Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Administration: Managing Active Directory

Senior Server administrators responsible for maintaining a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure environment, as well as user and group management, network access, and data security.


Expected Duration
150 minutes

Active Directory Domain Services is a critical part of a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure and therefore requires that is be kept maintained. This will ensure it says operational. This course discusses and demonstrates how to configure domain controllers, including the different FSMO roles and Read-only domain controllers. It also demonstrates how to maintain Active Directory including how to backup and restore it and perform offline maintenance tasks. This course is one in a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the exam 70-411:Administering Windows Server 2012 R2. Passing this exam will earn the learner credit towards the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification and MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.


Managing Domain Controllers

  • put the steps to configure Universal Group Membership Caching in order
  • match the FSMO Roles in Windows Server 2012 with their description
  • match the FSMO roles to descriptions of how they respond to seizing
  • identify how to configure and deploy a virtualized domain controller clone
  • match RODC installation methods with their descriptions

Maintaining Active Directory

  • recognize the considerations for protecting Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • match the Active Directory and Active Directory data restore methods to their descriptions
  • identify the possible states in the deleted Active Directory Object container
  • match offline Active Directory maintenance tasks with their description
  • configure Active Directory and DC maintenance tasks





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