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If you have some experience working with Windows Server in a help-desk or service-desk role, and you're looking to step up into server maintenance or administration, our Windows Server 2019 Administration class is just what you are looking for.
TrainACE's Windows Server 2019 Administration class is a hands-on, 40-hour, instructor-led course created primarily for computer professionals with some experience with Windows Server 2019, or earlier. This class is aimed at any IT professionals looking for roles encompassing the management of storage, networking, compute, and identity using Windows Server 2019, as well as those candidates looking to master requirements, scenarios, and options encompassed by Windows Server 2019 technology.
Successful candidates will leave the class with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to administrate the deployment and management of Windows Server 2019 environments in most organizations.
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Why Take Windows Server Administration Training in Maryland?
Windows Server Certification is a standard for understanding an individual's systems administration skills and knowledge. Created and administered by Microsoft, this certification is globally recognized and is a fundamental building block for anyone looking to manage a Windows-based environment.
Microsoft Windows continues to dominate IT departments across all levels and sizes of business. The result is that there is a high demand for IT Professionals with proven experience and skills in Windows Server applications. As long as businesses of all sizes continue to adopt Microsoft technology, this demand will continue. This is particularly true in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region, where substantial government agencies, influential NGOs, Military organizations, and large commercial companies are headquartered.
At TrainACE, our Windows Server training classes are taught by qualified IT professionals from around Maryland, Virginia, or DC. Our instructors have a minimum of three years of teaching experience and years of related industry experience. Classes are available in daytime, evening, or weekend formats and last 40 hours.
If you have previously been looking for Windows Server 2012 training. The following classes have been retired by Microsoft:
- 20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
- 20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
You should find this class a good alternative.
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What you need to know before taking Windows Server training
This Windows Server 2019 Administration class is aimed at IT technicians with some experience working with Windows Server environments who are looking to learn the core administrative functionality and technologies utilized within Windows Server 2019.
This hands-on course will be invaluable to IT technicians and server administrators who are familiar with previous versions of Windows Server and are looking to upgrade their skills and knowledge to Windows Server 2019 level.
Given that Microsoft had retired its Windows Server 2012 training and certification, those people with the skills and knowledge installing and configuring Windows Server 2012 would do well to upgrade to the latest technology.
It is also ideal for anyone in a service or help desk role who is looking to transition to an administrative or server maintenance role.
Successful candidates typically have the following experience:
- You'll need some experience and exposure to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) concepts and technologies.
- An understanding of core networking technologies, including Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), name resolution, and IP addressing.
- An understanding of and experience with Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
- Understanding of security best practices.
- Hands-on experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
- Basic Windows PowerShell experience.
How Long Does Windows Server Training Take?
TrainACE’s Windows Server 2019 Administration training and certification course is a 40-hour dive into systems administration. We'll teach you the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to deploy and support Windows Server 2019 in an organization. We run classes during the working week as a five-day boot camp, or as more extended classes running evening or weekend classes.
How Hard is the Windows Server 2019 Course?
While the class difficulty can vary a lot depending on the individual's experience and commitment, anyone with the noted pre-requisite experience should be more than capable of taking the training and passing the related certification.
This is not an entry-level class. It is intended to take IT, professionals, with working experience of Windows Server, to a more administrative role. While candidates can take the training with limited or no proven experience, do so will limit the potential for their success.
TrainACE's hands-on, instructor-led training, along with the included courseware and iLabs, will afford you the best opportunity of passing the exam.
TrainACE's Windows Server Administration class can prepare individuals looking to pass exams related to Windows Server.
CompTIA Security+ Certification prepares you for roles in the following job types:
- Network Administrator
- Systems Administrator
- Security Administrator
Module 1: Windows Server Administration Overview
We'll teach you how to distinguish different Windows Server 2019 editions and techniques for deployment, servicing, and activation. You'll be introduced to Windows Server Core and see how it compares to the Desktop Experience version. Our instructor will describe all the tools and concepts used for administering Windows Server, including PowerShell, Windows Admin Center, and delegation of privileges.
- Introducing Windows Server 2019
- Windows Server Core Overview
- Windows Server administration principles and tools overview
Labs: Deploying and configuring Windows Server
- Deploying and configuring Server Core
- Implementing and using remote server administration
On completion of this module, you'll know how to: Describe Windows Server as well as techniques for deployment, servicing, and activation. You'll also be able to explain Windows Server Core specifics and ways to administer it.
Module 2: Identity Services in Windows Server
You'll learn about identity services and how to describe Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server environments. Our instructor will detail how to implement domain controllers in AD DS, and in the Azure Active Directory (AD). They will also describe the benefits of integrating Azure AD with AD DS. During these lessons, we'll show you Group Policy basics, group policy objects (GPOs) configuration in a domain environment. You'll also be able to explain the role of Active Directory certificate services and certificate usage.
- AD DS Overview
- Deploying Windows Server domain controllers
- Azure AD overview
- Implementing Group Policy
- Active Directory Certificate Services overview
Labs: Implementing Identity Services and Group Policy
- Configuring Group Policy
- Deploying a new domain controller on Server Core
- Configure GPOs and describe Group Policy basics in a domain environment
- Deploying and using certificate services
- Explain the role of Active Directory certificate usage and certificate services
On completing this module, you'll be able to: Explain AD DS in a Windows Server environment; Implement domain controllers in AD DS; You'll understand the benefits of Aure AD and integrating Azure AD with AD DS in Windows Server.
Module 3: Windows Server Network Infrastructure Services
In this module, we'll show you how to implement core network infrastructure services in Windows Server. We'll take you through using Remote Access Services. The lessons will also cover deployment, configuration, and management of IPAM and DNS.
- Managing and implementing DHCP
- Managing and implementing DNS service
- Managing and implementing IPAM
- Windows Server Remote Access Services
Lab: Windows Server: Configuring and implementing network infrastructure services
- Deploying and configuring DHCP
- Deploying and configuring DNS
- Implementing Web Application Proxy
On completion of this module, you'll know how to: Describe, deploy, and configure DHCP service; Deploy, configure, and manage DNS. You'll also understand IPAM, how to describe it, implement it, and manage it.
Module 4: Managing Windows Server File Servers and Storage management.
In this module, your instructor will show you how to set up storage and file servers in Windows Server. They will explain file sharing and deployment of Storage Spaces technology. You'll learn how to implement data deduplication, iSCSI based storage in Windows Server, and, how to deploy DFS.
- Volumes and File Systems in Windows Server
- Implementing sharing in Windows Server
- Implementing Storage Spaces in Windows Server
- Implementing Data Deduplication
- Implementing iSCSI
- Deploying Distributed File System
Lab: Implementing storage solutions in Windows Server
- Implementing Data Deduplication
- Configuring iSCSI storage
- Configuring redundant storage spaces
- Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
On completion of these lessons, you'll be able to: Set up sharing in Windows Server; Implement Storage Spaces Technology; Utilize the data deduplication feature; Set up iSCSI based storage; You'll learn about the Distributed File System (DFS), how to implement it and manage it.
Module 5: Windows Server - Hyper-V virtualization and containers
We'll teach you how to implement and configure containers and Hyper-V VMs. We'll cover key features of Hyper-V in Windows Server, show you VM settings, and how to manage VMs in Hyper-V. Your instructor will cover security technologies used with virtualization, including shielded admin-trusted and TPM-trusted attestation, Host Guardian Service, KPS and VMs.
- Windows Server and Hyper-V
- Configuring Virtual Machines
- Virtualization Security in Windows Server
- Windows Server Containers
- Overview of Kubernetes
Lab: Implementing and configuring virtualization in Windows Server
- Creating and configuring VMs
- Installing and configuring containers
On completing this module, you'll be able to: Explain the important features of Hyper-V in Windows Server; You'll understand VM settings and implement and configure VMs in Hyper-V; You'll be able to describe how to use security technologies for virtualization; You'll be able to describe and implement containers in Windows Server; Finally you will be able to describe the purpose of Kubernetes on Windows.
Module 6: High Availablity in Windows Server
In this module our instructors describe current high availability technologies in Windows Server. They will detail failover clustering and considerations for implementing it, and how to create and configure failover clustering. Instructors will explain how to achieve high availability with Hyper-V VMs using stretch clusters.
- Organizing for failover clustering implementation
- Implementing and setting up failover cluster
- Stretch clusters overview
- Disaster recovery and high availability solutions using Hyper-V VMs
Lab: Implementing failover clustering
- Creating clusters and setting up storage
- Implementing and setting up a highly available file server
- Validating the implementation of the highly available file server
After completion of this module, you will be able to: Detail failover clustering and the considerations for applying it; Construct and manage failover clusters; Explain stretch clusters; Using Hyper-V VMs, explain ways to achieve high availability.
Module 7: Disaster recovery in Windows Server
We'll teach you to how to manage disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server and how to apply them. Your instructor will cover how to configure and use Hyper-V Replica. They will also describe Azure Site Recovery. In these lessons you'll covers deploying Windows Server backup and learn about the Azure Backup service.
- Hyper-V Replica
- Backup and restore infrastructure in Windows Server
Lab: Implementing Hyper-V Replica and Windows Server Backup
- Implementing Hyper-V Replica
- Implementing backup and restore with Windows Server Backup
On completing these lessons, you'll be able to: Describe and deploy Hyper-V Replica; Relate how Azure Site Recovery works; You'll be able to perform backups using Windows Server; Show the Azure Backup service.
Module 8: Windows Server security
In this module well teach you all about Windows Server's security features and the best way to apply them. We'll take you through the credentials Windows Server uses and show how to apply privileged access protection. We'll also describe technologies and methods used in hardening Windows Server security, how to secure SMB traffic as well as Just Enough Administration (JEA) configuration. Last but not least, the instructor will take you through Windows Update, its implementation, and management options.
- Credentials and privileged access protection
- Hardening Windows Server
- JEA in Windows Server
- Securing and analyzing SMB traffic
- Windows Server update management
Lab: Configuring security in Windows Server
- Configuring Windows Defender Credential Guard
- Locating problematic accounts
- Implementing LAPS
On completion of this module, you'll be able to: Describe credentials used in Windows Server; Show how to implement privileged access protection; You'll be able to describe how Windows Server methods and technologies can be used to harden security; Explain and set-up Just Enough Administration (JEA); Secure SMB traffic in Windows Server; Describe how to deploy and manage Windows Update options.
Module 9: RDS in Windows Server
Our instructors will walk you through essential Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) functionality in Windows Server. They'll show you how to implement session-based desktops and describe personal and pooled virtual desktops.
- Overview of RDS
- Configuring a session-based desktop deployment
- Overview of personal and pooled virtual desktops
Lab: Implementing RDS in Windows Server
- Implementing RDS
- Configuring Session Collection Settings and using RDC
- Configuring a virtual desktop template
On completion of this module, you'll be able to: Explain Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS); Explain and implement session-based desktops; Explain personal and pooled virtual desktops.
Module 10: Remote access and web services in Windows Server
In this module we'll show you how to implement virtual private networks (VPNs); Network Policy Server (NPS), and Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS); We'll take you through Always On VPN functionality, how to set-up NPS and Web Server (IIS) in Windows Server.
- Implementing VPNs
- Implementing Always On VPN
- Implementing NPS
- Implementing Web Server in Windows Server
Lab: Deploying network workloads
- Implementing VPN in Windows Server
- Deploying and Configuring Web Server
On completing these lessons you'll be able to: Talk about VPN options in Windows Server; Explain Always On VPN features; Explain and manage NPS; Explain and set-up Web Server (IIS).
Module 11: Server and performance monitoring in Windows Server
In this module we'll teach you how to put in place service and performance monitoring, and implement Windows Server troubleshooting; Our instructor will show you how to use monitoring tools and explain how performance is monitored, this will include event logging and we'll show you how to perform event logging monitoring for troubleshooting purposes.
- Overview of Windows Server monitoring tools
- Using Performance Monitor
- Monitoring event logs for troubleshooting
Lab: Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server
- Establishing a performance baseline
- Identifying the source of a performance problem
On completing these lessons, you'll be able to: Explain Windows Server monitoring tool; Explain and use performance monitoring in Windows Server; Show how event logging works and perform event logging monitoring for troubleshooting purposes.
Module 12: Upgrade and migration in Windows Server
In this final module, we'll teach you all about upgrades and migrations for Windows Server, AD DS, and Storage; We'll describe tools to use for AD DS migration; We'll also show you the Storage Migration Service, and finishing off by showing you Windows Server migration tools and usage scenarios.
- AD DS migration
- Storage Migration Service
- Windows Server migration tools
Lab: Migrating Server workloads
- Implementing Storage Migration Service
On completion of this module, you'll be able to: Describe the tools used to migrate AD DS; You'll be able to explain Storage Migration Service; Explain how Windows Server migration tools are used in which scenarios.
Additional Facts & FAQs
What is the Windows Server 2019 certification? The Windows Server 2019 certification is a credential that validates an IT professional's skills in managing core and advanced Windows Server workloads and services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies.
What does the Windows Server 2019 certification exam measure? The certification exam measures technical tasks such as deploying and managing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in on-premises and cloud environments, managing Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment, and managing virtual machines and containers.
What are the preparation methods for the Windows Server 2019 certification exam? Preparing for the certification exam involves practice tests and study materials that cover various aspects of the server, including installation, configuration, and management.
What job opportunities can the Windows Server 2019 certification open up? The certification can open up job opportunities in server administration and other IT roles, as it demonstrates a professional's expertise in Windows Server 2019.
What new features of Windows Server 2019 are covered in the certification? The certification covers new features such as Azure integration and Windows Admin Center.
What aspects of Windows Server 2019's networking infrastructure are covered in the certification? The certification covers the management of Windows Server 2019's networking infrastructure, including the deployment and management of DHCP, secure DNS, and IP Address Management (IPAM).
What virtualization technologies are covered in the Windows Server 2019 certification? The certification includes the understanding of virtualization technologies like Hyper-V and containers, which are integral parts of the server's compute and storage management.
What changes in Windows Server 2019 are covered in the certification? The certification covers the changes in Windows Server 2019, such as the removal of certain features and the introduction of new ones. For example, Nano Server is no longer available as an installable host operating system but is available as a container operating system.
What security aspects of Windows Server 2019 are covered in the certification? The certification covers the security aspects of Windows Server 2019, including securing DNS and implementing IPAM to help manage an organization's DHCP and DNS servers.
What understanding of Windows Server Core and Nano Server is included in the certification? The certification includes the understanding of Windows Server Core and Nano Server, which are important for deploying applications via containers.
What understanding of Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure is included in the certification? The certification covers the understanding of Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure, which is crucial for managing Windows Servers and workloads in a hybrid environment.
What understanding of migrating existing applications to containers is included in the certification? The certification includes the understanding of how to migrate existing applications to containers, which is a key skill for modernizing traditional or legacy applications.
What understanding of using the Windows Admin Center is included in the certification? The certification covers the understanding of how to use the Windows Admin Center to manage Windows Server 2019 and its features.
What understanding of using Azure Migrate App Containerization tooling is included in the certification? The certification includes the understanding of how to use Azure Migrate App Containerization tooling, which is an end-to-end solution to containerize and move existing web applications to containers.