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MCSA Guide to Identity with Windows Server® 2016, Exam 70-742, 1st Edition

  • Greg Tomsho
  • ISBN-10: 1337400890
  • ISBN-13: 9781337400893
  • 448 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2016, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Packed with a wealth of hands-on activities, MCSA GUIDE TO IDENTITY WITH WINDOWS SERVER® 2016, EXAM 70-742 empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while also equipping users to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft® networking professional. This engaging full-color presentation emphasizes the skills necessary to configure identity management with Windows Server® 2016. Comprehensive coverage highlights advanced Active Directory configuration and management, Group Policy, Certificate Services, Identity federation, Web Application Proxy and Active Directory Rights Management. Hands-on labs and skill-reinforcing case projects offer extensive opportunities for your students to apply what they learn in real practice.

Features

  • THIS MCSA GUIDE PROVIDES PRACTICAL, HANDS-ON QUALITY CONTENT. The author applies his experience to focus on quality, classroom usability that ensures a valuable hands-on experience for all students.

  • CLEAR LEARNING FEATURES HELP ENSURE MASTERY OF KEY CONCEPTS. Learning Objectives, Chapter Summaries, Key Terms and Definitions, Review Questions, Hands-On Activities, and critical thinking-based Case Projects reinforce skills as students learn key concepts. This book’s proven test preparation resources help students thoroughly prepare for exam day.

  • TIGHTLY INTEGRATED HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES APPEAR IN LIVE VIRTUAL MACHINE LABS. These virtual labs within Cengage’s digital learning solution, MindTap®, provide important opportunities for your students to apply what they’ve learned in a realistic, professional environment.

  • INTEGRATED PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS EMPHASIZE THE RELEVANCE OF CONCEPTS. Throughout every chapter practical activities reinforce the conceptual material students are learning as this edition focuses on real-life applications.

  • CASE PROJECTS HIGHLIGHT REAL, PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGES. Readers review and apply key concepts as Case Projects emphasize real-world set-up and typical administrative scenarios.

  • STEP-BY-STEP, HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES WALK STUDENTS THROUGH DOZENS OF WINDOWS SERVER® 2016 SOLUTIONS. Students practice the latest developments, including Active Directory configuration and management, user and group account management, implementing Group Policy solutions, and configuring Active Directory Certificate Services.

About the Author

Greg Tomsho

Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, Server+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. He is the author of numerous other leading books, including MCSA GUIDE TO INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO CONFIGURING ADVANCED MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2 SERVICES, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Active Directory.
2. Working with OUs and Active Directory Accounts.
3. User and Service Account Configuration.
4. Configuring Group Policies.
5. Group Policy Settings and Preferences.
6. Managing Group Policies.
7. Domain Controller and Active Directory Management.
8. Configuring Advanced Active Directory.
9. Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services.
10. Implementing Identity Solutions.
Appendix A: MCSA Exam 70-742 Objectives.
Appendix B: PowerShell Reference.

New to this edition

  • UPDATED COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT CORRESPONDS COMPLETELY TO THE LATEST MCSA CERTIFICATION EXAM. This edition’s full-color presentation maps to the Exam #70-742: Identity with Windows Server® 2016. Students prepare for success on the exam as they train for rewarding careers as Microsoft® networking professionals.
  • NEW HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES IN LIVE VIRTUAL LABS EMPHASIZE VALUABLE APPLICATION. This edition tightly integrates hands-on activities within live virtual machine labs in Cengage’s comprehensive digital learning solution, MindTap.
  • UP-TO-DATE, COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS FEATURES NEW TO WINDOWS SERVER 2016. Students examine the latest developments in Windows Server 2016 as timely content emphasizes advanced Active Directory configuration and management, Group Policy, Certificate Services, Identity federation, Web Application Proxy and Active Directory Rights Management.
  • NEW, DETAILED LAB SETUP GUIDE PROVIDES STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS AND TIPS. This time-saving guide prepares students for success as clear instructions and insights guide them in creating the best environment for completing this edition’s hands-on activities.
  • NEW POWERSHELL REFERENCE PROVIDES A HANDY, AT-A-GLANCE TOOL. This useful resource lists the PowerShell commands used throughout the book for convenient reference.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

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