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MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals: 98-365

Learn how to install, configure and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2012. Pass your MTA exam first time!

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6176 students8 hours 14 minutes

Created by Marious Kuriata, offered on Udemy

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This course currently has a bestcourses score of 7.6/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!


        Statistics on the Microsoft Certification website indicate that 91% of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring criteria 

        Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into  IT certification. Pass just one exam and you'll earn  a certification! 

!!! This is a legacy course covering Windows Server 2008 !!!

        The main benefit to earning a Microsoft Certification is that it shows  potential employers/hiring managers that you have the necessary  requirements and skills to be the perfect candidate for the job. 

        In this course you will learn all you need to know to pass the exam and apply your skills in the real world scenarios.  NEW! Cheat Sheets and exam tips included!

  • Overview of Microsoft Server Solutions

  • Labs with step-by-step instructions

  • Real world examples

  • Detailed lectures on Active Directory

  • Users, Groups, Permisions and Policies

  • Virtualization, Remote Access, Security, Storage...

  • Detailed Cheat Sheets to help you pass the exam.

        You will find almost all support roles in IT require some Microsoft skills. It is especially important to have a good grasp of Windows Servers, every day thousands of new servers go live and require a certified engineer to deploy, support and maintain the infrastructure. 

        The course is perfect for anyone who seeks to learn the fundamental Microsoft Server concepts. 

  Contents and Overview 

        In over 6 hours of content including more than 50 lectures, this course covers the basics of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge before moving to the next section. 

        We start from scratch discussing an installation process, basic configuration and we move to roles and features like Hyper-V, Remote Access, Active Directory, Storage and Printer. 

        There is a section dedicated to maintenance and troubleshooting - skills you need to have if you want to apply for a job and work with Microsoft Servers. 

        Students completing the course will have the knowledge to install and manage a Windows Server 2008/2012 including basic troubleshooting. You'll also receive bonus materials that reinforces the concepts you've learned including cool and funny animations. A lot of real world examples help you apply your skills and make difficult topics much easier to understand. 

  Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals of Windows Server and pass the MTA exam

What you will learn

  • Install Windows Server 2008 and 2012 from scratch
  • Identify and implement basic roles and features
  • Understand Active Directory
  • Manage server resources, permissions, shares and storage
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Windows Server 2008 and 2012
  • Understand virtualization, remote access and security concepts
  • Cheat sheets and exam tips


  • A Desire To Learn Microsoft Server Fundamentals
  • General IT knowledge
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  • Price: $24.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 8 hours 14 minutes
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bestcourses score: 7.6/10

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