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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412)

  • With exam preparation guidance, course materials, pre & post course support
  • Fully accredited as a Microsoft Silver Learning Partner
  • Five intensive days of Microsoft Windows Server training 
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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) Outline

This Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) training course will cover the following content:

Module 1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features

  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings

  • Implementing IPAM

  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM

  • Lab: Implementing Advanced Network Services


Module 2: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage

  • Configuring BranchCache

  • Optimizing Storage Usage

  • Lab: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Lab: Implementing BranchCache


Module 3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Overview of DAC

  • Implementing DAC Components

  • Implementing DAC for Access Control

  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance

  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders

  • Lab: Implementing Secure Data Access


Module 4: Implementing Distributed Active Directory Domain Services Deployments

  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment

  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

  • Lab: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments


Module 5: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Sites and Replication

  • AD DS Replication Overview

  • Configuring AD DS Sites

  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

  • Lab: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication


Module 6: Implementing AD CS

  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment

  • PKI Overview

  • Deploying CAs

  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates

  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

  • Managing Certificate Recovery

  • Lab: Deploying and Configuring CA Hierarchy

  • Lab: Deploying and Managing Certificates


Module 7: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services

  • AD RMS Overview

  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection

  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

  • Lab: Implementing AD RMS


Module 8: Implementing and Administering AD FS

  • Overview of AD FS

  • Deploying AD FS

  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization

  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario

  • Extending AD FS to External Clients

  • Lab : Implementing AD FS

  • Lab: Implementing AD FS for External Partners and Users


Module 9: Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB

  • Configuring an NLB Cluster

  • Planning an NLB Implementation

  • Lab: Implementing NLB


Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Overview of Failover Clustering

  • Implementing a Failover Cluster

  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster

  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster

  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

  • Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering


Module 11: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement

  • Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V


Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Data Protection Overview

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup

  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

  • Lab: Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore

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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) Overview

This 5 day Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services course aims to educate delegates on how to deploy, manage, and maintain Windows Server 2012. This includes controlling advanced networking services such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Active Directory Rights Management Service (AD RMS).


This Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services training course is fully accredited by Microsoft. In addition, The Knowledge Academy is a Silver Partner of Microsoft.

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for IT Professionals who use, or will need to use, Windows Server within their role and in order to complete advanced management and provisioning services.



In order to enrol on this course delegates must have day-to-day experience working with both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 within an Enterprise setting. This is to ensure that candidates fully understand the content of the course.

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) Examination

This Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services 70-412 examination, which is not included, covers the following areas:

  • Configure and manage high availability (15–20%)

  • Configure file and storage solutions (15–20%)

  • Implement business continuity and disaster recovery (15–20%)

  • Configure Network Services (15–20%)

  • Configure the Active Directory infrastructure (15–20%)

  • Configure Identity and Access Solutions (15–20%)

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Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) FAQs

Yes, The Knowledge Academy is fully accredited by Microsoft as a Microsoft Silver Partner.
In order to enrol on this Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services training course candidates must have experience working with Windows Server 2008 and 2012 on a daily basis within an Enterprise setting.
Delegates will need to pass the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services 70-412 examination in order to complete the course. This exam is not included.
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