MCSE

Training Overview:

Forscher Technology Solutions provides the MCSE training program that delivers focused product knowledge and technical knowledge, required to perform day-to-day management operations of Microsoft based Enterprise solutions, 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 minimal knowledge on operating systems management and Microsoft Windows. 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 for MCSA certified and 10 Days for aspiring engineers with no prior System admin experience

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
  • Design and Implement a AD RMS: Content protection and Management
  • Design and Implement a AD FS: Implementing AD FS in a multi-tiered organization.

Module 8: Clustering in a Microsoft Windows environment:

  • Understanding Clustering and Designing a Clustered Windows environment
  • 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
  • Designing a Data Protection solutions using Microsoft and Third party tools
  • 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: Migrating a Windows server

  • Planning for the Migration/Upgrade: Environment, Hardware, OS requirements and the application dependencies
  • Migration/Upgrade: Perform live migration and a live upgrade in an Enterprise environment
  • Understanding the migration tools and other third party tools available for Data migration, without impact to end users, applications or the operating environment
  • Planning and implementing an unattended server installation.

Module 11: Designing a Enterprise Environment with Microsoft Windows Server Operating System

  • Understanding the mission critical Enterprise environment
  • Understanding the Network from a design perspective
  • Designing a scalable network with CISCO
  • Understanding virtualization used in CISCO devices
  • Understanding LUNs
  • SAN Solutions from EMC
  • NAS Solutions from Netapp
  • Limitations of a SAN and NAS storage
  • Integrating the server with a SAN or NAS solutions
  • Designing a Scalable infrastructure architecture with Virtualization tools from Microsoft
  • Deploying Microsoft Windows on other Hyper visors, with virtualized storage and networks.
  • Overview, Implementation and testing System-Center, self-service and automation.
  • Understanding and Using Data Motion techniques in designing a parallel environment
  • Plan, design, and deploy DNS and DHCP in an Enterprise environment
  • Designing and Setting up security in a DNS environment
  • Setting up Active directory Domain Services on a Windows Server
  • Designing security protocols and implementation in the Enterprise environment
  • Designing and Planning storage security for the clustered Windows server environment
  • Designing the storage using SAN or NAS solution, after considering the performance requirements of the applications and the end user.
  • Understanding firewall and the layers of deployment
  • Integrating Server, Storage and Networks
  • Integrating Virtualized Server and Virtualized Storage
  • Basics of SAN and NAS, Unified Storage and Back up Technologies
  • Integrating the Storage solution to the Server architecture
  • Designing a VPN for an Enterprise environment with physical assets
  • Designing a VPN for an Enterprise environment with Virtualized system, storage and networks
  • Understanding NTP and integrating into a DNS solution
  • Planning to mitigate Security threats and Denial of Service.
  • Implementing solutions to Safeguarding the applications and user data from an Enterprise standpoint.

Module 12: Monitoring and Trouble Shooting Windows Server

  • Monitoring Tools and RADIUS
  • Setting up a RADIUS server, based on the landscape of the enterprise and integrating across the environment
  • Performance Monitoring and manipulating system resources and application settings to improve system and network performance
  • Analyzing Event Logs and performing rectification action.
  • Configuring and Monitoring physical and virtual machines using system center operations manager