70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services – Technical Tutorials

Below is a list of tutorials for the most challenging topics and objectives in the 70-412 exam



Mike Hammond from Trainsignal walks you through the basic installation of Active Directory Federated Services and gives some great tips and tricks.

A more in-depth explanation of ADFS. This tutorial explains what ADFS is, how it works, how it implements with PKI, explains what AD FS claims are, discusses provider trust and more.

This video explains how to install and configure AD RMS, configure templates, configure trust policies, testing functionality and generating reports. Although this video is from Server 2008 R2, it gives one of the best explanations and examples of how AD RMS works.

This video goes in depth into configuring and planning for Active Directory Certificate Services including: Purpose, whast new in Server 2012, Planning and Installing, Managing and Configuring CRL and online responders.

A Brief video of what new features are added to ADCS in Server 2012

A very basic overview and explanation of how to install and configure an Enterprise Certificate Authority service.

A micronugget from CBTnuggets that does an excellent job explaning Dynamic Access Control, what it does and how to configure it.

A great video from Train signal that explains how to install server backup utility and prepare a local backup

A great explanation of network load balancing from Infinite Skills. This video walks you through NLB while giving an excellent explanation of what NLB does, what it is capable of and basic troubleshooting.

Discusses numerous file services available in Server 2012 including: ReFS, Fixing file systems, data deupe, and VHD/VHDx. Some of these topics don’t directly relate to 70-412, but it is a great overview and overlaps many of the exam objectives.

Overview of Hyper-v Visualization and high availability considerations for VMs

A great overview and explanation on how to make the DHCP role redundant and highly available.

A great review of domain controllers from previous exams. Also covers delegation and replication between domain controllers.

A great overview and explanation of how the new Denied Access Assistance feature works. Including what it does and how to configure using group policy.

Another excellent micronugget from CBTnuggets – this video delivers a brief overview on how to use the basics of IPAM, what IPAM does and how to configure IPAM.