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MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)


MCSA stands for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate. MCSA Course provides the entry level knowledge of the infrastructure of the Microsoft Windows Server platform and also provides the skills and knowledge required to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

This course includes Administration and Configuration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows server infrastructure such as implementing Server images, User and Group Management with AD DS and Group Policy, Remote Access and Network Policies, AD FS, NLB, etc.

Key Features

  • 90 hours of practical oriented training cum workshop
  • Each session followed with exercise and Project Work
  • Certification Guidance
  • Industry specific project implementation
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Doubt Clearing and Technical Support

Trainings for

Online TrainingClassroom Training
Instructor led Practical Oriented TrainingInstructor led Practical Oriented training
Recording available after the trainingLearn as per full day schedule with discussions and exercises
Lifetime access to the recorded sessionsDoubt Clear sessions
Technical SupportCertification to prove your learning
Certification to prove your learningCase studies and Use Cases implementations

Who should take Silk course?

  • System Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Windows Server Administrators
  • Server systems Administrators
  • Monitoring Operator Administrators
  • One who wants to enhance their skill in Microsoft Server and Virtualization Technolog


  • Candidates with knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals, networking concepts, and authentication and authorization concepts.
  • Candidates with working knowledge of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Prior hand-on experience with software and hardware.
  • Should have pass 3 exams on installing, configuring and administering Windows Server 2012 or SQL Server 2012.
  • Candidates should have exposure to deployment, packaging and imaging tools.
  • Candidates who have experienced in deploying and managing applications at Windows 8 client desktops, both physically and virtually.

Why you should take this course from DevLabs Alliance?

We are Microsoft certified education partner and provides the actual curriculum which is defined by them. We understand the curriculum structure and deliver as per defined modules and guidelines.
You will gain more clarity and confidence while learning with us as we enable you on what is to be done during work.

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Course Details
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Management Overview
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Computer Account
  • Delegating Administration
  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Installation of a DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing
  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
  • Introduction of Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
  • Implementation of Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services
  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs
  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage
  • Overview of DAC
  • Implementation of DAC Components
  • Implementation of DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuration of AD DS Trusts
  • Overview of AD DS Replication 
  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment
  • PKI Overview
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery
  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuration of AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
  • 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
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation
  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementation of a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementation of a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using VMM
  • Overview of Data Protection
  • Implementation of Windows Server Backup
  • Implementation of Server and Data Recovery

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  • Duration: 24 Hours
  • Modules: 37
  • Level: Advanced

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