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In this entry-level Microsoft Server 2012 training, Garth Schulte prepares learners to take the 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412 exam, which are the three exams required to earn the MCSA: Server 2012 certification.
In their move to role-based exams in 2019, Microsoft left the MCSA: Server 2012 exam untouched and with good reason. Their Server 2016 and Server 2019 products are popular, but Server 2012 is still running strong. Considering Server 2003 is still widely used, it’s a good chance you’ll run into Server 2012 at some point in your career — perhaps even 10 years from now.
Once you're done with this Server 2012 training, you'll know how to implement a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment, and learn to configure Hyper-V, install and administer Active Directory, create and manage Group Policy, and more.
By completing this 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412 training and earning the MCSA: Server 2012, systems administrators will be better prepared to get more senior systems administrator roles and be one step closer to systems engineer.
For anyone who leads a technology team that uses Microsoft products, this Server 2012 training can be used for 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412 exam prep, for on-boarding new systems administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
MCSA: Server 2012: What You Need to Know
This MCSA: Server 2012 training maps to the Microsoft 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412 exams objectives, and cover topics such as:
- Installation: planning, server core installation, services, server roles, features on-demand
- Files and storage: basic and dynamic disks, volumes, mounting, storage spaces, storage pools
- Configuration: shares and permissions, NTFS permissions, print services, dynamic memory
- Network: IP addressing, DHCP, MAC addresses, network adaptors, DNS
- Backups: concepts and practices, configuration and management
- Active directory: fundamentals, users and computers, groups, policies
Who Should Take MCSA: Server 2012 Training?
This Server 2012 training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412 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. Any MCSA is a great way to start an IT career — and that’s particularly true about Server 2012. Microsoft server products are ubiquitous in the market. Our MCSA: Server 2012 training will make you a better candidate for sysadmin positions. Ideally suited for systems administrators with one year of experience, this exam can give your new career the boost needed for quick advancement.
Experienced systems administrators. It’s not unusual for IT professionals to work on a platform for years without any formal training. While this may demonstrate the initiative and intelligence of the knowledge worker, it can leave certain gaps in knowledge and skills. MCSA: Server 2012 training will help experienced sysadmins solidify their product knowledge and improve their resumes. Preparing for the three certification exams with CBT Nuggets will stretch and challenge you and make you a better technician.