Course Description

Go to any medium to large organization and there is a high probability that the company is using Windows AD (Active Directory) Server. Windows servers are very popular for applications like LDAP, Mail server, Web Server, DNS, DHCP etc. No matter which company you will work you will for sure come across some of the other Windows servers being for critical services. It is therefore very important to learn how these servers are deployed and used by various organizations. We will teach you all the important services which are run on Windows Servers from the AD server to web server. We will also teach you how to search windows event logs like an expert.

Program Benefits Description

Windows skills to Network Security professionals are as fundamental as programming concepts to a developer. Once you learn the skills how Windows are deployed in the real world you will be able to understand how these servers are configured to provide critical services like DHCP, DNS, AD etc. Windows is a close competitor of Linux in Data Center Server requirements. One need to have both the skills to appreciate the diversity of technologies used by various customers across the world. WIndows skills are very fundamental skills for any Network Security engineer and are must-have skills.

What'll you Learn?

This module allows participants to configure, implement and manage Windows Server deployments on desktops and devices in a typical enterprise environment. You will perform hand on lab related to DNS, DHCP, AD and WEB SERVER features of Windows 2012. From the security perspective, you will additionally learn how to work with Windows event Manager in greater detail.

Course Pricing Description

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5 Modules Available

Module 1

Windows Server 2012 Overview

  • Windows Server 2012 Editions
  • What Is Server Core?
  • Windows Server 2012 Roles
  • Windows Server 2012 Features

Module 2

Installing Windows Server 2012

  • Installation Methods
  • Installation Types
  • Hardware Requirements for Windows Server 2012
  • Installing Windows Server 2012

Module 3

Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012

  • Overview of Post-Installation Configuration
  • Configuring Server Network Settings
  • How to Join a Domain
  • Performing an Offline Domain Join
  • Activating Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring a Server Core Installation

Module 4

Introduction to Windows PowerShell

  • What Is Windows PowerShell?
  • Windows PowerShell Cmdlet Syntax
  • Common Cmdlets for Server Administration
  • What Is Windows PowerShell ISE?
  • Demonstration: Using Windows PowerShell
  • Demonstration: Using Windows PowerShell ISE

Module 5

Introduction to Windows Event Management

  • What are Windows Event logs?
  • How to search for specific event log?
  • Configuration of Windows Event for various applications.

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01 Will I be able to practice labs once I finish my course?

Yes, you will be provided with all necessary software and documents which will help you explore more about the topic.

02 How many hands-on labs will be there in this course?

Purple Synapz is all about understanding the concepts at very low level and therefore each topic will have their own hands-on labs exercises. Refer Course details for more information.

03 Can I attend this course as an individual module?

This module is not offered as an independent module. You need to choose a specific track to learn about Windows Server Administration.

04 What prior skills are required to attend this module?

There are no prior skills required to learn about Windows Server Administration.