MCSA Server 2012-412

Programme Aims

Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.
This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

Entry Requirements

Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 servers day to day in an Enterprise environment.
The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, courses 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012 as this course will build upon the knowledge and skills covered in those courses.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM) with Windows Server 2012.
Configure and manage iSCSI, BranchCache and FSRM.
Configure DAC to manage and audit access to shared files.
Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.
Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes locations.
Implement and configure an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.
Implement an AD RMS deployment.
Implement an AD FS deployment.
Provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).
Implement and validate high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing NLB.
Provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.
Implement a failover cluster, and configure and validate a highly available network service.
Deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.
Implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements.