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Passed Microsoft Exam 70-417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

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This morning I passed the Microsoft exam 70-417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012, which is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to core features and functionality of Windows Server 2012 R2 from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator for Windows Server 2008.

This exam measures the following skills:

EXAM 70-410>

EXAM 70-410 #

  • Install and configure servers
  • Configure server roles and features
  • Configure Hyper-V
  • Deploy and configure core network services
  • Install and administer Active Directory
EXAM 70-411>

EXAM 70-411 #

  • Deploy, manage and maintain servers
  • Configure network services and access
  • Configure a network policy server infrastructure
  • Configure and manage Active Directory
  • Configure and manage Group Policy
EXAM 70-412>

EXAM 70-412 #

  • Configure and manage high availability
  • Configure file and storage solutions
  • Implement business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Configure network services
  • Configure identity and access solutions

If you want to take that exam, you should be familiar with the above products and the solutions. Otherwise, you will have a hard time passing the exam.

To know more about the exam, check out this link.