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Introduction To Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Introduction To Microsoft Windows Server 2012

In the spring of 2012, Microsoft made an announcement to tell the world that the product previously called Window Server 8 would be renamed Windows Server 2012. If you would like to learn all the ins and outs associated with Windows Server 2012, it would prove convenient and beneficial to take online training for Windows Server. Here is what you can expect from this type of training program.

Installation and Configuration

The typical online training for Windows Server will begin by teaching you to install and configure Windows Server. You can expect this portion of the training to focus on the job-role-specific expertise needed for deploying and managing the platform’s core services. You will learn how to deploy servers, manage data remotely, administer the Active Directory and your network and how to use the storage options provided by Microsoft Windows Server.

Network Infrastructure Configuration

Once you’ve completed the section of the online training for Windows Server that covers the installation and configuration of the platform, you will gain an understanding of Window Server’s networking, DMS, TCP/IP and DHCP. You will also learn how to manage routing and remote access, security for remote access services as well as the management of your files and print services.

Server Administration

In this portion of the online training for Windows Server, you’ll learn the infrastructure, internet and IT application servers and how to utilize scripts and batch files to complete tasks regularly. You will gain an understanding about how to manage the server OS, file & directory services, distribution of software and updates and the profiling and monitoring of assigned servers. You will also be taught how to troubleshoot problems with the platform.

Enterprise Administration

An integral part of the typical online training for Windows Server is the Windows Server Enterprise Administration training. This will teach you how to design a complex server infrastructure. You also will be taught some networking skills and will learn how to plan for domain-wide upgrades with Windows Server and more.

Visualization Configuration

In this segment of the Window Servers training, you’ll learn how to install, configure and optimize Hyper-V. Once you’ve learned that, you will be taught how to deploy Hyper-V on virtual machines. Then, when you’ve mastered the deployment, you’ll learn how to manage and monitor your virtual machines.

Active Directory Configuration

This part of the online training for Windows Server will cover a range of Active Directory topics including DNS, the planning and installation of Active Directory, the configuration of sites and replication and the administration of Active Directory, just to name a few. This portion of the training is designed to get you ready for Microsoft exam 70-640.

There you have it! An overview of the typical online training for Windows Server. Which training program you buy into is of course up to you but it would prove beneficial to read some reviews online so you end up using a very reputable training company that offers the latest in Windows Server education.

Denny Cook is a technical writer. He writes about information technology and IT training.

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