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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-740, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The bestselling MCSA 70-470 study guide, updated for the latest exam

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide is your ultimate resource for Exam 70-740. Covering 100% of all exam objectives, this study guide goes far beyond concept review with real-world scenarios containing expert insights, chapter review questions, hands-on practice exercises while the Sybex interactive learning environment provides additional last minute review through practice exams, electronic flashcards, and searchable glossary. This new edition has been fully updated to align with the Windows Server 2016 exam, featuring authoritative coverage of installation, configuration, server roles, Hyper-V, core network services, Active Directory, Group Policy, security, remote access, disaster recovery, and more.

The vast majority of servers around the world use Windows Server, and the 2016 release includes a host of new features and updates. This study guide has been updated to prepare you for these changes so you can be confident on exam day and beyond.

  • Study 100% of Exam 70-740 objectives
  • Gain hands-on practice performing critical tasks
  • Link concept to practice through real-world scenarios
  • Access to the Sybex interactive learning environment

Whether you want to sit for the exam, or simply improve your job performance, this Sybex study guide will give you the expert insight to learn the key concepts and latest updates to Windows Server 2016.

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments
  2. About the Author
  3. Introduction
    1. The Microsoft Certification Program
    2. Who Should Read This Book?
    3. What’s Inside?
    4. What’s Included with the Book
    5. Recommended Home Lab Setup
    6. How to Contact Sybex/Author
    7. Certification Objectives Maps
  4. Assessment Test
    1. Answers to Assessment Test
  5. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Server 2016
    1. Features and Advantages of Windows Server 2016
    2. Planning the Windows Server 2016 Installation
    3. Activating and Servicing Windows
    4. Using Windows Deployment Services
    5. Understanding Features On Demand
    6. Summary
    7. Video Resources
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Review Questions
  6. Chapter 2 Installing in the Enterprise
    1. Understanding Automated Deployment Options
    2. Deploying Unattended Installations
    3. Understanding Hyper-V
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  7. Chapter 3 Configuring Storage and Replication
    1. Understanding File Systems
    2. Storage in Windows Server 2016
    3. Configuring Permissions
    4. Configuring Disk Quotas
    5. Windows PowerShell
    6. Using Server Manager
    7. Understanding Data Deduplication
    8. Summary
    9. Video Resources
    10. Exam Essentials
    11. Review Questions
  8. Chapter 4 Understanding Hyper-V
    1. Hyper-V Overview
    2. Hyper-V Installation and Configuration
    3. Configuring Virtual Machines
    4. PowerShell Commands
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  9. Chapter 5 Configuring High Availability
    1. Components of High Availability
    2. Achieving High Availability
    3. Understanding Network Load Balancing
    4. Achieving High Availability with Hyper-V
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  10. Chapter 6 Understanding Clustering
    1. Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
    2. Windows Server 2016 Clustering Features
    3. PowerShell Commands for Clustering
    4. Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  11. Chapter 7 Configuring Windows Containers
    1. Understanding Windows Containers
    2. Using PowerShell for Containers
    3. Summary
    4. Video Resources
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Review Questions
  12. Chapter 8 Maintaining Windows Server
    1. Configuring Windows Server Updates
    2. Understanding Backups
    3. PowerShell Commands
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  13. Chapter 9 Understanding Monitoring
    1. Overview of Windows Server 2016 Performance Monitoring
    2. Using Windows Server 2016 Performance Tools
    3. Summary
    4. Video Resources
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Review Questions
  14. Appendix Answers to the Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Installing Windows Server 2016
    2. Chapter 2: Installing in the Enterprise
    3. Chapter 3: Configuring Storage and Replication
    4. Chapter 4: Understanding Hyper-V
    5. Chapter 5: Configuring High Availability
    6. Chapter 6: Understanding Clustering
    7. Chapter 7: Configuring Windows Containers
    8. Chapter 8: Maintaining Windows Server
    9. Chapter 9: Understanding Monitoring
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