Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Configuring Advanced Services: Forests & Domains

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Managing Active Directory Service in large distributed environments can be complex. This course describes the characteristic of active directory domains and forests, their boundaries, security, and management considerations. The course also describes the trust relationships, which can be established in a distributed AD DS environment. Configuring and securing these trust relationships is also demonstrated. This course is one of a series, which covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.

Target Audience

IT Professionals working in a Windows Server datacenter infrastructure based on Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 seeking advanced knowledge of Window Server 2012 services. This course can be taken in preparation for exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is part of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, or MCSA credential.


Expected Duration

60 min.

Course Objectives

Windows Server 2012 Domains and Forests

  • identify the difference between domains and forests
  • Windows Server 2012 Domain and Forest Interoperability

  • identify the guidelines for raising functional levels
  • Windows Server 2012 Trust Relationships

  • match the trust relationship types to their descriptions
  • Managing Trust Relationships in Windows Server 2012

  • describe advanced trust relationship configuration functions
  • Configuring trust relationship in Windows Server 2012

  • configure trust relationships