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MTA Server Administration Fundamentals

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COURSE FEE: R 3500

DURATION: 11 Weeks

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WHO SHOULD ENROL: Those that want to become certified, productive, proficient and skilled in MTA Server Administration Fundamentals.

MTA-Windows+Server+Administration+Fundamentals

MTA Server Administration Fundamentals

COURSE FEE: R 3500

DURATION: 11 Weeks

CATEGORY: |

WHO SHOULD ENROL: Those that want to become certified, productive, proficient and skilled in MTA Server Administration Fundamentals.

Overview

Most businesses use servers. Whether a company is large or small, it will have a central system where information is stored and devices are managed. It is important that this system is secure and managed properly in order to facilitate business processes, and to retain important data. Therefore, companies hire an IT technician to ensure that the server is set up, secured, and updated regularly. The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is an entry-level certification intended for people who want to learn the fundamental concepts of Windows Server Administration. This MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals course prepares you for the server administration exam, which will test your understanding of how to install, manage, and maintain servers

What will you learn in this MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals course?

This certification will give you the best introduction to the computer science field. This certification will introduce you to a wide range of basic technical concepts, assess and validate your core technical knowledge, and enhance your technical credibility. In this module, you will learn about fundamental server administration concepts. It is recommended that prospective students become familiar with the concepts and the technologies described here by taking relevant training courses prior to completing this certification.

  • 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64 -bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 4 GB RAM5.0 GB available disk space
  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution
  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card

 


What is included in the course fees?

This Course Fee excludes your exam voucher. Unfortunately, the Certiport Assessment Centres do not allow tuition providers to pay for learners and request that a learner does so themselves. Due to the fluctuation of the exam costs (Rand-US Dollar exchange), we are unable to indicate accurate exam costs, so you will need to contact your closest Certiport Centre to determine this exam cost.  You can locate one closest to you here: www.certiport.com/Locator#.

Please, be aware that  all course materials are only offered online. In other words, you will not be receiving any hard copies of the textbook, and you will need to access all the required content through your online classroom, where you'll be able to find the following course content:

  • A digital textbook (PDF) focused on all the content you'll need to pass the exam successfully
  • Videos and Learning material to ensure you are coveredto understand practical concepts
  • Learning objectives and skills covered in each lesson
  • A glossary of key terms for each lesson
  • summary of what you will learn, as well as the important points on which to focus
  • Practice files OR quizzes to accompany the step-by-step exercises in your textbook
  • PDF summary of everything you've covered in the textbook
  • study guide and exercise files to help you with your exam prep
  • A set of mock exams to be covered before undertaking global exams.

 


Requirements

Entry Requirements

Grade 10

Learners must be 16 years or older

The ability to read and write in English

Access to a computer (PC or Mac)

Access to the internet

Computer literate (familiar with operating a computer)

 

Hardware Required

  • 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64 -bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 4 GB RAM5.0 GB available disk space
  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution
  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card

 

Software Required

All of the software listed below is required for this course:

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise - evaluation edition available as a free download from Microsoft's website at

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/trial-software.aspx 

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/trial-software.aspx

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 10 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2. For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system

Latest version of Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.

.NET 3.5 required. Some features may require .NET 4.0 or 4.5 CLR also to be installed

Each of the student workstations can run either the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows, as long as the computer has the appropriate hardware for the operating system and you provide each workstation with the additional software it needs in the version for the appropriate platform.



 

Prerequisites:

None required, but it is recommended that you have a strong grounding in the Windows operating system.


 


Exam Dates

You can start studying whenever you want - there are no specific course starting dates.

All of our assessments are computer-based and, therefore, done online. You are required to book an exam appointment via our Campus Assessment Centre at least 2 weeks prior to your exam date to prepare for your assessment.

 


Accreditation

Type & reward: Microsoft Technology Associate - Microsoft Certificate

Provided by: Microsoft Minimum credits: N/A

Edu City Campus is a registered provider of Microsoft training programmes. Microsoft is an industry leader in technological development and sets the de facto standard worldwide. They oer internationally recognised information technology certifications which provide valuable knowledge needed to begin or expand a career in information technology and development. They continuously update and develop their study programmes to keep up with technological advances, and they ensure that the exams are relevant to the IT industry. Microsoft Oce certifications are sought after, trusted by employers, and validate your knowledge of computer systems, security or software development.

Status: Accredited course

Type & reward: Microsoft Technology Associate - Microsoft Certificate

Provided by: Microsoft Minimum credits: N/A

Edu City Campus is a registered provider of Microsoft training programmes. Microsoft is an industry leader in technological development and sets the de facto standard worldwide. They oer internationally recognised information technology certifications which provide valuable knowledge needed to begin or expand a career in information technology and development. They continuously update and develop their study programmes to keep up with technological advances, and they ensure that the exams are relevant to the IT industry. Microsoft Oce certifications are sought after, trusted by employers, and validate your knowledge of computer systems, security or software development.


 


Assessment

You will be provided with the necessary study material so that you can prepare for your external exam. These exams are Computer-Based Assessments and are held at a registered Certiport Assessment Centres. You will need to contact any one of the Certiport Solutions Providers to purchase your exam voucher.

You can locate one closest to you here: http:// www.certiport.com/Locator#.

Once you have located the Certiport Authorised Testing Centre (CATC) closest to you, you will need to contact them to purchase your exam voucher and schedule your exam.

Please ensure that your chosen centre is set up to administer your exam. Once you have successfully completed the exam, your Certiport Testing Centre will provide you with an exam score report, which will also be available to you on your Certiport profile. You will then receive your Microsoft Certification.

Please contact us on studyonline@ecubeonline.com for assistance.

 


Subjects:

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This module will equip you with the knowledge required to build a career using Microsoft technologies. It will give you a better understanding of server installation, server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and server maintenance.

 

What modules make up this course?:

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This module will equip you with the knowledge required to build a career using Microsoft technologies. It will give you a better understanding of server installation, server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and server maintenance.

Skills Measured

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area in the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area in the exam.

Understanding server installation (10-15%) (https://www.microsoft.com/en-za/learning/exam-98-365.aspx#syllabus-1) (https://www.microsoft.com/en-za/learning/exam-98-365.aspx#syllabus-1)

Understand device drivers

Installation; removal; disabling; update/upgrade; rollback; troubleshooting; Plug & Play; IRQ; interrupts; driver signing

Understand services

What services are; which statuses a service can be in; start-up types; recovery options; delayed start-up; Run As settings for a service; stopping or pausing a service; service accounts; dependencies

Understand server installation options

Choosing correct OS version; partitioning; F8 options, server core vs. full; interactive install; unattended install; automated install using WDS; upgrade vs. clean install; firmware updates including BIOS

Understanding server roles (25-30%) (https://www.microsoft.com/en-za/learning/exam-98-365.aspx#syllabus-2)


 


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