MCSA 70-411 Cert Guide

MCSA 70-411 Cert Guide : Administering Windows Server 2012

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The MCSA 70-411 Cert Guide is the most comprehensive study guide available for Microsoft's challenging new MCSA 70-411 Exam: Administering Windows Server 2012. Ideal for both new Windows Server 2012 certification candidates and those updating existing Microsoft certifications, it offers uniquely thorough coverage, carefully carefully mapped to the exam's objectives. Coverage includes:

Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure
Managing user and service accounts
Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
Configuring and troubleshooting DNS
Configuring and troubleshooting Remote Access
Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting the Network Policy Server role
Optimizing file services
Increasing file system security
Implementing update management, and more

From start to finish, this review guide is organized to help you focus your study time where you need the most help, so you can retain more, and score higher. Its features include:

Pre-chapter "Do I Know This Already" (DIKTA) quizzes that help you assess your knowledge of each chapter's content and decide how much time to spend on each section
Foundation Topics sections that thoroughly explain concepts and theory, and link them to real-world procedures
Key Topics icons that flag every figure, table, or list which you must absolutely understand and remember
Chapter-ending Exam Preparation sections with even more exercises and troubleshooting scenarios
Flexible CD-based test engine with access to two complete practice exams
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 880 pages
  • 187 x 232mm | 1,000g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789748819
  • 9780789748812
  • 2,134,041

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Windows Server 2012 New Features
2. Deploying and Managing Server Images
3. Configuring Patch Management Concepts of WSUS
4. Monitoring Servers
5. Configuring Distributed File System (DFS)
6. Managing File Server Resources
7. Configuring File and Disk Encryption
8. Configuring Advanced Audit Policies
9. Configuring DNS Zones
10. Configuring DNS Records
11. Configuring VPN and Routing
12. Configuring DirectAccess
13. Configuring Network Access Protection (NAP)
14. Configuring Network Policy Server (NPS)
15. Configuring NPS Policies
16. Configuring Active Directory Service Authentication
17. Configuring Domain Controllers
18. Active Directory Maintenance
19. Configuring Account Policies
20. Configuring Group Policy Processing
21. Configuring Group Policy Settings
22. Managing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
23. Configuring Group Policy Preferences
24. Microsoft System Center 2012
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About Don Poulton

Don Poulton (Burlington, Ontario; A+, Network+, Security+, MCSA, MCSE) is an independent consultant who has been involved with computers since the days of 80-column punch cards. After more than 20 years in environmental science, he switched careers and trained as a Windows NT 4.0 MCSE. He has since written or contributed to several Que titles, including Security+ Lab Manual; MCSA/MCSE 70-299 Exam Cram 2: Implementing and Administering Security in a Windows 2003 Network; and MCTS 70-620 Exam Prep: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuring.David Camardella, an expert on deploying and administering Microsoft technologies, has served as technical reviewer on several previous Pearson Microsoft certification titles.
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