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Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

Code:
OD20417
Days:
90 Days
Price:
$1,500 excl GST
Code:
OD20417
Days:
90 Days
Price:
$1,500 excl GST
Overview:
Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring and implementing new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this MOC On-Demand course.
This course is designed for IT professionals who want to upgrade their existing Windows Server technical skills to Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. It presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills equivalent to MCSA: Windows Server 2008 credential. The course covers the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, including management, network infrastructure, storage, access control, virtualization, high availability, and identity federation. Some specific technologies covered include Windows PowerShell, Storage Spaces and Internet Small Computer System interface (iSCSI), Active Directory, Hyper-V, implementation of Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs, and Web Application Proxy (WAP).
The course also covers Failover Clustering, Federation Services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, and Web Application Proxy integration with Federation Services and Workplace Join.

This course is not a product upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2012. Rather, this course will update your existing Windows Server knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2.

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Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Manage Windows Server 2012 by using Windows PowerShell.
  • Manage storage in Windows Server 2012.
  • Implement network services.
  • Implement Remote Access.
  • Implement Failover Clustering.
  • Implement Hyper-V.
  • Implement Failover Clustering with Hyper-V.
  • Implementing secure data access for users and devices.
  • Implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2012.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 system administrators who are familiar with carrying out day to day Windows Server management and maintenance tasks. The course will update their skill to Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Candidates suitable for this course would be:

  • Experienced Windows Server Administrators who have real world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 enterprise environment.
  • IT professionals who have obtained the credential MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or have equivalent knowledge.
  • IT Professionals wanting to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in Data Center, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communication will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012 credential, which is a pre-requisite for their individual specialities.

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with day-to-day Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 system administration management and maintenance tasks in an Enterprise environment
  • Obtained the credential Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2008 or have equivalent knowledge

Note: It is possible to take this course without having the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 credential once the criteria of equivalent knowledge is met. However subsequent taking and passing on the 70-417 upgrade exam will not provide the exam taker with the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.  This credential upgrade path is exclusively for holders of the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 credential. 

Additional Information:

MOC On-Demand combines high-quality video, reading, live hands-on labs and knowledge checks in a self-paced format to help you build skills on Microsoft  technologies as your schedule allows-all at once or five minutes at a time. The  modular, self-directed course structure adapts to your learning needs and learning style.

The Microsoft MOC On-Demand learning solution enables you to learn whenever, and wherever, is convenient for you. All learning is available 24/7, accessed securely via a single user sign-on through a Microsoft hosted web portal. The content is recorded and delivered by engaging Microsoft experts.

On-Demand products provide:

  • Access to the official Microsoft MOC On-Demand Course for 90 days from the point of first access, allowing you to start and stop when you need to.
  • Access to Microsoft Labs-on-line for 90 days from the point of purchase, allowing you to gain hands-on experience with the environment.
  • Knowledge checks: immediate feedback tells learners if they've mastered the content.
  • Digital edition of the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) manual for reference both during and after your course.
  • A certification voucher
  • Access to our highly-skilled Microsoft Certified Trainers via our MOC On-Demand Yammer group.

Frequently asked questions about MOC On-Demand:

  • After payment is received, you will receive an email with a course code to redeem, along with other details for getting started with your course.
  • After you activate your course, you have three months to complete it.
  • You have six months to activate your course after the course code is purchased.
  • Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand are modular. Each module takes between three and eight minutes to watch. And each module contains one or two questions to test your comprehension. At the end of the course, you'll find an assessment of at least 25 questions.
  • For technical support, visit the Microsoft training and certification help page.

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