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Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2

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Fully updated for Windows Server 2012 R2! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-417 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2012 R2 core infrastructure services. Exam 70-417 is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to core features and functionality of Windows Server 2012 R2, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator for Windows Server 2008.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

EXAM 70-410

  • Install and configure servers

  • Configure server roles and features

  • Configure Hyper-V

  • Deploy and configure core network services

  • Install and administer Active Directory

  • EXAM 70-411

  • Deploy, manage, and maintain servers

  • Configure network services and access

  • Configure a network policy server infrastructure

  • Configure and manage Active Directory

  • Configure and manage Group Policy

  • EXAM 70-412

  • Configure and manage high availability

  • Configure file and storage solutions

  • Implement business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Configure network services

  • Configure identity and access solutions

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives.

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents
    4. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Errata, updates, & book support
      4. We want to hear from you
      5. Stay in touch
    5. Preparing for the Exam
    6. Chapter 1. Install and configure servers
      1. Objective 1.1: Install servers
      2. Objective 1.2: Configure servers
      3. Objective 1.3: Configure local storage
      4. Answers
    7. Chapter 2. Configure server roles and features
      1. Objective 2.1: Configure servers for remote management
      2. Answers
    8. Chapter 3. Configure Hyper-V
      1. Objective 3.1: Create and configure virtual machine settings
      2. Objective 3.2: Create and configure virtual machine storage
      3. Objective 3.3: Create and configure virtual networks
      4. Answers
    9. Chapter 4. Install and administer Active Directory
      1. Objective 4.1: Install domain controllers
      2. Answers
    10. Chapter 5. Deploy, manage, and maintain servers
      1. Objective 5.1: Monitor servers
      2. Answers
    11. Chapter 6. Configure network services and access
      1. Objective 6.1: Configure DirectAccess
      2. Answers
    12. Chapter 7. Configure a network policy server infrastructure
      1. Objective 7.1: Configure Network Access Protection
      2. Answers
    13. Chapter 8. Configure and manage Active Directory
      1. Objective 8.1: Configure domain controllers
      2. Objective 8.2: Maintain Active Directory
      3. Answers
    14. Chapter 9. Configure and manage Group Policy
      1. Objective 9.1: Configure Group Policy processing
      2. Answers
    15. Chapter 10. Configure and manage high availability
      1. Objective 10.1: Configure failover clustering
      2. Objective 10.2: Manage failover clustering roles
      3. Objective 10.3: Manage virtual machine (VM) movement
      4. Answers
    16. Chapter 11. Configure file and storage solutions
      1. Objective 11.1: Implement Dynamic Access Control
      2. Answers
    17. Chapter 12. Implement business continuity and disaster recovery
      1. Objective 12.1: Configure and manage backups
      2. Objective 12.2: Configure site-level fault tolerance
      3. Answers
    18. Chapter 13. Configure network services
      1. Objective 13.1: Deploy and manage IPAM
      2. Answers
    19. Chapter 14. Configure identity and access solutions
      1. Objective 14.1: Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
      2. Answers
    20. Index
    21. About the Author
    22. Inside Back Cover