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MCSA Guide to Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, Exam 70-411 1st Edition

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Offering a wealth of hands-on activities, MCSA Guide to Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, Exam 70-411empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while preparing them to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. This engaging, four-color text equips readers with the skills necessary to manage a Windows Server 2012 system with a focus on administration. Comprehensive coverage includes server deployment and maintenance, advanced file services, remote access, network access protection, Group Policy, Active Directory, DNS and much more. In addition, hands-on labs and case projects give students plenty of opportunity to put what they learn into real-world practice.

Greg Tomsho, Yavapai College

Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, Server+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. He has written numerous other leading books, including MCSA GUIDE TO INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO CONFIGURING ADVANCED MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2 SERVICES, Guide to Operating Systems, MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.

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  • Challenging case projects build on one another and require you to apply the concpets and technologies learned throughout the book.
  • Abundant screen captures and illustrations visually reinforce the text and hands-on activities
  • Coverage of features new to Windows Server 2012, including new Windows Deployment Services (WDS), DirectAccess implementation, file classification in File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) and more.
  • A list of 70-411 exam objectives is cross-referenced with chapters and sections that cover each objective.
  • The text includes a 120-day evaluation version of Microsoft Windows Server 2012.
  • Learning Objectives, Chapter Summaries, Key Terms & Definitions, Review Questions, Hands-On Activities, and Case Projects reinforce skills as they are learned, while test preparation resources help students get ready for exam day.
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  • Integrated throughout every chapter, practical activities reinforce conceptual material with real-life application.
  • Case projects encourage readers to review and apply key concepts through real-world set up and administrative scenarios.
  • Step-by-step hands-on activities walk you thorugh tasks ranging from deploying Windows with Windows Deplyment Services (WDS), maintaining Windows computers with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and configuring advanced file services, such as Distributed File Systems (DFS), File ReServer Resource Manager (FSRM), and Encrypting File System (EFS).

MCSA Guide to Administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, Exam 70-411

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Deploying Windows Server.
2. Windows Server Update Services.
3. Advanced File Services Configuration.
4. Server Monitoring and Auditing.
5. Remote Access Configuration.
6. Network Policy Configuration.
7. Domain Controller and Active Directory Management.
8. User and Service Account Configuration.
9. Group Policy Settings and Preferences.
10. Managing Group Policies.
11. Managing and Configuring DNS.
Appendix A: MCSA Exam 70-411 Objectives.

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