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In this intermediate Microsoft Server 2012 training, Garth Schulte prepares systems administrators to take the 70-411 exam, which is the second of three exams required to earn the MCSA: Server 2012 certification.
MCSA: Server 2012 is broken into three exams that mirror the three stages of implementing Server 2012 in an enterprise environment. This 70-411 training covers how to administer Server 2012, which includes network services and access, Active Directory, and Group Policy. It’s all the stuff you’ll handle on a daily basis. For that reason, this is valuable training for anyone who just started using Server 2012 — even if you’re not planning to get the certification.
After finishing this Microsoft training, you'll know how to administer a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment, and prove you’re ready to move past administration into engineering roles.
For anyone who manages Microsoft infrastructure training, this Server 2012 training can be used for 70-411 exam prep, on-boarding new systems administrators, or used as part of a team training plan.
MCSA: Server 2012 (70-411): What You Need to Know
This MCSA: Server 2012 training maps to the Microsoft 70-411 exams objectives, and covers topics such as:
- Server deployment: server image management, Windows Deployment Services (WDS), patch management, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), data collector sets (DCS)
- File and print services: Distributed File System (DFS), File Server Resource Manager (FSRM), file and disk encryption, advanced audit policies
- Network services and access: DNS zones, DNS records, VPN and routing, network address translation (NAT), remote access
- Network policy server IInfrastructure: network policy server (NPS), RADIUS server, NPS policies, certificates
- Active directory management: configuration, service authentication, domain controller cloning, Kerberos, database management, account policies
Who Should Take 70-411 Training?
This Server 2012 training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This 70-411 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with Microsoft infrastructure and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Microsoft skills.
New or aspiring systems administrators. IT professionals learn their skills both in the classroom and on the job. The question of whether to take training first and then get experience or to go for the experience first is a decision left with the individual. Those who take our MCSA: Server 2012 training (70-411) will be developing intermediate skills in server management. It may be just the ticket for new sysadmins to accelerate their IT career advancement.
Experienced systems administrators. Learning about information technology is like building a house. Every piece that you learn now becomes part of a larger structure of knowledge. Studying MCSA: Server 2012 (70-711) is a great way to add to your house. While you may already have experience and knowledge about servers and how to implement them, 70-711 covers more advanced topics, like Network Policy Service Infrastructure and Active Directory management. Taking our training will bring you one step closer to MCSA: Server 2012 certification.