70-415 : Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

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The Microsoft's MCSE: Implementiing a Desktop Infrastructure is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-415. The certification is targeted at candidates who have ability to plan, configure, and implement the Windows Server 2012 desktop services, such as desktop imaging and deployment, application/desktop virtualization, and RDP access and infrastructure.
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70-415
Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

Here's what you will get

The Microsoft's MCSE certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 desktop infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, highly virtualized environment.

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Exercises
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Quizzes
238+
Flashcards
159+
Glossary of terms
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TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
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Post-Assessment Questions
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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.

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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft's 70-415 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centres worldwide. Click here to register for the exam.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Case studies
  • Choose and reorder
  • HotSpot
  • Multiple-choice
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification but uCertify and Microsoft strongly recommend that candidates should have the knowledge necessary to design, implement, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 desktop infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, highly virtualized environment.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 150 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

70-415 exam, Microsoft's retake policy 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 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 70-415, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • System Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • Desktop Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Support Engineer

Here's what you will learn

  • TOPIC A: Identify the Components of Enterprise Desktops
  • TOPIC B: Identify a Deployment Method
  • TOPIC C: Identify Product Licenses Using VAMT
  • TOPIC D: Create Infrastructure Readiness Outline with MAP Tool
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Examine Desktop Images
  • TOPIC B: Prepare the OS for Image Capture
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure WDS
  • TOPIC B: Configure Images
  • TOPIC C: Create a Discover Image Using WDS
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure MDT
  • TOPIC B: Implement MDT Deployment with WDS
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure DFSR Server
  • TOPIC B: Configure SCCM 2012
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure User State Virtualization
  • TOPIC B: Configure Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure Lite-Touch Deployment
  • TOPIC B: Configure Image Restrictions
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Examine Zero-Touch Deployment
  • TOPIC B: Configure Task Sequencing
  • TOPIC C: Integrate Deployment Tools
  • TOPIC D: Perform Multicast Transmission with SCCM 2012
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Examine User State Migration
  • TOPIC B: Perform User State Migration With USMT
  • TOPIC C: Perform User State Migration With SCCM 2012
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Install RDS
  • TOPIC B: Configure RD Session Host and RD Connection Broker
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure RD Gateway
  • TOPIC B: Configure RD Web Access
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure an RD Virtualization Host Infrastructure
  • TOPIC B: Configure RD Client Experience
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure Advanced Auditing and UAC
  • TOPIC B: Implement Endpoint Protection
  • TOPIC C: Implement BitLocker
  • TOPIC D: Manage Removable Media Restrictions
  • TOPIC E: Apply File Encryption Using the EFS
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Configure Windows Update Infrastructure
  • TOPIC B: Monitor Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • TOPIC C: Manage Virtual Collections
  • Summary