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Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice planning and deploying Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and its associated site systems. This course is designed for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems, as well as configuring and managing endpoints in those systems. You will learn how to plan for the deployment of the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. You will also learn how to migrate from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

This course also helps candidates prepare for Exam 70-243, MCTS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. Both Configuration Manager courses, 10747D and 10748C, or the equivalent knowledge and skills will be necessary to prepare for the exam.

  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Plan and deploy a stand-alone primary site.
  • Plan and configure role-based administration.
  • Plan and deploy a multiple site hierarchy.
  • Replicate data and manage content in Configuration Manager.
  • Plan resource discovery and client deployment.
  • Configure Internet and cloud-based client management.
  • Maintain and monitor System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 14. April 2016



This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They should have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations, in a role in which they are supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Windows®-based operating systems.

This course is also for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-243 TS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. Both 10747D: Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and 10748C: Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager are necessary to prepare for this exam.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) principles and management
  • Windows Server management including managing Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Client fundamentals
  • Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Basic public key infrastructure (PKI) concepts
  • Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
  • Working with the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or newer administrator console
  • Installing clients
  • Maintaining hardware and software inventory
  • Working with collections
  • Reporting
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing software updates
  • Deploying operating systems
  • Settings management

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Site System Roles
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Optional Site System Roles
  • Overview of Configuration Manager Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager architecture.
  • Describe the Configuration Manager server infrastructure.
  • Describe typical Configuration Manager deployment scenarios.
  • Describe the Configuration Manager client.
  • Planning a Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Primary Site Deployment
  • Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager Primary Site
  • Installing a Configuration Manager Site Server
  • Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
  • Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Lab : Installing a Configuration Manager Primary Site
  • Lab : Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
  • Describe the planning tasks for a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager primary site deployment.
  • Identify the preparation steps for deploying Configuration Manager 2012.
  • Install a Configuration Manager 2012 primary site.
  • Perform post-setup configuration tasks.
  • Describe the tools that you can use to monitor and troubleshoot a Configuration Manager 2012 installation.
  • Overview of Role-Based Administration
  • Identifying IT Roles in Your Organization
  • Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • Lab : Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • Describe role-based administration concepts.
  • Describe the process for identifying the roles in a typical IT department and its corresponding responsibilities and activities.
  • Configure role-based administration. 
  • Planning a Configuration Manager 2012 Multiple-Site Hierarchy
  • Deploying a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
  • Deploying the Central Administration Site
  • Deploying Primary Sites in a Hierarchy
  • Deploying Secondary Sites
  • Lab : Installing a Site Hierarchy
  • Lab : Verifying a Site Hierarchy
  • Lab : Installing a Secondary Site
  • Describe the architecture and characteristics of a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager multiple-site hierarchy.
  • Describe the role of the central administration site in a hierarchy.
  • Prepare for and perform the installation of the central administration site.
  • Prepare for and perform the installation of primary sites in an existing hierarchy.
  • Identify the need to install secondary sites and perform the installation of a secondary site.
  • Introduction to Data Types and Replication
  • Managing Data Replication
  • Planning Content Management
  • Lab : Configuring, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Data Replication
  • Lab : Planning and Configuring Content Management
  • Describe site and global data types and how data is replicated throughout the hierarchy.
  • Manage data replication.
  • Plan for content management.
  • Identifying Resources by Using Configuration Manager Discovery Methods
  • Client Deployment in Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Windows-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Managing Configuration Manager Clients
  • Monitoring Client Status in Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Implementing Configuration Manager Client Deployment
  • Describe processes and methods for resource discovery.
  • Describe the client-installation process and client-deployment methods.
  • Plan and complete a typical client deployment.
  • Manage Configuration Manager clients after installation.
  • Describe the new Client Health feature in Configuration Manager. 
  • Managing Remote Clients by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Internet-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Configuring Cloud Services in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Configuring PKI for Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Configuring Windows Intune Integration with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Manage remote clients by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Manage Internet-based Configuration Manager clients.
  • Configure cloud services in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. 
  • Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
  • Performing Backup and Recovery of a Configuration Manager Site
  • Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Site Systems
  • Lab : Maintaining System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Describe Configuration Manager site-maintenance tasks.
  • Back up and recover a Configuration Manager site.
  • Monitor Configuration Manager site systems. 
  • Overview of the Migration Process
  • Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
  • Configuring Migration Settings
  • Migrating Objects
  • Upgrading Configuration Manager 2012 to SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Describe the migration process from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.
  • Prepare Configuration Manager 2007 sites for migration.
  • Configure migration settings.
  • Migrate objects.
  • Upgrade a Configuration Manager site to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell 4.0 for administering and automating administration of Windows based servers. It focuses on primary Windows PowerShell command-line features and techniques, and will provide pre-requisite skills supporting a broad range of Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Windows Client, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, System Center, and more. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any one of those products, although Windows Server (which is the common platform for all of those) will serve as the example for the techniques being taught.

  • Understand the basic concepts behind Windows PowerShell
  • Work with the Pipeline
  • Understand How the Pipeline Works
  • Use PSProviders and PSDrives
  • Format Output
  • Use WMI and CIM
  • Prepare for Scripting
  • Moving From a Command to a Script to a Module
  • Administer Remote Computers
  • Put the various Windows PowerShell components together
  • Use Background Jobs and Scheduled Jobs
  • Use Advanced PowerShell Techniques and Profiles
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12 January 2016



This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experienced in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications like Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL. It is broadly intended for students who want to use Windows PowerShell to automate administrative tasks from the command line, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Previous  Windows Server and Windows Client management knowledge and hands on experience.
  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server into existing enterprise environments, or as standalone installations.
  • Knowledge and experience of network adapter configuration, basic Active Directory user administration, and basic disk configuration.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience specifically with Windows Server 2012/Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8/Windows 8.1 would be of benefit but is not essential.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview and Background
  • Finding and Learning Commands
  • Running Commands
  • Understanding the Pipeline
  • Selecting, Sorting, and Measuring Objects
  • Converting, Exporting, and Importing Objects
  • Filtering Objects Out of the Pipeline
  • Enumerating Objects in the Pipeline
  • Passing Data in the Pipeline By Value
  • Passing Data in the Pipeline By Property Name
  • Using PSProviders
  • Using PSDrives
  • Using Basic Formatting
  • Using Advanced Formatting
  • Redirecting Formatted Output
  • Understanding WMI and CIM
  • Querying Data with WMI and CIM
  • Making Changes by Using WMI and CIM
  • Using Variables
  • Scripting Security
  • Moving From Command to Script
  • Moving From Script to Function to Module
  • Implementing Basic Error Handling
  • Using Basic Scripting Constructs
  • Exploring Other Scripting Features
  • Using Basic Remoting
  • Using Advanced Remoting Techniques
  • Using Remoting Sessions
  • Provisioning a New Server Core Instance
  • Using Background Jobs
  • Using Scheduled Jobs
  • Using Advanced PowerShell Techniques
  • Creating Profile Scripts
  • Working With Alternative Credentials

Expand and build upon the knowledge already acquired in course 10961B and focus on building more scalable and usable Windows PowerShell scripts for use in your organization by building your own Windows PowerShell tools. Learn about areas such as the creation of advanced functions, script modules, advanced parameters attributes and controller scripts. Also learn how to make your scripts more robustby learning about handling script errors and the analysis and debugging Windows PowerShell scripts. The course will also cover the use of Windows PowerShell cmdlets with .NET Framework as well as teaching how to configure your Windows Servers using Desired State Configuration and providing an understanding of Windows PowerShell workflow.

  • Create Advanced Functions
  • Use Cmdlets and Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Write Controller Scripts
  • Handle Script Errors
  • Use XML Data Files
  • Manage Server Configurations by Using Desired State Configuration
  • Analyze and Debugging Scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell Workflow
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 31. March 2016



This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experienced in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications such as Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL. System, Infrastructure and Application Administrators working in a Windows or Windows hybrid environment will all find this course relevant to their day to day jobs and future career and skills development.

The course is also intended for IT Professionals who want to build upon existing Windows PowerShell knowledge and skill to learn how to build their own tools for broader general use in their organization, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Knowledge and experience working with Windows PowerShell or knowledge equivalent to the content covered in course 10961B: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell
  • Experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already have experience in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications like Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Converting a Command into an Advanced Function
  • Creating a Script Module
  • Defining Parameter Attributes and Input Validation
  • Writing Functions that use Multiple Objects
  • Writing Functions that Accept Pipeline Input
  • Producing Complex Function Output
  • Documenting Functions by using Content-Based Help
  • Supporting -Whatif and -Confirm
  • Running Windows PowerShell Commands
  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Understanding Controller Scripts
  • Writing Controller Scripts that Show a User Interface
  • Writing Controller Scripts That Produce Reports
  • Understanding Error Handling
  • Handling Errors in a Script
  • Reading, Manipulating and Writing Data in XML
  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Creating and Deploying a DSC Configuration
  • Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Analyzing and Debugging an Existing Script
  • Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

This course equips students with the skills they require to deploy and configure System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

  • Plan for the deployment of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager including:
  • Defining hardware and software requirements.
  • Describing security considerations.
  • Architect a highly available System Center and Microsoft SQL Server platform utilizing Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn.
  • Planning for migration and upgrade scenarios to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Customize the Operations Console with User Roles.
  • Perform different methods of Agent deployment with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Implement key Management Pack concepts and elements including Management Packs Templates.
  • Configure Notifications, Reporting, and Service Level Tracking in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure the following:
  • Audit Collection Services.
  • Agentless Exception Monitoring.
  • Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure Application Performance Monitoring and Network Device monitoring in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure dashboards and widgets in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Describe how to use new cloud-based features including System Center Global Service Monitor and System Center Advisor.
  • Configure integration between System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and other System Center 2012 R2 components.
  • Troubleshoot an Operations Manager Management Group.
  • Perform disaster recovery in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 28. April 2016



The primary audience for this course is cloud and datacenter administrators who are new to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and are responsible for deploying, configuring and operating it in their cloud or datacenter. The secondary audience for this course is cloud and datacenter administrators who are already familiar with Operations Manager and want to upgrade their skills to include the new features found in System Center 2012 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager and System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • One or more years? experience in the design and implementation of System Center Operations 2007 R2 or System Center 2012 Operations Manager is desired.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2. 
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

THIS ONLINE-TRAINING COVERS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • Overview of Operations Manager
  • Overview of Key Features in Operations Manager
  • Overview of Core Components and Topology
  • Addressing Cloud and Datacenter Issues by Using Operations Manager
  • Planning and Sizing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Lab : Using the System Center 2012 Operations Manager Sizing Helper Tool

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Describe the key features of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager components and topology.
  • Describe the key cloud and datacenter problems that Operations Manager addresses.
  • Describe how to design and size an Operations Manager Management Group.
  • Overview of Security Considerations
  • Designing the Management Group
  • Installing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
  • Configuring Operations Manager Default Settings
  • Deploying the Operations Manager Agent
  • Configuring Agentless Exception Monitoring (AEM)
  • Configuring Audit Collection Services

Lab : Installing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and Deploying Agents

  • Know the security considerations when deploying Operations Manager.
  • Know the Management Group design considerations.
  • Install System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure common settings in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Deploy agents in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure Agentless Exception Monitoring in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure Audit Collection Services in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Overview of Migration and Upgrade Planning
  • Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
  • Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Lab : Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

  • Plan an upgrade or migration to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Upgrade from Operations Manager 2007 R2 to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Introduction to Management Packs
  • Configuring Network Device Monitoring
  • Configuring Fabric Monitoring
  • Configuring Application Monitoring

Lab : Configuring Application and Fabric Monitoring

  • Describe Management Packs fundamentals in Operations Manager.
  • Configure Network Device Monitoring in Operations Manager.
  • Configure Fabric monitoring in Operations Manager.
  • Configure Application monitoring in Operations Manager.
  • Application Performance Monitoring
  • Using IntelliTrace
  • Team Foundation Server Integration

Lab : Monitoring .NET Framework Applications

  • Configure Application Performance Monitoring.
  • Configure IntelliTrace with APM to debug .NET applications.
  • Integrate Operations Manager with Team Foundation Server.
  • Management Pack Templates
  • Distributed Application Models
  • Global Service Monitor
  • Real-time Visio Dashboards

Lab : Configuring End to End Service Monitoring

  • Configure Management Packs Templates.
  • Create Distributed Application Models.
  • Use Global Service Monitor.
  • Create Real-time Visio Dashboards.
  • Configuring and Managing Reporting in Operations Manager
  • Configuring Service Level Tracking
  • Configuring the Operations Manager SharePoint WebPart
  • Configuring Dashboards and Widgets
  • Creating Custom Dashboards

Lab : Configuring Reporting, Dashboards and Service Level Tracking

  • Configure and Manage Reporting in Operations Manager.
  • Configure Service Level Tracking.
  • Configure Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part.
  • Configure Dashboards and Widgets.
  • Create Custom Dashboards.
  • Security, Scoping and User Roles
  • Creating Custom Views and Alert Resolution States
  • Configuring Notification Subscriptions
  • Creating Diagnostic and Recovery Tasks

Lab : Customizing the Operations Console

  • Configure Security, Scoping and User Roles.
  • Create Custom Views and Alert Resolution States.
  • Configure Notification Subscriptions.
  • Create Diagnostic and Recovery Tasks.
  • Management Packs Authoring Concepts
  • Authoring Management Packs by using the Operations Console
  • Authoring Management Packs by using the Visual Studio Authoring Extensions

Lab : Authoring Management Packs

  • Describe Management Pack Authoring Concepts.
  • Author a Management Pack by using the Operations Console.
  • Author a Management Pack by using Visual Studio Authoring Extensions.
  • Service Manager Integration
  • Data Protection Manager Integration
  • Orchestrator Integration

Lab : Configuring System Center Integration

  • Describe System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager and configure integration with Operations Manager
  • Describe System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager and configure integration with Operations Manager.
  • Describe System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator and configure integration with Operations Manager.
  • Troubleshooting Operations Manager Core Components
  • Tuning Management Packs
  • Configuring SQL AlwaysOn for Operations Manager
  • Configuring Data Retention in Operations Manager
  • Disaster Recovery in Operations Manager

Lab : Troubleshooting Operations Manager

  • Troubleshoot Operations Manager core components.
  • Tune Management Packs.
  • Configure SQL AlwaysOn for Operations Manager.
  • Configure data retention for the Data Warehouse database in Operations Manager.
  • Perform disaster recovery in Operations Manager.

  • Describe Service Manager 2012 R2.
  • Install Service Manager 2012 R2.
  • Describe Service Manager usage cases.
  • Configure base settings in Service Manager 2012 R2.
  • Configure Incident and Problem Management.
  • Configure Activity, Change, and Release Management.
  • Configure and Manage Service Requests.
  • Automate business processes with Service Manager and Orchestrator.
  • Configure Service Level Management.
  • Customize The Self-Service Portal.
  • Use Reports and Analyze Data in Service Manager.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and disaster recovery in Service Manager.
  • Customize Service Manager Forms.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 26. May 2016



This course is intended for cloud and datacenter administrators who are new to System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager and are responsible for deploying, configuring and operating it in their cloud or datacenter. This course is also intended for Cloud and datacenter administrators who are already familiar with Service Manager and want to upgrade their skills to include the new features found in System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012.
  • An understanding of the IT management processes that are included with ITIL and MOF.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Business Drivers Behind IT Service Management
  • Introduction to Microsoft System Center 2012 R2
  • System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Overview and Key Features
  • Adopting ITIL/MOF Best Practices with Service Manager
  • Aligning IT Service Management Requirements to Service Manager
  • System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Architecture and Core Components
  • Hardware, Software and Security Requirements
  • Planning and Sizing a System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Deployment
  • Installing System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
  • Installing and Configuring the Service Manager Self-Service Portal
  • Overview of the Service Manager Console
  • Upgrading to System Center 2012 Service Manager
  • Overview of Management Packs
  • Overview of the Service Manager CMDB
  • Managing Activities
  • Managing Workflows
  • Managing Templates
  • Security and User Roles
  • System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Initial Configuration
  • Configuring Business Services
  • Configuring Access for your Support Teams
  • Configuring Notifications
  • Integrating Service Manager with Active Directory and other System Center Components
  • Integrating Service Manager with Exchange
  • The Definition of an Incident and a Problem
  • Managing Incidents
  • Managing Problems
  • Using Queues and Views with Incidents and Problems
  • Managing Change Requests
  • Managing Release Records
  • The Service Catalog, Request Offerings and Service Offerings
  • Managing Service Requests and Catalog Groups
  • The Self-Service Portal
  • Overview of Orchestrator
  • Configuring Runbooks in Orchestrator
  • Configuring Integration between Orchestrator and Service Manager
  • Creating a Request Offering in Service Manager to Initiate a Runbook in Orchestrator
  • Configuring Service Level Management
  • Viewing Service Level Agreement (SLA) Information in Service Manager
  • Running Reports in System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
  • Configuring and Running Data Warehouse Jobs
  • Troubleshooting failed Data Warehouse Jobs
  • Data Warehouse Cubes
  • Performing Advanced Troubleshooting in Service Manager
  • Performing Disaster Recovery in Service Manager
  • Key Concepts in Creating and Customizing Forms in the Service Manager Authoring Tool
  • Creating New and Customized Forms by Using the Service Manager Authoring Tool

This course provides the networking, security, and system administration information that you need to implement a Windows Server infrastructure. It covers the basics of installation and configuration,storage, network infrastructure, network components, network protocols, server roles, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, IT security, server security, network security, security software, monitoring server performance, and maintaining a Windows Server.

  • Perform a local media-based installation of Windows Server 2012.
  • Select appropriate storage technologies and configure storage on a Windows Server.
  • Describe fundamental network components and terminology so you can select an appropriate network component.
  • Implement a network by selecting network hardware components and technologies and determine the appropriate network hardware and wiring components for a given situation.
  • Describe the protocols and services within the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite of protocols and implement IPv4 within a Windows Server environment.
  • Describe and implement server roles.
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) forest.
  • Describe the concept of defense-in-depth and determine how to implement this approach with Windows Server.
  • Identify the security features in Windows Server that help to provide defense-in-depth.
  • Identify the network-related security features in Windows Server to mitigate security threats to your network.
  • Identify and implement additional software components to enhance your organization?s security.
  • Monitor a server to determine the performance level.
  • Identify the Windows Server tools available to maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 26. May 2016



Students for this course are just starting their Information Technology (IT) careers or want to change careers into Windows Server technologies. This fundamental knowledge and skills can be used by home computer users, small business owners, academic students, information workers, technical managers, help desk technicians, or students who want to cross train from another technology.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A basic knowledge of general computing concepts.
  • Some experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Windows Server Architecture.
  • Installing Windows Server.
  • Configuring Services.
  • Configuring Devices and Device Drivers.
  • Identifying Storage Technologies.
  • Managing Disks and Volumes.
  • Fault Tolerance.
  • Network Architecture Standards.
  • Local Area Networking.
  • Wide Area Networking.
  • Wireless Networking.
  • Connecting to the Internet.
  • Remote Access.
  • Understanding the OSI Model.
  • Understanding Media Types.
  • Understanding Adapters, Hubs, and Switches.
  • Understanding Routing.
  • Overview of TCP/IP.
  • IPv4 Addressing.
  • IPv6 Addressing.
  • Name Resolution.
  • Role-Based Deployment.
  • Deploying Role-Specific Services.
  • Considerations for Provisioning Roles.
  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Implementing AD DS.
  • Managing Users, Groups, and Computers.
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Overview of Defense-in-Depth.
  • Physical Security.
  • Internet Security.
  • Overview of Windows Security.
  • Securing Files and Folders.
  • Implementing Encryption.
  • Overview of Network Security.
  • Implementing Firewalls.
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
  • Client Software Protection Features.
  • E-Mail Protection.
  • Server Protection.
  • Event Logging.
  • Performance Monitoring.
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup.
  • Server Availability and Data Recovery.
  • Applying Updates to Windows Server.
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server.

Get Hands on instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this course. You will learn the skills you need to better manage and protect data access and information, simplify deployment and management of your identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data. You will learn how to configure some of the key features in Active Directory such as Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, Dynamic Access Control (DAC), Work Folders, Work Place Join, Certificate Services, Rights Management Services (RMS), Federation Services, as well as integrating your on premise environment with cloud based technologies such as Windows Azure Active Directory. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment.

  • Understand available solutions for identity management and be able to address scenarios with appropriate solutions.
  • Deploy and administer AD DS in Windows Server 2012.
  • Secure AD DS deployment.
  • Implement AD DS sites, configure and manage replication
  • Implement and manage Group Policy
  • Manage user settings with Group Policy
  • Implement certification authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS and how to manage CAs.
  • Implement, deploy and manage certificates.
  • Implement and manage AD RMS.
  • Implement and administer AD FS.
  • Secure and provision data access using technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, Work Folders and Workplace Join
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and establish business continuity for AD DS services.
  • Implement Windows Azure Active Directory.
  • Implement and administer Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 28. April 2016



  • AD DS Administrators who are looking to further develop skills in the latest Access and Information Protection technologies with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • System or Infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are lookig to build upon that core knowledge and cross-train into advanced Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • IT Professionals who have taken the 10967A: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure course and are looking to build upon that Active directory knowledge.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Experience working in a Windows Server Infrastructure enterprise environment
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting core networking infrastructure technologies such as name resolution, IP Addressing, Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Experience working with Hyper-V and Server Virtualization concepts
  • An awareness and understanding of general security best practices
  • Experience working hands on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Access and Information Protection Solutions in Business
  • Overview of AIP Solutions in Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of FIM 2010 R2
  • Deploying AD DS
  • Deploying and Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers
  • Deploying Domain Controllers in Windows Azure
  • Administering AD DS
  • Securing Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Account Security
  • Implementing Audit Authentication
  • Overview of AD DS Replication
  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Deploying CAs
  • Administering CAs
  • Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Monitoring CAs
  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Managing Certificates Deployment, Revocation, and Recovery
  • Implementing and Managing Smart Cards
  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
  • Extending AD FS to External Clients
  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
  • Implementing Workplace Join
  • Monitoring AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • AD DS Backup and Recovery Options for AD DS and Other Identity and Access Solutions
  • Overview of Windows Azure AD
  • Managing Windows Azure AD Accounts
  • Overview of AD LDS
  • Deploying AD LDS
  • Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
  • Configuring AD LDS Replication
  • Integrating AD LDS with AD DS

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to configure and manage Internet Information Services. This course is intended to help provide pre-requisite skills supporting abroad range of Internet web applications, security, and knowledge to help support other products that use IIS such as Exchange and SharePoint. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any particular web application or development practice.

  • Install IIS
  • Configure the default web site
  • Configure and manage application pools
  • Create additional web sites
  • Configure web sites and application support
  • Secure web sites and applications
  • Secure web site data transmission
  • Manage certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Configure remote administration
  • Implement FTP
  • Monitor IIS
  • Backup and restore IIS
  • Build load-balanced web farms
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12. May 2016



This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. No prior experience with any version of Internet Information Services is assumed.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Understanding a Web Server infrastructure
  • Installing Internet Information Services
  • Examining the Default Website Using IIS Manager
  • Examining the Default IIS File Structure
  • Configuring DNS Records for a Website
  • Creating Folders, Virtual Directories, and Applications
  • Defining the Application Pool Architecture
  • Creating and Managing Application Pools
  • Configuring Application Pool Recycling
  • Understanding Configurations for Multiple Websites
  • Configuring Website Bindings
  • Creating and Starting Websites
  • Configuring Common Features
  • Configuring Support for Web Applications
  • Understanding IIS Authentication and Authorization
  • Configuring Authentication and Authorization
  • Configuring URL Authorization Rules
  • Understanding Certificates and SSL
  • Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
  • Configuring HTTPS Bindings
  • Understanding the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Installing and Configuring the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Installing and Configuring the Management Service
  • Connecting to Remote Web Servers and Websites
  • Delegating Management Permissions
  • Planning for FTP
  • Implementing an FTP site
  • Uploading and Downloading by Using FTP
  • Monitoring IIS Logs
  • Analyzing Performance Counters
  • Understanding IIS Backup and Recovery Components
  • Backing Up and Recovering a Website
  • Understanding Load-Balancing Mechanisms
  • Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm by Using ARR
  • Sharing Content in a Web Farm by Using Shared Folders
  • Sharing Content in a Web Farm by Using DFS-R
  • Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm

This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, regardless of whether they are an administrator, developer, or database administrator.This course also provides the pre-requisite knowledge for students wishing to attend course 20532C Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or course 20533C Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

During this course, students will be introduced to the principles of cloud computing and will become familiar how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course will take students through the process of implementing the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure virtual machines (VMs), Web Apps, and SQL Databases. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.

  • Describe cloud computing, Azure, and Azure subscriptions.
  • Describe and create Azure Web Apps.
  • Create and configure VMs in Microsoft Azure.
  • Create an Azure virtual network.
  • Describe Azure storage.
  • Describe and deploy databases in Azure.
  • Describe Azure AD.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 15. December 2016



  • Developers who want to evaluate creating Azure solutions.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate the migration of on-premises Active Directory services and roles to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host web sites and mobile app back-end services.
  • Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL databases.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Understanding of websites.
  • A basic understanding of virtualization.
  • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, users, and domain controllers.
  • A basic understanding of database concepts including tables and simple queries.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

  • Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
  • Module 2: Microsoft Azure management tools
  • Module 3: Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure
  • Module 4: Web Apps and cloud services
  • Module 5: Creating and configuring virtual networks
  • Module 6: Cloud storage
  • Module 7: Microsoft Azure databases
  • Module 8: Creating and managing Azure AD

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students will also learn how to configure data security, device security, and network security, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

  • Describe the processes for planning and using a Windows 10 troubleshooting methodology
  • Troubleshoot startup issues and operating system services on a Windows 10 device
  • Resolve issues that pertain to hardware devices and device drivers
  • Troubleshoot Windows 10 devices remotely
  • Troubleshoot issues that pertain to network connectivity
  • Troubleshoot client-configuration failures and issues with application of Group Policy Objects
  • Troubleshoot issues related to user settings
  • Troubleshoot remote-connectivity issues
  • Resolve issues that pertain to accessing resources from devices that are domain-joined
  • Resolve issues that pertain to accessing resources from devices that are not domain-joined
  • Troubleshoot issues that pertain to application installation and operation
  • Maintain a device that is running Windows 10
  • Recover a device that is running Windows 10
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 09. June 2016



  • The primary audience for this course is the Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (EDST), who provides Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 personal computers (PCs) and devices in medium to large enterprise organizations, within a Windows domain environment. EDSTs focus on a broad range of technical issues for Windows operating systems (OSs), devices, cloud services, applications, networking, and hardware support. In the overarching scenario, if an Enterprise offers the service, the EDST is asked to support it.
  • The key responsibilities include resolving technical issues pertaining to Windows 10 installation and migration, activation, performance, profiles, settings; and device synchronization. Some other key responsibilities include local and remote network access; access to applications, access to data and printers; authentication, Endpoint security and policy; OS and data recovery.
  • The secondary audience for this course are IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users, and associated network and security resources. Students who seek certification in the 70-697, Windows 10 Configuring exam will also benefit from this course.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles.
  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 fundamentals.
  • Microsoft Windows Client essentials; for example, experience with Windows 10 or knowledge from the courses 20697-1 and 20697-2.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Windows 10
  • Introduction to the EDST Job Role
  • Overview of the Troubleshooting Steps
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Overview of the Windows 10 Startup Recovery Environment
  • Troubleshooting Startup Settings
  • Troubleshooting Operating System Services Issues
  • Recovering BitLocker-Protected Drives
  • Troubleshooting Device Driver Failures
  • Overview of Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Physical Failures
  • Monitoring Reliability
  • Configuring the Registry
  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell
  • Determining Network Settings
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Name Resolution
  • Overview of Group Policy Application
  • Resolving Client Configuration Failures and GPO Application Issues
  • Troubleshooting Sign In Issues
  • Troubleshooting the Application of User Settings
  • Troubleshooting VPN Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting DirectAccess
  • Troubleshooting File Permissions Issues
  • Recovering Files Encrypted by EFS
  • Troubleshooting Printer Access Issues
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Device Registration
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Work Folders
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting OneDrive Access
  • Troubleshooting Desktop App Installation Issues
  • Troubleshooting Desktop Apps
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Troubleshooting Access to Company Web Applications
  • Managing and Troubleshooting Windows Activation
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Performance
  • Applying Applications and Windows Updates
  • File Recovery in Windows 10
  • Recovering an OS

This course is aimed at people looking to move into a database professional role or whose job role is expanding to encompass database elements. The course describes fundamental database concepts including database types, database languages, and database designs.

  • Describe key database concepts in the context of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe database languages used in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe data modelling techniques
  • Describe normalization and denormalization techniques
  • Describe relationship types and effects in database design
  • Describe the effects of database design on performance
  • Describe commonly used database objects
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 23. February 2017



The primary audience for this course is people who are moving into a database role, or whose role has expanded to include database technologies.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • only general computer literacy required.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to relational databases
  • Other types of database
  • Data analysis
  • Database languages
  • Data modelling
  • ANSI/SPARC database model
  • Entity relationship modelling
  • Why normalize data?
  • Normalization terms
  • Levels of normalization
  • Denormalization
  • Schema mapping
  • Referential integrity
  • Indexing
  • Query performance
  • Concurrency
  • Tables
  • Views
  • Stored procedures
  • Other database objects

This course provides students moving from earlier releases of SQL Server with an introduction to the new features in SQL Server 2016.

  • Describe key capabilities and components of SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server performance
  • Describes new and enhanced features in SQL Server security
  • Describe what?s new in SQL Server Availability and Scalability
  • Describe new and enhanced features in reporting and PowerBI in SQL Server 2016
  • Describe new and enhanced data access features
  • Describe new and enhanced features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Describe new SQL Server cloud functionality
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 26. January 2017



The primary audience for this course are existing database professionals with experience of SQL Server 2014 who want to update their skills to SQL Server 2016. Additionally this course is for existing SQL Server 2014 MCSAs who want to prepare for the Upgrade exam for SQL Server 2016 certification.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience of building and managing database, data warehouse, and business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2014
  • Familiarity with the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system and networking
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

  • Module 1: Introduction to SQL Server 2016
  • Module 2: What?s New in SQL Server Performance
  • Module 3: What?s New in SQL Server Security?
  • Module 4: What?s New in SQL Server Availability and Scalability?
  • Module 5: What?s New in SQL Server Reporting and BI
  • Module 6: What?s New in SQL Server Data Access?
  • Module 7: New and Enhanced Features in SQL Server OLAP
  • Module 8: What?s New for SQL Server in the Cloud?

This course provides students who manage and maintain SQL Server databases with the knowledge and skills to performance tune and optimize their databases.

  • Describe the high level architectural overview of SQL Server and its various components.
  • Describe the SQL Server execution model, waits and queues.
  • Describe core I/O concepts, Storage Area Networks and performance testing.
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practices related to data files for user databases and TempDB.
  • Describe architectural concepts and best practices related to Concurrency, Transactions, Isolation Levels and Locking.
  • Describe architectural concepts of the Optimizer and how to identify and fix query plan issues.
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting scenarios and best practices related to Plan Cache.
  • Describe architectural concepts, troubleshooting strategy and usage scenarios for Extended Events.
  • Explain data collection strategy and techniques to analyze collected data.
  • Understand techniques to identify and diagnose bottlenecks to improve overall performance.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 23. February 2017



  • Individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases and are responsible for optimal performance of SQL Server instances that they manage. These individuals also write queries against data and need to ensure optimal execution performance of the workloads.
  • Individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of database administration and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • SQL Server Components and SQL OS
  • Windows Scheduling vs SQL Scheduling
  • Waits and Queues
  • Core Concepts
  • Storage Solutions
  • I/O Setup and Testing
  • Database Structure Internals
  • Data File Internals
  • TempDB Internals
  • Windows Memory
  • SQL Server Memory
  • In-Memory OLTP
  • Concurrency and Transactions
  • Locking Internals
  • Statistics Internals and Cardinality Estimation
  • Index Internals
  • Columnstore Indexes
  • Query execution and optimizer internals
  • Analyzing query plans
  • Plan cache internals
  • Troubleshooting plan cache issues
  • Query store
  • Extended events core concepts
  • Implementing extended events
  • Monitoring and tracing
  • Baselining and benchmarking
  • Troubleshoot CPU performance
  • Troubleshoot memory performance
  • Troubleshoot I/O performance
  • Troubleshoot Concurrency performance
  • Troubleshoot TempDB performance

  • Describe key features of a self-service BI solution
  • Describe the key capabilities of SQL Server BI in a SharePoint environment
  • Describe common Analysis Services operational tasks
  • Describe PowerPivot for SharePoint server
  • Describe Power Query
  • Describe Windows Azure HDInsight
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 28. April 2017



The primary audience for this course are business intelligence professionals.

The secondary audiences for this course are technically proficient business users.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas)
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching)
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office applications ? particularly Excel

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Rationale for BI Operations
  • Roles in BI Operations
  • Technologies Used in BI Operations
  • Environment and Operational Standards
  • The Importance of Standardized Builds
  • Configuration Considerations for BI Technologies
  • BI Architectures
  • SharePoint BI Environments
  • Security Approach to BI Solutions
  • Security Components
  • Security Approach for BI Components
  • The Security Approach in Different BI Environments
  • Application Life Cycle Management for BI Solution
  • Stand-Alone Deployments
  • Team-Based Deployments
  • The Need for Logging and Monitoring
  • Logging Options
  • Monitoring Options
  • Setting Up Alerts
  • Troubleshoot Failed BI Solutions
  • Troubleshooting the Data Warehouse
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server Reporting Services
  • The Need for Performance Tuning
  • BI Queries to Performance Tune
  • Tools for Performance Tuning
  • Remediating Performance Issues

This course teaches students how to implement a SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services solution for data analysis in an organization. The course discusses how to use the Reporting Services development tools to create and manage reports and implement self-service BI solutions.

  • Describe key features of data modeling within business intelligence
  • Describe various report services data sources and how these are configured
  • Create reports with report designer and/or report designer
  • Configure reports with report designer and/or report builder
  • Create SQL Server mobile reports
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 16. February 2017



  • database professionals who need to fulfil a BI developer role to create reports.Primary responsibilities will include implementing reports and mobile reports.
  • power information workers

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • 20761A/B: Querying Data with Transact-SQL

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • The Microsoft business intelligence platform
  • Introduction to reporting services
  • Data sources
  • Connection strings
  • Datasets
  • Filters and parameters
  • Creating a report with the report wizard
  • Creating a report
  • Showing data graphically in a report
  • Implementing filters and parameters
  • Implementing sorting and grouping
  • Publishing a report
  • Overview of SQL Server mobile reports
  • Preparing data for mobile reports
  • SQL Server Mobile report publisher

This course covers a range of components, including Azure Compute, Azure Storage, and network services that customers can benefit from when deploying hybrid solutions. In this context, the term hybridmeans integrating infrastructure technologies that customers host in on-premises datacenters with Azure IaaS and PaaS services. This course offers an overview of these services, providing the knowledge necessary to design hybrid solutions properly. It also includes a number of demonstrations and labs that enable students to develop hands-on skills that are necessary when implementing such solutions.

  • Describe the core concepts of Azure.
  • Explain the primary methods for integrating an on-premises environment with Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services.
  • Describe Azure hybrid networking technologies.
  • Describe the Azure services that provide data storage, management, and analytics capabilities in hybrid scenarios.
  • Explain the use of Azure disaster recovery and business continuity solutions for on-premises environments.
  • Explain how to design and implement cross-premises applications.
  • Describe Azure monitoring and management solutions that offer hybrid capabilities.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 13. April 2017



  • IT professionals who have used on-premises virtualization technologies, including both Hyper-V and VMware platforms, but who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines in Azure.
  • IT professionals who have used Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate an on-premises server infrastructure.
  • Windows and Linux administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises workloads and services to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who need to implement network connectivity between on-premises environments and services that Azure or Microsoft Office 365 hosts.
  • IT professionals who want to use Azure to increase the resiliency and agility of their on-premises environments.
  • DevOps personnel who are considering deploying hybrid solutions that consist of both cloud-based and on-premises components.
  • IT professionals and DevOps personnel who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, who meet the course prerequisites, and how are looking to cross-train on Azure.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • An understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • An understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), VPNs, firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • An understanding of web applications, including creating, configuring, monitoring, and deploying web applications on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • An understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, the Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016 fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Windows PowerShell command-line interface basics.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing basics.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of cloud computing and Azure
  • Overview of the Azure deployment models
  • Deploying Azure-based virtual machines by using the Azure portal
  • Deploying Azure-based virtual machines by using Azure PowerShell
  • Creating and deploying an Azure Resource Manager deployment template
  • Identify and delete newly deployed resources
  • Describe cloud computing and Azure.
  • Describe the Azure deployment models.
  • Overview of Virtual Machines and Cloud Services
  • Extending workloads to Azure Virtual Machines by using virtual machine images and disks
  • Extending Big Compute workloads to Azure
  • Integrating compute workloads by using containers and Azure Service Fabric
  • Preparing your on premises .vhd file for upload
  • Uploading and attaching a .vhd file to an Azure virtual machine
  • Detaching a .vhd file and downloading and attaching it to your on-premises virtual machine
  • Creating a Docker host with Docker Machine
  • Deploying Docker Registry in Azure
  • Describe Virtual Machines and Cloud Services.
  • Extend workloads to Azure Virtual Machines.
  • Extend Big Compute workloads to Azure.
  • Integrate compute workloads by using containers and Azure Service Fabric.
  • Overview of the Azure Virtual Network service
  • Extending on-premises networks to Azure
  • Preparing your Azure subscription for the implementation
  • Configuring an on-premises virtual machine
  • Testing a point-to-site VPN from an on-premises virtual machine
  • Explain how to use the Azure Virtual Network service.
  • Extend on-premises networks to Azure.
  • Overview of Azure Storage, Data, and Analytics services
  • Implementing Azure Backup for on-premises workloads
  • Preparing your Azure subscription for the implementation
  • Configuring a virtual machine for Azure Backup agent?based backups
  • Testing the backup of the virtual machine files and folders
  • Testing the restore operation of the virtual machine files and folders
  • Describe the Azure Storage, Data, and Analytics services.
  • Implement Azure Backup for on-premises workloads.
  • Overview of Azure Site Recovery
  • Planning for Azure Site Recovery
  • Azure Site Recovery with Azure as the disaster recovery site
  • Using StorSimple to enhance disaster recovery capabilities
  • Preparing your Azure subscription for the implementation
  • Preparing your Hyper-V host for the implementation
  • Configuring the target environment
  • Describe Azure Site Recovery.
  • Plan for Azure Site Recovery.
  • Explain how to use Azure Site Recovery with Azure as the disaster recovery site.
  • Use StorSimple to enhance disaster recovery capabilities
  • Overview of cross-premises application capabilities and design considerations
  • Implementing cross-premises solutions for desktop, web, and mobile apps
  • Creating two instances of an organizational website using the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service
  • Creating and configuring an Azure Traffic Manager profile
  • Testing the distribution of traffic targeting the Azure Traffic Manager profile
  • Describe cross-premises application capabilities and design considerations.
  • Implement cross-premises solutions for desktop, web, and mobile apps.
  • Overview of cross-premises Azure monitoring and management capabilities
  • Implementing cross-premises Azure monitoring and management solutions
  • Creating and configuring an Automation account
  • Creating and configuring an Operations Management Suite account
  • Configuring a target computer
  • Starting the runbook on the on-premises system and examining the outcome
  • Describe cross-premises Azure monitoring and management capabilities.
  • Implement cross-premises Azure monitoring and management solutions.

This course teaches IT professionals how to integrate their on-premises AD DS environment with Azure AD and how to use Azure AD as a directory service. It also teaches candidates how to use Azure RMS to protect sensitive documents. Additionally, it focusses on how to enhance authentication with multi-factor authentication and how to monitor directory synchronization health.

  • Compare Azure AD to AD DS, perform Azure AD tenant provisioning, and manage objects and user roles in Azure AD.
  • Implement and configure directory synchronization and manage synchronized directories.
  • Use Azure AD as a directory service for an on-premises environment, configure single sign-on (SSO) in Azure AD, and protect privileged identities.
  • Implement multi-factor authentication.
  • Implement Azure RMS and integrate Azure RMS with on-premises services.
  • Configure alerts and monitor directory services infrastructure.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 21. April 2017



  • AD DS administrators who are looking to train in cloud identity and access technologies.
  • System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge, who are looking for more advanced identity training for Azure services.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Basic experience with cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365.
  • Basic experience with the Azure platform.
  • Basic experience with identities on premises or in cloud.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Azure AD overview
  • Implementing and configuring Azure AD
  • Managing Azure AD
  • Activating an Azure trial subscription
  • Creating an Azure AD tenant and objects in Azure AD
  • Configuring user roles in Azure AD
  • Describe Azure AD and compare it to AD DS.
  • Explain Azure AD versions and describe how to perform Azure AD tenant provisioning.
  • Manage objects and user roles in Azure AD.
  • Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure
  • Directory synchronization overview
  • Implementing and configuring directory synchronization
  • Managing synchronized directories
  • Implementing Azure AD Connect
  • Managing directory synchronization
  • Explain how to extend AD DS to the Azure platform.
  • Describe directory synchronization.
  • Implement and configure directory synchronization.
  • Manage synchronized directories.
  • Azure AD as a directory service for on-premises environments
  • Configuring SSO with Azure AD
  • Implementing privileged identity management in Azure AD
  • Joining a Windows 10 computer to Azure AD
  • Implementing SSO with Azure AD
  • Configuring and using Azure AD Privileged Identity Management
  • Describe how to use Azure AD as a directory service for an on-premises environment.
  • Configure SSO in Azure AD.
  • Explain how to protect privileged identities.
  • Authentication in hybrid environments
  • Implementing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Implementing self-service password reset
  • Implementing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Implementing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server on-premises
  • Describe how authentication works.
  • Implement Azure Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • RMS overview
  • Implementing Azure RMS
  • Integrating Azure RMS with on-premises services
  • Enabling and configuring Azure RMS
  • Integrating Azure RMS with File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)
  • Using the RMS sharing application on a client
  • Describe the rights management technologies, AD RMS and Azure RMS.
  • Implement Azure RMS.
  • Integrate Azure RMS with on-premises services.
  • Azure AD reporting
  • Monitoring Azure AD
  • Configuring Azure AD reports and notifications
  • Configuring Azure AD monitoring
  • Describe reports on Azure AD and describe how to configure alerts.
  • Monitor directory services infrastructure.

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets and to provide students with a foundation to learn about more advanced data analytics with Excel or Power BI.

  • Create an Excel report
  • Create an Excel table
  • Create a pivot table and pivot chart
  • Create a dashboard and analyze data
  • Create Hierarchies
  • Create an Excel data model and connect to external data
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 21. April 2017



This course is intended for anyone who wants to take the data analysis technologies in Excel beyond formulas and add more advanced capabilities such as dashboards, hierarchies, and relationships.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Filtering and Formatting Data
  • Charts
  • Filtering Excel Data
  • Formatting Excel Data
  • Create excel Charts
  • Filter and format data.
  • Create charts.
  • Excel Data Tables
  • Summarizing Data
  • Create an Excel Table
  • Summarize Excel Data
  • Explain what Excel Data tables are.
  • Sort, filter, and validate data.
  • Summarize data.
  • Format summarized data.
  • Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Charts
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Creating a Pivot Table
  • Creating a Pivot Chart
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Describe pivot tables and how to create them.
  • Describe the various elements of a pivot chart.
  • Edit pivot tables and pivot charts.
  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Data Analysis in Excel Pivot Tables
  • Arranging Tables and Charts
  • Slicing Data
  • Data Analysis
  • Describe a dashboard.
  • Filter data using a slicer.
  • Add calculated columns to a dashboard.
  • Find anomalies.
  • Hierarchies
  • Time Data
  • Create a Hierarchy
  • Configure Time data
  • Create an Animated Time Chart
  • Describe hierarchies.
  • Create levels within a hierarchy.
  • Explain why time data is different and how to work with it.
  • Using an Excel Data Model
  • External Data
  • Add Multiple Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Add External Data
  • Explain an Excel Data Model and how to use it.
  • Import External Data and use it.
  • Link out to external data.

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft® SharePoint Server 2013 environment. This course will teach you how to configure SharePoint Server 2013, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your SharePoint server deployment. This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and will align with the first exam in the SharePoint Server 2013 IT Pro certification.

  • Describe the key features of SharePoint 2013
  • Design an information architecture
  • Design logical and physical architectures
  • Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013
  • Create web applications and site collections
  • Plan and configure service applications
  • Manage users and permissions
  • Configure authentication for SharePoint 2013
  • Secure a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Manage taxonomy
  • Configure user profiles
  • Configure enterprise search
  • Monitor and maintain a SharePoint 2013 environment
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. February 2016



  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.
  • Have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies
  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Hands-on experience or job experience is considered a solutions-based role where the candidate works within the solutions space covered by SharePoint, working on multiple solutions in the SharePoint space that includes document management, content management, and search.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Software management in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually and in the cloud.
  • Administering Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
  • Managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
  • Connecting applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Implementing Claims-based Security.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment
  • New Features in SharePoint 2013
  • SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options
  • Identifying Business Requirements
  • Understanding Business Requirements
  • Organizing Information in SharePoint 2013
  • Planning for Discoverability
  • Overview of SharePoint 2013 Logical Architecture
  • Documenting Your Logical Architecture
  • Designing Physical Components for SharePoint Deployments
  • Designing Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments
  • SharePoint Farm Topologies
  • Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design
  • Installing SharePoint Server 2013
  • Scripting Installation and Configuration
  • Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings
  • Creating Web Applications
  • Configuring Web Applications
  • Creating and Configuring Site Collections
  • Introduction to Service Application Architecture
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications
  • Authorization in SharePoint 2013
  • Managing Access to Content
  • Overview of Authentication
  • Configuring Federated Authentication
  • Configuring Server-to-Server Authentication
  • Securing the Platform
  • Configuring Farm-Level Security
  • Managing Content Types
  • Understanding Term Stores and Term Sets
  • Managing Term Stores and Term Sets
  • Configuring the User Profile Service Application
  • Managing User Profiles and Audiences
  • Understanding the Search Service Architecture
  • Configuring Enterprise Search
  • Managing Enterprise Search
  • Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Environment
  • Tuning and Optimizing a SharePoint Environment
  • Planning and Configuring Caching
  • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2013 Environment

This course examines how to plan, configure, and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. Special areas of focus include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, Business Connectivity Services, social computing features, productivity and collaboration platforms and features, business intelligence solutions, enterprise content management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. The course also examines how to optimize the Search experience, how to develop and implement a governance plan. and how to perform  an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013.

  • Describe the core features of SharePoint 2013
  • Plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Plan and implement a service application architecture for a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Configure and manage Business Connectivity Services features in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Plan and configure social computing features
  • Plan and configure productivity and collaboration platforms and features
  • Plan and configure Business Intelligence solutions
  • Optimize the search experience for an enterprise environment
  • Plan and configure enterprise content management in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Plan and configure a web content management infrastructure to meet business requirements
  • Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Configure and manage apps in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment
  • Develop and implement a governance plan for SharePoint Server 2013
  • Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12. May 2016



  • Existing SharePoint 2010 customers and partners who need to understand the major changes in SharePoint 2013. In addition there have been other improvements in tools and methodologies. 
  • Customer who are new to SharePoint. SharePoint market size is growing significantly and is expected to continue to grow, so there are many new customers with no previous experience.
  • Customers running a previous version of SharePoint (SharePoint 2003 and SharePoint 2007) which did not upgrade to SharePoint 2010, so are not familiar with the architecture of SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Server 2013.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Completed Course 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, successful completion of Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint 2013, or equivalent skills.
  • At least one year?s experience of mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design.
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • Deployed and managed applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administered Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Configured Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
  • Managed an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
  • Connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Implemented Claims-based security.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Core Components of the SharePoint 2013 Architecture
  • New Features in SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions
  • Designing Database Topologies for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Designing SharePoint Infrastructure for High Availability
  • Planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Planning Service Applications
  • Designing and Configuring a Service Application Topology
  • Configuring Service Application Federation
  • Planning and Configuring Business Connectivity Services
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Managing Business Data Connectivity Models
  • Managing User Profiles
  • Enabling Social Interaction
  • Building Communities
  • Aggregating Tasks
  • Planning and Configuring Collaboration Features
  • Planning and Configuring Composites
  • Planning for Business Intelligence
  • Planning, Deploying, and Managing Business Intelligence Services
  • Planning and Configuring Advanced Analysis Tools
  • Configuring Search for an Enterprise Environment
  • Configuring the Search Experience
  • Optimizing Search
  • Planning Content Management
  • Planning and Configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning Records Management
  • Planning and Implementing a Web Content Management Infrastructure
  • Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites
  • Supporting Multiple Languages and Locales
  • Enabling Design and Customization
  • Supporting Mobile Users
  • Understanding the SharePoint Solution Architecture
  • Managing Sandbox Solutions
  • Understanding the SharePoint App Architecture
  • Provisioning and Managing Apps and App Catalogs
  • Introduction to Governance Planning
  • Key Elements of a Governance Plan
  • Planning for Governance in SharePoint 2013
  • Implementing Governance in SharePoint 2013
  • Preparing the Upgrade or Migration Environment
  • Performing the Upgrade Process
  • Managing a Site Collection Upgrade

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Skype for Business 2015 solution. Students will learn how to deploy a multi-site and highly available Skype for Business infrastructure that supports instant messaging, conferencing, Persistent Chat, archiving, and monitoring. Students will also learn how to manage and maintain the infrastructure and how to troubleshoot issues that might arise. This course focuses primarily on an on-premises Skype for Business deployment, but it does include information on how to integrate an on-premises deployment with Skype for Business Online and how to migrate from previous versions of Lync Server. This course helps students prepare for Exam 70-334.

  • Describe the Skype for Business 2015 architecture and design a Skype for Business 2015 topology.
  • Install and implement Skype for Business Server 2015.
  • Administer Skype for Business Server 2015 by using various tools.
  • Configure users and clients in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Configure and implement conferencing in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Implement additional conferencing options, such as dial-in conferencing, Microsoft Lync Room System (LRS), and Skype Meeting Broadcast.
  • Design and implement monitoring and archiving in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Deploy Skype for Business 2015 external access.
  • Implement Persistent Chat in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Implement high availability in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Implement disaster recovery in Skype for Business 2015.
  • Design and deploy a hybrid Skype for Business environment.
  • Plan and implement an upgrade from Lync Server to Skype for Business Server 2015.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 07. July 2016



  • information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the Skype for Business 2015 deployment in their organizations. Experience with previous versions of Lync Server is beneficial but not required to take this course. Students should be proficient with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), data networks, and telecommunications standards and components that support the configuration of Skype for Business. Students should also be familiar with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office 365.
  • IT professionals who are planning to take the exam 70-334: Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015 as a stand-alone exam or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Communications certification exam.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with AD DS.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.
  • Experience working with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.
  • An understanding of data networks and telecommunications standards and components.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Skype for Business Components and Features
  • Introduction to the Skype for Business Administrative Tools
  • Server and Service Dependencies
  • Planning SIP Domains
  • Installing Skype for Business Server
  • Integrating Skype for Business Server with Exchange Server and SharePoint Server
  • Using Skype for Business Server Control Panel
  • Using the Skype for Business Server Management Shell
  • Implementing Role-Based Access Control
  • Using Test Cmdlets
  • Tools for Troubleshooting Skype for Business
  • Configuring Users
  • Deploying the Skype for Business Client
  • Registration, Sign-In, and Authentication
  • Configuring Skype for Business Client Policies
  • Managing the Skype for Business Address Book
  • Introducion to Conferencing in Skype for Business 2015
  • Integrating Skype for Business Server and Office Online Server
  • Bandwidth Planning
  • Configuring Conferencing Settings
  • Overview of the Conferencing Lifecycle
  • Designing and Configuring Audio/Video and Web Conferencing Policies
  • Deploying Dial-In Conferencing
  • Configuring an LRS
  • Configuring Large Meetings and Skype Meeting Broadcasts
  • Components of the Monitoring Service
  • Overview of Archiving
  • Designing an Archiving Policy
  • Implementing Archiving
  • Overview of External Access
  • Configuring External Access Policies and Security
  • Configuring External Access Network and Certificates
  • Configuring Reverse Proxy
  • Designing Mobility in Skype for Business Server
  • Designing Federation in Skype for Business Server
  • Designing a Persistent Chat Server Topology
  • Deploying Persistent Chat Server
  • Configuring and Managing Persistent Chat
  • Planning for Front End Pool High Availability
  • Planning for Back End Server High Availability
  • High Availability for Other Component Servers
  • Disaster Recovery Options in Skype for Business Server
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery in Skype for Business Server
  • Additional Disaster Recovery Options in Skype for Business Server
  • Overview of Skype for Business Online
  • Preparing for a Hybrid Skype for Business Deployment
  • Configuring a Hybrid Skype for Business Environment
  • Overview of Upgrade and Migration Paths
  • Migrating to Skype for Business 2015
  • In-Place Upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment. This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

  • Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016.
  • Design an information architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Design a logical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Design the physical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Install and configure SharePoint 2016.
  • Create and configure web applications and site collections.
  • Plan and configure service applications for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Manage users and permissions, and secure content in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Configure authentication in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Configure platform and farm-level security in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Manage information taxonomy in SharePoint web applications and site collections.
  • Configure and manage user profiles and audiences.
  • Configure and manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. May 2017



The course is targeted at experienced IT professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud.

Students typically have more than one year of hands-on experience* with planning and maintaining SharePoint and two years? experience with other core technologies on which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint 2016.
  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.
  • Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.
  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

* The hands-on experience or job experience should be from a solutions-based role where the candidate has worked on multiple solutions in the SharePoint space that includes document management, content management, and search.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Software management in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise server environment.
  • Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administering IIS.
  • Configuring AD DS for use in authentication, authorization, and as a user store.
  • Managing an application remotely by using Windows PowerShell 4.0.
  • Managing databases and server roles in SQL Server.
  • Connecting applications to SQL Server.
  • Implementing claims-based security.
  • Using Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines.

An ideal candidate for this course must have at least one year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2013 farms across a large enterprise. Because many customers have not upgraded from SharePoint 2010, a candidate can also have at least two years of experience with SharePoint 2010. However, they also must understand the differences between SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013, particularly in terms of hybridization.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Key components of a SharePoint deployment
  • New features in SharePoint 2016
  • SharePoint 2016 deployment options
  • Identify the architecture and capabilities of SharePoint 2016.
  • Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2016.
  • Identify deployment options for SharePoint 2016.
  • Identifying business requirements
  • Understanding business requirements
  • Organizing information in SharePoint 2016
  • Planning for discoverability
  • Identifying site columns and content types
  • Designing a business taxonomy
  • Explain how understanding business requirements drives the design of an organizational information architecture.
  • Describe the key components available in SharePoint 2016 to deploy an information architecture.
  • Plan for discoverability as part of an information architecture deployment.
  • Overview of the SharePoint 2016 logical architecture
  • Documenting your logical architecture
  • Planning a logical architecture
  • Producing a logical architecture diagram
  • Map business requirements to SharePoint 2016 architecture components.
  • Explain the importance of documentation and describe the options for documenting the logical architecture.
  • Designing physical components for SharePoint deployments
  • Designing supporting components for SharePoint deployments
  • SharePoint farm topologies
  • Mapping a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design
  • Designing a physical architecture
  • Developing a physical architecture design diagram
  • Describe the requirements for the physical components that are needed for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Describe the requirements for the supporting components that are needed for a successful SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Identify SharePoint farm topologies.
  • Map a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design.
  • Installing SharePoint 2016
  • Scripting installation and configuration of SharePoint
  • Configuring SharePoint 2016 farm settings
  • Provisioning a SharePoint 2016 farm
  • Configuring incoming email
  • Configuring outgoing email
  • Configuring integration with Office Online Server
  • Install SharePoint 2016.
  • Deploy and configure SharePoint 2016.
  • Script the installation and configuration of SharePoint 2016.
  • Configure SharePoint 2016 farm settings.
  • Creating web applications
  • Configuring web applications
  • Creating and configuring site collections
  • Creating a web application
  • Configuring a web application
  • Creating and configuring site collections
  • Creating a site collection in a new content database
  • Using Fast Site Collection Creation
  • Create web applications.
  • Configure web applications.
  • Create and configure site collections.
  • Introduction to the service application architecture
  • Creating and configuring service applications
  • Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service application with Central Administration
  • Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service application with Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring the Word Automation Services service application for document conversion
  • Configuring service application proxy groups
  • Explain the key components and topologies for a SharePoint 2016 service application architecture.
  • Plan for service accounts and service application dependencies.
  • Understand the purpose of mapping service applications to business requirements.
  • Describe how to provision and manage SharePoint 2016 service applications
  • Configuring authorization in SharePoint 2016
  • Managing access to content
  • Creating a web-application policy
  • Creating and managing SharePoint groups
  • Creating custom permission levels
  • Managing permissions and inheritance
  • Managing site-collection security
  • Enabling anonymous access to a site
  • Manage users and permissions in SharePoint 2016.
  • Manage access to content in SharePoint 2016.
  • Overview of authentication
  • Configuring federated authentication
  • Configuring server-to-server authentication
  • Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2016 to use federated identities
  • Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to enable a web application a relying party
  • Configuring SharePoint to trust AD FS as an identity provider
  • Configuring a web application to use the AD FS identity provider
  • Explain the authentication infrastructure of SharePoint 2016.
  • Configure claims providers and identity federation for SharePoint 2016.
  • Configure server-to-server authentication for SharePoint 2016.
  • Securing the platform
  • Configuring farm-level security
  • Configuring SharePoint Server communication security
  • Hardening a SharePoint server farm
  • Configuring blocked file types
  • Configuring Web Part security
  • Implementing security auditing
  • Secure a SharePoint 2016 deployment at the platform level.
  • Configure farm-level security settings for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Managing content types
  • Understanding managed metadata
  • Configuring the managed metadata service
  • Creating content types for propagation
  • Publishing content types across site collections
  • Configuring the managed metadata service
  • Creating term sets and terms
  • Consuming term sets
  • Create and manage content types and content-type propagation.
  • Explain how to implement managed metadata in SharePoint web applications and site collections.
  • Configure the managed metadata service application in SharePoint 2016.
  • Configuring the User Profile Service Application
  • Managing user profiles and audiences
  • Configuring the User Profile Service Application
  • Configuring directory import and synchronization
  • Configuring My Sites
  • Configuring audiences
  • Configure the User Profile service application.
  • Manage user profiles and audiences.
  • Understanding the Search Service Application architecture
  • Configuring Enterprise Search
  • Managing Enterprise Search
  • Configuring the Search Service Application
  • Configuring a file share content source
  • Configuring a local SharePoint content source
  • Creating a search center
  • Configuring a result source and a query rule
  • Customizing the search experience
  • Creating and deploying a thesaurus
  • Configuring entity extractors and refiners
  • Managing query spelling correction
  • Describe the Search service architecture in SharePoint 2016.
  • Configure the Search service in SharePoint 2016.
  • Manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.
  • Monitoring a SharePoint 2016 environment
  • Tuning and optimizing a SharePoint 2016 environment
  • Planning and configuring caching
  • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2016 environment
  • Configuring usage and health data collection
  • Configuring Sharepoint diagnostic logging
  • Configuring Health Analyzer rules
  • Reviewing usage and health data
  • Analyzing network traffic
  • Analyzing SharePoint page performance
  • Develop and implement a monitoring plan for a SharePoint 2016 environment.
  • Tune and optimize a SharePoint 2016 server farm on an ongoing basis.
  • Plan and configure caching to improve the performance of a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Troubleshoot errors and other issues in a SharePoint 2016 deployment

This course will teach you how to plan, configure, and manage the advanced features in a SharePoint 2016 environment. The special areas of focus for this course include implementing high availability,disaster recovery, service application architecture, and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services. This course also focuses on social computing features, productivity, and collaboration platforms andfeatures. Students also will learn about business intelligence solutions, Enterprise Content Management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. This course also covers how to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or a migration to SharePoint 2016. This is the second in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

  • Describe the core SharePoint 2016 architecture and its new and improved features.
  • Describe the key hybrid features in SharePoint 2016.
  • Plan and design a SharePoint 2016 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Plan and implement Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service.
  • Configure and manage productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Manage solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Plan and configure social computing features.
  • Plan and configure web content management for an Internet-facing environment.
  • Plan and configure Enterprise Content Management in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Plan and configure business intelligence solutions.
  • Plan and configure work management, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features.
  • Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint 2016.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. May 2017



The course is targeted at experienced IT Professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud. Students typically should have more than four years of hands-on experience* planning and maintaining SharePoint Server and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 R2 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services. Students should have completed Course 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016, or have gained equivalent knowledge and experience before taking this course.

  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with Microsoft SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.
  • Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.
  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

* The hands-on experience or job experience should be from a solutions-based role where the candidate has worked on multiple solutions in the SharePoint Server space that includes document management, content management, and search.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • At least a one-year experience of mapping business requirements to both logical and physical technical designs.
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Software management experience in a Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2016 environment.
  • Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administering IIS.
  • Configuring AD DS for use in authentication and authorization, and as a user store.
  • Managing an application remotely by using Windows PowerShell 2.0 or later.
  • Connecting applications to SQL Server.
  • Implementing claims-based security.

An ideal candidate for this course must have at least one year experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint Server 2013 farms across a large enterprise. The candidate should have completed Course 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016, or should demonstrate equivalent skills.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Core components of the SharePoint 2016 architecture
  • New, deprecated, and removed features in SharePoint 2016
  • SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online editions
  • Configuring SharePoint 2016 farms
  • Creating and configuring site collections and sites
  • Provisioning service applications by using the SharePoint 2016 Management Shell
  • Describe the architectural features of a Microsoft-SharePoint 2016.
  • Identify the new, deprecated, and removed features in SharePoint 2016.
  • Describe the editions for SharePoint 2016 on-premises and Microsoft SharePoint Online.
  • Exploring the hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
  • Preparing for a hybrid SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Creating an Office 365 tenant
  • Preparing the SharePoint environment
  • Running the SharePoint Hybrid picker
  • Describe the key hybrid features in SharePoint Server 2016.
  • Prepare for a hybrid SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Designing database topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Designing a SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
  • Planning for disaster recovery
  • Create a backup and restore plan
  • Test the backup and restore process
  • Select an appropriate database server configuration to meet availability requirements.
  • Design a physical architecture and infrastructure to meet high-availability requirements.
  • Develop and implement a backup and restore strategy.
  • Planning and configuring BCS
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Managing BCS models
  • Configuring the BDC Service Application
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Configuring a Secure Store Service target application
  • Importing and configuring BDC models
  • Plan and Configure Business Connectivity service application.
  • Plan and configure  the Secure Store Service application.
  • Manage the Business Data Connectivity models.
  • Understanding the SharePoint Add-in architecture
  • Provisioning and managing apps and App Catalogs
  • Provisioning productivity services
  • Configuring a SharePoint farm to support apps
  • Creating and configuring a corporate App Catalog
  • Deploying and monitoring apps
  • Describe Microsoft SharePoint Add-ins and the supporting SharePoint infrastructure.
  • Provision and configure SharePoint Add-ins and App Catalogs.
  • Manage how apps are used within a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Understanding the SharePoint 2016 solution architecture
  • Managing sandboxed solutions
  • Configuring a SharePoint farm to support sandboxed solutions
  • Configuring a SharePoint site to support sandboxed solutions
  • Deploying farm solutions
  • Manage features and solutions in Microsoft SharePoint 2016..
  • Manage sandboxed solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Managing user profiles
  • Enabling social interaction
  • Building communities
  • Configuring profile synchronization
  • Configuring My Sites
  • Creating a community site infrastructure
  • Configuring Community Site participation
  • Manage user profiles in Microsoft SharePoint 2016 and configure user profile synchronization by using Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) 2016.
  • Enable social interaction in SharePoint 2016.
  • Build communities and community sites in SharePoint 2016.
  • Planning and implementing a web content management infrastructure
  • Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites
  • Supporting multiple languages and locales
  • Enabling design and customization
  • Supporting mobile users
  • Configuring a product catalog site
  • Configuring Cross-Site Publishing
  • Configuring publishing sites
  • Configuring device channels
  • Plan and configure a web content management infrastructure.
  • Configure managed navigation and product catalog sites.
  • Plan and Configure support for multilingual sites and locales.
  • Manage design and customization for publishing sites.
  • Plan and configure support for mobile users.
  • Planning Enterprise Content Management
  • Planning and configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning records management
  • Creating and configuring an eDiscovery Center
  • Discovering and preserving content
  • Querying and exporting content
  • Configuring in-place records management
  • Plan how to manage content and documents.
  • Plan and configure eDiscovery.
  • Plan records management and compliance.
  • Planning BI architecture
  • Planning, deploying, and managing BI services
  • Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools
  • Deploy Office Online Server
  • Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint 2016
  • Configuring Power View for SharePoint
  • Explain the Microsoft SharePoint business intelligence (BI) architecture, its components, and plan for business intelligence.
  • Plan, deploy, and manage the core Microsoft SharePoint 2016 BI services.
  • Configure the advanced BI options available in SharePoint 2016 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Planning and configuring collaboration features
  • Planning and configuring composites
  • Creating an Office Online Server farm and configuring integration in SharePoint 2016
  • Creating project sites
  • Configuring project sites
  • Engaging project teams
  • Configuring Project Server integration
  • Configuring Microsoft Azure Workflow and Microsoft SharePoint Workflow Services
  • Creating and testing a workflow
  • Describe how to plan and configure SharePoint collaborative and coauthoring options.
  • Configure project sites and engage teams.
  • Plan and configure composites.
  • Configure workflows in SharePoint 2016.
  • Preparing for an upgrade or migration
  • Upgrade to SharePoint 2016
  • Planning and managing a site-collection upgrade
  • Migrating SharePoint Server 2013 Managed Metadata Service
  • Upgrading a SharePoint Server 2013 content database
  • Preparing site collections for upgrade
  • Upgrading site collections
  • Plan and prepare for an upgrade.
  • Perform upgrades to data and service applications.
  • Upgrade site collections.
  • Upgrade advanced content from SharePoint Server 2013 to SharePoint 2016.

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, manage, secure, and support Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013 and supply you with the information you will need to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013. This course will also provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize performance and minimize errors and security threats in Exchange Server 2013.

  • Deploy and manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure the Mailbox server role.
  • Manage recipient objects, address policies, and address lists in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and implement the Client Access server role in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Securely plan and configure Microsoft® Outlook Web App and mobile messaging using the Client Access server.
  • Understand and manage highly available Client Access servers in Exchange Sever 2013.
  • Plan for disaster mitigation, implement back up and recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure message transport in an Exchange Server 2013 organization.
  • Plan message security options, implement an antivirus solutions, and implement an anti-spam solution.
  • Configure permissions and secure Exchange Server 2013.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12. January 2016



This course is intended for people aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field?typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server® 2008 R2 or Windows Server® 2012.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS.
  • Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Exchange Server 2013 Prerequisites and Requirements
  • Exchange Server 2013 Deployment
  • Managing Exchange Server 2013
  • Overview of the Mailbox Server Role
  • Planning the Mailbox Server Deployment
  • Configuring the Mailbox Servers
  • Managing Exchange Server 2013 Mailboxes
  • Managing Other Exchange Recipients
  • Planning and Implementing Public Folder Mailboxes
  • Managing Address Lists and Policies
  • Planning Client Access Server Deployment
  • Configuring the Client Access Server Role
  • Managing Client Access Services
  • Client Connectivity to the Client Access Server
  • Configuring Outlook Web App
  • Planning and Configuring Mobile Messaging
  • Configuring Secure Internet Access for Client Access Server
  • High Availability on Exchange Server 2013
  • Configuring Highly Available Mailbox Databases
  • Configuring Highly Available Client Access Servers
  • Planning for Disaster Mitigation
  • Planning and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Backup
  • Planning and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Recovery
  • Overview of Message Transport and Routing
  • Planning and Configuring Message Transport
  • Managing Transport Rules
  • Planning Messaging Security
  • Implementing an Antivirus Solution for Exchange Server 2013
  • Implementing an Anti-Spam Solution for Exchange Server 2013
  • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
  • Configuring Audit Logging
  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2013
  • Maintaining Exchange Server 2013
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.

  • Design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
  • Design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
  • Design and implement message transport security.
  • Design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement messaging compliance.
  • Design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
  • Use the Windows PowerShell® 3.0 command-line interface to manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.
  • Design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12. May 2016




  • Passed 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Exchange Server
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Site Resilience and High Availability in Exchange Server 2013
  • Planning a Site Resilient Implementation
  • Implementing Site Resilience
  • Planning a Hyper-V Deployment to Exchange Server 2013
  • Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013 Server Roles
  • Overview of Telephony Technologies
  • Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013
  • Unified Messaging Components
  • Designing a Unified Messaging Deployment
  • Deploying and Configuring Unified Messaging Components
  • Designing and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 UM Integration with Lync Server 2013
  • Overview of Messaging Policy and Compliance Requirements
  • Designing and Implementing Transport Compliance
  • Designing and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Exchange Server 2013
  • Overview of Messaging Records Management and Archiving
  • Designing In-Place Archiving
  • Designing and Implementing Message Retention
  • Designing and Implementing Data Loss Prevention
  • Designing and Implementing In-Place Hold
  • Designing and Implementing In-Place eDiscovery
  • Designing and Implementing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Designing and Implementing Split Permissions
  • Planning and Implementing Audit Logging
  • Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Managing Exchange Server Recipients by Using the Exchange Management Shell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage Exchange Server
  • Planning for Exchange Online
  • Planning and Implementing the Migration to Exchange Online
  • Planning to Coexist with Exchange Online
  • Designing and Implementing Federation
  • Designing Coexistence Between Exchange Server Organizations
  • Designing and Implementing Cross-Forest Mailbox Moves
  • Planning the Upgrade from Previous Exchange Server Versions
  • Implementing the Upgrade from Previous Exchange Versions

This course teaches IT professionals how to administer and support Exchange Server 2016. Students will learn how to install Exchange Server 2016, and how to configure and manage an Exchange Server environment. The course covers how to manage mail recipients and public folders, including how to perform bulk operations using Exchange Management Shell. Students also will learn how to manage client connectivity, message transport and hygiene, how to implement and manage highly available Exchange Server deployments, and how to implement back up and disaster recovery solutions. The course also teaches students how to maintain and monitor an Exchange Server 2016 deployment. In addition, students will learn how to administer Exchange Online in an Office 365 deployment.

  • Perform deployment and basic management of Exchange Server 2016.
  • Manage Exchange Server 2016.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016.
  • Use Exchange Management Shell to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2016, and perform various tasks to automate Exchange management procedures.
  • Configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2016, and manage Client Access services.
  • Implement and manage high availability.
  • Implement backup and disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016.
  • Configure message transport options.
  • Configure message hygiene and security options.
  • Implement and manage Exchange Online deployments.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2016.
  • Secure and maintain Exchange Server 2016.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. August 2016



  • people aspiring to become enterprise-level messaging administrators for Exchange Server 2016. IT generalists and help-desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2016 might also take this course. Students taking this course are expected to have at least two years of experience working in the IT field?typically in the areas of Windows Server administration, network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.
  • IT professionals who take this course as preparation material for exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 certification.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A minimum two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Servier 2012 R@ or Windows Server 2016.
  • A minimum two years experience working with active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).  A minimum two years of experience working with name resolution including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying.
  • Understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Understanding of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
  • Working knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies, including Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Exchange Server 2016
  • Requirements and deployment options for Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
  • Evaluating requirements and prerequisites for an Exchange Server 2016 installation
  • Deploying Exchange Server 2016
  • Exchange Server 2016 management
  • Overview of the Exchange 2016 Mailbox server
  • Configuring Mailbox servers
  • Lab: Configuring Mailbox servers
  • Creating and configuring mailbox databases
  • Exchange Server 2016 recipients
  • Managing Exchange Server recipients
  • Configuring address lists and policies
  • Lab: Managing Exchange Server recipients and public folders
  • Managing recipients
  • Managing public folder mailboxes
  • Lab: Managing Exchange Server email address lists and policies
  • Managing email-address policies
  • Managing address lists and address book policies
  • Overview of the Exchange Management Shell
  • Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell
  • Managing Exchange Server 2016 by using Exchange Management Shell scripts
  • Lab: Managing Exchange Server and recipient objects by using Exchange Management Shell
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to manage recipients
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to manage Exchange Server
  • Configuring client access services in Exchange Server 2016
  • Managing client services
  • Client connectivity and publishing of Exchange Server 2016 services
  • Configuring Outlook on the web
  • Configuring mobile messaging on Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Deploying and configuring client access services on Exchange Server 2016
  • Configuring certificates for client access
  • Configuring client access options
  • Configuring custom MailTips
  • Lab: Deploying and configuring client access services on Exchange Server
  • Configuring Exchange Server 2016 for Outlook
  • Configuring Outlook on the web
  • Configuring Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • High availability on Exchange Server 2016
  • Configuring highly available mailbox databases
  • Configuring high availability of Client Access services
  • Lab: Implementing DAGs
  • Creating and configuring a database availability group
  • Lab: Implementing and testing high availability
  • Deploying a high availability solution for client access services
  • Testing the high availability configuration
  • Implementing Exchange Server 2016 backup
  • Implementing Exchange Server 2016 recovery
  • Lab: Backing up Exchange Server 2016
  • Backing up Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Implementing disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2016
  • Restoring Exchange Server 2016 data
  • Restore an Exchange Server DAG member (optional)
  • Overview of message transport
  • Configuring message transport
  • Managing transport rules
  • Lab: Configuring message transport
  • Configuring message transport
  • Troubleshooting message delivery
  • Configuring a disclaimer transport rule
  • Configuring a DLP policy for financial data
  • Deploying and managing an Edge Transport server for message security
  • Implementing an antivirus solution for Exchange Server 2016
  • Implementing an antispam solution for Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Configuring message security
  • Configuring and testing EdgeSync
  • Configuring antivirus, antispam, and malware protection features on Exchange Server 2016
  • Overview of Exchange Online and Office 365
  • Managing Exchange Online
  • Implementing the migration to Exchange Online
  • Lab: Managing Exchange Online
  • Managing Exchange Online
  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2016
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Monitoring and troubleshooting Exchange Server 2016
  • Monitoring Exchange Server
  • Troubleshooting database availability
  • Troubleshooting client access services
  • Securing Exchange Server with role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Configuring audit logging on Exchange Server 2016
  • Maintaining Exchange Server 2016
  • Lab: Securing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016
  • Configuring Exchange Server permissions
  • Configuring audit logging
  • Maintaining updates on Exchange Server 2016

This course provides experienced Exchange Server administrators with the knowledge to design and implement an Exchange Server 2016 messaging environment. Students will learn how to design and configure advanced components in an Exchange Server 2016 deployment such as site resiliency, advanced security, compliance, archiving, and discovery solutions. In addition, students will learn about coexistence with other Exchange organizations or Exchange Online, and migration from previous versions of Exchange Server. The course will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help students optimize their Exchange Server deployment.

  • Plan for Exchange Server deployments.
  • Plan and deploy Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox services.
  • Plan and deploy message transport.
  • Plan and deploy client access.
  • Design and implement high availability.
  • Maintain Exchange Server 2016.
  • Design messaging security.
  • Design and implement message retention.
  • Design messaging compliance.
  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.
  • Upgrade to Exchange Server 2016.
  • Plan a hybrid Exchange Server deployment.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 08. September 2016



This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced messaging administrators, messaging architects, or consultants. This course is designed for professionals in an enterprise environment who are responsible for designing and deploying Exchange Server 2016 solutions, including environments that contain previous versions of Exchange Server or Exchange Online. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2016 or previous versions of Exchange Server.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
  • Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
  • Completed Course 2028A, Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows 2000, or have equivalent knowledge of administrative tasks.
  • Attended course 20345-1A: Administering Exchange Server 2016, or have equivalent knowledge.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with  any version of Exchange Server.
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016.
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Minimum two years  of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key  infrastructure (PKI) certificates.
  • Experience working with Windows Powershell.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • New features in Exchange Server 2016
  • Gathering business requirements for an Exchange Server 2016 deployment
  • Planning for an Exchange Server deployment
  • Designing a Unified Messaging (UM) deployment
  • Planning Exchange Server hardware requirements
  • Planning Exchange Server for virtualization and Microsoft Azure integration
  • Planning and implementing public folders
  • Designing message routing
  • Designing transport services
  • Designing the message-routing perimeter
  • Designing and implementing transport compliance
  • Planning for Exchange Server 2016 clients
  • Planning for client access
  • Planning and implementing Office Online Server
  • Planning and implementing coexistence of SharePoint 2016 with Exchange
  • Designing external client access
  • Planning high availability for Exchange Server 2016
  • Planning for load balancing
  • Planning for site resilience
  • Using Managed Availability to improve high availability
  • Implementing DSC
  • Planning messaging security
  • Designing and implementing AD RMS and Azure RMS integration
  • Overview of messaging records management and archiving
  • Designing In-Place Archiving
  • Designing and implementing message retention
  • Designing and implementing data loss prevention
  • Designing and implementing In-Place Hold
  • Designing and implementing In-Place eDiscovery
  • Designing and implementing federation
  • Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations
  • Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves
  • Planning an upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
  • Implementing the upgrade from previous Exchange Server versions
  • Basics of a hybrid deployment
  • Planning and implementing a hybrid deployment
  • Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments

This course that targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating Office 365 services, including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course focuses on skills required to set up an Office 365 tenant, including federation with existing user identities, and skills required to sustain an Office 365 tenant and its users.

  • Plan an Office 365 deployment, configure the Office 365 tenant, and plan a pilot deployment.
  • Manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure delegated administration.
  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Office 365.
  • Plan and configure directory synchronization between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.
  • Plan and implement the deployment of Office 365 ProPlus.
  • Plan and manage Exchange Online recipients and permissions.
  • Plan and configure Exchange Online services.
  • Plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment.
  • Plan and configure SharePoint Online.
  • Plan and configure an Office 365 collaboration solution that includes Yammer Enterprise, OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.
  • Plan and configure the integration between Office 365 and Azure RMS, and configure compliance features in Office 365.
  • Monitor and review Office 365 services, and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.
  • Plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 16. March 2017



This course will provide experienced IT professionals with the training that they need to plan, configure, and manage an Office 365 environment. Students who attend this course are expected to have a fairly broad understanding of several on-premises technologies such as Domain Name System (DNS) and AD DS, and a general understanding of Exchange Server, Microsoft Lync Server or Skype for Business Server, and Microsoft SharePoint Server.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working with AD DS.A minimum of one year of experience working with name resolution, including DNS.
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell.Experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or later, Lync Server 2013 or Skype for Business Server 2015, and SharePoint Server 2013 or later is beneficial but not required.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Office 365
  • Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
  • Planning a pilot deployment
  • Managing user accounts and licenses
  • Managing passwords and authentication
  • Managing security groups in Office 365
  • Managing Office 365 users and groups with Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring administrative access
  • Planning for Office 365 clients
  • Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Office 365 identities with directory synchronization
  • Overview of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Planning and managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus deployments
  • Planning and managing centralized deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Office telemetry and reporting
  • Overview of Exchange Online
  • Managing Exchange Online recipients
  • Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions
  • Planning and configuring email flow in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring email protection in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring client access policies
  • Migrating to Exchange Online
  • Planning and configuring Skype for Business Online service settings
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online users and client connectivity
  • Planning voice integration with Skype for Business Online
  • Configuring SharePoint Online services
  • Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
  • Planning and configuring external user sharing
  • Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
  • Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups
  • Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring Azure Rights Mmanagement in Office 365
  • Managing the compliance features in Office 365
  • Troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365 service health
  • Understanding identity federation
  • Planning an AD FS deployment
  • Deploy AD FS for identity federation with Office 365
  • Planning and implementing hybrid solutions (Optional)

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this Microsoft Official On Demand Course. This course is part one in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Describe AD DS.
  • Manage Active Directory objects.
  • Automate Active Directory administration.
  • Implement IPv4.
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Implement IPv6.
  • Implement local storage.
  • Implement file and print services.
  • Implement Group Policy.
  • Secure Windows servers by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Implement server virtualization by using Hyper-V.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. February 2016



  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies who are looking to learn more about Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft technologies, who meet the course prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams. These are a prerequisite for their individual specialties.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • An understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts.
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices.
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware.
  • Experience working with, and configuring, Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Additionally, students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Windows Server 2012 Overview
  • Installing Windows Server 2012
  • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Installing a Domain Controller
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Delegating Administration
  • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
  • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnetting and Supernetting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
  • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Managing DNS Zones
  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Overview of Storage
  • Managing Disks and Volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Securing Files and Folders
  • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Network Printing
  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
  • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Restricting Software
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Managing Virtual Networks

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this Microsoft On-Demand course. This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, userand group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

  • Configure and Troubleshoot Domain Name System
  • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
  • Manage User and Service Accounts
  • Implement Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Manage User Desktops using Group Policy
  • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server
  • Implement Network Access Protection
  • Implement Remote Access
  • Optimize File Services
  • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Deploy and Maintain Server Images
  • Implement Update Managements
  • Monitor Windows Server 2012
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 25. February 2016



  • Windows Server Administrators experienced in working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 who wish to gain skills necessary to perform daily management and maintenance tasks in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.
  • IT Professionals who are looking to take the 411, Administering Windows Server 2012 exam
  • IT professional wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams, which are a pre-requisite for their individual specialties.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, course 20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, as this course will build upon that knowledge and skills covered in that course.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Overview of AD DS
  • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
  • Implementing RODCs
  • Administering AD DS
  • Managing the AD DS Database
  • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
  • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and Administering GPOs
  • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
  • Implementing Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Managing Software with Group Policy   
  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Overview of FSRM
  • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
  • Overview of DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
  • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
  • Configuring Advanced Auditing
  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Managing Images
  • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
  • Administering Windows Deployment Services
  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying Updates with WSUS
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this MOC On-Demand course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.

The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential.

  • Configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and configure IP Address Management (IPAM) with Windows Server 2012.
  • Configure and manage iSCSI, BranchCache and FSRM.
  • Configure DAC to manage and audit access to shared files.
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests.
  • Plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes locations.
  • Implement and configure an Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployment.
  • Implement an AD RMS deployment.
  • Implement an AD FS deployment.
  • Provide high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB).
  • Implement and validate high availability and load balancing for web-based applications by implementing NLB.
  • Provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.
  • Implement a failover cluster, and configure and validate a highly available network service.
  • Deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.
  • Implement a backup and disaster recovery solution based on business and technical requirements.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 11. February 2016



  • Experienced Windows Server Administrators who have real world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 enterprise environment.
  • IT Professionals who are looking to take the exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.
  • IT Professionals wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in Datacenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the MCSA exams, which are a pre-requisite for their individual specialties. 

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 servers day to day in an Enterprise environment.
  • The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, courses 20410C: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and 20411C: Administering Windows Server 2012 as this course will build upon the knowledge and skills covered in those courses.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Configuring Advanced DHCP Features
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Optimizing Storage Usage
  • Overview of DAC
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
  • Overview of Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts
  • AD DS Replication Overview
  • Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
  • Using Certificates in a Business Environment
  • PKI Overview
  • Deploying CAs
  • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
  • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Managing Certificate Recovery
  • AD RMS Overview
  • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
  • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
  • Extending AD FS to External Clients
  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation
  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Data Protection Overview
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment including the supporting file and storage services. You will also learn the skills necessary to provide enterprise networking solutions such as DHCP, IPAM, VPN, and DirectAccess. You will also learn the skills necessary to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure including multi domains/forest and branch office scenarios.

This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 413: Designing and Implementing and Server Infrastructure

  • Plan server upgrade and migration.
  • Plan and implement a server deployment strategy.
  • Plan and deploy servers by using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).
  • Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution.
  • Design and implement name resolution.
  • Design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.
  • Design and implement an AD DS organizational unit (OU) infrastructure.
  • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
  • Design and implement an AD DS physical topology.
  • Plan and implement storage and file services.
  • Design and implement network protection.
  • Design and implement remote access services.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 25. February 2016



  • IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2012 enterprise Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary. They have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and possess Windows Server 2012 certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or equivalent skills.
  • IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Certification.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A good understanding of Windows client and server operating system and basic knowledge of AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience.
  • A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
  • A good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2012 R2 and Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.
  • A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • Ability to work in a team/virtual team.
  • Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 R2 MCSA.
  • 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • OR
  • 20417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Considerations for Upgrades and Migrations
  • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
  • Planning for Virtualization
  • Selecting an Appropriate Server Deployment Strategy
  • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
  • System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Overview
  • Implementing a Virtual Machine Manager Library and Profiles
  • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Services
  • Designing DHCP Servers
  • Planning DHCP Scopes
  • Designing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
  • Managing Servers and Address Spaces by Using IPAM
  • Designing a DNS Server Implementation Strategy
  • Designing the DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zones
  • Designing DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
  • Optimizing DNS Servers
  • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Designing Active Directory Integration with Windows Azure Active Directory
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing DNS Namespaces in Active Directory Environments
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts
  • Planning the Active Directory Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
  • Designing an OU Structure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
  • Collecting the Information Required for a GPO Design
  • Designing and Implementing GPOs
  • Designing GPO Processing
  • Planning Group Policy Management
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing Active Directory Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
  • Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers
  • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
  • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Optimizing File Services for Branch Offices
  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing a NAP Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
  • Planning and Implementing VPN
  • Planning and Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure

The course covers the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, including management, network infrastructure, storage, access control, virtualization, high availability, and identity federation. Specific technologies covered include Windows PowerShell, Storage Spaces and Internet Small Computer System interface (iSCSI), Active Directory, Hyper-V, implementation of Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs, and Web Application Proxy (WAP). The course also covers Failover Clustering, Federation Services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, and Web Application Proxy integration with Federation Services and Workplace Join.

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2012.
  • Manage Windows Server 2012 by using Windows PowerShell®.
  • Manage storage in Windows Server 2012.
  • Implement network services.
  • Implement Remote Access.
  • Implement Failover Clustering.
  • Implement Hyper-V?.
  • Implement Failover Clustering with Hyper-V.
  • Implementing secure data access for users and devices.
  • Implement Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2012.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 03. March 2016



  • Experienced Windows Server Administrators who have real world experience working in a Windows Server enterprise environment.
  • IT professionals who have obtained the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 , or a qualifying upgradeable certification, details of which are available here, or have equivalent knowledge.
  • IT Professionals wanting to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in Data Center, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration and Communication will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012 credential, which is a pre-requisite for their individual specialities.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience with day-to-day Windows Server system administration, management and maintenance tasks in an Enterprise environment
  • Obtained a certification that qualifies to take the 70-417 upgrade exam, as listed here, https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/windows-server-certification.aspx, or have equivalent knowledge

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Installing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Overview of Windows PowerShell
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Manage AD DS
  • Managing Servers by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Storage Features in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing DNS and DHCP Enhancements
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM
  • NAP Overview
  • Implementing NAP
  • Remote Access Overview
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multisite Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Overview of the Integration of Hyper-V Server 2012 with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica
  • Dynamic Access Control Overview
  • Implementing DAC Components
  • Implementing DAC for Access Control
  • Implementing Access-Denied Assistance
  • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
  • Deploying AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Overview of Windows Azure Active Directory
  • Maintaining AD DS
  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Deploying AD FS in a Business-to-Business Federation Scenario
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Workplace Join
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

This course provides students with the technical skills required to write basic Transact-SQL queries for Microsoft SQL Server 2014. This course is the foundation for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. The main purpose of the course is to prepare people for the exam "70-461: Writing Queries Using Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Transact-SQL." This exam will be the underlying exam for all SQL Server-related disciplines; namely, Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. As such, the primary target audience for this course is: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals. Note: This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

  • Describe the basic architecture and concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Transact-SQL and other computer languages.
  • Write SELECT queries
  • Query multiple tables
  • Sort and filter data
  • Describe the use of data types in SQL Server
  • Modify data using Transact-SQL
  • Use built-in functions
  • Group and aggregate data
  • Use subqueries
  • Use table expressions
  • Use set operators
  • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
  • Implement pivoting and grouping sets
  • Execute stored procedures
  • Program with T-SQL
  • Implement error handling
  • Implement transactions
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 31. March 2016



This course is intended for Database Administrators, Database Developers, and Business Intelligence professionals. The course will very likely be well attended by SQL power users who aren?t necessarily database-focused or plan on taking the exam; namely, report writers, business analysts and client application developers.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • The Basic Architecture of SQL Server
  • SQL Server Editions and Versions
  • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Introducing T-SQL
  • Understanding Sets
  • Understanding Predicate Logic
  • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
  • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
  • Eliminate Duplicates with DISTINCT
  • Using Column and Table Aliases
  • Write Simple CASE Expressions
  • Understanding Joins
  • Querying with Inner Joins
  • Querying with Outer Joins
  • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data with Predicates
  • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH
  • Working with Unknown Values
  • Introducing SQL Server 2014 Data Types
  • Working with Character Data
  • Working with Date and Time Data
  • Inserting Data
  • Modifying and Deleting Data
  • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
  • Using Conversion Functions
  • Using Logical Functions
  • Using Functions to Work with NULL
  • Using Aggregate Functions
  • Using the GROUP BY Clause
  • Filtering Groups with HAVING
  • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
  • Writing Correlated Subqueries
  • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
  • Using Views
  • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
  • Using Derived Tables
  • Using Common Table Expressions
  • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
  • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
  • Using APPLY
  • Creating Windows with OVER
  • Exploring Window Functions
  • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
  • Working with Grouping Sets
  • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
  • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
  • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
  • Working with Dynamic SQL
  • T-SQL Programming Elements
  • Controlling Program Flow
  • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
  • Working with Error Information
  • Transactions and the Database Engine
  • Controlling Transactions
  • Factors in Query Performance
  • Displaying Query Performance DataModule 20: Appendix 2: Querying SQL Server Metadata
  • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
  • Executing System Stored Procedures
  • Querying Dynamic Management Objects

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2014 product features andtools related to maintaining a database. Note: This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

  • Describe core database administration tasks and tools.
  • Install and configure SQL Server 2014.
  • Configure SQL Server databases and storage.
  • Plan and implement a backup strategy.
  • Restore databases from backups.
  • Import and export data. Monitor SQL Server.
  • Trace SQL Server activity.
  • Manage SQL Server security.
  • Audit data access and encrypt data.
  • Perform ongoing database maintenance.
  • Automate SQL Server maintenance with SQL Server Agent Jobs.
  • Configure Database Mail, alerts and notifications.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 14. April 2016



The primary audience for this course is individuals who administer and maintain SQL Server databases. These individuals perform database administration and maintenance as their primary area of responsibility, or work in environments where databases play a key role in their primary job.

The secondary audience for this course is individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL Server databases.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Working knowledge of Transact-SQL.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Some experience with database design.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Database Administration Overview
  • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
  • Database Management Tools and Techniques
  • Planning SQL Server Installation
  • Installing SQL Server 2014
  • Post-Installation Configuration
  • Introduction to Data Storage with SQL Server
  • Managing Storage for System Databases
  • Managing Storage for User Databases
  • Moving Database Files
  • Configuring the Buffer Pool Extension
  • Understanding SQL Server Recovery Models
  • Planning a Backup Strategy
  • Backing up Databases and Transaction Logs
  • Using Backup Options
  • Ensuring Backup Reliability
  • Understanding the Restore Process
  • Restoring Databases
  • Advanced Restore Scenarios
  • Working with Point-in-Time Recovery
  • Introduction to Transferring Data
  • Importing and Exporting Table Data
  • Copying or Moving a Database
  • Introduction to Monitoring SQL Server
  • Dynamic Management Views and Functions
  • Performance Monitor
  • Tracing SQL Server Workload Activity
  • Using Traces
  • Introduction to SQL Server Security
  • Managing Server-Level Security
  • Managing Database-Level Principals
  • Managing Database Permissions
  • Auditing Data Access in SQL Server
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Implementing SQL Server Audit
  • Ensuring Database Integrity
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Automating Routine Database Maintenance
  • Automating SQL Server Management
  • Implementing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Managing SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Managing Job Step Security Contexts
  • Managing Jobs on Multiple Servers
  • Monitoring SQL Server Errors
  • Configuring Database Mail
  • Configuring Operators, Alerts, and Notifications

This course describes how to implement a data warehouse platform to support a BI solution. Students will learn how to create a data warehouse with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services. Note: This course is designed for customers who are interested in learning SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. It covers the new features in SQL Server 2014, but also the important capabilities across the SQL Server data platform.

  • Describe data warehouse concepts and architecture considerations.
  • Select an appropriate hardware platform for a data warehouse.
  • Design and implement a data warehouse.
  • Implement Data Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Implement Control Flow in an SSIS Package.
  • Debug and Troubleshoot SSIS packages.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports incremental data extraction.
  • Implement an ETL solution that supports incremental data loading.
  • Implement data cleansing by using Microsoft Data Quality Services.
  • Implement Master Data Services to enforce data integrity.
  • Extend SSIS with custom scripts and components.
  • Deploy and Configure SSIS packages.
  • Describe how BI solutions can consume data from the data warehouse.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 28. April 2016



This course is intended for database professionals who need to fulfil a Business Intelligence Developer role.  They will need to focus on hands-on work creating BI solutions including Data Warehouse implementation, ETL, and data cleansing.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • At least 2 years? experience of working with relational databases, including:
  • Designing a normalized database.
  • Creating tables and relationships.
  • Querying with Transact-SQL.
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Data Warehousing
  • Considerations for a Data Warehouse Solution
  • Considerations for building a Data Warehouse
  • Data Warehouse Reference Architectures and Appliances
  • Logical Design for a Data Warehouse
  • Physical design for a data warehouse
  • Introduction to ETL with SSIS
  • Exploring Data Sources
  • Implementing Data Flow
  • Introduction to Control Flow
  • Creating Dynamic Packages
  • Using Containers
  • Managing Consistency
  • Debugging an SSIS Package
  • Logging SSIS Package Events
  • Handling Errors in an SSIS Package
  • Introduction to Incremental ETL
  • Extracting Modified Data
  • Loading Modified data
  • Introduction to Data Quality
  • Using Data Quality Services to Cleanse Data
  • Using Data Quality Services to Match data
  • Master Data Services Concepts
  • Implementing a Master Data Services Model
  • Managing Master Data
  • Creating a Master Data Hub
  • Using Scripts in SSIS
  • Using Custom Components in SSIS
  • Overview of SSIS Deployment
  • Deploying SSIS Projects
  • Planning SSIS Package Execution
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Introduction to Reporting
  • An Introduction to Data Analysis

This course provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. This course helps students gain basic HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript programming skills. This course is an entry point into both the Web application and Windows Store apps training paths. The course focuses on using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript to implement programming logic, define and use variables, perform looping and branching, develop user interfaces, capture and validate user input, store data, and create well-structured application.

  • Explain how to use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a Web application.
  • Describe the new features of HTML5, and create and style HTML5 pages.
  • Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript.
  • Create HTML5 forms by using different input types, and validate user input by using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code.
  • Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects and jQuery AJAX operations.
  • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3.
  • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code.
  • Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web applications.
  • Create Web applications that support offline operations.
  • Create HTML5 Web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors.
  • Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page by using Canvas elements, and by using and Scalable Vector Graphics.
  • Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page.
  • Use Web Sockets to send and receive data between a Web application and a server.
  • Improve the responsiveness of a Web application that performs long-running operations by using Web Worker processes.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 03. March 2016



  • 1 ? 3 months experience creating Web applications, including writing simple JavaScript code
  • 1 month experience creating Windows client applications
  • 1 month of experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Understand the basic HTML document structure:
  • How to use HTML tags to display text content.
  • How to use HTML tags to display graphics.
  • How to use HTML APIs.
  • Understand how to style common HTML elements using CSS, including:
  • How to separate presentation from content
  • How to manage content flow.
  • How to control the position of individual elements.
  • How to implement basic CSS styling.
  • Understand how to write JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page:
  • How o create and use variables
  • How to use:
  • arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables
  • relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions
  • logical operators to combine expressions that contain relational operators
  • How to control the program flow by using if ? else statements.
  • How to implement iterations by using loops.
  • How to write simple functions.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of HTML
  • Overview of CSS
  • Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012
  • Creating an HTML5 Page
  • Styling an HTML5 Page
  • Overview of JavaScript Syntax
  • Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Overview of Forms and Input Types
  • Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
  • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations
  • Styling Text
  • Styling Block Elements
  • CSS3 Selectors
  • Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3
  • Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
  • Creating Custom Objects
  • Extending Objects
  • Interacting with Files
  • Incorporating Multimedia
  • Reacting to Browser Location and Context
  • Debugging and Profiling a Web Application
  • Reading and Writing Data Locally
  • Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache
  • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
  • Creating an Adaptive User Interface
  • Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas
  • Applying CSS Transitions
  • Transforming Elements
  • Applying CSS Key-frame Animations
  • Introduction to Web Sockets
  • Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets
  • Introduction to Web Workers
  • Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker

This training course teaches developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language. During this course, students review the basics of C# program structure, language syntax, and implementation details, and then consolidate their knowledge throughout the week as they build an application that incorporates several features of the .NET Framework 4.5.

  • Describe the core syntax and features of C#.
  • Create and call methods, catch and handle exceptions, and describe the monitoring requirements of large-scale applications.
  • Implement the basic structure and essential elements of a typical desktop application.
  • Create classes, define and implement interfaces, and create and use generic collections.
  • Use inheritance to create a class hierarchy, extend a .NET Framework class, and create generic classes and methods.
  • Read and write data by using file input/output and streams, and serialize and deserialize data in different formats.
  • Create and use an entity data model for accessing a database and use LINQ to query and update data.
  • Use the types in the System.Net namespace and WCF Data Services to access and query remote data.
  • Build a graphical user interface by using XAML.
  • Improve the throughput and response time of applications by using tasks and asynchronous operations.
  • Integrate unmanaged libraries and dynamic components into a C# application.
  • Examine the metadata of types by using reflection, create and use custom attributes, generate code at runtime, and manage assembly versions.
  • Encrypt and decrypt data by using symmetric and asymmetric encryption.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 12. January 2016



This course is intended for experienced developers who already have programming experience in C, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C, Microsoft Visual Basic®, or Java and understand the concepts of object-oriented programming.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • How to name, declare, initialize and assign values to variables within an application.
  • How to use:
  • arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables;
  • relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions;
  • logical operators to combine expressions that contain relational operators.
  • How to create the code syntax for simple programming statements using C# language keywords and recognize syntax errors using the Visual Studio IDE.
  • How to create a simple branching structure using an IF statement.
  • How to create a simple looping structure using a For statement to iterate through a data array.
  • How to use the Visual Studio IDE to locate simple logic errors.
  • How to create a Function that accepts arguments (parameters and returns a value of a specified type.
  • How to design and build a simple user interface using standard controls from the Visual Studio toolbox.
  • How to connect to a SQL Server database and the basics of how to retrieve and store data.
  • How to sort data in a loop.
  • How to recognize the classes and methods used in a program.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Writing Applications using C#
  • Datatypes, Operators, and Expressions
  • C# Programming Language Constructs
  • Creating and Invoking Methods
  • Creating Overloaded Methods and Using Optional and Output Parameters
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Monitoring Applications
  • Implementing Structs and Enums
  • Organizing Data into Collections
  • Handling Events
  • Creating Classes
  • Defining and Implementing Interfaces
  • Implementing Type-safe Collections
  • Creating Class Hierarchies
  • Extending .NET Framework Classes
  • Creating Generic Types
  • Reading and Writing Files
  • Serializing and Deserializing Data
  • Performing I/O Using Streams
  • Creating and Using Entity Data Models
  • Querying Data by Using LINQ
  • Updating Data by Using LINQ
  • Accessing Data Across the Web
  • Accessing Data in the Cloud
  • Using XAML to Design a User Interface
  • Binding Controls to Data
  • Styling a User Interface
  • Implementing Multitasking by using Tasks and Lambda Expressions
  • Performing Operations Asynchronously
  • Synchronizing Concurrent Access to Data
  • Creating and Using Dynamic Objects
  • Managing the Lifetime of Objects and Controlling Unmanaged Resources
  • Examining Object Metadata
  • Creating and Using Custom Attributes
  • Generating Managed Code
  • Versioning, Signing and Deploying Assemblies
  • Implementing Symmetric Encryption
  • Implementing Asymmetric Encryption

This course is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered.This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. This course focuses on the considerations necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform.
  • Configure and deploy web applications.
  • Creating Azure Web Apps from the gallery.
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps.
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines.
  • Create and manage a storage account.
  • Manage blobs and containers in a storage account.
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance.
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL standalone database.
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance.
  • Create a virtual network.
  • Implement a point-to-site network.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 23. August 2016



The candidates targeted by this training have basic experience in implementing and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates are also proficient with the development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build application solutions.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy web applications
  • Creating Azure Web Apps from the gallery
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines
  • Create and manage a storage account
  • Manage blobs and containers in a storage account
  • Create, configure, and connect to a SQL Databases instance
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL standalone database
  • Manage users, groups, and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance
  • Create a virtual network
  • Implement a point-to-site network

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Azure Services
  • Azure Portals
  • Lab : Exploring the Azure Portal
  • Describe some of the common Azure services.
  • Describe the differences between the Microsoft Azure Portal and the Classic Portal.
  • Constructing Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Migrating Azure Virtual Machine Instances
  • Highly Available Azure Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Configuration Management
  • Customizing Azure Virtual Machine Networking
  • Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development and Testing
  • Describe the Virtual Machines service in Azure.
  • Deploy a Linux or Microsoft workload to a virtual machine.
  • Import virtual hard disks to Azure.
  • Monitor virtual machine endpoints.
  • Azure Web Apps
  • Hosting Web Applications in Azure
  • Configuring an Azure Web App
  • Publishing an Azure Web App
  • Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web App by Using Azure Web Apps
  • Create a Web App instance.
  • Publish a simple ASP.NET web application to Web Apps.
  • Monitor a Web App instance.
  • Storing SQL Data in Azure
  • Managing SQL Databases in Azure
  • Azure SQL Database Tools
  • Securing and Recovering an Azure SQL Database Instance
  • Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL Databases
  • Describe the difference between Azure SQL Database editions.
  • Explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of hosting databases in Azure SQL Database.
  • Explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of hosting databases in a SQL Server installation on a virtual machine in Azure.
  • Describe the tools that you can use to manage Azure SQL Database.
  • Implement a high-availability solution with Azure SQL Database.
  • Application Design Practices for Highly Available Applications
  • Application Analytics
  • Building High Performance Applications by Using ASP.NET
  • Common Cloud Application Patterns
  • Caching Application Data
  • Describe the Valet Key, Retry and Transient Fault Handling Patterns
  • Use Load Balancing in a geographically redundant application
  • Create modular applications with partitioned workloads
  • Build High Performance ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Azure Storage Overview
  • Azure Storage Tables Overview
  • Table Entity Transactions
  • Lab : Storing Event Registration Data in Azure Storage Tables
  • Describe the difference between Azure SQL Database editions.
  • Explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of hosting databases in SQL Database.
  • Explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of hosting databases in a SQL Server installation on an Azure virtual machine.
  • Describe the tools that you can use to manage SQL databases in Azure.
  • Describe the Visual Studio 2015 features that you can use to manage SQL databases in Azure.
  • Describe the options for migrating data from an on-premises environment to the cloud.
  • Describe the strategies for using Entity Framework with SQL databases in Azure.
  • Storage Blobs
  • Controlling Access to Storage Blobs and Containers
  • Configuring Azure Storage Accounts
  • Azure Files
  • Lab : Storing Generated Documents in Azure Storage Blobs
  • Describe the Blob service in Microsoft Azure Storage.
  • Identify the software development kit (SDK) libraries, namespaces, and classes that are available for blobs.
  • Azure Storage Queues
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Azure Service Bus Relay
  • Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs
  • Lab : Using Queues and Service Bus to Manage Communication Between Web Applications in Azure
  • Describe Storage Queues service.
  • Describe Service Bus.
  • Describe Service Bus Queues service.
  • Describe Service Bus Relay.
  • Describe Notification Hubs service.
  • Azure SDK Client Libraries
  • Scripting Azure Service Management by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Azure REST Interface
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Lab : Automating the Creation of Azure Assets using PowerShell and xPlat CLI
  • Describe the Azure software development kits (SDKs) and client libraries.
  • Use Windows PowerShell to automate Azure service management.
  • Describe the Service Management API and the steps to authenticate to the API.
  • Use the Resource Manager to create resource groups and templates.
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Directories
  • Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Lab : Integrating Azure Active Directory with the Events Administration Portal
  • Describe the Azure AD service.
  • Explain the features that are available for the directories in Azure AD.
  • Describe the Microsoft Azure Multi-Factor Authentication service.

This course is intended for IT professionals who are familiar with managing on-premises IT deployments that include AD DS, virtualization technologies, and applications. The students typically work for organizations that are planning to locate some or all of their infrastructure services on Azure. This course also is intended for IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-533, Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

  • Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals.
  • Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and connect to on-premises environments.
  • Plan and create Azure virtual machines.
  • Configure, manage, and monitor Azure virtual machines to optimize availability and reliability.
  • Deploy and configure web apps and mobile apps.
  • Implement, manage, backup, and monitor storage solutions.
  • Plan and implement data services based on SQL Database to support applications.
  • Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services.
  • Create and manage Azure AD tenants, and configure application integration with Azure AD.
  • Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD.
  • Automate operations in Azure management by using automation.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 31. May 2016



  • IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines (VMs) in Azure.
  • IT professional who use Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate server infrastructure.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who want to use Windows Azure to host websites and mobile app backend services.
  • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, meet the course prerequisites, and want to cross-train on Azure.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam 70-533, Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions. 

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012.
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks (VHDs).
  • Understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Understanding of database concepts, including: tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL), and database schemas.
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Cloud technology overview
  • Overview of Azure
  • Managing Azure with the Azure portal
  • Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure management services
  • Use the Azure portals.
  • Use Azure Resource Manager features via the Azure portal.
  • Use Azure PowerShell.
  • Identify suitable apps for the cloud.
  • Identify services and capabilities that Microsoft Azure provides.
  • Use Azure portals to manage Azure services and subscriptions.
  • Use Windows PowerShell to manage Azure services and subscriptions.
  • Use Azure Resource Manager to manage Azure resources.
  • Use Azure Resource Manager to manage Azure resources.
  • Overview of Azure networking
  • Implementing and managing Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual network connectivity
  • Overview of Azure classic networking
  • Creating an Azure virtual network by using a deployment template
  • Creating a virtual network by using PowerShell
  • Configure virtual networks
  • Using a PowerShell script to connect a classic VNet and an Azure Resource Manager VNet
  • Configuring a point-to-site VPN
  • Validating virtual network connectivity
  • Plan virtual networks in Azure.
  • Explain how to implement and manage virtual networks.
  • Use a deployment template and Azure PowerShell to implement Azure virtual networks.
  • Explain how to configure an Azure virtual network.
  • Describe Azure classic networking.
  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager virtual machines
  • Planning for Azure virtual machines
  • Deploying Azure Resource Manager virtual machines
  • Authoring Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Overview of classic virtual machines
  • Creating virtual machines by using the Azure portal and Azure PowerShell
  • Validating virtual machine creation
  • Using Visual Studio and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy virtual machines
  • Using Azure PowerShell and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy virtual machines
  • Describe main characteristics of Azure Resource Manager virtual machines.
  • Plan for Azure Virtual Machines.
  • Deploy Azure Resource Manager virtual machines.
  • Author Azure Resource Manager templates.
  • Explain IaaS v1 virtual machines.
  • Configuring virtual machines
  • Configuring virtual machine disks
  • Managing and monitoring Azure virtual machines
  • Managing classic virtual machines
  • Configuring availability
  • Implementing desired state configuration (DSC)
  • Implementing storage space?based volumes
  • Configure virtual machines.
  • Configure virtual machine disks.
  • Manage and monitor virtual machines
  • Introduction to App Service
  • Planning app deployment in App Service
  • Implementing and maintaining web apps
  • Configuring web apps
  • Monitoring web apps and WebJobs
  • Implementing mobile apps
  • Traffic Manager
  • Creating web apps
  • Deploying a web app
  • Managing web apps
  • Implementing Traffic Manager
  • Explain the different types of apps that you can create by using the Microsoft Azure App Service.
  • Select an App Service plan and deployment method for apps in Microsoft Azure.
  • Use Microsoft Visual Studio, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients, and Azure PowerShell to deploy web and mobile apps to Azure.
  • Configure web apps and use the Azure WebJobs feature to schedule tasks.
  • Monitor the performance of web apps.
  • Create and configure mobile apps.
  • Use Azure Traffic Manager to distribute requests between two or more app services.
  • Planning storage
  • Implementing and managing storage
  • Implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks
  • Implementing Azure Backup
  • Planning for and implementing Azure Site Recovery
  • Creating and configuring Azure storage
  • Using Azure file storage
  • Protecting data with Microsoft Azure Backup
  • Choose appropriate Microsoft Azure Storage options to address business needs.
  • Implement and manage Azure Storage.
  • Improve web application performance by implementing Azure content delivery networks.
  • Protect on-premises systems and Azure virtual machines (VMs) by using Azure Backup.
  • Describe Azure Site Recovery capabilities.
  • Planning and deploying Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing and managing Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database security
  • Monitoring Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database business continuity
  • Creating, securing, and monitoring an Azure SQL Database
  • Migrating a Microsoft SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database
  • Restoring a database
  • Identify relational database services in Microsoft Azure.
  • Provision, configure, and manage Azure SQL Database.
  • Configure security for Azure SQL Database.
  • Monitor Azure SQL Database.
  • Manage data recovery and availability for Azure SQL Database.
  • Planning and deploying PaaS cloud services
  • Managing and maintaining cloud services
  • Deploying a PaaS cloud service
  • Configuring deployment slots and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
  • Monitoring cloud services
  • Plan and deploy Azure Cloud Services.
  • Explain how to manage and maintain Azure Cloud Services.
  • Creating and managing Azure AD tenants
  • Configuring application and resource access with Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium
  • Administering Active AD
  • Configuring SSO
  • Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Configuring SSO from a Windows 10?based computer that is joined to Azure AD
  • Create and manage Azure AD tenants.
  • Configure single sign-on (SSO) for cloud applications and resources, and implement Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for cloud resources.
  • Explain the functionality of Azure AD Premium and implement Azure Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure IaaS
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing federation
  • Configuring directory synchronization
  • Synchronizing directories
  • Extend an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure IaaS environments.
  • Synchronize user, group, and computer accounts between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.
  • Set up SSO by using federation between on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD.
  • Implementing Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)
  • Implementing Azure Automation
  • Implementing Automation runbooks
  • Managing Azure Automation
  • Configuring Automation accounts
  • Creating runbooks
  • Implement OMS solutions.
  • Implement the core components of Azure Automation
  • Implement different types of Azure Automation runbooks.
  • Manage Azure Automation by publishing runbooks and scheduling their execution.

This course is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. The students typically work for organizations that have an active solution on Azure and are planning to enhance existing solutions or deploy more solutions to the Azure platform. This course also is intended for architects who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-535, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

  • Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals.
  • Create and deploy Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for various all-up solutions.
  • Compare and contrast various infrastructure, serverless, database and communication services; such as App Services, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Azure Cosmos DB, SQL Database, and Container Service in Azure.
  • Incorporate various Azure platform services, such as Cognitive Services and Media Servicers into an overall Azure solution.
  • Secure, monitor and backup solutions deployed to Azure.
  • Create automated DevOps solutions using a combination of ARM templates, configuration management utilities, Azure CLI, and the Cloud Shell.
  • Create automated DevOps solutions using a combination of ARM templates, configuration management utilities, Azure CLI, and the Cloud Shell.


This course is intended for students who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. For the interactive component, this course offers individuals the opportunity to deploy Azure solutions using built-in DevOps tools such as Azure Resource Manager templates, deployments, resource groups, tags and Role-Based Access Control.

This course does not require any direct experience writing application code or configuring server machines.

This course focuses on the architectural comparisons between services and technical decision making needed to deploy well-designed solutions on the Azure platform.

This course also prepares the individuals for the 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam. The candidates targeted by this training have intermediate experience in designing, implementing and monitoring Azure solutions. Candidates are also proficient with the tools, techniques, and approaches used to build solutions on the Azure platform.



This course is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. The students typically work for organizations that have an active solution on Azure and are planning to enhance existing solutions or deploy more solutions to the Azure platform. This course also is intended for architects who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-535, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

  • Pattern Resources
  • Performance Patterns
  • Resiliency Patterns
  • Scalability Patterns
  • Data Patterns
  • ARM Templates
  • ARole-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • AResource Policies
  • Security
  • ABuilding Blocks
  • High Availability
  • Templated Infrastructure
  • Domain-Connected Machines
  • Infrastructure-Backed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  • High-Performance Compute (HPC)
  • Migration
  • Azure Web App
  • Azure Functions
  • Integration
  • High Performance
  • Pricing
  • Blob Storage
  • Files
  • StorSimple
  • Relational
  • NoSQL Services
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Data Storage
  • Data Analysis
  • VNETs
  • Load Balancing
  • External Connectivity
  • Hybrid Connectivity
  • Security Monitoring
  • Data Security
  • Application Security Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Hybrid Identity
  • Azure AD Application Integration
  • Cognitive Services
  • Bot Services
  • Machine Learning
  • Media Services
  • Event Messaging
  • Integration
  • IoT
  • Application Monitoring
  • Platform Monitoring
  • Network Monitoring
  • Alerting
  • Backup
  • Azure Automation
  • Config Management
  • Auto-Scale

Erfolg dank Cloud-Computing: Werden Sie zum Microsoft Azure-Spezialisten. Der Kurs ?MoD 20537: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack? vermittelt grundlegende Kenntnisse die benötigt werden, um den Microsoft Azure Stack im Unternehmen einführen und verwalten zu können..

  • Die Grundfunktionen, die Unterschiede zwischen Microsoft Azure Stack, Microsoft Azure und Windows Azure Pack.
  • Architektur und Komponenten
  • Windows Server Rollen und Features die in Microsoft Azure Stack genutzt werden
  • Microsoft Azure Stack und DevOps
  • Azure Resource Manager Templates
  • Offers und Delegation
  • Der Marktplatz in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Software-definiertes Networking in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Storage Management, Virtual Machines und Resource Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack.
  • Überwachen und Troubleshooting
  • Lizenzierung und Abrechnung bei Microsoft Azure Stack.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 28. July 2016



Das Microsoft-Training MoD 20537 richtet sich an Service-Spezialisten, Devops und Cloud-Architekten die daran interessiert sind, mit Microsoft Azure Stack ihren Endbenutzern und Kunden Cloud-Services aus dem eigenen Datacenter heraus zur Verfügung zu stellen.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Working Knowledge of Windows Server 2016
  • Working Knowledge of SQL Server 2014.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Azure.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • What is Azure Stack?
  • Comparing Azure Stack with Microsoft Azure.
  • Comparing Azure Stack to Windows Azure Pack.
  • Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.
  • Identity and Authentication.
  • Microsoft Azure Stack Architecture.
  • Azure Stack Prerequisites.
  • Installing Azure Stack.
  • Working with Plans and Offers.
  • Microsoft Azure Stack Marketplace.
  • Enabling Multi-Tenancy in Azure Stack.
  • Integrating Azure Stack with Windows Azure Pack.
  • Technologies used in Microsoft Azure Stack for DevOps.
  • Azure Resource Manager Templates.
  • Third-party Resource Providers.
  • Software Defined Networking improvements with Microsoft Azure Stack and Windows Server 2016.
  • Azure Stack Storage.
  • Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure Stack.
  • Understanding the Platform as a Service.
  • SQL Server and MySQL Server Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack.
  • App Service Resource Provider.
  • Azure Key Vault.
  • Azure Functions.
  • Field Replaceable Unit.
  • Azure Stack Control Plane Monitoring.
  • Patching the Azure Stack Infrastructure.
  • Monitoring Guest Workloads in Microsoft Azure Stack.
  • Troubleshooting Azure Stack.
  • Protecting Azure Stack and Tenant Workloads.
  • How to license and pay for Azure Stack.
  • Azure Consistent Usage API.
  • Business Costs and Models with Azure Stack.

This course describes how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a deployment solution for Windows devices and apps that meets your environment?s needs. Solutions that this course details include operating system deployment scenarios ranging from high-touch solutions to zero-touch solutions. It also discusses the technologies that you use to implement these solutions, including the MDT and Configuration Manager.  

  • Assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks.
  • Identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organizational requirements.
  • Assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment.
  • Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments.
  • Determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments.
  • Describe and use the tools provided in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies.
  • Identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy by using the MDT.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy using Configuration Manager.
  • Integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures.
  • Implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
  • Customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment, and describe how to use the Windows ICD.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 21 July 2016



This course is intended for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. Typically, this course?s audience has a desktop-support background, and have worked as Enterprise Desktop Administrators. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also might use several tools, including the Windows ADK and the MDT to support assessment, operating system, and application deployment tasks. Additionally, this course is for individuals who are interested in taking the MCSE exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching and addressing
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of management tasks using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the enterprise desktop life cycle
  • Assessing readiness for a desktop deployment by using Configuration Manager
  • Assessing deployment readiness by using MAP
  • Understanding tools and strategies you can use for operating system deployment
  • Using the High Touch with Retail Media deployment strategy
  • Using the High Touch with a Standard Image deployment strategy
  • Using a lite touch deployment strategy
  • Using a zero touch deployment strategy
  • Alternative deployment strategies for Windows desktops
  • Diagnosing application compatibility issues
  • Mitigating application compatibility issues
  • Using ACT to address application compatibility issues
  • Overview of user state migration
  • Overview of USMT 10.0
  • Planning user state migration
  • Migrating user state by using USMT
  • Overview of the Windows image file format
  • Overview of image management
  • Overview of the Windows setup and installation process
  • Preparing boot images by using Windows PE
  • Using Windows SIM and Sysprep to automate and prepare an image installation
  • Capturing and servicing a reference image using DISM
  • Using the Windows ICD
  • Overview of PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
  • Installing and configuring the Windows DS environment
  • Planning for the MDT environment
  • Implementing MDT 2013 Update 2
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT
  • Overview of operating system deployment
  • Preparing a site for operating system deployment
  • Deploying an operating system
  • Integrating deployment tools with Configuration Manager
  • Integrating MDT with Configuration Manager
  • Solutions for volume license activation
  • Determining additional client configuration settings
  • Methods for deploying Microsoft Office 2016 editions
  • Customizing Office deployments
  • Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365
  • Managing Office settings
  • Introducing Windows Store for Business
  • Distributing apps by using Windows Store for Business

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a corporate Windows Server domain environment. The skills that this course details include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students also will learn how to configure security for data, devices, and networks, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

  • Describe the important new features of Windows 10.
  • Install Windows 10.
  • Configure a device that is running Windows 10.
  • Configure network connectivity for a Windows 10 device.
  • Manage storage in Windows 10.
  • Manage folders and printers.
  • Manage apps.
  • Manage data security.
  • Manage device security.
  • Implement Windows 10 features to improve network security.
  • Restore files, roll back drivers, and recover Windows 10 devices.
  • Monitor and update Windows 10 devices.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 23 March 2017



This course is for information technology (IT) professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users, and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services. Students who seek certification in the 70-697 Windows 10 Configuring exam also will benefit from this course. Additionally, this course builds skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians who provide Tier 2 support to users who are running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment in medium-sized and larger organizations.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and DNS.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles, and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Understanding of certificate-based security.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals.
  • Understanding of Windows client operating system essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Overview of Tools You Can Use to Configure Windows 10
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using OneDrive
  • Configuring IP Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Overview of Storage Options
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Work Folders
  • Managing Printers
  • Overview of Providing Apps to Users
  • The Windows Store
  • Web Browsers
  • Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
  • Securing Data with EFS
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring UAC
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
  • Windows Firewall
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Windows Defender
  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Recovering Files
  • Recovering Devices
  • Updating Windows
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Optimizing Performance
  • Configuring Updates for a Single Device
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Monitoring Events
  • Monitoring Reliability and Performance

This course provides administrators with the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy and manage Windows 10 desktops, devices, and applications in an enterprise environment. Students will learn how to plan and implement Windows 10 deployments in large organizations. Students will also learn how to manage the Windows 10 installations after deployment to provide secure identity and data access by using technologies related to User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), Group Policy, Work Folders and Client Hyper-V. To support a variety of device and data management solutions, Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Store for Business and Office 365 are used for device management. These services are part of the Enterprise Mobility+ Security, which provides identity and access management, cloud-based device management, application and update management, and more secure data access to information stored both on the cloud and onsite within your corporate network.

  • Manage PCs and devices in an enterprise environment
  • Deploy Windows 10 enterprise desktops
  • Manage Windows 10 sign-in and identity
  • Manage user profiles and User Experience Virtualization
  • Manage desktop and application settings by using Group Policy
  • Manage devices in Office 365
  • Manage PCs and devices by using Intune
  • Configure and using Microsoft Store for Business
  • Deploy apps and manage information access by using Intune
  • Manage data access for Windows-based devices
  • Configure and manage Client Hyper-V


This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 10 desktop and application deployments and in managing the cloud-based application and data service environments for medium-to-large enterprise organizations. These professionals typically work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments with managed access to the internet and cloud services.


  • Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Azure AD principles
  • Windows Server 2016 fundamentals
  • The Windows client operating system essentials; for example, working knowledge of Windows 10 and/or Windows 8.1

The following prerequisites are recommended by Microsoft:

  • Managing Windows 10 in the enterprise
  • Managing a mobile workforce and supporting devices
  • Overview of Enterprise Mobility + Security
  • Overview of Windows 10 enterprise deployment
  • Customizing enterprise deployments
  • Maintaining a Windows 10 installation
  • Volume license activation for Windows 10
  • Overview of enterprise identity
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium P2
  • Extending identity to the cloud
  • Managing user profiles and user state
  • Configuring UE-V
  • Managing user state migration
  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Configuring enterprise desktops by using Group Policy policies
  • Overview of Group Policy preferences
  • Overview of Office 365
  • MDM for Office 365
  • Overview of Intune
  • Managing devices by using Intune
  • Basic Intune administration
  • Working with Intune device profiles
  • Conditional access with Intune
  • Managing software updates
  • Using Microsoft Store for Business for app deployment
  • Deploying Windows 10 by using Windows AutoPilot
  • App management by using Intune
  • App deployment and management
  • Working with WIP
  • Overview remote data access solutions
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Implementing cloud data access
  • Publishing and using RemoteApp programs
  • Installing and configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Configuring virtual switches
  • Creating and managing virtual hard disks
  • Creating and managing VMs

This course provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage.  Students also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

  • Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10.
  • Perform post-installation configuration.
  • Implement networking.
  • Implement network security.
  • Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy.
  • Implement remote management.
  • Manage local storage.
  • Manage files and resources.
  • Install and manage apps.
  • Secure Windows 10.
  • Implement remote connectivity.
  • Maintain and update Windows 10.
  • Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 24. May 2017



  • for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks. The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.
  • for Students who seek certification in exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10 also will benefit from this course.
  • to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who work in small to medium-sized organizations, and who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and DNS.
  • AD DS principles.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016 fundamentals.
  • Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Windows 10
  • Planning your Windows 10 deployment
  • Installing and deploying Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Windows 10 installation maintenance
  • Managing volume activation
  • Overview of management tools
  • Customizing the user interface
  • Managing devices, device drivers, and services
  • Configuring features, mobility, and power options
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Homegroups, workgroups, and domains
  • Configuring IPv4 network connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 network connectivity
  • Implementing name resolution
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity
  • Implementing wireless network connectivity
  • Implementing Windows Firewall
  • Connection security rules
  • Implementing Windows Defender
  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs
  • Remote Desktop
  • Remote Assistance
  • Using Windows PowerShell Remoting
  • Overview of storage options
  • Managing disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintaining disks and volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing and managing OneDrive
  • Working with virtual hard disks
  • Overview of file systems
  • Configuring and managing file access
  • Managing shared folders
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing printers
  • Overview of methods used to deploy apps
  • The Windows Store and Windows Store for Business
  • Desktop Apps
  • Web browsers
  • Managing user accounts
  • Configuring UAC
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Overview of remote connectivity options
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Recovering files
  • Managing devices and device drivers
  • Performing system recovery

This five-day course describes how to use Configuration Manager and its associated site systems to efficiently manage network resources. In this five-day course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage applications, client health, hardware and software inventory, operating system deployment, and software updates by using Configuration Manager. You also will learn how tooptimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports. Additionally, this course, in conjunction with Microsoft Official Course 20703-2A, helps certification candidates prepare for Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration.

  • Describe the features Configuration Manager and Intune include, and explain how you can use these features to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.
  • Analyze data by using queries and reports.
  • Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.
  • Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering.
  • Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments.
  • Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems.
  • Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages.
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
  • Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager.
  • Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.



This course is for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses, or intends to use, the latest release of Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.

This course also is for individuals who are interested in taking Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration. Courses 20703-1A and 20703-2A, or equivalent knowledge and skills, are necessary to prepare for this exam.


  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing.
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Basic concepts of public key infrastructure (PKI) security.
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
  • Basic understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of systems management by using enterprise management solutions
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager architecture
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager administrative tools
  • Tools for monitoring and troubleshooting a Configuration Manager site
  • Introduction to queries
  • Configuring Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
  • Configuring resource discovery
  • Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for mobile device management
  • Configuring user and device collections
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager client
  • Configuring and monitoring client status
  • Managing client settings in Configuration Manager
  • Overview of inventory collection
  • Configuring hardware and software inventory
  • Managing inventory collection
  • Configuring software metering
  • Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
  • Preparing the infrastructure for content management
  • Distributing and managing content on distribution points
  • Overview of application management
  • Creating applications
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing applications
  • Deploying virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (Optional)
  • Deploying and managing Windows Store apps
  • The software updates process
  • Preparing a Configuration Manager site for software updates
  • Managing software updates
  • Configuring automatic deployment rules
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting software updates
  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies
  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring compliance settings
  • Viewing compliance results
  • Managing resource and data access
  • An overview of operating system deployment
  • Preparing a site for operating system deployment
  • Deploying an operating system
  • Managing Windows as a service
  • Configuring role-based administration
  • Configuring Remote Tools
  • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
  • Backing up and recovering a Configuration Manager site

This is a three-day Instructor Led Training (ILT) course that describes mobile device management (MDM) technologies and the integration of various online cloud services with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. This course focuses on both hybrid MDM using Microsoft Intune, and the on-premises MDM scenario. This course also covers integration with online services such as Microsoft Store for Business, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Azure.

  • Describe the challenges in managing a mobile and Internet-based workforce and how Configuration Manager integrated with MDM and cloud services solutions can address these challenges.
  • Describe and configure methods used to manage client devices that are located outside of the corporate network and connected to the Internet.
  • Deploy and manage Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager.
  • Deploy and manage Office 365 apps by using Configuration Manager.
  • Manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager.
  • Describe and configure a hybrid MDM scenario by using Configuration Manager and Intune.
  • Enroll iOS, Android, and Windows-based devices in a hybrid Configuration Manager and Intune MDM solution.
  • Describe and configure on-premises mobile device management using Configuration Manager.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.



This course is intended for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use the latest branch of Configuration Manager and Intune together to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.

The secondary audience for this course are individuals who are interested in taking Exam 70-703: ?Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration.?


  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing.
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Basic concepts of PKI security.
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
  • Basic understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.
  • Basic understanding of management tasks using Configuration Manager.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Managing a mobile and distributed workforce
  • Integrating Configuration Manager with cloud services and Internet-based management solutions
  • PKI requirements to support the Internet and MDM
  • Expanding content availability by using cloud-based distribution points
  • Managing a mobile and distributed workforce
  • Methods for managing Internet-based clients
  • Planning and implementing Internet-based client management
  • Planning and implementing Cloud Management Gateway
  • Overview of Microsoft Store for Business
  • Managing Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager
  • Overview of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Deploying Office 365 client applications by using Configuration Manager
  • Managing and updating an Office 365 client deploymentProPlus
  • Overview of mobile device management
  • Configuring the Exchange Server connector for mobile device management
  • Planning and preparing for hybrid MDM
  • Configuring hybrid MDM with Configuration Manager and Intune
  • Enrolling Windows devices into MDM
  • Enrolling Android devices into MDM
  • Enrolling iOS devices into MDM
  • Managing mobile devices in Configuration Manager
  • Overview of oOn-premises mobile device management
  • Configuring oOn-premises MDM by using Configuration Manager

This course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

  • Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
  • Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
  • Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
  • Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
  • Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.
  • Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.
  • Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
  • Create and manage deployment images.
  • Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 16. March 2017



  • Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016.
  • IT professionals with general IT knowledge, who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server, especially around storage and compute technologies in Windows Server 2016.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware
  • Experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy clien

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Nano Server and Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models
  • Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016
  • Overview of direct-attached storage, network-attached storage, and storage area networks
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE
  • Understanding iSNS, data centre bridging, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Overview of Hyper-V
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Managing Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers
  • Defining levels of availability
  • Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Backing up and restoring the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server B
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016
  • Planning a failover cluster
  • Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Troubleshooting a failover cluster
  • Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering
  • Overview of integrating Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing and maintaining Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
  • Key features for virtual machines in a clustered environment
  • Overview of NLB clusters
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation
  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads
  • WSUS overview and deployment options
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

This course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

  • Plan and implement an IPv4 network.
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Implement IPv6.
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM).
  • Plan for remote access.
  • Implement DirectAccess.
  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Implement networking for branch offices.
  • Configure advanced networking features.
  • Implement Software Defined Networking.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 23. February 2017



  • Network administrators who are looking to reinforce existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016.
  • System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to gain core and advanced networking knowledge and skills on Windows Server 2016.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012
  • Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment
  • Knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model
  • Understanding of core networking infrastructure components and technologies such as cabling, routers, hubs, and switches
  • Familiarity with networking topologies and architectures such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and wireless networking
  • Some basic knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol stack, addressing and name resolution
  • Experience with and knowledge of Hyper-V and virtualization
  • Hands-on experience working with the Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity
  • Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Deploying DHCP
  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP
  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Overview of remote access
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
  • Planning VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
  • Implementing BranchCache for branch offices
  • Overview of high performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features
  • Overview of Software Defined Networking
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller

This course teaches IT Pros how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and howto monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory?related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

  • Install and configure domain controllers.
  • Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.
  • Implement AD DS in complex environments.
  • Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.
  • Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
  • Manage user settings by using GPOs.
  • Secure AD DS and user accounts.
  • Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS.
  • Deploy and manage certificates.
  • Implement and administer AD FS.
  • Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services.
  • Original-Microsoft-Training
  • MOC On-Demand is currently available only in English
  • combination of video, text, practical tasks and knowledge tests
  • special offers like discounts are considered when taking the exam.

About Microsoft Official Course On-Demand

The courses are a great alternative for anyone wanting to learn independently and at their own pace. As a participant, you will receive an access to a learning platform developed by Microsoft, providing you with content such as videos, tutorials as well as a Live Lab-Environment for exercises.

As one of the leading Microsoft Learning Partners in Germany, GFN AG works closely with Microsoft together. On request, we can offer you additional services like digital training materials or an individual exam preparation in one of our Training center. For further information, you can also visit the following website MoC On Demand-Infoseite or feel free to contact us.

First published: 29. March 2017



This course is primarily intended for existing IT professionals who have some AD DS knowledge and experience and who aim to develop knowledge about identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2016.

  • AD DS administrators who are looking to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who are looking to consolidate their knowledge about AD DS and related technologies, in addition to IT professionals who want to prepare for the 70-742 exam.

One more important note, all Microsoft MOC On-Demand courses are currently available in English only. To successfully complete this course, therefore a safe handling like IT-specialized English is essential.


  • Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness of basic security best practices.
  • Hands-on working experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Basic experience with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Recommended system requirements for Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 10
  • Current version of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed ActiveX control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required
  • 1280 x 1024 or higher

Note You can also take a MOC On-Demand on your iPad® Retina 4th Generation; however, the lab experience is not optimized for tablets.

Note Regularly scheduled maintenance for the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) platform is currently at 10?12 P.M. Pacific Time every Thursday. During that time, you may not be able to access the MLO associated with a MOC On-Demand.

The minimum system requirements for MOC On-Demand and labs include:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 kilobytes per second)
  • External access to the Internet
  • Either an installed Active X control (requires local administrator permissions) or Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

This Online-Training covers the following topics:

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of AD DS domain controllers
  • Deploying a domain controller
  • Deploying AD DS
  • Deploying domain controllers by performing domain controller cloning
  • Administering AD DS
  • Describe AD DS and its main components.
  • Describe the purpose of domain controllers and their roles.
  • De