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MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Certification


Earn the MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) Windows Server 2012 certification and gain the knowledge and skills to install and configure, design, administer, and handle advanced services in Windows Server 2012. Obtaining the certification confirms that you have a core Windows Server 2012 credential that is applicable across manifold solution areas. This is a foundational certification validating your capability to work with Windows Server 2012 in a real-world environment. MCSA Windows Server 2012 accreditation requires an understanding of the basics of the Windows OS, computers, and networking. Earning the MCSA certification is a first step toward becoming an MCSE, or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert.

[Note-This certification retires on 31st Jan 2021, you will no longer be able to obtain it after this date.]

Exams and recommended training

Required Exams Recommended Training
Exam 70-410  20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server® 2012 | Duration: 5 Days | Price: $ 2875
Exam 70-411  20411: Administering Windows Server® 2012 | Duration: 5 Days | Price: $ 2875
Exam 70-412  20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server® 2012 Services | Duration: 5 Days | Price: $ 2875

Recommended experience in Windows Server environment. Professionals should have experience for the following training courses:

  • Windows Server Administration Fundamentals- 1
  • Windows Server Administration Fundamentals -2
  • Windows Server Administration Fundamentals -3

Microsoft offers two options for certification renewals for professionals who want to validate their skills in the respective areas. You can prove yourself by working in existing technology or by achieving recertification examination in the two years of your certification renewal. When you have passed the examination, the validity of your certification will be renewed for two years starting from the passing date.


The primary audience for this training are computer system administrators, network specialists and network administrators. However, professionals having deep interest to learn about Microsoft Cloud platform can sign up for this training.