Synopses & Reviews
Fully updated for Windows Server 2012 R2! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-412—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of advanced configuration tasks for Windows Server infrastructure. 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 or MCSE level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:
- Configure and manage high availability
- Configure file and storage solutions
- Implement business continuity and disaster recovery
- Configure network services
- Configure the Active Directory infrastructure
- Configure access and information protection solutions
This Microsoft Exam Ref:
- Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-412.
- Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge candidates.
- Designed for IT professionals who have real-world experience configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 services in an enterprise environment.
Note: Exam 70-412 counts as credit toward MCSA and MCSE certifications
About the Author
, MCITP, MCSE, MCT, has 10+ years' experience with Microsoft networks and is an IT consultant, trainer, and author.
Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, and Microsoft MVP for Consumer Security. He has written numerous Microsoft Press Training Kits focusing on Windows and Windows Server, and he serves as series editor for Rapid Review. He is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Microsoft certifications; Errata and book support; We want to hear from you; Stay in touch; Preparing for the exam; Chapter 1: Configure and manage high availability; 1.1 Objective 1.1: Configure Network Load Balancing (NLB); 1.2 Objective 1.2: Configure failover clustering; 1.3 Objective 1.3: Manage failover clustering roles; 1.4 Objective 1.4: Manage virtual machine (VM) movement; 1.5 Answers; Chapter 2: Configure file and storage solutions; 2.1 Objective 2.1: Configure advanced file services; 2.2 Objective 2.2: Implement Dynamic Access Control (DAC); 2.3 Objective 2.3: Configure and optimize storage; 2.4 Answers; Chapter 3: Implement business continuity and disaster recovery; 3.1 Objective 3.1: Configure and manage backups; 3.2 Objective 3.2: Recover servers; 3.3 Objective 3.3: Configure site-level fault tolerance; 3.4 Answers; Chapter 4: Configure network services; 4.1 Objective 4.1: Implement an advanced DHCP solution; 4.2 Objective 4.2: Implement an advanced DNS solution; 4.3 Objective 4.3: Deploy and manage IPAM; 4.4 Answers; Chapter 5: Configure the Active Directory infrastructure; 5.1 Objective 5.1: Configure a forest or a domain; 5.2 Objective 5.2: Configure trusts; 5.3 Objective 5.3: Configure sites; 5.4 Objective 5.4: Manage Active Directory and SYSVOL replication; 5.5 Answers; Chapter 6: Configure access and information protection solutions; 6.1 Objective 6.1: Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS); 6.2 Objective 6.2: Install and configure Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS); 6.3 Objective 6.3: Manage certificates; 6.4 Objective 6.4: Install and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS); 6.5 Answers; About the authors;