Windows Server

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

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

MCSA Windows Server 2012

Key technologies

  • Windows Server Virtualization

What is involved

Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification qualifies you for a position as a network of computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

STEP 1 - SKILLS

Possess foundational IT skills. If you feel that you do not possess these skills, consider pursuing one or more Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications.

STEP 2 - EXAMS

Pass 3 required exams. Be sure to explore the exam prep resources.

STEP 3 - CERTIFICATION

Earn your MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification.

STEP 4 - CONTINUING EDUCATION

Earn an MCSE by passing 1 related exam.

Certification Exams and prep resources

70-410

Exam 70-410/Course 20410

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

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.

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Optional training

70-411

Exam 70-411/Course 20411

Administering Windows Server 2012

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.

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Optional training

70-412

Exam 70-412/Course 20412

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012

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.

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Optional training

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