20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
7/6/2020 - 7/10/2020
8/31/2020 - 9/4/2020


COURSE COST: $2495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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This exam is part three of a series of three exams, which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an enterprise environment. This exam will validate the advanced configuring tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. This exam along with the other two exams will collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.


This course is intended for IT Professionals who are experienced implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing Enterprise environment, and wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2012 environment. Students would typically be very experienced System Administrators and should have hands on experience working in a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment. Credit Toward Certification

Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):

•Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012

20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Course Objectives Implementing Advanced Network Services
Implementing Advanced File Services
Implementing Dynamic Access Control
Implementing Network Load Balancing
Implementing Failover Clustering
Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
Implementing Disaster Recovery
Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
Implementing AD CS
Implementing AD RMS
Implementing AD FS


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run as a live distance learning course if minimum is not met.


Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services
Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Implementing IP Address Management

Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services
Configuring iSCSI Storage
Configuring Branch Cache
Optimizing Storage Usage

Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
Overview of Dynamic Access Control
Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation
Configuring Dynamic Access Control

Module 4: Implementing Network Load Balancing
Network Load Balancing Overview
Configuring a Network Load Balancing Cluster
Planning a Network Load Balancing Implementation

Module 5: Implementing Failover Clustering
Overview of Failover Clustering
Implementing a Failover Cluster
Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
Maintaining a Failover Cluster
Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

Module 6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
Overview of the Integration of Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Module 7: Implementing Disaster Recovery
Disaster Recovery Overview
Implementing Windows Server Backup
Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Module 8: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
Implementing a Distributed AD DS Deployment
Configuring AD DS Trusts

Module 9: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
Overview of AD DS Replication
Configuring AD DS Sites
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

Module 10: Implementing AD CS
Public Key Infrastructure Overview
Deploying Certification Authorities
Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
Managing Certificate Recovery

Module 11: Implementing AD RMS
Active Directory Rights Management Overview
Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
Configuring External Access to AD RMS

Module 12: Implementing AD FS
Overview of Active Directory Federation Services
Deploying Active Directory Federation Services
Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario