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M55371 - Windows Server Administration

M55371 : Windows Server Administration



Duration: 5 days



Course Overview:



This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of Windows Server Administration, covering fundamental concepts, practical skills, and advanced techniques. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, and real-world scenarios, students will gain proficiency in managing and maintaining Windows Server environments effectively.



Course Objectives:


1. Understand the core concepts of Windows Server Administration.

2. Learn how to install, configure, and manage Windows Server operating systems.

3. Gain proficiency in managing user accounts, permissions, and security policies.

4. Explore various server roles and services offered by Windows Server.

5. Develop skills in monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing server performance.

6. Implement backup and disaster recovery strategies.

7. Learn best practices for securing Windows Server environments.



Course Outline:


Introduction to Windows Server Administration**

  • Overview of Windows Server operating systems

  • Understanding server roles and features

  • Introduction to Active Directory and domain services



Installation and Configuration

  • Planning and preparing for installation

  • Installing Windows Server operating system

  • Post-installation configuration and customization

  • Server management tools and utilities



User and Group Management

  • Managing user accounts and groups

  • Implementing group policies for security and management

  • Configuring user authentication and access controls



File and Print Services

  • Configuring file sharing and permissions

  • Managing print services and printers

  • Implementing Distributed File System (DFS)



Networking Services

  • Configuring TCP/IP networking

  • Implementing DHCP and DNS services

  • Managing network policies and access controls



Server Roles and Services

  • Overview of server roles (e.g., Web Server, DNS Server, DHCP Server)

  • Installation and configuration of server roles

  • Managing and troubleshooting server roles and services 


Monitoring and Performance Optimization

  • Monitoring server performance and resource usage

  • Implementing performance optimization techniques

  • Troubleshooting common performance issues



Backup and Disaster Recovery

  • Implementing backup strategies and solutions

  • Configuring Windows Server Backup

  • Planning and testing disaster recovery procedures


Security and Compliance

  • Understanding security principles in Windows Server environments

  • Implementing security policies and controls

  • Auditing and monitoring security events



Advanced Topics

  • Implementing virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Introduction to PowerShell scripting for automation

  • Exploring cloud integration and hybrid environments



Case Studies and Real-world Scenarios

  • Analyzing real-world scenarios and challenges

  • Applying learned concepts to practical situations

  • Group discussions and problem-solving exercises



Final Project

  • Design and implement a Windows Server environment based on provided requirements

  • Present and demonstrate the final project to the class

  • Peer review and feedback session



Audience profile:

This course is intended for IT professionals who have some experience working with Windows Server and want to learn about the administration of core components and technologies in Windows Server 2022.




  • Basic understanding of computer networking concepts

  • Familiarity with the Windows operating system




  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants may receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating their proficiency in Windows Server Administration.

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