Course Code: 955

20413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

Class Dates:
5 Days Days
Class Time:
Virtual Instructor-Led Training, Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure. The course also provides the skills to perform name resolution, application integration, optimization of automate remediation and maintenance of network services.
  • Audience
  • Candidates for this course have good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience. This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary. Students have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and possess Windows Server 2012 certification (MCSA) or equivalent skills. This course is also intended for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.


  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

    •A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.

    •A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.

    •A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.

    •A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.

    •Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.

    •Ability to work in a team/virtual team.

    •Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.

    •Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA.

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