Designed for staff who are new to server environments and server management, this course crams all the basics into a 2 day course to get them up to speed. From installing servers, to provisioning roles and Active Directory management, our Windows Server Fundamentals Masterclass pulls no punches as we whistle-stop tour all the main technologies an on-premises Windows Server 2012 or 2016 based datacentre uses. Expect lots of tips, demos and automation examples along the way as well as hands-on lab exercises to re-affirm skills learned.
This course is intended for people new to server management, but who have existing support skills and a familiarity with networking and working in client/server environment.
- Introduction to Windows Server
- Server Management
Learn about which tools can be used to manage Windows Server, including; Server Manager, PowerShell, Services, Event Viewer, Performance Monitor.
- Core Services
Learn how to manually add/remove key services used on a typical network, and also to do so with automation.
- Server Virtualisation
Learn how to implement Hyper-V, create virtual machines, add virtual machine storage, and configure virtual networks.
- Securing Servers
Learn how to configure the Windows Firewall, and audit settings.
- Network Troubleshooting Tools
Ping, nslookup, ipconfig, netstats, tracert.
- Scheduling Tasks
Task scheduler, PowerShell jobs.
Learn about the logical and physical structures in Active Directory.
Learn how to manage AD with various tools.
- Domain Controllers and Member Servers
Learn how to create domain controllers and how member servers relate to AD.
- Diagnosing AD
Learn which tools can assist in diagnosing replication and health issues such as DCDiag and Replmon, and the Best Practices Analyser.
- Understanding Group Policy
Learn how GPOs apply and how to influence the flow of policies. Learn how local group policy works with AD-based policies.
- Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Group Policy
Learn how to understand which policies apply to a computer, and how to refresh policy on one or more computers.
- Sharing Folders
Learn about shares, share security and NTFS permissions. Leverage AD groups to assign access to shared resources.
and Access Control
Length: 2 days
Cost: £594 per person (£495 + VAT)
Trainer: Chris Rhodes
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