Administering Windows Server 2012
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Administering Windows Server 2012


This course maps directly to and is preparation material for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA):Windows Server 2012 exam “70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012”. details of which are available here 


This version of this course is built on
the final release version of Windows Server 2012.

Learn how to administer Windows Server
2012 with this five-day course. 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. The
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 primarily covers the administration tasks necessary to maintain a
Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as Implementing Server Images, User and
Group management with Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) and Group Policy,
Remote Access and Network Policies, Data Security, Monitoring and Update


Compulsory Topics

Module 1: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

Module 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System

Module 3: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

Module 4: Managing User and Service Accounts

Module 5: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

Module 7: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

Module 8: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy
Server Role

Module 9: Implementing Network Access Protection

Module 10: Optimizing File ServicesThis module explains how to use File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)

Module 11: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

Module 12: Implementing Update Management

Module 13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

Intended For

This course is intended for Information
Technology (IT) Professionals with hands on experience working in a Windows
Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment, who wish to acquire the skills
and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core
infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 environment. The key focus
for students in this course is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows
Server 2012 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to
manage and maintain a domain based Windows Server 2012 environment, such as
user and group management, network access and data security.

would typically be System Administrators or aspiring to be System
Administrators. They must have at least one year hands on experience working in
a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environment. Candidates must also
have knowledge equivalent to that already covered in “20410A: Installing and
Configuring Windows Server 2012” course as this course will build upon that


attending this course, students must have:

  • Real world
    hands on experience working with Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or
    Windows Server 2012.
  • Good knowledge
    and understanding of Active Directory and networking infrastructure.

equivalent to that already covered in “20410A:Installing and Configuring
Windows Server 2012”.


5 Days


Course 20411B

Learning Outcome

completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
    (AD DS).
  • Manage User and Service Accounts
  • Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Manage User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
  • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot
    Network Policy Server (NPS) role
  • Implement Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Optimize File Services
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Implement Update Management
  • Monitor
    Windows Server 2012
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