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MCSA/MCSE - Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

ISBN : 9781616912505

Gain hands-on expertise in the Microsoft 70-411 certification exam by Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 course. Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 cert guide provides complete coverage of all the objectives of the70-411 exam and includes topics such as configuring file printer services and NPS; managing Active directory and group policy; deploying, managing, and maintaining servers. the study guide is designed provide you knowledge and skills of all the basic and advanced technologies and methodologies used for Windows Server 2012.

The Administering Windows Server 2012 is part of Microsoft's MCSE and MCSA certification. It is a required part of the MCSA certification and further can be upgraded to MCSE certification. This certification is targeted at network or computer systems administrator or a computer support specialist. This exam tests the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Passing this exam validates a candidate's ability to administer the tasks required to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access, and data security.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSA/MCSE certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have a good knowledge of servers.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft's 70-411 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of Linear and Adaptive, Build list and reorder, Case studies, Drag and drop, Hot area, and Multiple-choice questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

70-411 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24 hours before resitting the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam for a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period is also imposed for the fourth and fifth exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. To take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take the exam again.
What is the validity of the certification? The Microsoft's MCSA/MCSE: Windows Server 2012 certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-411, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A MCSA/MCSE: Windows Server Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Server Designer
  • Server Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Configuring Windows Server Update Services
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Performance Monitoring
  • Using Windows Server 2012 R2 Performance Tools
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring File Server Resource Manager
  • Configure File and Disk Encryption
  • Configuring Distributed File System
  • Implementing an Audit Policy
  • Making Active Directory Objects Available to Users
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Introducing DNS
  • Introducing DNS Database Zones
  • Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Introducing DNS Record Types
  • Configuring DNS
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Overview of Dial-Up Networking
  • Overview of Virtual Private Networks
  • Configuring Your Remote Access Server
  • Understanding a VPN
  • Configuring a VPN
  • Managing Your Remote Access Server
  • Configuring a VPN Client
  • Configuring a Web Application Proxy
  • Understanding DirectAccess
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Overview of Wireless Access
  • Remote Access Security
  • Configuring User Access
  • Configuring Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Active Directory Security Overview
  • Implementing Active Directory Security
  • Using Group Policy for Security
  • Managing Multiple Domains
  • Maintain Active Directory
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Introducing Group Policy Objects
  • Planning a Group Policy Strategy
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Managing Group Policy
  • Deploying Software Through a GPO
  • Implementing Software Deployment
  • Configuring Software Deployment Settings
  • Troubleshooting Group Policies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Video Tutorials