MCSA

Training Overview:

Forscher Technology Solutions provides the MCSA training progam that delivers the focused, product knowledge, as-well-as the technical knowledge requirements to perform day-to-day management operations on Enterprise environments weaved within your own or your customer’s organization. The training is delivered by Subject Matter Experts currently managing, landscapes in real time environments. The course and its contents are developed by subject matter experts and solution Architects, who deliver the solutions to Fortune 500 and Top-Notch MNCs around the globe.

Target Audience and Pre-requisites:

The training course is designed for candidates with no prior or minimal knowledge on operating systems management. There are no pre-requisites for this training. All trainings are designed and developed from the ground up, by training experts specifically to cater, candidates of all technical back grounds, especially focusing on the Microsoft Windows Server Operating system.

Course Duration:

Fast Track – 5 Days

Normal Track – 12 weekends or 2 hours/day * 30 Days

Corporates – Custom configured per Client requirements and modules required

Module 1: Systems Administration Basics

  • Types of Processor in the IT Infrastructure Industry
  • Understanding the Various Processor types that support Microsoft Windows
  • Hardware Architectures that support Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
  • Understanding Virtualization from a Microsoft Window
  • Hyper-Visor benefits
  • Consolidating Operating Systems on a hardware platform using Hyper-V
  • Understanding the basics of Microsoft Windows
  • Detailed description of different types of Disks
  • Understanding RAID

Module 2: Network Administration Basics:

  • Basics of Networking
  • TCP/IP Vs. UDP: Why choose one over another
  • IPv4 Addressing, Sub-netting, Super-netting, Gateway and Netmask
  • IPv6 Addressing and migrating an existing an IPv4 network to IPv6
  • DNS and Name Resolution: Its importance in a Network
  • What is DHCP?
  • DHCP implementation in a Network
  • Understanding Active Directory Domain Controller

Module 3: Installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows Operating System

  • Difference between a standalone and a Clustered server
  • Understanding the Hyper-V functionality of Windows Server
  • Installing and configuring a Microsoft Windows server on a Single Physical Hardware
  • Installing and configuring a Microsoft Windows server on a Virtualized Server using Hyper-V
  • Windows Powershell and management
  • WSUS: Updating the Windows OS
  • OS Image: Creation, storage, retrieval and deployment in an Enterprise Landscape
  • Understanding un-attended OS installation
  • Installing a Linux OS on a Windows Hyper-V

Module 4: Storage Management on a Windows server

  • Storage Management of local disks and Volumes
  • Discovery and Management of Network shared disks
  • File system Management and Quotas
  • Implementing Storage spaces
  • Folder Permissions and File Security
  • Securing the Shared Folders and Shared files
  • Understanding the need of a Host Bus Adapter
  • Disk management in a clustered Windows server environment
  • RAID Management

Module 5: Security for the Windows Administrator

  • Creating and managing users and groups on a windows server
  • Creating and managing service accounts
  • Setting password security policies
  • Implementing group policy and managing policy scopes
  • Managing a central store for administrative templates
  • Configuring security setting for User, groups
  • Configuring a Windows firewall in a networked environment
  • Understanding Encryption Techniques in Windows server
  • Certificate Management in a Windows Operating system
  • Understanding Dynamic Access Control: Implementation and Testing in a mission critical environment

Module 6: Configuring a Windows server to communicate across networks

  • LAN Management
  • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a DNS server and managing clients
  • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a DHCP server and managing clients
  • Configuration, management and trouble shooting a Network Policy Server
  • Configuration, management and troubleshooting NAP
  • Implementing VPN in a secure environment
  • Remote access of a Windows server using RDP
  • Setting up a Terminal Server and Client in an Enterprise environment
  • Understanding Cloud

Module 7: Active Directory Management

  • What are Active directory-domain service objects?
  • Managing users, groups and delegation of Administration on a Windows server using Active Directory
  • Set-up and Managing a Domain controller and Virtualized domain controller
  • Automating the AD management using CLI
  • Managing the AD DBs
  • Configuring and Managing a AD across distributed environment
  • AD Domain replication: Configuration and Management
  • AD RMS: Content protection and Management
  • AD FS: Implementing AD FS in a multi-tiered organization.

Module 8: Clustering in a Microsoft Windows environment:

  • Understanding Clustering
  • Setting up a windows cluster on physical machines
  • Setting up a windows cluster on a Virtualized Hardware
  • Testing a failover of server in a clustered environment
  • Creating a multi-site cluster
  • Installation, configuration and manipulation of an Application on a clustered windows server
  • Understanding a Network Load Balancer on a windows server

Module 9: Backup and Restoration

  • Understanding Data protection and Disaster Recovery
  • Setting up a DR site using a windows server
  • Protecting data: Creating a backup on a local disk and/or remote disk
  • Backup using snapshots and integration of Netapp Snap drive

Module 10: Monitoring and Trouble Shooting Windows Server

  • Monitoring Tools and RADIUS
  • Performance Monitoring and manipulating system resources and application settings to improve system and network performance.
  • Analyzing Event Logs and performing rectification action.