MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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This certification retires on January 31, 2021. You will no longer be able to earn this certification after this date. Any certifications you earn prior to their retirement dates will continue to appear on your transcript in the Certification Dashboard. You can also browse all retired certifications.

Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.

Job role: Administrator

Required exams: 70-410 70-411 70-412

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MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Skills measured

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Certification exams

  • 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

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    This exam is part one of a series of three exams that test the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to implement and configure Windows Server 2012 core services, such as Active Directory and the networking services. Passing this exam along with the other two exams confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

  • 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    This exam is part two of a series of three exams that test the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Passing this exam validates a candidate's ability to administer the tasks required to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access, and data security. Passing this exam along with the other two exams confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Administering Windows Server 2012

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

  • 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    Languages: en zh-cn fr de ja pt-br

    Retirement date:

    This exam is part three of a series of three exams that test the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Passing this exam validates a candidate's ability to perform the advanced configuring tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. Passing this exam along with the other two exams confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

    Price based on the country in which the exam is proctored.

    for Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.