Active Directory is the heart of Windows Server user management and permissions. It s a key skill for any IT administrator. This course covers how to configure and manage Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 R2^ and walks through topics in the Active Directory domain of the MCSA exam Administering Windows Server 2012 (70-411). Ed Liberman shows how to configure service authentication^ domain controllers^ and account policies^ and maintain Active Directory so that it remains stable and secure. He ll cover virtualizing domain controllers^ Active Directory backup and recovery^ password policy management^ and Kerberos policies and delegation.