MCSA 2012



The certificate consists of three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

candidates who are interested in attending this course include:

·         Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies who are looking to learn more about Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

·         IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft technologies, who meet the course prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

·         IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)


70-410 exam: Installing and Configuring Windows Server® 2012

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge and experience working with Windows operating systems and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to install and perform the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 server in an existing Windows server environment. Typically, candidates who are interested in attending this course include:


Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services

Module 3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

Module 4: Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration

Module 5: Implementing IPv4

Module 6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Module 7: Implementing DNS

Module 8: Implementing IPv6

Module 9: Implementing Local Storage

Module 10: Implementing File and Print Services

Module 11: Implementing Group Policy

Module 12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

Module 13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V


70-411 exam: Administering Windows Server® 2012

Module 1: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

Module 2: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

Module 3: Managing User and Service Accounts

Module 4: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

Module 5: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

Module 6: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

Module 7: Implementing Network Access Protection

Module 8: Implementing Remote Access

Module 9: Optimizing File Services

Module 10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Module 11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012


70-412 exam: Configuring Advanced Windows Server® 2012 Services

Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services

Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services

Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

Module 6: Implementing AD CS

Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

Module 8: Implementing and Administering AD FS

Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing

Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering

Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery