Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Advanced Infrastructure: Certificate Services

IT Professionals working in datacenter environments based on Microsoft server technologies and seeking advanced knowledge of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. This course can be taken in preparation for exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure, which is part of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, or MCSE credential.


Expected Duration
90 minutes

The public key infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 R2 is used to integrate PKI to secure and exchange information across not only an intranet, but also across extranets, the Internet, and from application to application. This course examines what a certificate authority is, how certificate templates are used, how to configure and implement certificate distribution and revocation, and the methods used to implement key archival and recovery. This course is part of a series of Skillsoft courses that cover the objectives for exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure. This exam is required for the MCSE Server Infrastructure certification.


Certification Authority in Windows Server 2012

  • recognize advantages of using external public certificate authorities
  • recognize benefits of creating CA hierarchies
  • recognize the sequence of steps needed to migrate CAs in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify necessary permissions when designing the security for certificate templates

Certificate Configuration in Server 2012 R2

  • recognize which certification enrollment method to use in a given case
  • recognize the steps for configuring for automatic key archival
  • configure certificates in Windows Server 2012 R2





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