9780735673045

Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows ServerŪ 2012

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    9780735673045

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    0735673047

  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 11/15/2012
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
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Summary

Prepare for Exam 70-417-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services. Microsoft Exam 70-417 is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to the core technology features and functionality of Windows Server 2012, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows Server 2008. Exam Ref is organized by exam objectives and features challenging, what-if scenarios that focus on the critical skills and knowledge measured by the certification exam. When you pass Exam 70-417, you complete the requirements for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification. It also counts as credit toward MCSE: Server Infrastructure and MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure (additional exams required). Objectives include: EXAM 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Install and Configure Servers Configure Server Roles and Features Configure Hyper-V Install and Administer Active Directory EXAM 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers Configure Network Services and Access Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure Configure and Manage Active Directory Configure and Manage Group Policy EXAM 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Configure and Manage High Availability Configure File and Storage Solutions Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Configure Network Services Configure Identity and Access Solutions

Author Biography

J.C. Mackin, MCSA, MCSE, is a writer, editor, and Microsoft Certified Trainer who has focused on Windows networking technologies since Windows NT 4.0. He has written or coauthored more than 10 books about Windows administration and certification, including the Microsoft Training Kits for Exams 70-642, 70-643, and 70-685.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Microsoft certificationsp. xiv
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Errata & book supportp. xiv
We want to hear from youp. xv
Stay in touchp. xv
Preparing for the Examp. xvi
Install and configure serversp. 1
Install serversp. 1
Minimum hardware requirementsp. 1
Migrating server roles by using the Windows Server Migration Toolp. 2
Features on Demandp. 3
Objective summaryp. 5
Objective reviewp. 6
Configure serversp. 7
Installing roles and featuresp. 7
Deploying features and roles on remote servers through Windows PowerShellp. 7
Deployment Image Servicing and Managementp. 11
Converting a server with a GUI to or from Server Corep. 14
Configuring NIC teamingp. 18
Objective summaryp. 22
Objective reviewp. 22
Configure local storagep. 23
Introducing Storage Spacesp. 24
Objective summaryp. 30
Objective reviewp. 31
Answersp. 33
Reviewp. 33
Reviewp. 34
Reviewp. 35
Thought experimentp. 35
Configure server roles and featuresp. 37
Configure servers for remote managementp. 37
Managing multiple servers by using Server Managerp. 38
Configuring remote management of earlier versions of Windows Serverp. 46
Using Group Policy to enable remote managementp. 47
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8p. 49
Objective summaryp. 50
Objective reviewp. 51
Answersp. 53
Reviewp. 53
Thought experimentp. 54
Configure Hyper-Vp. 55
Create and configure virtual machine settingsp. 55
Hyper-V Module in Windows PowerShellp. 56
Dynamic Memoryp. 57
Resource Meteringp. 60
Non-uniform memory access (NUMA) topologyp. 61
Objective summaryp. 62
Objective reviewp. 62
Create and configure virtual machine storagep. 64
New VHDX disk formatp. 64
Virtual Fibre Channel adapterp. 68
Objective summaryp. 70
Objective reviewp. 70
Create and configure virtual networksp. 71
Virtual switch extensionsp. 72
Network virtualizationp. 74
Port ACLs (network isolation)p. 75
Single-root I/O virtualizationp. 77
Bandwidth managementp. 79
Advanced features for virtual network adaptersp. 81
Objective summaryp. 82
Objective reviewp. 83
Answersp. 85
Reviewp. 85
Reviewp. 86
Reviewp. 87
Thought experimentp. 88
Install and administer Active Directoryp. 89
Install domain controllersp. 89
Installing domain controllers by using the GUIp. 90
Installing domain controllers by using Windows PowerShellp. 94
Ntdsutil.exe Install from Media changesp. 99
Objective summaryp. 101
Objective reviewp. 101
Answersp. 104
Reviewp. 104
Thought experimentp. 105
Deploy, manage, and maintain serversp. 107
Monitor serversp. 107
Virtual machine resource poolsp. 108
Server monitoring through Windows PowerShellp. 109
Reviewing older monitoring topicsp. 111
Objective summaryp. 112
Objective reviewp. 113
Answersp. 115
Reviewp. 115
Thought experimentp. 116
Configure network services and accessp. 117
Configure DirectAccessp. 117
What is DirectAccess?p. 118
IPv6 and DirectAccessp. 118
DirectAccess connection processp. 120
DirectAccess infrastructure optionsp. 121
Installing and configuring DirectAccessp. 126
Objective summaryp. 143
Objective reviewp. 143
Answersp. 146
Reviewp. 146
Thought experimentp. 147
Configure a network policy server infrastructurep. 149
Configure Network Access Protectionp. 149
How NAP worksp. 150
SHV Multi-configurationp. 153
Objective summaryp. 158
Objective reviewp. 159
Answersp. 161
Reviewp. 161
Thought experimentp. 162
Configure and manage Active Directoryp. 163
Configure domain controllersp. 163
Cloning domain controllersp. 163
Objective summaryp. 170
Objective reviewp. 170
Maintain Active Directoryp. 171
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directoryp. 172
Objective reviewp. 178
Answersp. 181
Reviewp. 181
Reviewp. 182
Thought experimentp. 183
Configure and manage Group Policyp. 185
Configure Group Policy processingp. 185
Remote Group Policy updatep. 186
Objective summaryp. 194
Objective reviewp. 194
Answersp. 197
Reviewp. 197
Thought experimentp. 198
Configure and manage high availabilityp. 199
Configure failover clusteringp. 199
Cluster storage poolsp. 200
Cluster shared volumesp. 201
Dynamic quorump. 205
Node drainp. 205
Cluster-aware updatingp. 206
Objective summaryp. 210
Objective reviewp. 211
Manage failover clustering rolesp. 212
Create a Scale-Out File Serverp. 212
Assign role startup priorityp. 214
Virtual machine application monitoringp. 215
Objective summaryp. 220
Objective reviewp. 220
Manage virtual machine (VM) movementp. 222
Live migrationp. 222
Storage migrationp. 235
Objective summaryp. 237
Objective reviewp. 238
Answersp. 241
Reviewp. 241
Reviewp. 242
Reviewp. 243
Thought experimentp. 244
File and storage solutionsp. 245
Implement Dynamic Access Controlp. 245
Introduction to DACp. 245
Configuring claims-based authenticationp. 247
Configuring file classificationp. 250
Configuring access policiesp. 259
Objective summaryp. 264
Objective reviewp. 265
Answersp. 268
Reviewp. 268
Thought experimentp. 269
Implement business continuity and disaster recoveryp. 271
Configure and manage backupsp. 271
Configure online backupsp. 272
Objective summaryp. 280
Objective reviewp. 280
Configure site-level fault tolerancep. 282
Configuring Hyper-V physical host serversp. 283
Configuring VMsp. 286
Performing Hyper-V Replica failoverp. 294
Using Hyper-V Replica in a failover clusterp. 298
Objective summaryp. 301
Objective reviewp. 302
Answersp. 305
Reviewp. 305
Reviewp. 306
Thought experimentp. 307
Configure network servicesp. 309
Deploy and manage IPAMp. 309
What is IPAM?p. 310
Installing and configuring IPAMp. 311
Managing address spacep. 320
Objective summaryp. 329
Objective reviewp. 329
Answersp. 332
Reviewp. 332
Thought experimentp. 333
Configure identity and access solutionsp. 335
Implement Active Directory Federation Services 2.1 ...p. 335
The new AD FS console in AD FS 2.1p. 336
Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AD FS 2.1p. 340
Objective summaryp. 340
Objective reviewp. 341
Answersp. 343
Reviewp. 343
Thought experimentp. 344
Indexp. 345
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