Syllabus

1. Hardware & Networking
2. MCSE 2012
Exam 70-410
Client/Server or Domain
• Introduction to Domain
• Advantages & Disadvantages
Installing Windows Server 2012
Install servers
• Plan for a server installation
• Plan for server roles
• Install Server Core
Configure servers
• Configure Server Core
• Delegate administration
Configure local storage
• Design storage spaces
• Configure basic & dynamic disks
• Configure master boot record (MBR)
• Configure GUID partition table (GPT)
• Manage volumes
Server roles and infrastructures
• Configure file and share access
Permissions
• Introduction to permissions
• Types – Share level, Security level
• Implementing Share permissions
– Shared folder, How to access?
– Hidden share, How to access ?
• Implementing Security permissions
– Access Control List, Inheritance
• Create and configure shares
• Configure share permissions
• Configure offline files
• NTFS – permissions, quotas
Create & configure virtual machine
• Install Server & Client O/s virtually
• Modify hardware platform for VM
Duration: 1m MCSE 2012
Configure print & document services
• Enterprise Print Management
• Drivers, printer pooling
• Print priorities, printer permissions
Deploy & configure
core network services
• Configure IPv4 or IPv6
Deploy and configure DNS service
• AD integration of primary zones
• Configure forwarders, Root Hints
• A & PTR resource records
Install & administer Active Directory
Install domain controllers
Windows Server 2012 O/s
• Features of Windows Server 2012
• Install Server 2012, Client O/s
Introduction of ADDS
• Domain, Domain Controller
• What is Client/Member Server?
• Requirements to install ADDS
• Installing and configuring ADDS
Clients and Member Servers
• Adding, Removing
• Add/Remove a domain controller
• Configure a global catalog server
Active Directory users & computers
• Domain users & groups administration
• Domain user, Domain group
– Creating, managing & deleting
• Adding/Removing domain users
• Creating a Domain user account
• Computers Management console
• Managing domain user accounts
• Account lockout policy
Active Directory groups & OU
• Security, distribution, universal
• Domain local, & global
• Groups and OUs
Exam 70-411
Administering Windows Server 2012
Deploy Manage & maintain servers
Deploy and manage server images
Configure FSRM
Home folder
• What is home folder?
• Configuration of Home Folder
• Configure file and disk encryption
• Configure BitLocker encryption
Configure & Manage Active Directory
Configure domain controllers
Structure of Active Directory
• Physical – Domain Controller, Sites
• Logical – Forest, Tree, Domain
Installing and configuring ADC,
CDC, NDEF
Maintain Active Directory
Maintaining the Active Directory
• Raising forest & domain
functional level
Configure account policies
Password policy
• What is default password policy?
• Changing default password policy
Account lockout policy
• Enabling account lockout threshold
• Account Lockout duration
• Account Lockout reset
• Unlocking locked account
• Password policy settings
– domain & local user
• Configure & apply PSOs
• Account lockout policy settings
• Kerberos policy settings
Configure and Manage group policy
• Configure Group Policy settings
• Configure settings
– software installation
– folder redirection
– scripts
– administrative template settings
Exam 70-412
Advanced Windows Server 2012
Implement Business continuity
& disaster recovery
Configure & manage backups
Windows Server Backup & Recovery
• Introduction to backup & recovery
• Configuring windows backup
• Types of backup
• Full Server backup
• Custom backup
• Manual backup
• Scheduled backup
• Configure Windows Server backups,
Recover servers
• Restore from backups
Configure AD Infrastructure
Configure sites
• Configure sites and subnets
• Create & configure site links
• Manage site coverage
• Move domain controllers
between sites
Exam 70-413
Design & Implement
Server Infrastructure
Deploy & Configure DHCP service
• Create and configure scopes
• DHCP reservation
• DHCP options
• Configure client & server
for PXE boot
• Authorize DHCP server
Create and Manage Group policy
OU (Organizational Unit)
• What is OU?
• Creating, deleting & modifying OU
• Creating users in OU
• Delegating control to a user
Group Policies
• Introduction to Group policy
• Configuring OU level policy
– Software Deployment policy
– Scripts on OU
– Folder Redirection policy on OU
Create Group Policy objects (GPO)
• Group Policies for Domain Objects
• Configuring script
• Software deployment
Configure security policies
• Configure User Rights Assignment
• Configure Security Options settings
• Configure Security templates
• Configure Local Users & Groups
• Configure User Account Control (UAC)
Windows Deployment Services
• Introduction to WDS
• Installing & configuring WDS
• Creating boot image & Install image
• Install O/s thru Network using WDS
• Install WDS role
• Configure and manage boot
• Install, and discover images
Profiles
• Introduction to profile
• Types of profile – Local, Roaming
• Implementing local profile
• Configuring roaming profile
Configure File and Print Services
F SRM (Disk quota)
• Introduction to FSRM
• Configuring Quota Management
• File screening using FSRM
• Storage Reports Management
• Install the FSRM role service
• Configure quotas, file screens
• Configure reports, file management
Configure Network services & access
Configure DNS zones
DNS Server
• Introduction, Install & configure
• Forward & Reverse lookup zones
– Creating & configuring
• Creating records in zones
• DNS backup
• Configure primary/secondary zones
• Stub zones, conditional forwards
• Zone and conditional forward
• Storage in Active Directory
• Configure zone delegation
• Configure zone transfer
• Configure notify settings
Configure DNS records
• Create & configure DNS RR
– A, AAAA, PTR, SOA, NS,
– SRV, CNAME, & MX records
• Zone scavenging, record options
Roles of Active Directory
• Introduction to roles
• Types of roles (FSMO & G.C)
• Transferring of roles
• Seizing of roles
• Transfer & seize operations
master roles
Configure a forest or a domain
• Implement Active Directory environments
– multi-domain & multi-forest
Configure trusts
Trust Relationship
• Introduction to Trust relationship
• Trust types
• Configuring Forest wide trust
• External, forest, shortcut, realm trusts
• Configure trust authentication
3. Linux
Basic concepts of O/s
• Kernel, Shell
• File system structure
• Basic concepts of Linux
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux Vs Fedora
• Basic Commands in Linux
• Installation of Linux
• User & Group management
• File Permissions
• Disk Partitioning
4. CCNA
Introduction to Networking
IP Address
• Ipv4 • Classes • Subnet Mask
• Network Id and Host ID
• Public IP & Private IP
Ipv6 – Introduction to IPv6
OSI Model
Subnetting
• Types of subnetting – FLSM, VLSM
Introduction to router
• Types of routers
• Router companies
Cisco Hierarchical design
• Access layer • Core layer
• Distribution layer
Router components
Internal components
• RAM • ROM • NVRAM
• Flash Memory • Processor
External Components
• Ports • Local administrative port
• Remote administrative port
Interfaces
• LAN interface • Ethernet
• AUI • Fast Ethernet
• Gigabit Ethernet • WAN interface
• Serial • Smart serial
Boot sequence of a router
Emulation software
• Hyper Terminal or putty
Simulation software
• Cisco packet tracer • GNS3
• Cisco Networking labs • SDM
Initial configuration on a new router
Modes of router
• User • Privilege • Interface
• Line • Router
• Global configuration
Routing
• Rules of routing • Types of routing
• Routing – Default, Static, Dynamic
Routing protocols
• Distance vector • RIPv1, IGRP
• Link state • OSPF
• Hybrid • RIPv2, EIGRP
Password recovery
ACL – Numbered ACL, Named ACL
– Standard, Extended
Introduction to switches
• Types • Switches companies
Cisco Hierarchical Switches design
• Access layer • Core layer
• Distribution layer
Switch components
Internal
• RAM • ROM • NVRAM
• Flash Memory • Processor
External
• Interfaces • Fast Ethernet
• Gigabit Ethernet • Ports
• Local / Remote administration
Initial configuration on a new switch
Modes of switch
• User • Privilege • Interface
• Global configuration • Line • Vlan
VLAN
• Demand for VLAN • Trunking
VTP
Assigning IP address to switch
Spanning Tree Protocol
• STP • PVSTP • RVSTP
Port security
InterVLAN routing (Router on stick)
Wireless technologies
• Types • Security
• Wireless standards
5.Linux Administration
Introduction to Linux and UNIX
• History of UNIX & LINUX
• Concepts of Operating Systems
• Kernel, shell & file system structure
Installation of Linux
• Types of Installation Methods
• GUI • Text
Linux System Structure
• Concepts of Linux
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux Vs Cent OS
• Bash commands • Editors [GUI & CLI]
User and Group Administration
• Types of Users,
• Creating & Deleting – Users & Groups
• Modifying Users profile
• Adding Users into the Groups
• User & Group administration
Advanced File Permissions
• Importance of Permissions
• Types – User level, Group level
• Setting Access Level Permissions
on Users & Groups
Disk Partitioning & Mounting File System
• Definition • Types of Partitions
• Comparison – ext2, ext3 & ext4 file systems
• Creating partitions using Fdisk utility
• Formatting partitions using mkfs
• Mounting various filesystems
– temporarily, permanently
Logical Volume Management
• Introduction • Data storage using LVM
• Conversion of Partition into Physical Volume
• Creating volume groups and logical volumes
• Mounting the logical volume filesystems
• Extend and Reduce the logical volumes
• Renaming volume groups & logical volumes
• Removing physical volume, volume group &
logical volume
SWAP PARTITION
• Introduction • Format partition
• SWAP partition – Turn on, Turn off
Network Connections
• Configuring Physical IP Address
• Configuring Virtual IP Address
• Enabling & Disabling Network Connections
Disk Label
• Introduction • Mounting partition
• Permanently mounting partition
Disk Quotas
• What is Disk Quota
• Mount partition with user & group
• Full permission on quota partition
• Enable the quota on partition
• Apply quota on a user, group
Backup & Restore
• Tar & Filter the archive – GZIP(-Z)
• Tar & Filter the archive – BZIP2(-J)
• CPIO command
yum server
• Introduction • yum server configuration
NFS server
• Introduction •Install NFS appln
• NFS server configuration
• Provide share directory name in
NFS configuration file & give
share permission
• NFS client configuration
FTP Server
• FTP • Configuring vsftpd
DHCP server
• Introduction • Configuring DHCP
• DHCP client configuration
DNS server
• Introduction • DNS configuration
• Create zones – forward, reverse
• DNS client configuration
APACHE WEB SERVER
• Introduction of Apache web server
• Server configuration based on
– names, IP addresses
• Web server client configuration
• Port based websites configuration
Exchange Server
Exchange Fundamentals
• Major changes in Exchange Server
Email’s importance
• How messaging servers work?
What is Exchange Server?
• About messaging services
• Universal inbox, Controlling Mailbox growth
• Personal folders or PST files
• Email archiving • Public folders
Exchange Server Architecture
• X64 processor requirement
• Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012
• Server Roles • Edge Transport Services
• Unified Messaging • Client connectivity
• Managed Store • Content Storage
• Exchange Server Management
Message and Content control
• Message Transport rules, Classifications
• New and improved Outlook webapp
• Mobile clients and improved security
Installing Exchange Server 2013
Hardware requirements
• CPU, RAM, Hard disk, Network
Operating System requirements
• Windows 7,8, Server 2008R2, Server 2012,
Server 2012R2
Active Directory requirements
• IIS Role services
Installation and Preparation requirements
• Microsoft Unified Message Service 4.0
Installation of Exchange Server
Post installation configuration steps
Server roles and configurations
Roles and role services
Exchange server 2013 Server roles
• Mailbox server • Client Access Server
Basics of recipient’s management
• Mailbox enabled users
• Mail enabled users
Managing Mailboxes and mail
• Creating Mailbox enabled user,
Mail enabled user, Mail contact,
Distribution group, Public folder
and Public folder mailbox
• Adding Multiple Email addresses
• Creating shared mailbox
Applying Restrictions & Limits on user
• Message delivery restrictions on user
• Message size restriction on user
• Recipients limits on a user
• Storage quotas on user mailbox
Creating & managing mailbox
Planning mailbox storage
• Maximum database sizes
• Determining the number of DB
Managing mailbox databases
• Viewing, Creating user mailboxes
• Creating migration batch of user
mailboxes to different Databases
• Enabling archive mailbox to
mailbox enabled user
Managing Transport
• Configuring transport rules
• Creating delivery reports
Managing Journals
• Configuring journal rules
• Assigning in place eDiscovery &
hold permission to the user
• Configuring Auditing & recipient
management admin role Group
The client access server Role
Services that CAS provides
• Outlook webApp • EAC
• Outlook/Outlook anywhere
Managing connectivity with transport services
• Message routing in the company
• Sending and receiving Email
Securing Exchange Server
Antispam/anti-malware tools
• Creating antimalware filters