• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course teaches IT Professionals to configure advanced Windows Server services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to leverage the hybrid capabilities of Azure, how to migrate virtual and physical server workloads to Azure IaaS, and how to secure Azure VMs running Windows Server. The course also teaches IT Professionals how to perform tasks related to high availability, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery. The course highlights administrative tools and technologies including Windows Admin Center, PowerShell, Azure Arc, Azure Automation Update Management, Microsoft Defender for Identity, Azure Security Center, Azure Migrate, and Azure Monitor.

Learning Objectives

Students will learn to, Secure Windows Server user accounts Hardening Windows Server Windows Server update management Secure Windows Server DNS Implement Windows Server IaaS VM network security Audit the security of Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines Manage Azure updates Create and implement application allowlists with adaptive application control Configure BitLocker disk encryption for Windows IaaS Virtual Machines Implement change tracking and file integrity monitoring for Windows IaaS VMs Introduction to Cluster Shared Volumes Implement Windows Server failover clustering Implement high availability of Windows Server VMs Implement Windows Server File Server high availability Implement scale and high availability with Windows Server VM Implement Hyper-V Replica Protect your on-premises infrastructure from disasters with Azure Site Recovery Implement hybrid backup and recovery with Windows Server IaaS Protect your Azure infrastructure with Azure Site Recovery Protect your virtual machines by using Azure Backup Active Directory Domain Services migration Migrate file server workloads using Storage Migration Service Migrate Windows Server roles Migrate on-premises Windows Server instances to Azure IaaS virtual machines Upgrade and migrate Windows Server IaaS virtual machines Containerize and migrate ASP.NET applications to Azure App Service Monitor Windows Server performance Manage and monitor Windows Server event logs Implement Windows Server auditing and diagnostics Troubleshoot Active Directory Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances Monitor the health of your Azure virtual machine by using Azure Metrics Explorer and metric alerts Monitor performance of virtual machines by using Azure Monitor VM Insights Troubleshoot on-premises and hybrid networking Troubleshoot Windows Server Virtual Machines in Azure

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Network Services
  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Threat Analysis
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management