This course teaches IT professionals how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory - related issues with Windows Server. Additionally, this course teaches students how to deploy other Active Directory server roles, such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS). Although this course and the associated labs are written for Windows Server 2022, the skills taught will also be backwards compatible for Server 2016 and Server 2019. This course replaces retired Microsoft course 20742.
After completing this course, you 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 and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
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 synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD.
Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services.