server-academy

Server Academy Membership Curriculum

Demo

Platform Introduction

Welcome to Server Academy!

How does the training work?

Windows Server Basics

Introduction to Active Directory

Understanding Organizational Units and Containers

Creating User Accounts with Active Directory

Searching for Objects in Active Directory

Resetting User Passwords in Active Directory

Active Directory Basics Quiz

Active Directory Basics Lab

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Module 1: How to Build a Virtual IT Lab

Welcome to The Course!

Welcome to The Course

Student Survey

On Premises Lab Setup (VirtualBox)

Section Overview

Downloading and Installing VirtualBox

Creating a Virtual Network with VirtualBox

How to Create Virtual Machines with VirtualBox

How to Install Windows Server 2016 on Your Virtual Machine

Installing Windows 10 in our IT Lab

Off-Premises AWS Lab Setup

Off-premises Lab Section Overview

Registering an AWS Account

Creating an AWS EC2 Instance

Terminating Your EC2 Instance and Off-Premises Lab

(Optional) Create a Hyper-V IT Lab

Section Overview

Installing Hyper-V on Windows 10

Creating and Managing Hyper-V VMs

Creating a Hyper-V NAT Network

Free Off-Premises Microsoft Lab (Bonus)

How to access and Launch Microsoft Cloud Hosted Labs for Free

Practice Designing Networks with PacketTracer

Section Overview

Downloading and Installing Packet Tracer

Create a Basic Network with Packet Tracer

Course Conclusion

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Module 2: Installing and Administrating Windows Server

Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Course Introduction

How to Take This Course

How to use the cloud-hosted IT labs

Student Survey

Downloading and Installing Windows Server

Section Overview

How to Download Windows Server

Understanding the different versions of Windows Server

Different Versions of Windows Server (PowerPoint Download)

Installing Windows Server

Configuring Windows Server Desktop Experience

Configure Windows Server Core

Windows Server Basics Quiz

Lab: Install Windows Server 2016 Desktop Experience

Lab: Install Windows Server 2016 (Server Core)

Roles and Features

Section Overview

Installing Roles and Features on Windows Server Desktop Experience

Installing Roles and Features on Windows Server Core

Windows Server Roles and Features Quiz

Lab: Installing Windows Server Roles and Features on Desktop Experience

Lab: Installing Windows Server Roles and Features on Server Core

Upgrading and Migrating Windows Server

Section Overview

Windows Server Upgrade Paths and Pre-upgrade Checklist

Upgrading Windows Server Desktop Experience from 2016 to 2019

About Server Migrations

Upgrading and Migrating Windows Server Quiz

Lab: Upgrading Windows Server Desktop Experience from 2016 to 2019

Windows Server Storage Solutions

Section Overview

Disk Initialization and Partition Styles

Volumes and Partitions

File Systems

Storage Allocation Units

Initializing a Disk and Creating a Volume

Windows Server Storage Solutions Quiz

Lab: Initialize a disk and configure a volume

File Shares

Section Overview

NFS/SMB Shares Overview

Creating an SMB Share

Creating an NFS Share

Creating Advanced Shares

Create an SMB Share with PowerShell

File Shares Quiz

Lab: Create SMB and NFS File Shares

Windows Server Backup

Section Overview

What is Windows Server Backup

Installing The Windows Server Backup Feature

Creating a One-Time Backup

Creating Scheduled Backups

Windows Server Backup Quiz

Lab: Create and manage Windows Server Backups

Course Conclusion

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Course Conclusion

Module 3: Active Directory Installation and Administration

Course Introduction

Course Prerequisite

Course Overview

Getting Started with Active Directory Domain Services

Section Overview

AD DS (Active Directory Domain Services) Fundamentals

Installing the AD DS Server Role

Forests, Trees and Domains

Windows Domain Quiz

Lab: Installing the Active Directory Domain Services

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 hours