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Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure Active Directory

by Greg Shields

This course is the fourth in a Learning Path of seven courses that cover Microsoft's 70-411 R2 exam. It explores how to configure account policies, configure service authentication, configure Domain Controllers, and maintain Active Directory.

What you'll learn

This course updates Pluralsight's 70-411 Learning Path to include content relevant to Windows Server 2012 R2. In this course, you'll learn how to configure domain and local user password policy settings, configure account lockout policy settings, configure Kerberos policy settings, delegate password settings management, configure and apply Password Settings Objects (PSOs), create and configure service accounts, create and configure Group Managed Service Accounts, configure virtual accounts, configure Kerberos delegation, manage Service Principal Names (SPNs), transfer and seize operations master roles, install and configure a read-only domain controller (RODC), configure domain controller cloning, manage Active Directory offline, optimize an Active Directory database, clean up metadata, configure Active Directory snapshots, back up Active Directory and SYSVOL, perform Active Directory restore, perform object- and container-level recovery, and configure and restore objects by using the Active Directory Recycle Bin.

About the author

Greg Shields is Sr. Director of IT Ops Skills at Pluralsight and formerly Principal Author Evangelist. Reach him on Twitter @ConcentratdGreg.

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