Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Administration: File Services and Encryption

Senior Server administrators responsible for maintaining a Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructure environment, as well as user and group management, network access, and data security.


Expected Duration
150 minutes

This course is one in a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the exam 70-411:Administering Windows Server 2012 R2. Passing this exam will earn the learner credit towards the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification and MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.


Distributed File Systems and FSRM

  • differentiate between standalone and domain-based namespaces
  • recognize how to configure a DFS namespace in a given scenario
  • identify the steps to create a DFS Replication group
  • recognize the implications of a DFS database shutting down unexpectedly in Windows Server 2012 R2
  • decide how to use File Server Resource Manager to accomplish a task
  • describe how to configure an FSRM quota template in a given scenario
  • identify the steps to create a file screen template

Securing File Systems

  • match the BitLocker implementation option to its characteristics
  • sequence the steps to configure network unlock
  • recognize EFS management best practice
  • recognize the advantages of auditing user activity
  • configure DFS, FSRM, BitLocker, EFS, and Auditing





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