Microsoft Windows Server Courses

Microsoft Windows Server Courses


Get certified, and show the world that you’re ready to take advantage of the virtualization, storage, networking, and information protection capabilities of Windows Server to deliver global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. If you’re ready to learn how to harness Windows Server to manage your infrastructure in a cost-effective and high-performance manner, you’re in the right place. These learning opportunities can help you get started quickly—from product exploration to deep training and certification.

Entry Level: IT Infrastructure
Course 40365A: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-365, and build an understanding of these topics: Server Installation, Server Roles, Active Directory, Storage, Server Performance Management, and Server Maintenance.


Course 40366A: Networking Fundamentals

This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-366, and build an understanding of these topics: Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, and Protocols and Services.


Course 40367A: Security Fundamentals

This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-367, and build an understanding of these topics: Security Layers, Operating System Security, Network Security, Security Software.


Associate Level: Windows Server 2016
Course 20740B: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

This five-day course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed It covers content for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and usage of storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.


Course 20741B: Networking with Windows Server 2016

This 5-day classroom-based course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.


Course 20742B: Identity with Windows Server 2016

This five-day instructor-led course teaches IT Pros how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)


Associate Level: Windows Server 2012
Course 20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part one in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential. Note: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.


Course 20411D: Administering Windows Server 2012

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential. Note: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.


Course 20412D: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential. Note: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.


Expert Level: Server Infrastructure
Course 20413C: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

Get hands-on instruction and practice planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure in this 5-day Microsoft Official course. This course is part one in a series of two courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment including the supporting file and storage services. You will also learn the skills necessary to provide enterprise networking solutions such as DHCP, IPAM, VPN & DirectAccess. You will also learn the skills necessary to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure including multi domains/forest and branch office scenarios. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 413: Designing and Implementing and Server Infrastructure, which is the fourth of five exams required for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2012 R2 and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills.


Course 20414C: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Get hands-on instruction and practice planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise infrastructure in this 5-day Microsoft Official course. This course is part two in a series of two courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. This course covers the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on ADFS, PKI, and ADRMS. You will also learn the skills needed to plan and deploy virtual machines including self-service and automation of virtual machine deployments as well as planning and implementing a monitoring strategy that includes System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure, which is the fifth of five exams required for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2012 R2 and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification or equivalent skills.


All Other Server Courses
Course 50404B: Overview of Active Directory Rights Management Services with Windows Server 2008 R2

This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge to understand the role that Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) plays in a wider infrastructure, and how it interacts with other Microsoft technologies


Course 6416D: Updating Your Windows Server® 2003 Technology Skills to Windows Server® 2008

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with Network Infrastructure, Active Directory and Application Infrastructure technologies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. This course is intended for individuals who hold an MCSA or MCSE credential in Windows Server 2003 and wish to upgrade their skills to Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The course directly supports Exam 70-648, TS: Upgrading your MCSA on Windows Server 2003 to MCTS on Windows Server 2008 and Exam 70-649, TS: Upgrading your MCSE on Windows Server 2003 to MCTS on Windows Server 2008


Course 6418C: Deploying Windows Server® 2008

This 3 day instructor-led course provides students with an understanding of migrating and deploying Windows Server 2008 including automated deployment, installation, configuration, and upgrading.Now updated for Windows Server 2008 R2.


Course 6419B: Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server® 2008-based Servers

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the core skills required to configure, manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environment.


Course 6421B: Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server® 2008 Network Infrastructure

The purpose of this 5-day course is to teach the WIS TS how to implement and configure secure network access as well as how to implement fault tolerant storage technologies with FSRM2 and DFS.


Course 6425C: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory® Domain Services

The purpose of this course is to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists how to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory.


Course 6426C: Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory®

The purpose of this course is to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists how to integrate Active Directory Server roles to provide an identity and access solution. The specific Windows Server 2008 technologies include AD CS, AD LDS, AD FS, AD RMS


Course 6433A: Planning and Implementing Windows Server® 2008

This five day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan and implement Windows Server 2008 servers. The content is mapped directly to the 70-646 Exam Objectives


Course 6435B: Designing Windows Server® 2008 Network and Applications Infrastructure

This five-day course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to design Network and Application Infrastructure with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The course will allow students to design such infrastructure to meet varying business and technical requirements and will prepare IT Professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator.


Course 6436B: Designing Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory® Infrastructure and Services

This 5 day course provides students with the skills and knowledge to be able to design Active Directory Infrastructure and Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. Students will learn how to design Active Directory forests, domain infrastructure, sites and replication, administrative structures, Group Policy, and Public Key Infrastructures. Students will also learn how to design for security, high availability, disaster recovery, and migrations.


Course 6438A: Implementing and Administering Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 in Windows Server® 2008

The audience of this course is Windows SharePoint Server 3.0 administrators, who are responsible for planning, deploying and managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 servers and sites in a Windows Server 2008 environment. Students taking this course are expected to have experience administering Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008, and experience working with IIS 6.0 or IIS 7.0. Students are not expected to have experience with Windows SharePoint Services.


Course 6439A: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Application Infrastructure

This course introduces students to a series of Windows Server technologies that are used in common business scenarios, and are often the technical underpinnings for business applications. It guides students through the installation and management of a Windows Server2008 Application infrastructure for a large, comprehensive business application, assisting them with the foundational knowledge required for success in supporting such technologies. It specifically covers Storage and High Availability technologies, Remote Desktop Services, Internet Information Services, Microsoft Shareoint Foundation and Windows Streaming Media Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. It is designed to map to and support the 70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, Configuring exam