70-412  – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Objective domains

If you are studying for the 412 Microsoft certification it is critical you know exactly what’s on the exam. I would recommend downloading the objectives document from the Microsoft website and use it to plan out your schedule, however, here is a breakdown of each objective followed by a link to my associated study notes.

  1. Configure & Manage High Availability

1.1 Configure Network Load Balancing (NLB)

1.2 Configure Failover Clustering

1.3 Manage Failover Clustering Roles

1.4 Manage Virtual Machine Movement


  1. Configure File & Storage Solutions

2.1 Configure Advanced File Services

2.2 Implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC)

2.3 Configure and Optimize Storage


  1. Implementing Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

3.1 Configure & Manage Backups

3.2 Recover Servers

3.3 Configure Site Level Fault Tolerance


  1. Configure Network Services

4.1 Implement an Advanced DHCP Solution

4.2 Implement and Advanced DNS Solution

4.3 Deploy & Manage IPAM


5 Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure

5.1 Configure a Forest or a Domain

5.2 Configure Trusts

5.3 Configure Sites

5.4 Manage Active Directory & SysVol Replication


6 Configure Information & Access Protection Services

6.1 Implement Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

6.2 Install & Configure Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS)

6.3 Manage Certificates

6.4 Install & Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)