UPDATE: The recorded version of this training is now available at http://aka.ms/JS417 ... Hope you enjoy!


Are you already certified as an MCSA on Windows Server 2008 and looking to upgrade your certs to Windows Server 2012?  This week, we've released a new Jumpstart online training course that specifically targets the certification objectives in Exam 70-417, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA on Windows Server 2012.  This course will be broadcast live online as a 2-day accelerated version of the normal 5-day instructor-led course for experienced IT Pros. Here's the course details ...

Course: Prepare for Exam 70-417 - Upgrading Skills to Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart

Date(s): Oct 23rd and 24th, Noon - 7PM Eastern Time

Registration: Register online at Microsoft Certified Community Connection portal


Day 1:

  • Module 1: Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Module 2: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Module 3: Managing Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0


  • Module 4: Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012
  • Module 5: Implementing Network Services
  • Module 6: Implementing Direct Access

Day 2:

  • Module 7: Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Module 8: Implementing Hyper-V
  • Module 9: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V


  • Module 10: Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Module 12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

What's next?

After attending this online course, feel free to join our Early Experts online peer study group at http://earlyexperts.net to network and share study tips/questions/discussions with other IT Pros preparing for certification on Windows Server 2012!

Hope to see you there!