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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services Expert Live with Encore - Virtual Classroom

  • Duration 32 HOURS
  • Regular fee 2 250


This course establishes the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the advanced configuration of Windows services. This includes technologies such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federation Services, and advanced networking services, as well as high availability and recovery components such as Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery. This course is the third of three courses that will cumulatively provide the complete picture of managing a Server 2012 R2 based network.

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Targeted audience

This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain and support Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 networks of small to enterprise class. It is also designed for individuals who seek professional distinction through the 70-412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services exam.


To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:

  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or later operating systems
  • Experience working with Active Directory Domain Services and networking infrastructure
  • Equivalent knowledge of the “Administering Windows Server 2012 R2” course

Special Note

Exam not included. Refer to vendor website for more information:

Live Learning is similar to traditional instructor-led technical training, but rather than gathering students in one physical location, instructor presentations are webcast to participants anywhere via the internet. These presentations are also available as recordings for on-demand viewing and re-viewing.
Live Learning courses contain:

  • Multiple instances of real-time virtual class sessions (course-dependent) led by a team of expert instructors (Live sessions)
  • Recorded sessions (Encore Modules) for on-demand viewing or review of Live sessions content
  • A rich set of supporting materials that stays available to the student for 1 year and can include Student Guides, Hands-On Labs, Class Notes, and a variety of assessments
  • Two-person team-teaching approach in every live class
  • Lectures are scheduled twice per week for 3 hours each, giving students time to attend to their highest-priority daily duties while still engaged in essential learning


  • Configure Network Load Balancing (NLB)
  • Plan and Configure Failover Clustering
  • Plan and Configure Failover Clustering to support Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine migration
  • Implement advanced file services for File Servers
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery and business continuity solutions
  • Configure advanced network services in DHCP
  • Configure advanced network services in DNS
  • Configure advanced network services in IP Address Management (IPAM)
  • Plan and configure multi-forest Active Directory
  • Plan and configure AD DS sites and replication
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Implement Workplace Join
  • Install and configure Active Directory Certification Services (AD CS)
  • Install and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

General Note

Microsoft® Windows Vista, Microsoft® Windows XP, Microsoft® Windows 7, Microsoft® Windows 8, Microsoft® Windows RT, Mac OS® X™: 10.5.8, 10.6.8, 10.7.5, 10.8.5, 10.9.2, 10.10, 10.10.1 and above (Version 10.6 32-bit kernel is supported.)

Internet Explorer® (Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 only, Internet Explorer 9 or later is recommended, Internet Explorer 8 may hinder performance and result in minor visual problems.), Firefox 31 or later, Chrome 29 or later, Safari: 5.1.8 or later (Safari on Windows platforms is not supported.)

Skillsoft supports the minimum hardware specifications for all supported operating systems. Additionally, we recommend the following: speakers or headphones to listen to audio content, a microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions (Live learning only).

Legal Note

Exams requirements are subject to change without notification.