70-413 - Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

70-413 - Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure


Course Overview

This course teaches students about server infrastructure upgrades and migration, storage and file services, network infrastructure services, planning for external user access, designing and implementing logical AD infrastructure, AD GPO, designing a physical AD infrastructure, and domain controllers.

Course Introduction 

Course Introduction 

Module 01 - Server Infrastructure - Upgrade and Migration 

Server Infrastructure - Upgrade and Migration

Planning for Deployment

Windows Server Editions

Choice Summary

Pre-installation Requirements

Windows Server 2012 Upgrades

Upgrade Options

Migration to Windows Server 2012

Roles That Can Be Migrated

Roles That Can Be Combined on a Single Server

MAP Toolkit

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)

Windows Server 2012 Licensing

Activation Strategies

Considerations for Virtualization

Virtualization Planning

Hyper-V Virtual Licensing

Planning Hardware for Hyper-V Hosts

Deployment Considerations for Virtualized Workloads

Tools for Deploying Virtual Machines

Virtual Machines and Domain Controllers

Cloning Domain Controllers

Demo - Cloning Domain Controllers



Imaging Strategies

Windows Imaging Format

WIM File Structure

High Touch Retail Media Deployments

High Touch with Retail Media Deployment Steps

High Touch Standard Image Deployment

High Touch with Standard Image Process

Lite Touch

Zero Touch High-Volume Deployments

Designing the ZTI Environment

Automated Deployment Methods

Types of Images

Choosing a Deployment Method

Deployment Scenarios

Tools for Image-Based Installation of Windows

ImageX Tasks

Image Servicing and Management: DISM

Windows AIK

Tools Available in Windows AIK

Demo - Installing Windows AIK

Windows PE

Windows DS

Windows DS Architecture

New Features in Windows DS

MDT 2012

Configuration Manager

Configuration Manager Task Sequence and Packages

Module 01 Review

Module 02 - Storage and File Services 

Storage and File Services

Direct Attached Storage (DAS)

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Storage Area Network (SAN)

SAN Components


iSCSI Target Server and iSCSI Initiator

iSCSI Target Server Scenarios

Windows Server 2012 R2 New and Changed Functionality

iSCSI and High-Availability

Defense in Depth


DFSR Replication

Standalone DFS Namespace

Domain DFS Namespace

DFS Uses

Demo - Deploying and Configuring DFS


BranchCache Modes

Procedure Reference to Install

Demo - Implementing BrancheCache

Discretionary Access Control

Dynamic Access Control

DAC Scenarios

DAC Requirements

Central Access Policy

Creating Central Access Policies

Implementing Central Access Policy

DAC Claims

Creating Claims

Resource Properties

Accessing Resources with DAC

Enabling Support in AD DS KDC

Creating Resource Properties

Central Access Control Rules

File Access Auditing

Planning for Access Denied Assistance

Dynamic Access Control Prerequisites

Module 02 Review

Module 03 - Network Infrastructure Services 

Network Infrastructure Services

Best Practices for Designing an IPv4 Addressing Scheme

How to Plan and Implement the Appropriate Addressing Scheme

Selecting an Address Scheme (eNotes)

DHCP Server Placement Infrastructure

DHCP Redundancy Options

DHCP Failover

DHCP Super Scopes

DHCP Reservations

DHCP Option Classes

IPv6 Autoconfiguration

Autoconfigured Address States

Improved PowerShell Commands for DHCP in Server 2012 R2

New PowerShell Commands for DHCP

New PowerShell Commands for DHCP (Cont)

DHCP Guidelines

IPAM Definition and Benefits



IPAM Components

Role Based Access Control

Role Based Access Control Roles Provided by Default

IPAM Prerequisites

IPAM Database Support

IPAM Users and Groups

Manual Provisioning for IPAM

Manual Provisioning for IPAM (Cont)

IPAM Design Considerations

IPAM Views

IPAM Monitoring

DNS Namespace Design

Evaluating a Namespace Design

DNS Namespaces (eNotes)

NetBIOS Name Resolution




DNS Records Needed by AD

Demo - DNS Records Needed by AD

DNS Design Considerations

Integrating Multiple DNS Namespaces

DNS Application Partitions

DNS Server Capacity Planning

Demo - Performance Monitor and DNS

DNS Server Roles

DNS Zone Types

DNS Zone Delegation

Zone Transfers and Replications

DNS BIND Versions

Zone Transfer Security

Root Hints Servers

Optimizing DNS Root Hints

DNS Forwarders | Conditional | Stub Zones

Demo - Configuring Zone Transfers

NetBIOS Name Resolution (Cont.)

Demo - Creating DNS Zones

Optimizing Queries

Optimizing DNS Server

Optimizing Active Directory Integrated Zones

DNS and High-Availability

Common DNS Security Issues

DNS Security Levels

Additional DNS Security Settings

Module 03 Review

Module 04 - Planning for External User Access 

Planning for External User Access

Types of Network Access Services

Types of Users

Considerations of Data to Access

Remote Access Methods

Tunneling Protocols: PPTP

Tunneling Protocols: L2TP

Tunneling Protocols: SSTP

Tunneling Protocols: IKEv2

Authentication Protocols and Methods

Encryption Protocols and Methods Set

Planning for Remote Access

New Features in Remote Access Windows Server 2012

New Features Windows 8.1

Placement of VPN Servers

Network Access Policies

Connection Request Policies

How Policies are Applied

Order of Applying Connections

Demo - Creating a VPN

Perimeter Networks

Common Perimeter Network Applications and Protocols

Types of Firewall Configurations

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Secure Outside Access Options


DirectAccess Server Functions

DirectAccess Infrastructure Prerequisites

DirectAccess Server Prerequisites

DirectAccess Client Prerequisites

Methods of Client Connections

DirectAccess Client Connections

Planning DirectAccess

Getting Ready: DirectAccess

Configure DirectAccess Server

DirectAccess with a Single Network Card

RADIUS Authentication and NPS




RADIUS Client Examples

Connection Request Policies Conditions | Settings

Conditions | Settings | Default Connection Policy

Connection Request Processing

Network Security

Defense in Depth

Network Policies

Points of Failure for Security Policies

Employee Training

Reasons For Network Attacks

Types of Network Attacks


Security Measures

Windows Firewall

Connection Security Rules


Server and Domain Isolation

Authentication Options

Best Practices

Demo - Connection Security Rules

Module 04 Review

Module 05 - Design and Implement Logical AD Infrastructure 

Design and Implement Logical AD Infrastructure

AD DS Forest Designed

Forest Models: Single

Forest Models: Organizational

Forest Models: Resource Forest Model

Forest Models: Restricted Access

Benefits of Multiple Forests

Guidelines for Designing AD DS Forests

Demo - Creating a Forest Root

Demo - Viewing and Editing the Schema

Forest Trusts

Security Considerations Forest Trust

Accessing Resources in Another Forest

Forest Trust Guidelines

Demo - Creating a Forest Trust

AD DS Domains

Domain Models

Forest Root Domains

Password Policies

Demo - Install Second Domain Controller to Domain

Items That Affected Domain Design

Replication and WAN Links

Trust Relationships

Trusts within a Domain

Trusts Between Domains

Shortcut Trusts

External Trusts

Realm Trusts

Best Practice for Domain Trusts

AD Delegation Options

Delegation Models

Examples of Delegation

Administrative Models

How to Start Planning Resource Management

Administrative Permissions

Branch Office Management

OU Strategies

Users and Permissions

OU Security Descriptors

Demo - Exploring AD Permissions within OU Structure

Delegation Administrative Methods

Where OU Permissions Fall

Examples of Permissions at OU Level (eNotes)

OU Accidental Deletion

Protecting OUs using PowerShell

Demo - Protecting OUs using PowerShell

Active Directory Groups

Group Scope and Nesting

Demo - Creating Groups with Active Directory Administration Center

Demo - Creating Groups with PowerShell

Group Strategy

Default Groups

Protected Users Security Group

Protected Users Security Group User Limitations

Special Identities

Computer Accounts

Best Practices

Module 05 Review

Module 06 - AD GPO 


Factors for Group Policy Design

Planning for Desktop Environments with Group Policy

Planning Group Policy for Administrative Models

Group Policy Components

Uses for Group Policy

Demo - Group Policy Categories

Group Policy Templates

Nodes: Computer

Nodes: User

Group Policy Preferences

Configuring Group Policy Preference

GPO Design Considerations

Group Policy Inheritance

Group Policy Filtering

Group Policy Processing

Group Policy, Backup and Restore and Documentation

PowerShell Cmdlets

Migrating GPOs to a New Domain Set

Migration Table Editor

Administration of Group Policy

Slow Link Detection

Module 06 Review

Module 07 - Designing a Physical AD Infrastructure 

Designing a Physical AD Infrastructure

AD DS Sites

Location of AD DS Site Configuration

Replication Traffic

Service Localization

Designing AD DS Sites

Factors that Determine AD DS Site Design

Automatic Site Coverage


AD DS Site Considerations

Domain Controller Placement

AD DS Replication Components: Connection Objects

AD DS Replication Components: Notification and Polling


ISTG - Intersite Topology Generator

Replication Topologies: Ring

Replication Topologies: Hub and Spoke

Replication Topologies: Full Mesh

Replication Topologies: Hybrid

Replication Protocols

Notes on SMTP

Replication and RODCs

Replication and Global Catalogs

Replication and SYSVOL

Site Links

Bridgehead Servers

Site Link Bridging

Virtualized Domain Controllers

Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers

Process: Cloning Server 2012 VDC

DcCloneConfig.xml Syntax

DcCloneConfig.xml Parameters

Domain Controller Safe Backup and Restore

PowerShell for Hyper-V Snapshot Management

Module 07 Review

Module 08 - Domain Controllers

Domain Controllers

Hardware Requirements for Domain Controllers

Installing Server Core

FSMO Roles

FSMO Locations

RODC Limitations

Tools For Monitoring Domain Controllers

Best Practices Analyzer

Demo - Best Practices Analyzer

Security Best Practices


Defining High-Availability Needs for Active Directory

Active Directory, High-Availability

DNS High-Availability

Backup and Recovery AD DS

Types of Backups

Backing Up Critical Volumes

Active Directory Restores

Restoring Active Directory

Active Directory Recycle Bin

Module 08 Review

Course Closure

70-413 - Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
tag icon Price $84.99
tag icon Instrutor 1
tag icon Duration 14h 40m
tag icon Lessons 8
tag icon Access 12 Months
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