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MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Administration Study Guide: Exam 70-411

Book Description

Complete exam coverage, hands-on practice, and interactive study tools for the MCSA: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 exam 70-411

MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 Administration Study Guide: Exam 70-411 provides comprehensive preparation for exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2. With full coverage of all exam domains, this guide contains everything you need to know to be fully prepared on test day. Real-world scenarios illustrate the practical applications of the lessons, and hands-on exercises allow you to test yourself against everyday tasks. You get access to an interactive practice test environment that helps you avoid surprises on exam day, plus electronic flashcards and video demonstrations showing how to perform some of the more difficult tasks.

Exam 70-411 is one of three exams you must pass to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) on Windows Server 2012 R2 and a clear path to increasing your value and marketability in the workplace. The exam reflects the 2012 update to the OS, including the new enhancements to Hyper-V, Storage Spaces, and Active Directory. This guide gives you the information and practice you need to master all aspects of Windows Server 2012 R2 for test. Learn how to:

  • Deploy, manage, and maintain servers

  • Configure file and print servers, network services, and more

  • Manage and configure Active Directory and Group Policy

  • Review real-world scenarios, video, and interactive study aids

  • If you're looking to master Windows server administration before the exam, MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 Administration Study Guide is a complete and comprehensive prep tool to give you the confidence you need to succeed.

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Assessment Test
    3. Chapter 1: Manage and Maintain Servers
      1. Using Windows Deployment Services
      2. Configuring Windows Server Update Services
      3. Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Performance Monitoring
      4. Using Windows Server 2012 R2 Performance Tools
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Review Questions
    4. Chapter 2: Manage File Services
      1. Configuring File Server Resource Manager
      2. Configure File and Disk Encryption
      3. Configuring Distributed File System
      4. Implementing an Audit Policy
      5. Making Active Directory Objects Available to Users
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Review Questions
    5. Chapter 3: Configure DNS
      1. Introducing DNS
      2. Introducing DNS Database Zones
      3. Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2012 R2
      4. Introducing DNS Record Types
      5. Configuring DNS
      6. Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
      7. Summary
      8. Exam Essentials
      9. Review Questions
    6. Chapter 4: Configure Routing and Remote Access
      1. Overview of Dial-Up Networking
      2. Overview of Virtual Private Networks
      3. Configuring Your Remote Access Server
      4. Understanding a VPN
      5. Configuring a VPN
      6. Managing Your Remote Access Server
      7. Configuring a VPN Client
      8. Configuring a Web Application Proxy
      9. Understanding DirectAccess
      10. Summary
      11. Exam Essentials
      12. Review Questions
    7. Chapter 5: Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure
      1. Overview of Wireless Access
      2. Remote Access Security
      3. Configuring User Access
      4. Configuring Security
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. Review Questions
    8. Chapter 6: Configure and Manage Active Directory
      1. Active Directory Security Overview
      2. Implementing Active Directory Security
      3. Using Group Policy for Security
      4. Managing Multiple Domains
      5. Maintain Active Directory
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Review Questions
    9. Chapter 7: Configure and Manage Group Policy
      1. Introducing Group Policy Objects
      2. Planning a Group Policy Strategy
      3. Implementing Group Policy
      4. Managing Group Policy
      5. Deploying Software Through a GPO
      6. Implementing Software Deployment
      7. Configuring Software Deployment Settings
      8. Troubleshooting Group Policies
      9. Summary
      10. Exam Essentials
      11. Review Questions
    10. Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
    11. Appendix B: About the Additional Study Tools
    12. Free Interactive Online Study Environment
    13. End User License Agreement