Windows Server Certification – MTA 98-365

IT LEVEL:
Intermediate

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
6 Months

IT PREREQUISITE:
None

EXAM LENGTH:
90 mins

Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification Exam Training - Frequently Asked Questions

The MTA exam is designed for early stage IT professionals interested in building a career in IT or server administration. The MTA Server Fundamentals exam validates your skills and experience configuring, managing, and supporting the Windows Server 2016 platform.

If you have a minimum of 6 months of hands-on industry experience in an IT support or administration role exposure to working on the Windows Server platform, you’re ready to start preparing for your MTA Windows Server Fundamentals certification exam. Register for our Windows Server certification training today!

The Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification exam covers a high-level range of topics that help demonstrate competency in IT fundamentals including:

  • Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing Network connectivity
  • Identifying common software applications and their purpose
  • Using security and web browsing best practices

Before taking the Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification certification exam, you should feel confident in demonstrating your knowledge across these 6 core areas:

  • Server Roles

    Understand how to identify application servers and how to configure web services, remove access, file and print services, and server virtualization.

  • Active Directory

    Understand how to configure group policy, accounts, groups, organizational units, and containers. Demonstrate that you are able to configure an Active Directory infrastructure using domain controllers, forests, child domains, operation master roles, domain vs workgroup, and trust relationships.

  • Storage

    Identify storage technologies and their common usage scenarios. Understand RAID redundancy and disk types.  

  • Server Performance Management

    Identify major server hardware components including memory, disk, processor, 32-bit and 64-bit architecture, removable drives, graphic cards, cooling, power usage, and various ports. Understand performance monitoring methodologies, procedures, and effects on a network.

  • Server Maintenance

    Understand how to configure business continuity measures including backup and restore, disaster recovery planning, clustering, AD restore, data redundancy, and more. Identify best practices in troubleshooting methodologies to monitor and maintain Windows Server 2016 environment.

How confident are you with your troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with servers run on the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 operating system? Take our Microsoft MTA Certification Practice Quiz. The quiz will test your IT knowledge, validate your confidence going into the exam and/or applying for your next IT position.

The technical skills validated through the Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification certification exam will help prepare you for IT career opportunities such as:

  • IT Systems Administrator
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Windows Server Administrator

If you have no prior IT experience, and you’re planning out your IT career path, having a well-rounded skillset on servers running both Windows Server and Linux Server operating systems provide the maximum career potential. Getting your foot in the door in IT HelpDesk or IT Support is a great way to get started, giving you access to supporting users running a variety of hardware and software technologies. As you start to build your training and exposure in server management and cloud administration, you’ll increase your problem-solving and troubleshooting skills and will be ready to start studying for the Microsoft Azure certification exam.  

CIAT Career Services team provides personalized career transition support to ensure you translate your technical training and industry certifications into viable career opportunities. Our full suite of career services support includes resume building, LinkedIn profile optimization, mock interview support, career coaching, and job placement support, and specialty workshops, to help ensure you’re positioned for success.

Typically, students enrolled in our Certificate In Cloud Administration program feel confident taking the Microsoft MTA Server Fundamentals exam after 5 weeks of technical training and exam preparation.

Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification is a beginner level certification that can serve as a launchpad for numerous IT certification and career pathways. The more certs you earn, the more skills you acquire, the more career opportunities will be available.

Prepare for the exam with our MTA certification training.

Your Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification exam voucher, retake costs, and exam prep software, are included in the cost of your tuition for all Certificate and Degree programs. CIAT provides unlimited attempts at passing the Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification to ensure you start your exam calm and confident, without worrying about what will happen if you don’t pass.

You save hundreds of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses over a DIY studying approach.

Both CIAT Mission Valley and National City campuses include secure and authorized testing center facilities, available to local San Diego students and alumni. For our online students, we work closely with you to help locate and facilitate an authorized testing center near you.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CIAT has enabled students to take the Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals exam remotely from the comfort of your own home through Amazon’s new “Test Anywhere” process. Don’t put your goals on hold or push off until normalcy returns. 

Studying for the Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals Certification certification on your own is doable, but often leaves you without the required technical skills in your background, or the necessary resources to translate your exam score into an IT career.

Join over 2,000 students who have enrolled in CIAT accredited Certificate and Degree programs and are on their path to launching or advancing their IT careers. Our extensive, custom designed IT curriculum provides training for up to 14 industry certifications, including Microsoft MTA Windows Server Fundamentals.

  • No exam fees
  • Hands-on training through on-campus and virtual online classes
  • Online test preparation workshops
  • Test preparation software
  • Complimentary week-long IT bootcamps
  • One-on-one support from certified instructors
  • Accredited Certificate and Degree programs to beef up your resume
  • Personalized career services support including resume building and job placement support

*Students are encouraged to take certification exams while actively enrolled in the degree program. Unlimited certification exam attempts expire 90 days after graduation. The following are single attempt exams and are not eligible for a retake voucher: CEH, CASP, CISSP, DevNet & CCNP. See certification exam policy for more details.

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Whether you’re just entering the workforce or trying to take your career to the next level, CIAT offers the certifications needed to prove your expertise to current and future employers. Navigating the IT certification landscape by yourself can be challenging. If you’re wondering which certification path is right for you or how to get started, we’re here to help.

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2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Next Enrollment Deadline is August 24th, 2021!

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