Learn how to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server 2012. 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. The three courses will 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 three courses, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.
This course is intended for IT professionals with hands-on experience implementing, managing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment, who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2012 environment. Suitable candidates are typically experienced system administrators who have real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Implement advanced network services
- Implement advanced file services
- Implement Dynamic Access Control
- Implement distributed Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployments
- Implement AD DS sites and replication
- Implement Active Directory Certification Services (AD CS)
- Implement Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
- Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
- Implement network load balancing (NLB)
- Implement failover clustering
- Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V
- Implement disaster recovery
Please refer to the Microsoft exam preparation guide for details of objectives covered.
This 'Associate' level course is part of the Server 2012 'Server Certification Track' from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield campus.
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The 'Professional IT Training' courses facilitate effective self-directed learning, with flexible start dates to meet your individual needs. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar Windows Server administration courses.
This course includes hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.
The student resources include relevant comprehensive printed Microsoft Curriculum workbook(s), Live labs and e- learning materials.
Microsoft Imagine enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications to create and develop their own practice lab environments, for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.
Tailored individual learning plans, with support and guidance from our experienced tutors.
This course is available to study in the evening, over 18 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.
Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.
Students may elect to take the relevant Microsoft MCP exam to gain the Microsoft Certified Professional; Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Working towards, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012.
Certification requirements are is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Please refer to Microsoft certification site for current details
The course includes continual assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises and practice exams. Course certificates of completion are provided.
There is no formal examination required; however this course will prepare you for the following Microsoft MCP exam: 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services which may be taken at external Pearson VUE test centres.
Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.
Learners must be over 19.
Before attending this course, learners must have completed the following courses, gained certification or have similar knowledge:
- MCSA: 410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- MCSA: 411 Administering Windows Server 2012
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How much will this course cost?
Tuition fee £ 550 ; Materials fee £ 50 ; Total £ 600
Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?
Study material fees (£50) are payable separately on enrolment.
This course is not eligible for fee concession.
Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.
This course is intended for individuals who are employed as or seeking employment as a Systems Administrator or Systems Engineer.
Further Microsoft IT certification courses are available on the 'Desktop Certification Track' including Windows 10 or on the 'Database Certification Track' including SQL Server.