Free Online Training For Exam 70-417 – Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2012

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Microsoft has made the jump start training for exam 70-417 on demand.

The exam 70-417 titled Upgrading your skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 is a pre-req for attaining MCSE in Messaging. Read more about Exchange 2013 certification.

The training is split into 12 sessions and goes through all the details to prepare you for the 70-417 exam.


Update: The videos are now online in YouTube, here

  • Session 1: Installing and configuring servers based on Windows Server 2012 here
  • Session 2: Monitoring and maintaining Windows Server 2012 here
  • Session 3: Managing Windows Server 2012 by using Windows PowerShell 3.0 here
  • Session 4: Managing storage for Windows Server 2012 here
  • Session 5: Implementing network services here
  • Session 6: Implementing Direct Access here
  • Session 7: Implementing failover clustering here
  • Session 8: Implementing Hyper-V here
  • Session 9: Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V here
  • Session 10: Implementing Dynamic Access Control here
  • Session 11: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services here
  • Session 12: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services here

Good luck with your exam ;)

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17 comments… add one



    1. Did you go through the videos Orhan?

  2. SP

    Links for 1, 2 and 7 aren’t working

  3. Bob

    It looks like this training has gone :(

  4. Yahim

    Links no longer works

  5. Ducu

    Hi, I am trying to access any of the links provided but it keeps directing me to the default showcase microsoft website Is there anything that I need to do so I can see the videos?

    Thank you!

  6. Keith

    Those links no longer work…

  7. Shak

    Thanks Raj,
    How do I access these videoes? When I click on the link “here” it takes me to microsoft showcase page and no video.

  8. Puma

    Videos taken off line by MS?? Anyone got alternative links?

  9. josh

    it does not look like the links to the vidoes work any more….

  10. Sorin Stoleru

    The links to the videos are always redirecting to the same page:

    Any idea why?


  11. Amr

    Hi Ragith,

    Thank you for sharing, But the links do not work, it redirects to Microsoft Showcase website (

  12. Chiraag

    Thanks for this Rajith. Seems like these videos are no longer available and the links no longer work. Could you advice on alternate links if you have any?

  13. Guys,

    Looks like MS has taken the videos offline. I will update the post as soon as I get more info.


  14. Chiraag

    Hi Rajith,

    Just wanted to let you know that they have now made it available below:

    1. Thanks Chiraag, will update the blog now.

  15. Siphiwe

    Great stuff guys

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