Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Configuring Advanced Services: Site Replication

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An Active Directory Domain Services deployment can contain many domain controllers, spread over several different sites. In order to provide efficient logons and highly available directory services for your organization, you need to configure your AD DS sites and replication. This course demonstrates how to configure an AD DS site infrastructure, how to configure, manage and troubleshoot replication between sites and domain controllers. It also explains how to deploy read-only domain controllers and password replication policies. 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

90 min.

Course Objectives

AD DS Replication in Windows Server 2012

  • describe the characteristics of AD DS replication
  • Active Directory Site Management

  • identify the advantages of using active directory sites in a given scenario
  • Site Configuration with Windows Server 2012

  • sequence the steps in the AD site configuration process
  • RODC Replication with Windows Server 2012

  • manage RODC password replication policy
  • Monitoring Replication with Windows Server 2012

  • monitor replication in a given scenario
  • Configure Sites and Replicate with Windows Server 2012

  • create an AD site for a new site