• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Managing service accounts and account policies are key tasks that an administrator must perform in order to ensure a functional, secure and accessible environment. This course discusses and demonstrates how to configure and manage service accounts and account policies.
This course is one in a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2. Passing this exam will earn the learner credit towards the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification and MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.

Learning Objectives

Configuring Service Authentication

  • identify the characteristics of different service accounts in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • identify characteristics of service principal names in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • recognize configuration characteristics for Kerberos Delegation in Windows Server 2012 R2

Configuring Account Policies

  • recognize password complexity requirements for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • describe how local group policies are applied in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • recognize considerations related to working with Password Setting Objects in Windows Server 2012

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.