70-412-R2 : MCSA/MCSE - Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services

MCSA/MCSE - Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services
ISBN : 978-1-61691-761-6
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-412 exam with Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services course. This course covers all the objectives of Microsoft 70-412 exam and includes topics such as configure and manage high availability, configure file and storage solutions, implement business continuity and disaster recovery, configure advanced network services, and much more.


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Hands on Activities

Configure and Manage High Availability

Configure File and Storage Solutions

Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Configure Advanced Network Services

Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure

Configure Access and Information Protection Solutions

Appendix A

Exam Information

Microsoft 70-412 exam is a part of Microsoft's MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. This certification is targeted at network or computer systems administrator or a computer support specialist. Passing this exam validates a candidate 's ability to perform the advanced configuring tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation.

Career Prospects

A Microsoft's MCSA/MCSE: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Information Security Analyst
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSE and MCSA certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have a good knowledge of servers.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 165

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The Microsoft 70-412 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?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?
  • 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 the 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 and 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 70-412, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Configure and Manage High Availability

  • Components of High Availability
  • Achieving High Availability
  • Configure Network Load Balancing
  • Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Clustering Features
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Configure File and Storage Solutions

  • Configure Advanced File Services
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control
  • Configure and Optimize Storage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Protecting the System
  • Backup and Recovery of Active Directory
  • Understanding Shadow Copies
  • Using Advanced Boot Options
  • Configure Site-Level Fault Tolerance
  • Using the Startup Repair Tool
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Configure Advanced Network Services

  • Working with Advanced DHCP Configuration Options
  • The Ins and Outs of DNS
  • IPAM Administration 101
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Overview of Network Planning
  • Overview of Active Directory Replication and Sites
  • Implementing Sites and Subnets
  • Configuring Replication
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Active Directory Replication
  • Reasons for Creating Multiple Domains
  • Creating Domain Trees and Forests
  • Demoting a Domain Controller
  • Managing Multiple Domains
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Configure Access and Information Protection Solutions

  • What's New in Windows Server 2012 R2 with Active Directory Certificate Services?
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services
  • Workplace Join
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Appendix A

  • Videos

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