Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge - Exam 70-417 - Free MCSA Upgrade Training

UPDATE: The recorded version of this training is now available at ... Hope you enjoy!


Are you already certified as an MCSA on Windows Server 2008 and looking to upgrade your certs to Windows Server 2012?  This week, we've released a new Jumpstart online training course that specifically targets the certification objectives in Exam 70-417, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA on Windows Server 2012.  This course will be broadcast live online as a 2-day accelerated version of the normal 5-day instructor-led course for experienced IT Pros. Here's the course details ...

Course: Prepare for Exam 70-417 - Upgrading Skills to Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart

Date(s): Oct 23rd and 24th, Noon - 7PM Eastern Time

Registration: Register online at Microsoft Certified Community Connection portal


Day 1:

  • Module 1: Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Module 2: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Module 3: Managing Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0


  • Module 4: Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012
  • Module 5: Implementing Network Services
  • Module 6: Implementing Direct Access

Day 2:

  • Module 7: Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Module 8: Implementing Hyper-V
  • Module 9: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V


  • Module 10: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Module 12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

What's next?

After attending this online course, feel free to join our Early Experts online peer study group at to network and share study tips/questions/discussions with other IT Pros preparing for certification on Windows Server 2012!

Hope to see you there!