Course Code: GES853
Begin the course by learning the fundamentals of Windows Server 2012. Learn how to install, configure, and allocate storage for the server.
Continue on to develop an understanding of how to manage accounts, install directories, and configure groups. You’ll understand how to delegate control, automate accounts, and understand different domain services.
Learn about WDS and WSUS installation and configuration. Explore WDS image modification. Move on to discuss monitoring services and file management systems.
Complete this module by learning about event subscriptions, encryption, and services. You’ll also understand NAP and AD management, as well as group policy best practices.
Master an understanding of high availability and storage, backup and recovery services, and AD infrastructure and roles.
Complete the course by understanding your options when it comes to AD certificate services and how to best manage certificates.
David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.
Chintan Thakkar has more than 10 years of teaching and instructional designer experience in Information Technology. His areas of expertise include networking, and server and storage systems management. From an instructional design and teaching perspective, he focuses on (Cisco) CCNA, Networking, Server, and Cloud Computing courses. He holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University and earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from South Gujarat University in Surat, India.
This is an advanced level course. You should have a base knowledge about computer hardware, installing hard drives, installing and navigating operation systems, and basic networking knowledge. It is recommended that you either first take CompTIA A+ and Network+ or have the equivalent of two years of experience working with computers.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Yes, this course prepares you to take the MCSA certification exams 70-410, 70-411 and 70-412, which qualify you for the MCSA: Server 2012 Certification. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive vouchers for these Microsoft exams.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
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