About this course Get Hands on instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this course. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control (DAC), Work Folders, Work Place Join, Certificate Services, Rights Management Services (RMS), Federation Services, as well as integrating your on premise environment with cloud based technologies such as Windows Azure Active Directory. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. Audience profile This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) experience and are looking to for a single course that will further develop knowledge and skills using Access and Information Protection technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This would typically include: AD DS Administrators who are looking to further develop skills in the latest Access and Information Protection technologies with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. System or Infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are lookig to build upon that core knowledge and cross-train into advanced Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. IT Professionals who have taken the 10967A: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course and are looking to build upon that Active directory knowledge. At course completion 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).