MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide Networking with Windows Server 2016

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-05-26
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

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Learn, prepare, and practice for MCSA 70-741 exam success with this Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT certification.

  • Master MCSA 70-741 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions

MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Leading technology trainer and exam development consultant Michael S. Schulz shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.


The book presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.


The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.


Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.


The study guide helps you master all the topics on the MCSA 70-741 exam for Windows Server 2016, including

  • DNS implementation, including server configuration, zones, records, policies, DNSSEC, and DANE
  • DHCP, including server installation, configuration, and scopes
  • IPAM, including installation/configuration, DNS/DHCP management, and auditing
  • Network connectivity and remote access solutions, including VPN, DirectAccess, NPS Radius, and wired clients
  • Core and distributed network solutions, including IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, DFS, and branch office solutions
  • Advanced network infrastructure


Author Biography

Michael S. Schulz has been working with Microsoft Server products and technologies since 1999. He holds the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) certification and several other Microsoft certifications, such as MCSA and MSCE. During two decades as an IT trainer, he has instructed thousands of IT students about networking, Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and PowerShell. He has worked as an item writer for Microsoft in Seattle. MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide is his third book. Together with Thomas Lee (MVP and author) Michael has written the courseware “50604A: First Look Windows Server 2012,” which published in 2012 worldwide through the Microsoft Courseware library, and the courseware “Windows Server 2016 Workshop,” which was self-published through Amazon. Since 2015 Michael has been CEO of his own IT consulting and training company, ConsuIT GmbH in Switzerland. He also works as an IT engineer, trainer, and Azure technical consultant for the European cloud service provider ALSO AG (www.also.com) and NORDCLOUD from Finland (www.nordcloud.com). Michael’s home country is Germany. Together with his wife and his two sons he lives near Zurich, Switzerland. His hobbies include technology, science, books, traveling, skiing, swimming, and cycling.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Configuring Windows Server 2016 DNS
1. Installing and Configuring DNS servers
2. DNS Zones and Records
3. DNS Policies
4. DNSSec


Part 2: Implementing Windows Server 2016 DHCP
6. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016 DHCP
7. DHCP Scopes


Part 3: Implementing Windows Server 2016 IPAM
8. Installing and Configuring IPAM
9. Managing DNS and DHCP using IPAM
10. Auditing IPAM


Part 4: Implement Network Connectivity and Remote Access Solutions
11. Implement Network Connectivity Solutions
12. VPN and DirectAccess Solutions
13. Network Policy Server (NPS) RADIUS and wired clients


Part 5: Implement Core and Distributed Network Solutions
14. Implement IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
15. Implement DFS and Branch Office Solutions


Part 6: Implement an Advanced Network Infrastructure
16. Implement High Performance Network Solutions


Appendix A. Answers to the Do I Know This Already?
Appendix B. Answers to All Review Questions

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