70-640, 70-642, and 70-643 : MCTS/MCSE - Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows-server-2008
MCTS/MCSE - Windows Server 2008 R2
ISBN : 978-1-61691-294-9
Gain hands-on expertise in Windows Server 2008 R2 exam with MCTS/MCSE - Windows Server 2008 R2 course. The course focuses on the objectives covered in Windows Server 2008 R2 exam and provides the competence across a spectrum of skills including implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 in network services and connection requirements in corporate networks and more. The MCTS/MCSE certification is an industry recognized credential.

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

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Exercise Questions
1176+
Quizzes
601+
Flashcards
454+
Glossary of terms
380+
Lessons
27+
Videos and How To..

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Videos
115+
Hours
01:58+

Test Prep & Practice Questions

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Pre-assessments Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
11+
Post-Assessments Questions
100+

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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.

Exam Information

The MCTS/MCSE: Windows Server 2008 R2 exam is based on the combined objectives of 70-640, 70-642, 70-643. The MCTS on Windows Server 2008 credentials is intended for Information Professionals who work in the complex computing environment of medium to large companies.

The exam is targeted toServer and Enterprise professionals who are working to implement Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.

Career Prospects

The MCTS/MCSE has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • System Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Technical Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Windows Administrator
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 165

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
Microsoft Windows-server-2008 exam is administered by Prometric 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, performance based, and multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
All MCSA certifications are a prerequisite to the MCSE certifications.
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
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Windows-server-2008 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • You may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. You 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, you must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • You must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the certification, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least a 14-day before retaking the exam.
  • If you have already passed the exam, you cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
The MCTS/MCSE certification has no expiration. 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 Windows-server-2008, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Overview of Active Directory

  • The Industry before Active Directory
  • The Benefits of Active Directory
  • Understanding Active Directory's Logical Structure
  • Understanding Active Directory Objects
  • Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Roles
  • Introducing Identity and Access (IDA) in Windows Server 2008
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Introducing DNS
  • Introducing DNS Database Zones
  • New Functionality in Windows Server 2008 DNS
  • Introducing DNS Record Types
  • Configuring DNS
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Active Directory Planning and Installation

  • Overview
  • Verifying the Filesystem
  • 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
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Installing and Managing Trees and Forests

  • Reasons for Creating Multiple Domains
  • Creating Domain Trees and Forests
  • Demoting a Domain Controller
  • Managing Multiple Domains
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Configuring Sites and Replication

  • Overview of Network Planning
  • Overview of Active Directory Replication and Sites
  • Implementing Sites and Subnets
  • Configuring Replication
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Active Directory Replication
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Configuring Active Directory Server Roles

  • Understanding Server Manager
  • Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Install Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Understanding Active Directory Domain Services
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Administering 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
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Configuring Group Policy Objects

  • 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
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Planning Security for Active Directory

  • Active Directory Security Overview
  • Implementing Active Directory Security
  • Using Group Policy for Security
  • Understanding Smart Card Authentication
  • Understanding Security Configuration and Analysis Tools
  • Implementing an Audit Policy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Active Directory Optimization and Reliability

  • Overview of Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Monitoring
  • Using Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Tools
  • Saving and Analyzing Data with Performance Logs and Alerts
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Active Directory Components
  • Backup and Recovery of Active Directory
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Understanding Windows Server 2008 R2 Networking

  • Overview
  • Understanding the OSI Model
  • How Microsoft's Network Components Work with the OSI Model
  • About Windows Network Models
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Configuring TCP/IP

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

Lesson 13: Managing DHCP and DNS

  • Overview of DHCP
  • Installing and Authorizing DHCP
  • Creating and Managing DHCP Scopes
  • DNS
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 14: Managing Routing and Remote Access

  • Understanding Routing
  • Installing RRAS
  • Configuring IP Routing
  • Configuring TCP/IP Packet Filters
  • Configuring VPN Packet Filters
  • Managing IP Routing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 15: Managing Remote Access Services

  • Overview of Dial-Up Networking
  • Overview of Virtual Private Networks
  • Configuring Your Remote Access Server
  • Installing a VPN
  • Configuring a VPN
  • Managing Your Remote Access Server
  • Configuring a RAS or VPN Client
  • Introduction to Authentication Protocols
  • Overview of Wireless Access
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 16: Managing Security for Remote Access Services

  • Remote Access Security
  • Configuring User Access
  • Configuring Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall Options
  • Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 17: Managing File and Print Services

  • Understanding File Servers
  • Configuring File Servers
  • Using BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Understanding BranchCache
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Configuring Distributed File System
  • Understanding Printing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 18: Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure

  • Configuring Windows Server Update Services
  • Overview of Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Monitoring
  • Using Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance Tools
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Understanding Shadow Copies
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 19: Windows Server 2008 R2 Storage Services

  • Storage in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Managing SANs
  • Working with Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 20: Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Remote Desktop Connection Display
  • RDP 7.0 Benefits
  • Understanding RemoteFX
  • Prepare and Configure the Use of Remote Desktop Services RemoteApp
  • Prepare and Configure Remote Desktop Services Gateway
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Services Load Balancing
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Licensing
  • Remote Administration in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Managing Remote Desktop Services through Group Policy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 21: Configuring Web Services Infrastructure

  • Configuring Web Applications
  • Configuring a File Transfer Protocol Server
  • Configuring a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Server
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 22: Advanced Web Infrastructure Configuration

  • Managing Internet Information Services
  • Configuring Secure Sockets Layer Security
  • Configuring Website Authentication and Permissions
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 23: Configuring Additional Communication Services

  • Configuring Fax Services
  • Configuring a Media Server
  • Configuring Digital Rights Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 24: Configuring Windows SharePoint 2010 Foundation

  • Configuring SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Configuring Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010 Sites
  • Configuring Authentication for SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 25: Using Virtualization in Windows Server 2008 R2

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

Lesson 26: Deploying Servers

  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Deploying Images by Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Configuring Microsoft Windows Activation
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 27: Configuring High Availability in Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Components of High Availability
  • Achieving High Availability
  • Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
  • New Windows Server 2008 R2 Clustering Features
  • Achieving High Availability with Network Load Balancing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
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