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70-410-R2 : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (Course & Lab)

70-410-complete
70-410-complete
Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-593-3
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-410 certification exam by 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 course and performance-based labs cover all the objectives of 70-410 exam which include installing and configuring servers, configuring server roles and features, deploying and configuring core network services, configuring Hyper-V, creating and managing Group Policy, and so on.

Lessons

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Exercise Questions
94+
Quizzes
162+
Flashcards
141+
Glossary of terms
141+
Lessons
9+
Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Videos
47+
Hours
01:05+

Test Prep & Practice Questions

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Pre-assessments Questions
50+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post-Assessments Questions
45+

Features

Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Labs

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Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
96+
Video tutorials
109+
Hours
01:20+

Hands on Activities

Install Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Installing Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Converting the GUI interface to the Server Core interface
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Installing the Group Policy Management Tools feature
  • Starting the Windows PowerShell utility
  • Initializing disk drives
  • Converting a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Configuring an iSCSI storage connection
  • Configuring the iSNS feature

Configure Network Services

  • Installing a DNS server
  • Setting dynamic updates
  • Creating DNS resource records
  • Configuring a zone for dynamic updates
  • Creating DNS domains
  • Performing simple DNS tests
  • Installing DHCP Server
  • Configuring a DHCP Server
  • Unauthorizing a DHCP Server
  • Authorizing a DHCP Server
  • Creating a new user class
  • Configuring user class options

Plan and Install Active Directory

  • Viewing disk configuration
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role
  • Installing AD DS on server core

Configure Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Monitoring the routing status
  • Configuring a shared network folder for offline access
  • Creating a Share with Server Manager
  • Configuring offline folder options
  • Defining a new quota entry
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Installation of the Print and Document Services Role
  • Installing a new printer
  • Scheduling Printer Access
  • Deploying printers using Active Directory
  • Adding and removing groups from a printer's properties
  • Installing an Internet Printing client
  • Installing the Windows Migration feature using PowerShell

Administer Active Directory

  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Moving an organizational unit
  • Delegating custom tasks
  • Deleting an OU
  • Creating a group using Active Directory Administrative Center
  • Creating and publishing a shared folder
  • Creating computer objects
  • Creating a user template
  • Creating a single user
  • Resetting an existing computer account
  • Resetting a password
  • Managing group properties
  • Creating a global security group
  • Managing object properties
  • Nesting objects
  • Delegating administration
  • Managing printers
  • Creating an organizational unit using Windows PowerShell

Manage GPOs

  • Deleting the web browsing history
  • Editing a new GPO
  • Adding a group to the GPO
  • Applying security policies by using Group Policy
  • Creating and linking a new GPO to an OU
  • Applying maximum security log size
  • Applying security policy settings
  • Configuring the Certificate Services Client - Auto Enrollment policy
  • Creating a Starter GPO
  • Creating group policy objects from Starter GPO
  • Creating a GPO and linking it with the existing GPO
  • Removing groups from GPOs
  • Creating automatically generated executable rules
  • Defining software restrictions policies

Manage Security

  • Enabling an active desktop
  • Prohibiting user access to Control Panel and PC
  • Viewing auditing data
  • Enabling audit logon events for success and failure
  • Enabling auditing of Active Directory objects
  • Creating an inbound rule
  • Allowing apps through the Windows Firewall Control Panel

Configure TCP/IP

  • Creating a DHCPv4 Scope
  • Locating the DHCPv4 Scope
  • Creating a DHCPv6 Scope
  • Creating an IPv4 Superscope
  • Creating a New Multicast Scope
  • Enabling DHCP-DNS Integration
  • Enabling DNS Recursive Name Server IPv6 Address List
  • Installing IPAM Server

Use Virtualization in Windows Server 2012

  • Creating a virtual hard disk
  • Installing the Hyper-V role
  • Installing the Web Server IIS server role
  • Editing a virtual hard disk file
  • Creating a virtual switch
  • Installing the Hyper-V Management Tools feature
  • Creating a VM with an existing virtual hard disk
  • Creating a Pass-through disk
  • Creating a snapshot
  • Applying a snapshot
  • Configuring a dynamic memory
  • Creating a virtual network

Live Lab

Live-Lab is an add-on component. Please select it while buying the course. It is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. A live-lab has equipment such as a computer, server, switch or router in it that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

Here's What You Get

live lab
22+
Video tutorials
109+
Hours
01:20+

Hands on Activities

Install Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Installing Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Converting the GUI interface to the Server Core interface
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Installing the Group Policy Management Tools feature
  • Starting the Windows PowerShell utility
  • Initializing disk drives
  • Converting a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Configuring an iSCSI storage connection
  • Configuring the iSNS feature

Configure Network Services

  • Installing a DNS server
  • Setting dynamic updates
  • Creating DNS resource records
  • Configuring a zone for dynamic updates
  • Creating DNS domains
  • Performing simple DNS tests
  • Installing DHCP Server
  • Configuring a DHCP Server
  • Unauthorizing a DHCP Server
  • Authorizing a DHCP Server
  • Creating a new user class
  • Configuring user class options

Plan and Install Active Directory

  • Viewing disk configuration
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role
  • Installing AD DS on server core

Configure Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Monitoring the routing status
  • Configuring a shared network folder for offline access
  • Creating a Share with Server Manager
  • Configuring offline folder options
  • Defining a new quota entry
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Installation of the Print and Document Services Role
  • Installing a new printer
  • Scheduling Printer Access
  • Deploying printers using Active Directory
  • Adding and removing groups from a printer's properties
  • Installing an Internet Printing client
  • Installing the Windows Migration feature using PowerShell

Administer Active Directory

  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Moving an organizational unit
  • Delegating custom tasks
  • Deleting an OU
  • Creating a group using Active Directory Administrative Center
  • Creating and publishing a shared folder
  • Creating computer objects
  • Creating a user template
  • Creating a single user
  • Resetting an existing computer account
  • Resetting a password
  • Managing group properties
  • Creating a global security group
  • Managing object properties
  • Nesting objects
  • Delegating administration
  • Managing printers
  • Creating an organizational unit using Windows PowerShell

Manage GPOs

  • Deleting the web browsing history
  • Editing a new GPO
  • Adding a group to the GPO
  • Applying security policies by using Group Policy
  • Creating and linking a new GPO to an OU
  • Applying maximum security log size
  • Applying security policy settings
  • Configuring the Certificate Services Client - Auto Enrollment policy
  • Creating a Starter GPO
  • Creating group policy objects from Starter GPO
  • Creating a GPO and linking it with the existing GPO
  • Removing groups from GPOs
  • Creating automatically generated executable rules
  • Defining software restrictions policies

Manage Security

  • Enabling an active desktop
  • Prohibiting user access to Control Panel and PC
  • Viewing auditing data
  • Enabling audit logon events for success and failure
  • Enabling auditing of Active Directory objects
  • Creating an inbound rule
  • Allowing apps through the Windows Firewall Control Panel

Configure TCP/IP

  • Creating a DHCPv4 Scope
  • Locating the DHCPv4 Scope
  • Creating a DHCPv6 Scope
  • Creating an IPv4 Superscope
  • Creating a New Multicast Scope
  • Enabling DHCP-DNS Integration
  • Enabling DNS Recursive Name Server IPv6 Address List
  • Installing IPAM Server

Use Virtualization in Windows Server 2012

  • Creating a virtual hard disk
  • Installing the Hyper-V role
  • Installing the Web Server IIS server role
  • Editing a virtual hard disk file
  • Creating a virtual switch
  • Installing the Hyper-V Management Tools feature
  • Creating a VM with an existing virtual hard disk
  • Creating a Pass-through disk
  • Creating a snapshot
  • Applying a snapshot
  • Configuring a dynamic memory
  • Creating a virtual network

Exam Information

The Installing and Configuring 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 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment.

Career Prospects
  • Computer technician
  • Network administrator
  • Systems support specialist
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSA certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have a good knowledge of Windows Servers.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 150

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The 70-410 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?
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?

Microsoft's retake policy for 70-410 exam 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 retaking 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 a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period is also imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent 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 MCSA/MCSE 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 70-410-complete, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Install Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Features and Advantages of Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2
  • Planning the Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation
  • Understanding Features On Demand
  • Storage in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Configure Network Services

  • Introducing DNS
  • Introducing DNS Database Zones
  • Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Introducing DNS Record Types
  • Configuring DNS
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Overview of DHCP
  • Installing and Authorizing DHCP
  • Creating and Managing DHCP Scopes
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Plan and Install Active Directory

  • Verifying the File system
  • Verifying Network Connectivity
  • Understanding Domain and Forest Functionality
  • Planning the Domain Structure
  • Installing Active Directory
  • Verifying Active Directory Installation
  • Creating and Configuring Application Data Partitions
  • Configuring DNS Integration with Active Directory
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Configure Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Understanding File Servers
  • Configuring File Servers
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Configuring Print Services
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Administer Active Directory

  • An Overview of OUs
  • Planning the OU Structure
  • Creating OUs
  • Managing OUs
  • Troubleshooting OUs
  • Creating and Managing Active Directory Objects
  • Publishing Active Directory Objects
  • Using the Command Prompt for Active Directory Configuration
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Manage GPOs

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • 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

Lesson 7: Manage Security

  • Managing Security
  • Implementing an Audit Policy
  • Configuring Windows Firewall Options
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 8: Configure TCP/IP

  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Understanding IP Addressing
  • Subnetting a Network
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 9: Use Virtualization in Windows Server 2012

  • Hyper-V Overview
  • Hyper-V Installation and Configuration
  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

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