Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012


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Written by J.C. Mackin

Published by Microsoft Press

Nov, 2012

384 pages



Prepare for Exam 70-417—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services. Microsoft Exam 70-417 is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to the core technology features and functionality of Windows Server 2012, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows Server 2008.

Exam Ref is organized by exam objectives and features challenging, what-if scenarios that focus on the critical skills and knowledge measured by the certification exam.

When you pass Exam 70-417, you complete the requirements for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification. It also counts as credit toward MCSE: Server Infrastructure and MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure (additional exams required).

Objectives include:

    EXAM 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

  • Install and Configure Servers
  • Configure Server Roles and Features
  • Configure Hyper-V
  • Install and Administer Active Directory

  • EXAM 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers
  • ConfigureNetwork Services and Access
  • Configure aNetwork Policy Server Infrastructure
  • Configure and Manage Active Directory
  • Configure and Manage Group Policy

  • EXAM 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • Configure and Manage High Availability
  • Configure File and Storage Solutions
  • Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • ConfigureNetwork Services
  • Configure Identity and Access Solutions


    Title: Exam Ref 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012
    Author: J.C. Mackin
    Language: English
    Length: 384
    Publisher: Microsoft Press
    Publication Date: 2012-11-29
    ISBN-10: 0735673047
    ISBN-13: 9780735673045