Implement file and print services
  • Use Group Policy Objects (GPOs) for securing Windows servers
  • Learn how to troubleshoot network communication
  • Use Hyper-V to implement server virtualization

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Windows Server 2012 is the server version of Windows 8 and the latest version of Windows Server designed to improve the performance and capabilities of the operating system. It makes multi-server capabilities letting you manage a collection of servers together and also overcomes the limitations of a Server Core installation commitment. The course enables the delegates to create centralized security models for access to network resources and uses affordable hard drives to create a storage pool.

The five-day course focuses on initial installation and configuration of local storage, networks, servers and virtual machine settings storage and also review how to install domain controllers and create and manage group policy by understanding its processing. Throughout the course, the delegates will gain the essential skills and knowledge required to successfully install and manage Windows Server 2012, implement and manage the Hyper-V role during deployment of virtual machines along with server configuration associated with virtualization, utilize Print and Document Services role and implement Group Policies in an Active Directory environment.

Key Exam Information of Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course

The training program helps the delegates for preparation of the exam and it covers the following technical tasks:

  • Install and configure servers
  • Configure Hyper-V
  • Establish server roles and features
  • Install and configure core network services
  • Deploy and administer Active Directory
  • Devise and manage Group Policy



Deploy and Manage Windows Server 2012

  • Overview of Windows Server 2012
  • Explain Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Describe Windows PowerShell
  • Describe its management tools
  • Install Windows Server 2012
  • Execute post-installation configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Perform post-deployment tasks

Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

  • Explain the architecture of AD DS
  • Describe the role of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

Manage Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Manage User Accounts
  • Manage Computer Accounts
  • Manage Groups
  • Delegate administrative tasks to perform AD DS administration

Automate Active Directory Domain Services Administration

  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Use Windows PowerShell to perform Bulk Operations

Implementing IPv4

  • Explain TCP/IP protocol suite
  • Define IPv4 Addressing
  • Describe Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4 communication

Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • Describe the role of the DHCP Server
  • Configure DHCP Scopes
  • Manage a DHCP Database
  • Secure and supervise the DHCP server role

Implementing DNS

  • Explain the name resolution for Windows operating system clients and Windows Server servers
  • Install and monitor a DNS Server
  • Manage DNS zones

Implementing IPv6

  • Overview of IPv6
  • Explain features and benefits of IPv6
  • Understand IPv6 Addressing
  • Explain IPv6 coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

Implementing Local Storage

  • Understand core concept of Storage
  • Explain different storage technologies
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Configuring Storage Spaces

Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Use Shadow Copies to protect Shared Files and Folders
  • Configure Work Folders
  • Implement Network Printing

Implementing Group Policy

  • Understand Group Policy
  • Explain Group Policy Processing
  • Create and manage Group Policy Objects
  • Implement a Central Store for Administrative Templates

Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Explain Windows Server Operating System Security
  • Use Group Policy to configure Security Settings
  • Restrict unauthorized software
  • Implement Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Explain Virtualization Technologies
  • Implement Hyper‑V
  • Manage Virtual Machine Storage
  • Manage Virtual Networks


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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 08/06/2020 London
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