Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 builds upon features found in previous versions of Windows Server, as well as providing several new features. This course discusses the planning and installation of Windows Server 2012 R2, including an overview of the various editions, features, minimum requirements, and upgrade paths. It also covers installing Server Core, migrating roles from previous versions of Windows Server, optimizing resource allocation, and adding and removing features. Also included are topics such as configuring Server Core and the full GUI interface, deploying roles on remote servers, remote server administration, and NIC teaming. It is one of a series designed to prepare the learner for exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2.
Candidates for this exam are Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement the Windows Server 2012 R2 core infrastructure services. Candidates who wish to pass the 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam will benefit from taking this course.