98-365-lab : MTA: Windows Server Administration LABS

The Microsoft's MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-365. This certification is targeted to those professionals who want to prove their caliber in fundamental concepts of server administrator.
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MTA: Windows Server Administration LABS
ISBN : 978-1-61691-715-9

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Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
97+
Video tutorials
93+
Hours
01:24+

Hands on Activities

Windows Server Overview

  • Installing routing and remote access
  • Testing remote access client connectivity
  • Configuring printers

Installing Windows Servers

  • Installing Windows deployment services
  • Installing print and document services
  • Installing server core
  • Installing a plug and play device
  • Installing a non-plug and play device
  • Updating a device driver
  • Rolling back a device driver to the previous version
  • Signing a device driver package
  • Creating a certificate
  • Viewing a certificate information
  • Adding a certificate to the Trusted Root CA certificate store

Managing Windows Server Storage

  • Choosing a file system
  • Configuring RAID 1
  • Configuring RAID 0
  • Creating a VHD file

Administering Services

  • Configuring startup type and recovery for services
  • Specifying a user account to log on
  • Managing services
  • Starting a service at the power shell
  • Stopping a service at the power shell
  • Restarting a service at the power shell
  • Displaying service status and dependencies

Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Identifying DNS terms
  • Configuring active directory sites
  • Configuring subnets
  • Scheduling AD replication
  • Creating and deleting a site link

Configuring Active Directory

  • Creating a host
  • Installing a DNS server
  • Configuring the DNS zone
  • Configuring IP settings
  • Configuring the primary DNS suffix
  • Installing ADDS using the command prompt
  • Viewing domain specific FSMO roles
  • Transferring domain-wide FSMO roles
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role

Managing Active Directory

  • Creating a domain user account
  • Creating a domain local group
  • Creating a global group
  • Creating a universal group
  • Creating groups and adding users using AGDLP strategy
  • Adding a user in a global group
  • Adding a global group as a member of a universal group
  • Adding a universal group as a member of a domain local group
  • Setting the profile path to save a user profile
  • Creating organizational units
  • Moving a user to an organizational unit
  • Delegating control in an organizational unit

Group Policy Management

  • Using group policy cmdlets
  • Processing a group policy
  • Editing group policy settings
  • Creating a group policy
  • Creating GPO desktop restrictions

Application Servers

  • Installing the application server role
  • Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Understanding threat management server features

Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Creating an FTP site
  • Generating a request for an Internet server certificate
  • Installing an SSL certificate to a website
  • Binding an SSL certificate to a website
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Adding support for ASP and ASP.NET to IIS installation
  • Enabling 32-bit application for an application pool
  • Adding the FTP service to a server
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Creating a web site
  • Importing a certificate

File and Print Servers

  • Configuring security policy to enable auditing
  • Disabling the sharing wizard
  • Creating a DFS namespace
  • Installing an Internet printing client
  • Enabling file, folder, and share permissions
  • Enabling printer pooling

Remote Access Technologies

  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Displaying system information

Server Troubleshooting

  • Configuring event logs
  • Filtering entries in Event Viewer

Performance Tuning

  • Adding counters
  • Creating data sets
  • Configuring data collection set - alerts
  • Analyzing performance data

Server Maintenance

  • Configuring startup options
  • Installing the WSUS server role
  • Installing Microsoft report viewer redistributable
  • Using GPO for client targeting
  • Installing the Windows server backup feature
  • Performing a full server backup
  • Setting up folder redirection
  • Verifying folder redirection
  • Managing backups
  • Backing up an active directory

Exam Information

The Microsoft's MTA certification is an industry recognized credential. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including various types of applications that run on Windows Server and tests your basic understanding of Server Installation, Server Roles, Active Directory, Storage, Server Performance Management, and Server Maintenance.

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Career Prospects

The Microsoft's MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Windows Server Administrator
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Technology Associate certification.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 115

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft Security Fundamentals exam is administered by Certiport, Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Certiport: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The 98-365 exam consists of linear, multiple choice, hot area, drag and drops, build list and reorder, and build a tree questions. The test can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains The exam contains 30-50 questions. questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
50 minutes minutes
What is the passing score?
70%

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 98-365 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, there is no waiting period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order 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 MTA exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification does not expire. This 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 98-365-lab, click here.
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