Administering Windows Server 2012
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Exam Topics Covered

The following list includes the topic areas covered on this exam.

• Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
• Managing User and Service Accounts
• Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
• Configure and Troubleshoot DNS
• Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access
• Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server role
• Optimizing File Services
• Increasing File System Security
• Implementing Update Management

Audience Profile

Candidates for this exam are Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows Server 2012 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure.

This exam is part two, of a series of three exams, which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an enterprise environment. This exam will validate the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security. This exam along with the other two exams will collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment.

Credit Toward Certification

Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012
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