What You'll Learn
By getting a certification in Microsoft Server Technology, you’ll show potential employers that you’re qualified to help them take advantage of the hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, routing, security, and database management features in Windows Server. Upon completion of the Certificate in Microsoft Server Technology program, you’ll be able to install, upgrade, and migrate Windows Server, and compute environments on servers and workloads. You’ll be equipped to install and configure Windows Server Core and manage Windows Server Core installations using GUI and Windows PowerShell. You’ll also be able to configure Windows Server container host to Windows Server Core and Nano Server in a physical and virtualized environment. You’ll also learn how to install and configure Hyper-V and Virtual Machines; configure virtual machine settings, Hyper-V storage, and Hyper-V networking.
- Install Windows Server features and roles.
- Install and configure DNS servers; create and configure DNS zones and records.
- Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services and group policies.
- Implement Active Directory Certificate Services, Active Directory Federations Services, and Web Application proxies.
Careers as a Microsoft Server Technology Specialist
The demand for computer and network specialists is on the rise. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, employment in this industry is expected to grow by 11 percent in the next ten years, which is faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for these knowledgeable and skilled workers will increase as organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software.
- Junior Systems Administrator
- Desktop Engineering
- IT Systems Engineer
- Systems Administrator
- IT Technician
- Technical Support Specialist