Before attending this course, students must have:
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.