MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417

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MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417

by William Panek

Wiley | July 1, 2013 | Trade Paperback

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Prepare for the MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams with this Sybex study guide

Microsoft's new version of the MCSA certification for Windows Server 2012 requires passing three exams. This value-priced study guide includes more than 1,000 pages of quality exam-prep content, covering 100 percent of the objective domains of all three exams (as well as the Upgrade exam, 70-417). Also includes more than 500 practice questions. You also have access to three bonus exams, electronic flashcards, and videos showing how to perform the more difficult tasks. Both first-time MCSA candidates and those wishing to upgrade from Server 2008 certification will benefit from this complete test-prep guide.

  • Provides a comprehensive study guide for all three MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412, as well as the Upgrade exam: 70-417
  • Covers installing and configuring Windows Server 2012; deploying and configuring DNS service; administering Active Directory; creating and managing Group Policy Objects; and configuring server roles and features, Hyper-V, and core networking services
  • Explains basic networking concepts, DHCP, deploying and maintaining servers, configuring a network policy server infrastructure and high availability in Windows Server 2012, and much more
  • Features real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and over an hour of video demonstrations
  • Covers all exam objectives

MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide arms you with all the information you must master to achieve MCSA certification on Windows Server 2012.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 984 pages, 9.3 × 7.4 × 1.8 in

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118544072

ISBN - 13: 9781118544075

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MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417

MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417

by William Panek

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 984 pages, 9.3 × 7.4 × 1.8 in

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118544072

ISBN - 13: 9781118544075

Table of Contents

Introduction xxxiAssessment Test xlviiChapter 1 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 1Features and Advantages of Windows Server 2012 2Planning the Windows Server 2012 Installation 4Server Roles in Windows Server 2012 4Migrating Roles and Features to Windows Server 2012 8Deciding Which Windows Server 2012 Versions to Use 9Deciding on Type of Installation 11Installing Windows Server 2012 14Using Windows Deployment Services 18Configuring Remote Management 22Windows Remote Management 22Windows PowerShell 23Understanding Features On Demand 27Summary 28Exam Essentials 29Review Questions 30Chapter 2 Domain Name System 33Introducing DNS 35The Form of an IP Address 36Understanding Servers, Clients, and Resolvers 41Understanding the DNS Process 42Introducing DNS Database Zones 48Understanding Primary Zones 49Understanding Secondary Zones 50Understanding Active Directory Integrated DNS 51Understanding Stub Zones 53GlobalName Zones 54Zone Transfers and Replication 54Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2012 58Background Zone Loading 58Support for IPv6 Addresses 58Support for Read-Only Domain Controllers 59DNS Socket Pools 59DNS Cache Locking 60DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) 60DNS Devolution 61Record Weighting 61Netmask Ordering 61DnsUpdateProxy Group 62Introducing DNS Record Types 62Start of Authority (SOA) Records 62Name Server (NS) Records 64Host Record 64Alias Record 65Pointer (PTR) Record 65Mail Exchanger (MX) Record 66Service (SRV) Record 66Configuring DNS 67Installing DN
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Prepare for the MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams with this Sybex study guide

Microsoft's new version of the MCSA certification for Windows Server 2012 requires passing three exams. This value-priced study guide includes more than 1,000 pages of quality exam-prep content, covering 100 percent of the objective domains of all three exams (as well as the Upgrade exam, 70-417). Also includes more than 500 practice questions. You also have access to three bonus exams, electronic flashcards, and videos showing how to perform the more difficult tasks. Both first-time MCSA candidates and those wishing to upgrade from Server 2008 certification will benefit from this complete test-prep guide.

  • Provides a comprehensive study guide for all three MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412, as well as the Upgrade exam: 70-417
  • Covers installing and configuring Windows Server 2012; deploying and configuring DNS service; administering Active Directory; creating and managing Group Policy Objects; and configuring server roles and features, Hyper-V, and core networking services
  • Explains basic networking concepts, DHCP, deploying and maintaining servers, configuring a network policy server infrastructure and high availability in Windows Server 2012, and much more
  • Features real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and over an hour of video demonstrations
  • Covers all exam objectives

MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide arms you with all the information you must master to achieve MCSA certification on Windows Server 2012.

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Includes Real-World Scenarios, Hands-On Exercises, and Access to Exam Prep Software Featuring:

+ Custom Test Engine

+ Over 500 Sample Questions

+ Electronic Flashcards

+ More than an Hour of Video Instruction

Covers all three MCSA Windows Server 2012 exams, as well as the Upgrade exam

If you're pursuing your MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification, this detailed Sybex study guide is what you need. Over 1,000 pages long and jam-packed with quality content, it fully covers all exam objectives for all three exams—70-410, 70-411, and 70-412—as well as Upgrade exam 70-417. Get plenty of practice with hands-on exercises and hundreds of review questions, plus you'll have access to expert instructional videos, practice tests, electronic flashcards, and more. Prepare in depth with:

Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exams

Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills

Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles

Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day

More than an hour of instructional videos that demonstrate difficult tasks

Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam

A handy section that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective

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Go to www.sybex.com/go/mcsawin2012 and download a full set of electronic test prep tools to help you thoroughly prepare for the exams. These include:

  • Three practice exams
  • An hour of instructional videos
  • Over 500 review questions
  • Electronic flashcards

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About the Author

William Panek, MCT, MCSE, is founder of Stellacon Corporation, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and a Certified Learning Solutions Provider, and leading training provider on the East Coast. He has written numerous Microsoft certification books, including MCTS: Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration Study Guide, 2nd Edition; MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration Study Guide; MCTS: Windows Server Network Infrastructure Configuration Study Guide; and MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Complete Study Guide, all from Sybex.