Windows & Exchange Server Courses

Windows and Exchange Server training throughout the UK, including Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, York, Carlisle, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Derby, Norwich, Portsmouth, Swansea, Cardiff, Chester.  For overseas training and contracts, please call to discuss your requirements.

Securing Windows Server 2016

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Secure Windows Server.

  • Secure application development and a server workload infrastructure.

  • Manage security baselines.

  • Configure and manage just enough and just-in-time (JIT) administration.

  • Manage data security.

  • Configure Windows Firewall and a software-defined distributed firewall.

  • Secure network traffic.

  • Secure your virtualisation infrastructure.

  • Manage malware and threats.

  • Configure advanced auditing.

  • Manage software updates.

  • Manage threats by using Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) and Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS).

Identity with Windows Server 2016

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure domain controllers

  • Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell

  • Implement AD DS in complex environments

  • Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication

  • Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

  • Manage user settings by using GPOs

  • Secure AD DS and user accounts

  • Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS

  • Deploy and manage certificates

  • Implement and administer AD FS

  • Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

  • Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services

Networking with Windows Server 2016

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement an IPv4 network.

  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

  • Implement IPv6.

  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).

  • Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM).

  • Plan for remote access.

  • Implement DirectAccess.

  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

  • Implement networking for branch offices.

  • Configure advanced networking features.

  • Implement software defined networking.

Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.

  • Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.

  • Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.

  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.

  • Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines.

  • Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.

  • Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.

  • Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.

  • Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.

  • Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.

  • Create and manage deployment images.

  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.

Administering System Center Configuration Manager

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features of Configuration Manager and Intune include, and explain how you can use these features to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.

  • Analyse data by using queries and reports

  • Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client

  • Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory as well as use Asset Intelligence and software metering

  • Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments

  • Distribute, deploy and monitor applications for managed users and systems.

  • Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager administers

  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices

  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager

  • Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site

Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan for Exchange Server deployments.

  • Plan and deploy Exchange Server 2016 mailbox services.

  • Plan and deploy message transport.

  • Plan and deploy client access.

  • Design and implement high availability.

  • Maintain Exchange 2016.

  • Design message security.

  • Design messaging archiving and retention.

  • Design messaging compliance.

  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.

  • Upgrade to Exchange Server 2016.

  • Plan a hybrid Exchange Server deployment

 

 

Administering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016/2019

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy Exchange Server.

  • Plan and configure storage for Exchange Server.

  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server.

  • Perform recipient management and Exchange server management tasks by using Exchange Server cmdlets.

  • Deploy Client Access services in Exchange Server.

  • Manage high availability in Exchange Server.

  • Implement disaster recovery for Exchange Server.

  • Configure and manage message transport in Exchange Server.

  • Configure message security in Exchange Server.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server.

  • Configure Exchange Server role-based access control permissions and configure audit logging for both administrators and users.

  • Implement and manage integration with Exchange Online.

 

Core Solutions Of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and perform deployment and management of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

  • Plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.

  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.

  • Plan and deploy Client Access servers.

  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server.

  • Plan and configure message transport.

  • Plan and implement high availability.

  • Plan and implement disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2013.

  • Plan and configure message security options.

  • Plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.

Active Directory Services With Windows Server

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand available solutions for identity management and be able to address scenarios with appropriate solutions.Deploy and administer AD DS in Windows Server 2012.

  • Secure AD DS deployment.

  • Implement AD DS sites, configure and manage replication

  • Implement and manage Group Policy

  • Manage user settings with Group Policy

  • Implement certification authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS and how to manage CAs.

  • Implement, deploy and manage certificates.

  • Implement and manage AD RMS.

  • Implement and administer AD FS.

  • Secure and provision data access using technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders and Workplace Join

  • Monitor, troubleshoot and establish business continuity for AD DS services.

  • Implement Windows Azure Active Directory.

  • Implement and administer Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).

Advanced Automated Administration With Windows

After completing this course, students will be able to:

 

  • Create Advanced Functions

  • Use Cmdlets and Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell

  • Write Controller Scripts

  • Handle Script Errors

  • Use XML Data Files

  • Manage Server Configurations by Using Desired State Configuration

  • Analyse and Debugging Scripts

  • Understand Windows PowerShell Workflow

Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure and describe typical deployment scenarios.

  • Plan and deploy a single primary site.

  • Plan and configure administrative roles.

  • Plan and deploy a multiple-site hierarchy including primary sites, CAS and secondary sites.

  • Describe replication and data types, and monitor the replication of data throughout the hierarchy.

  • Use various methods to plan and deploy Configuration Manager 2012 clients.

  • Perform maintenance tasks and monitor site systems.

  • Perform migration of objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.