Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Installing and Configuring: Storage and Printing

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is the latest version of Windows Server, providing much of the functionality of its predecessor, Windows Server 2008 R2, while adding a number of new features. This course examines File and Storage Services, iSCI, and SMB 3.0, along with Server Manager remote management and multiserver management. This course also examines print and document services in Windows Server 2012, looking at branch office direct printing, printer sharing, configuring printer pooling, priorities, and permissions and finally how to migrate print services to Windows Server 2012. It is one of a series designed to prepare the learner for exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. Please note this course is based on the original Windows Server 2012 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.

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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 implement the Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services. Candidates who wish to pass the 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam will benefit from taking this learning path.

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Installing and Configuring: Storage and Printing

  • recognize some of the main features of the iSCSI Target Server role
  • describe the features and benefits of unified remote management of file and storage services
  • describe the new or enhanced features of SMB 3.0 in Windows Server 2012
  • recognize the requirements for Server 2012 to manage remote servers running Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2
  • describe the Windows Remote Management tool (WinRM)
  • describe multi-server remote management in Windows Server 2012
  • list the basic inbound rules that should be set to allow in Windows Firewall when you enable remote management and Remote Desktop in Server 2012
  • describe the roles that can be installed along with Print and Document Services in Windows Server 2012
  • identify the commands to install Print and Document Services using PowerShell
  • recognize the requirements that Windows Server 2012 needs to create a shared print queue
  • describe the features of Branch Office Direct Printing in Windows Server 2012
  • recognize when drivers will be isolated in Windows Server 2012
  • describe the major changes to the print sharing architecture in Windows Server 2012
  • identify the items migrated by the Printer Migration Wizard
  • describe the features of the Easy Print Printer driver in Windows Server 2012
  • match the configuration method to the correct Printer Service
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