MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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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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Certification details

Skills measured

  • Install and configure servers
  • Configure server roles and features
  • Configure Hyper-V
  • Deploy and configure core network services
  • Install and administer Active Directory
  • Create and manage Group Policy
  • Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers
  • Configure File and Print Services
  • Configure Network Services and Access
  • Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure
  • Configure and Manage Active Directory
  • Configure and Manage Group Policy
  • Configure and Manage High Availability
  • Configure File and Storage Solutions
  • Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Configure Network Services
  • Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure
  • Configure Access and Information Protection Solutions

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Certification exams

  • 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

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

    Retirement date: **

    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 or region 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 or region 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 or region 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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