Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

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 advanced configuration of services necessary to maintain an advanced Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. This includes technologies such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, and advanced networking services, as well as high availability and recovery components such as network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery. This course is the third of three courses that will cumulatively provide the complete picture of managing a Server 2012 based network.




To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or later operating systems.
Experience working with Active Directory Domain Services and networking infrastructure
Equivalent knowledge of the “Administering Windows Server 2012” course.


MCSA: Windows Server 2012


70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Included Labs Simulations

Configure DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Part One
Configure DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Part Two
Configure a Trust and Selective Authentication Part One
Configure a Trust and Selective Authentication Part Two
Configure Sites and Replication Part One


Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Module 1: Configure and Manage High Availability

  • Lesson 1: High Availability
  • Lesson 2: Network Load Balancing (NLB) Overview
  • Lesson 3: Installing and Configuring NLB
  • Lesson 4: Controlling Hosts on NLB Clusters
  • Lesson 5: Failover Clustering Overview
  • Lesson 6: Failover Clustering Installation and Configuration
  • Lesson 7: Create a File Share that is Continuously Available
  • Lesson 8: Failover Clustering Features
  • Lesson 9: Failover Cluster Administration
  • Lesson 10: Cluster-Aware Updating
  • Lesson 11: Manage Virtual Machine Movement

Module 2: Configure File and Storage Solutions

  • Lesson 1: Storage Management
  • Lesson 2: Storage Architecture for Private Cloud
  • Lesson 3: Network File System
  • Lesson 4: BranchCache
  • Lesson 5: File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)
  • Lesson 6: Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
  • Lesson 7: Data Deduplication

Module 3: Implement Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

  • Lesson 1: Disaster Recovery
  • Lesson 2: Manage Backups
  • Lesson 3: Recover Servers
  • Lesson 4: Site-Level Fault Tolerance
  • Lesson 5: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for Business Continuity

Module 4: Configure Network Services

  • Lesson 1: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Scope Overview
  • Lesson 2: DHCP Scope Considerations
  • Lesson: 3 Recommended Tasks for the DHCP Server Role
  • Lesson 4: Deploy and Manage IP Address Management (IPAM)
  • Lesson 5: DHCPv6
  • Lesson 6: DNS Security
  • Lesson 7: Advanced DNS Server Properties and Coomandline tool
  • Lesson 8: Global Names Zone

Module 5: Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Active Directory Forests and Domains
  • Lesson 2: Forest and Domain Trusts
  • Lesson 3: Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT)
  • Lesson 4: Configure Sites
  • Lesson 5: Manage Active Directory Partition Replication
  • Lesson 6: SYSVOL Replication
  • Lesson 7: Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) Replication

Module 6: Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)

  • Lesson 1 :Public Key Infrastructure
  • Lesson 2: Install and Configure the AD CS Certification Authority Service
  • Lesson 3: Manage Certificates and Configure Enrollment
  • Lesson 4: Configure Certificate Templates
  • Lesson 5: Manage Certificate Revocations
  • Lesson 6: Maintaining a PKI

Module 7: Alternative Active Directory Roles and Services

  • Lesson 1: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service
  • Lesson 2: Configure Active Directory Rights Management Service
  • Lesson 3: Active Directory Federation Services








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