MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp

9 Day | Instructor Led

This accelerated learning environment helps you build your hands-on skills and prepare for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams. This extended-hours Boot Camp, led by senior Ultimate Knowledge instructors, includes targeted lectures using Microsoft Learning recommended content as well as six months of access to over 35 hands-on remote labs. This Boot Camp includes all the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed.

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MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp

Ideal Candidates for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp Class


  • IT professionals with at least two years of hands-on experience implementing and administering network and desktop operating systems

  • Systems engineers, network engineers, systems analysts, network analysts, and technical consultants who want to prepare for their MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential in an accelerated format

  • MCSAs on Windows Server 2008

MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp Prerequisites


  • Two years of hands-on experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment

  • Recommended: Hands-on Windows Client experience with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8

What You'll Get in MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp

What You'll Learn in MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp


  • Administer a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an enterprise environment

  • Implement and configure Windows Server 2012 core services, such as Active Directory and the networking services

  • Administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, including user and group management, network access, and data security

  • Advanced configuration tasks necessary to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, including fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation

  • Key topics and concepts addressed on the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 exams

No Certification Test Available For This Course

No Certification Test Available For This Course

MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Boot Camp Outline

Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Windows PowerShell

2: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • AD DS
  • Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller

3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration

4: Automating AD DS Administration

  • Using Command Line Tools for Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

5: Implementing IPv4

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

7: Implementing Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones

8: Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

9: Implementing Local Storage

  • Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces

10: Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Network Printing

11: Implementing Group Policy

  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Security
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012

1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Managing Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy

3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Management
  • Configuring Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database

5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Network Policies
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

8: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

9: Optimizing File Services

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS-R

10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files Using Encrypting File System
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

12: Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM

2: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage

3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control
  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control

4: Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)

  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation

5: Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Vi rtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM

7: Implementing Disaster Recovery

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
  • Restore

8: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

9: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

10: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery

11: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario

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