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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate - MCSA

Our MCSA Windows Server 2012 Certification Boot Camp is a 9 day comprehensive deep dive into the Windows Server covering topics such as installing, configuring and administering. This instructor led, hands-on training will teach the skills needed to support a Windows Server 2012 environment, and complete the required exams onsite during class.

This accelerated learning environment helps you build your hands-on skills and prepare for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exams. This extended-hours Boot Camp, led by senior and experienced instructors, includes targeted lectures using Microsoft Learning recommended content as well as six months of access to over 35 hands-on remote labs. This Boot Camp includes all the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed.

This course incorporates content from Microsoft Official Courses (MOC): Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (M20410), Administering Windows Server 2012 (M20411), Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412).  


CYNWAVE Solutions training will prepare for these Exams: 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.

Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012


1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012 Management

  • Installing Windows Server 2012

  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012

  • Windows PowerShell

2: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • AD DS

  • Domain Controllers

  • Installing a Domain Controller

3: Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects

  • Managing User Accounts

  • Managing Group Accounts

  • Managing Computer Accounts

  • Delegating Administration

4: Automating AD DS Administration

  • Using Command Line Tools for Administration

  • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration

  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell

5: Implementing IPv4

  • TCP/IP

  • IPv4 Addressing

  • Subnetting and Supernetting

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

6: Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • Installing a DHCP Server Role

  • Configuring DHCP Scopes

  • Managing a DHCP Database

  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP

7: Implementing Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers

  • Installing and Managing a DNS Server

  • Managing DNS Zones

8: Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6 Addressing

  • Coexistence with IPv6

  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

9: Implementing Local Storage

  • Storage

  • Managing Disks and Volumes

  • Implementing Storage Spaces

10: Implementing File and Print Services

  • Securing Files and Folders

  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders Using Shadow Copies

  • Configuring Network Printing

11: Implementing Group Policy

  • Group Policy Processing

  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates

12: Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects

  • Windows Security

  • Configuring Security Settings

  • Restricting Software

  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

13: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Virtualization Technologies

  • Implementing Hyper-V

  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage

  • Managing Virtual Networks


Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012

1: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy

  • Implementing and Administering Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

  • Managing Group Policy Scope

  • Group Policy Processing

  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs

2: Managing User Desktops with Group Policy

  • Implementing Administrative Templates

  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts

  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences

  • Managing Software with Group Policy

3: Managing User and Service Accounts

  • Automating User Account Management

  • Configuring Password-Policy and User-Account Lockout

  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts

4: Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers

  • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers

  • Administering AD DS

  • Managing the AD DS Database

5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Installing the DNS Server Role

  • Configuring the DNS Server Role

  • Configuring DNS Zones

  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers

  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access

  • Configuring VPN Access

  • Network Policies

  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

  • Configuring DirectAccess

7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server

  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers

  • NPS Authentication Methods

  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

8: Implementing Network Access Protection

  • NAP Enforcement Processes

  • Configuring NAP

  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

9: Optimizing File Services

  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)

  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports

  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks

  • Distributed File System (DFS)

  • Configuring DFS Namespaces

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS-R

10: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing

  • Encrypting Files Using Encrypting File System

  • Configuring Advanced Auditing

11: Deploying and Maintaining Server Images

  • Windows Deployment Services

  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services

  • Administering Windows Deployment Services

12: Implementing Update Management

  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

  • Deploying Updates with WSUS

13: Monitoring Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Tools

  • Using Performance Monitor

  • Monitoring Event Logs


Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

1: Implementing Advanced Network Services

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features

  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings

  • Implementing IPAM

2: Implementing Advanced File Services

  • Configuring iSCSI Storage

  • Configuring BranchCache

  • Optimizing Storage Usage

3: Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Planning for Dynamic Access Control

  • Deploying Dynamic Access Control

4: Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)

  • Configuring an NLB Cluster

  • Planning an NLB Implementation

5: Implementing 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

6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering

  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters

  • Implementing Hyper-V Vi rtual Machine Movement

  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM

7: Implementing Disaster Recovery

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup

  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

  • Restore

8: Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment

  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

9: Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

  • Configuring AD DS Sites

  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

10: Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Deploying CAs

  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates

  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

  • Managing Certificate Recovery

11: Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection

  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Deploying AD FS

  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization

  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario

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