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Exam Ref MCSA 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-411 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of administering Windows Server 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Deploy, manage, and maintain servers

  • Configure file and print services

  • Configure network services and access

  • Configure a Network Policy Server (NPS) infrastructure

  • Configure Active Directory

  • Configure and manage Group Policy

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by objectives.

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

  • Assumes you have experience administering Windows Server 2012 R2 core infrastructure.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Errata, updates, & book support
      4. We want to hear from you
      5. Stay in touch
    6. Preparing for the exam
    7. Chapter 1. Deploy, manage, and maintain servers
      1. Objective 1.1: Deploy and manage server images
      2. Objective 1.2: Implement patch management
      3. Objective 1.3: Monitor servers
      4. Answers
    8. Chapter 2. Configure file and print services
      1. Objective 2.1: Configure Distributed File System (DFS)
      2. Objective 2.2: Configure File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
      3. Objective 2.3: Configure file and disk encryption
      4. Objective 2.4: Configure advanced audit policies
      5. Answers
    9. Chapter 3. Configure network services and access
      1. Objective 3.1: Configure DNS zones
      2. Objective 3.2: Configure DNS records
      3. Objective 3.3: Configure virtual private network (VPN) and routing
      4. Objective 3.4: Configure DirectAccess
      5. Answers
    10. Chapter 4. Configure a Network Policy Server infrastructure
      1. Objective 4.1: Configure Network Policy Server (NPS)
      2. Objective 4.2: Configure NPS policies
      3. Objective 4.3: Configure Network Access Protection (NAP)
      4. Answers
    11. Chapter 5. Configure and manage Active Directory
      1. Objective 5.1: Configure service authentication
      2. Objective 5.2: Configure domain controllers
      3. Objective 5.3: Maintain Active Directory
      4. Objective 5.4: Configure account policies
      5. Answers
    12. Chapter 6. Configure and manage Group Policy
      1. Objective 6.1: Configure Group Policy processing
      2. Objective 6.2: Configure Group Policy settings
      3. Objective 6.3: Manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
      4. Objective 6.4: Configure Group Policy Preferences
      5. Answers
    13. Index
    14. About the author
    15. Inside Back Cover