Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Installing and Configuring: Virtualization

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


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is the newest version of Microsoft Windows Server and builds upon features found in previous versions of Windows Server, as well as providing a number of new features. This course examines network virtualization, creating snapshots, machine states, virtual machine migrations, Hyper-V Replicas and how to backup Hyper-V, VMs, and Windows Server. It is one of a series designed to prepare the learner for exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012.

Target Audience

Candidates for this exam are Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows Server 2012 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services. Candidates who wish to pass the 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam will benefit from taking this learning path.


Expected Duration

150 min.

Course Objectives

Creating Snapshots in Windows Server 2012

  • sequence the steps for creating a VM snapshot
  • Configuring Snapshots in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize the steps to merge snapshots
  • Virtual Machine Configuration in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize the procedure for configuring pass-through disk access
  • identify requirements for accessing the virtual Fibre Channel feature in Hyper-V
  • recognize how to import a virtual machine
  • Configuring Virtual Networks in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize when to use particular types of virtual network
  • identify new features of the Virtual Switch in Server 2012
  • sequence steps to configure a MAC address for a specific VM
  • VLANS & Hyper-V Network Virtualization in Server 2012

  • identify key features of Hyper-V network virtualization in Window Server 2012
  • VM Migration and Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server 2012

  • match characteristics to different types of migration
  • recognize the PowerShell cmdlet for moving a running VM
  • recognize typical requirements of Hyper-V Replica
  • Hyper-V, VM, & Server Backup in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize steps to run a backup from within a VM