Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012

This course is included in the Microsoft Virtual Training Package training package.

  • 12 Months unlimited access
  • 2 Live Instructors in every class
  • Mentors available 24/7
  • Personal Success Advisers to help keep you on track
  • Certification practice exams
  • Comprehensive student resources


This course is establishes the fundamentals of skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows Server 2012 such as Server Image Management, Server Monitoring, and Update Management, intermediate User and Group management with Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) and Group Policy, supporting remote users via Remote Access and Network Policies, and Data Security for File Servers. This course is the second of three courses that will cumulatively provide the complete picture of managing a Server 2012 based network.


32 Hours


To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
Six months to one year of IT experience
Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or later operating systems.
Strong understanding of Active Directory infrastructure
Strong understanding of network infrastructure
Knowledge equivalent to the “Installation and Configuration of Server 2012” course.


MCSA: Windows Server 2012


70-411: Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Included Labs Simulations

Configure WSUS
Configure WSUS Client SettingsInstall and Configure DFS Namespace
Configure FSRM Quotas
Enable an Advanced Audit Policy Part 1
Enable an Advanced Audit Policy Part 2
Install and Configure DirectAccess
Configure the AD Recycle Bin in the ADAC
Enable a Fine Grain Password Policy
Configure Group Policy Processing Settings
Configure Group Policy Preferences
Delegate Group Policy Preferences


Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Module 1: Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers

  • Lesson 1: Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers
  • Lesson 2: Implement Patch Management
  • Lesson 3: Monitor Servers

Module 2: Configure File Services

  • Lesson1: Configure Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Lesson 2: File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Lesson 3: File and Disk Encryption
  • Lesson 4: Auditing the File System

Module 3: Configure Network Services and Access

  • Lesson1: Configuring DNS Zones
  • Lesson 2: Managing DNS
  • Lesson 3: Configure VPN and Routing

Module 4: Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Network Policy Server and RADIUS
  • Lesson 2: Configure NPS Policies
  • Lesson 3: Configure Network Access Protection (NAP)

Module 5: Configure and Manage Active Directory

  • Lesson 1: Configure Service Authentication
  • Lesson 2: Configure Writable Domain Controllers
  • Lesson 3: Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Lesson 4: Maintain Active Directory
  • Lesson 5: Configure Account Policies

Module 6: Configure and Manage Group Policy

  • Lesson 1: Configure Group Policy Settings
  • Lesson 2: Configure Group Policy Processing
  • Lesson 3: Manage Group Policy Objects
  • Lesson 4: Configure Group Policy Preferences