Our 5-day Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2012 training course will cover the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, including management, network infrastructure, storage, access control, Hyper-V, high availability and identity federation. Specific technologies covered include Windows PowerShell, storage spaces, Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), Active Directory, Hyper-V, implementation of remote access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs, and Web Application Proxy.
Module 1: Installing And Configuring Windows Server 2012
This module explains how to install and configure Windows Server 2012. It specifically covers requirements and considerations for installation and the installation of roles and installation types such as Server Core. It also covers the implementation and configuration of remote management of servers running Windows Server 2012.
Module 2: Managing Windows Server 2012 By Using Windows PowerShell
This module explains how to use Windows PowerShell to manage Windows Server 2012. It will provide an overview of Windows PowerShell and the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE). It will also cover Windows PowerShell in the context of AD DS and general server management.
Module 3: Managing Storage In Windows Server 2012
This module explains how to configure storage in Windows Server 2012.
Module 4: Implementing Network Services
This module explains how to configure advanced features for Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). It also explains how to configure IP Address Management (IPAM) and Network Access Protection (NAP).
Module 5: Implementing Remote Access
This module covers the options for provisioning remote access with Windows Server 2012. It will specifically cover DirectAccess and VPNs and the considerations for implementing and managing these remote access technologies in your Windows Server 2012 environment, including the use of certificates.
Module 6: Implementing Failover Clustering
This module explains how to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing Failover Clustering. It will provide an overview of the terms and technologies as well as specific considerations and options for the services and applications under discussion.
Module 7: Implementing Hyper-V
This module explains how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines. It will cover general configuration as well as storage and networking considerations. It will also cover differences introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2.
Module 8: Implementing Failover Clustering With Hyper-V
This module explains how to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster. It will provide an overview of the technologies involved as well as details on general configuration and migration of virtual machines. It will also briefly cover Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).
Module 9: Implementing Secure Data Access For Users And Devices
This module explains how to configure secure data access for users and devices. It will primarily cover the implementation of Dynamic Access Control (DAC) and Work Folders.
Module 10: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
This module explains how to implement AD DS in Windows Server 2012. It covers the deployment and configuration of domain controllers as well as the use and implementation of service accounts, Group Policy, and services offered by Windows Azure Active Directory. It also covers the general maintenance of AD DS.
Module 11: Implementing AD FS
This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)deployment. It will cover a single organization usage scenario as well as a business-to-business scenario. The module also covers Web Application Proxy and Workplace Join.
Module 12: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
This module explains how to monitor and maintain Windows Server 2012. It will cover Performance Monitor and data collector sets as well as server backup and recovery technologies.
Our Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2012 training course will also cover Failover Clustering, Federation Services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, Web Application Proxy integration with Federation Services, and Workplace Join.
Our Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2012 training course will give you hands-on instruction configuring and implementing new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 R2 and is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 System Administrators.
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2. Motivated Employees
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Windows Server 2012 training courses are cost effective, it is cheaper to train existing employees compared to recruiting new employees with the skills that you require and it helps your staff to become more efficient in their role.
1. Getting Hired
A Windows Server 2012 certification will certainly give you an advantage when hiring managers look at your resume. Competition for IT jobs can be stiff and having a certification is a significant advantage compared to those who do not have one. In fact, a certification can be a qualified for a position. Keep in mind that when two other equal candidates are vying for the same job, the one has the Windows Server 2016 training or certification will have the edge over the candidate who does not.
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In a volatile economic environment, organisations are always looking for ways to cut cost and that may mean that jobs are on the line. This is when having Windows Server 2012 certifications can mean the difference between keeping your job and having to seek a new one. Windows Server 2012 training will demonstrate that you are determined to enhance your skill set and knowledge which benefits you and your employer. The bottom line is that you need to invest in yourself.
If you want to move up the corporate ladder or into a better, higher-paying job within your organisation then you will need to learn new technologies or enhance the skills you currently possess. There is no better way to show this than to a new certification or progress further up the certification chain in a current area of expertise.
There is no formal prereading that you need to complete prior to this training course.
Please Note: You must book the 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 exam separately.
There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this training course.
Our 5-day Implementing An Advanced Server Infrastructure training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on Active Directory® Federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
At the end of this Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2012 training course you will be able to: