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Microsoft MCSA certification path on Windows Server 2012
If you’re currently in an IT position and want to better your understanding and effectiveness administering Windows servers and clients, this training is for you!
Gain skills in the following:

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (410) (Price per student: $1,199.00)

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. This session is part one 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.

There are three courses collectively to 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.

This course maps to and provides hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

  • Thursday March 31 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday April 2 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Tuesday April 5 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday April 7 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday April 9 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Thursday April 14 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Tuesday April 19 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday April 21 - 6PM - 10PM

Administering Windows Server 2012 (411) (Price per student: $1,199.00)

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. This course is part two 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 focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.

This course maps to and provides hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

  • Saturday April 30 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Tuesday May 10 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday May 12 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday May 14 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Tuesday May 17 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday May 19 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday May 21 - 8AM - 4PM

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (412) (Price per student: $1,199.00)

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 focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join.

This course maps to and provides 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.

  • Tuesday June 14 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday June 16 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday June 18 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Tuesday June 21 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday June 23 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Saturday June 25 - 8AM - 4PM
  • Tuesday June 28 - 6PM - 10PM
  • Thursday June 30 - 6PM - 10PM

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