PreLab Getting Ready for your Lab Practicals
Obtaining Course Resources and Preparing Your Hard Drive
Upon completion of this lab you will have everything prepared to install Windows Server 2012
R2 on your removable hard drive.
Approximate completion time
Lab 9 - Security Best Practices Server 2012 R2
This lab will teach you the basic steps to locally secure a server and demonstrate how vulnerable
a server can be if it can be accessed by unauthorized personnel. Server security needs to be
Lab 2 - Install Windows Server in a Virtual Machine
Upon completion of this lab you will have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed and configured in
the VM you created in Lab 1.
Approximate completion time: 90 minutes.
In this activity, you have the option of
Lab 4 - Configure Windows Server (configure DNS)
Upon completion of this lab you will have Windows Server 2012 R2 configured and be familiar
with several Windows Server Configuration Tools.
This lab is to be completed on the VM1 Server installation, unles
Lab 8 upgrade steps needed to be able to uninstall/disconnect IIS server
To do Lab 8 you may need this upgrade before you UNINSTALL IIS SERVER Just follow the steps to get
Please refer to this Microsoft Article for the file the student
Lab 1 - Installing Host OS and Creating a Virtual Machine
Preparing Your Host Operating System for Lab Activities
Upon completion of this lab you will have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed and configured on
your hard drive. You will also have all hardware
Lab 8 Active Directory
In this lab you will create a new domain by installing Active Directory, and turning your
Windows Server into a Domain Controller. Then you will create Domain users and groups.
This lab should take approximately 90 minutes to comple
Lab 3 - TCP/IP Configuration and Tools
Upon completion of this lab you will have performed both Automatic and Manual TCP/IP
configurations and used TCP/IP tools to test and configure your IPV4 installation on Windows
There are several questions in
Lab 5 - Working from the Command Line and
The Command Line activity can be completed on a VM, your host server or on a laptop, or your home computer
running Windows Vista or 7 or 8. Do NOT complete it on one of the classroom computers,