Master Class: Active Directory Deep Dive – Installation, Configuration and Operation (SADDD-L0)


Course Overview

Active Directory is still THE directory service that is most widely used in the world.

Training on this has been discontinued due to Microsoft's cloud orientation, but is still essential for any company's operations.

That's why we've put together this MasterClass workshop with the best Active Directory trainers and consultants.

In this master class workshop, you will learn how to implement, configure, and operate Active Directory environments.

The course is designed as a DeepDive, which can be seen in the content.It incorporates the experience of over 150+ Active Directory concepts written by the instructor during his last 25 years - from SMB to enterprise level with 375,000 users.

We promise: Our best know-how for you and your daily work from our most experienced trainers and consultants.

Who should attend

This course is intended for (prospective) system administrators, consultants and Active Directory designers. After this seminar you will be able to design, implement, support and consult Active Directory.


At least 2 years experience with Microsoft servers and client systems

Course Objectives

This master class course will focus on Active Directory.

From getting started, to history, to troubleshooting, everything is learned in this course.

The environment is built independently by each participant live in the course and runs in a highly secure data center in Helsinki on their own hardware.

Highly responsive training environments paired with the best trainers and consultants available in the Schengen area: THIS is our MasterClass Active Directory

Active Directory offers a high potential target for cyberattacks in your organization, so with this training, we'll help you understand, maintain, and properly administer this environment.

Course Content

  • Active Directory Overview
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Powershell für Active Directory
  • Active Directory Security Check und Health Check
  • Active Directory schema extension and domainprep
  • Domain Controller Locator
  • Deployment von Active Directory Domain Controllern
  • Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC)
  • Active Directory und das Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Advanced Site Management
  • LDAP-Query
  • Replication Internals
  • Active Directory Forest Functional Level 2016
  • Active Directory Backup und Restore

Training Environment:

In the training environment, we work entirely with Hyper-V. For the proactive setup of the training environment, we use a Powershell script that allows you to create new virtual machines in seconds. The script was developed independently by your trainer and allows the training to be set up according to the customer's wishes at extreme speed with little effort.


Each participant has a dedicated server in a data center with a total of 1 Gbit connection to the Internet. Each participant server is equipped as follows:

  • 256 GB RAM
  • at least 40 vCores
  • 2 NVME SSDs with at least 3,000 MB/s writing and at least 2,000 MB/s reading
  • 1 Gbit to the Internet Total bandwidth

Your Trainer:

The Advanced Master Class was developed by Andy Wendel and is delivered by himself and his experienced team.

Andy Wendel is a Senior Data Center and Cloud Architect and Certified Security Master Specialization Advanced Windows Security. He was and is trained by the internationally renowned security experts Paula Januszkiewicz and Sami Laiho. This certification is renewed every year. Andy Wendel has been working as an IT trainer and consultant since the late 1990s and is also a Certified Microsoft Learning Consultant (MCLC). Worldwide, Microsoft has only awarded 56 Certified Learning Consultants.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

5 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

5 days

  • on request

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Asia Pacific


Online Training Time zone: UTC+8 Course language: English
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