Active Directory (Released 12-2019)
- Domain Controllers, Operations Masters, GC
- Managing Users Accounts and Properties
- Managing Groups, Computers and OUs
- Managing Advanced AD DS infrastructure
- Much more…
- Familiarity with general Windows and Microsoft server administration and technologies
This course is aimed to IT Pros and is supposed to give the viewer the complete information they need to know about Active Directory (AD DS) and its key concepts. The goal is to provide coverage of basic and advanced AD DS deployments, how to deploy a distributed AD DS environment and configure AD DS components.
This course will be updated monthly.
The course is targeted to help learning Active Directory and do your job more efficiently.
It’s 8 in 1 course and it consists of:
- Active Directory: Introduction and Administration Tools
- Active Directory: Domain Controllers, Operations Masters, GC
- Active Directory: Managing Users Accounts and Properties
- Active Directory: Managing Groups, Computers and OUs
- Active Directory: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management
- Implementing Group Policy
- Active Directory: Managing user settings with Group Policy
- Securing Active Directory Domain Services
- New courses on Active Directory will be added here!
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the components of AD DS.
- Describe AD DS domains.
- Describe OUs and their purpose.
- Describe AD DS forests and trees and explain how you can deploy them in a network.
- Explain how an AD DS schema provides a set of rules that manage the objects and attributes that the AD DS domain database stores.
- Describe Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).
- Identify the tools available for administering AD DS.
- Describe what is new for on-premises Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2016.
- What is a domain controller?
- What is a global catalog?
- Give an overview of domain controller SRV records
- AD DS sign-in process
- What are operations masters?
- Transfer and seize FSMO roles
- Deploy a domain controller
- Install a domain controller from Server Manager
- Install a domain controller on a Server Core installation of Windows Server
- Install a domain controller by installing from media
- Clone domain controllers
- Add Another domain controllers
- Install a domain controller and manage FSMO roles with Powershell
- Create user accounts.
- Configure user account attributes.
- Manage user accounts.
- Create user profiles.
- Manage inactive and disabled user accounts.
- Explain user account templates.
- Use user account templates to manage accounts.
- Perform all these operations with Powershell
- Group types and scopes
- Default groups
- Special identities
- Computer accounts
- Control permissions to create computer accounts
- Join a computer to a domain
- OU hierarchy
- ADDS permissions
- Deploying a domain controller in Azure IaaS
- Managing objects in complex AD DS deployments
- AD DS domain functional levels
- AD DS forest functional levels
- Deploying new AD DS domains
- Demonstration: Installing a domain controller in a new domain in an existing forest
- Considerations for implementing complex AD DS environments
- Upgrading a previous version of AD DS to Windows Server 2016
- Migrating to Windows Server 2016 AD DS from a previous version
- Implement Group Policy
- Implement administrative Group Policy (GPOs) templates
- Configure Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
- Configure Group Policy preferences
- Item-level targeting with Group Policy (GPOs)
- Securing domain controllers
- Deploying an RODC
- Implementing account security
- Password policies
- Account lockout policies
- Fine-grained password and lockout policies
- PSO precedence and resultant PSO
- Implementing audit authentication
- Account logon and logon events
- Configuring managed service accounts
- Challenges of using service accounts
- Overview of managed service accounts
- Configuring group MSAs
- Deploy and manage certificate templates.
- Manage certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery.
- Use certificates in a business environment.
- Implement and manage smart cards.
- Much more…
- Active Directory Administrators
- System Administrators
- Automation Specialists
- Power Users
- IT Specialists
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