(MCTS): Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) Certification Guide


(MCTS): Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) Certification Guide
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  • This book and e-book will provide all that you need to know to pass the Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) exam. 
  • Includes a comprehensive set of test questions and answers that will prepare you for the actual exam.
  • The layout and content of the book closely matches that of the skills measured by the exam, which makes it easy to focus your learning and maximize your study time in areas where you need improvement. 

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 214 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : May 2012
ISBN : 1849685169
ISBN 13 : 9781849685160
Author(s) : Drew Hills (MCITP MCSE DCNE SBSC BEngTech (Elec) ), Robert Crane (BE MBA MCP)
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Microsoft Servers, Networking and Servers, Enterprise, Microsoft

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Installing and Setting Up Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Standard
Chapter 2: Configuring Remote Access
Chapter 3: Configuring and Managing Messaging and Collaboration
Chapter 4: Managing Users, Computers, and Printers
Chapter 5: Managing Health and Security
Chapter 6: Advanced Configuration
Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Test your Knowledge Answers
Index
  • Chapter 1: Installing and Setting Up Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Standard
    • Preparing for a Windows SBS 2011 Standard installation
      • Basic installation
        • Components of Windows SBS 2011
      • Hardware requirements
        • Obtaining the appropriate hardware
      • Software requirements
      • Firewall requirements
      • Configuring hardware for the installation
    • Installing Windows SBS 2011 Standard
      • Manual installation
        • Determining the settings for your installation
        • Preparing the installation media
        • Standard installation
      • Automated installation—answer file
    • Preparing for a migration
      • Overview: Migrating defined
      • Migration
      • Preparing the source server for migration
        • Backing up your source server
        • Installing the most recent service packs and updates
        • Verifying network configuration
        • Evaluating the health of the source server
        • Windows SBS Best Practice Analyzer (BPA)
        • Running the Preparation Tool
    • Installing and migrating to Windows SBS 2011 Standard
      • Migrating to Windows SBS 2011 Standard
        • Migration Wizard tasks
        • DNS clean-up
        • Domain clean-up
      • Configuring an Internet domain
      • Configuring DNS name resolution (internal and external)
    • Configuring the network infrastructure
      • Ports, protocols
    • Test your knowledge
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Configuring Remote Access
      • Configuring remote client access to internal resources
        • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
          • Configuring the SBS 2011 Standard server
          • Configuring a Windows 7 remote computer for VPN access
          • Connecting to the VPN
      • Configuring Remote Web Access (RWA)
        • Configuring the Windows SBS server to allow RWA access
          • Windows SBS console
          • RWA Gadget configuration
          • Computers
          • Shared Folders
        • Configuring RWA to use Remote Desktop Services server
      • Configuring Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
        • Configuring RemoteApp applications
        • Configuring Remote Desktop Session Host
        • Remote Desktop Web Access
        • Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway)
      • Test your knowledge
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Configuring and Managing Messaging and Collaboration
        • Configuring e-mail
          • Exchange Server
          • Configuring Microsoft Outlook on the desktop
          • POP3 Connector
          • Configuring e-mail client protocols
            • POP3 (on client side) / IMAP
            • SMTP
            • RPC / HTTPS (also known as Outlook Anywhere)
          • Configuring Microsoft Outlook settings
          • Configuring a smart host
        • Managing Microsoft Exchange Server
          • Maintaining logging
          • Database management
          • Defragmenting the database
            • Online defragmentation
            • Offline defragmentation
          • Quota management
          • Adding additional e-mail domains
          • Redirecting e-mail
          • Configuring mobile device Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
        • Configuring folder shares
          • Using Windows SBS 2011 Standard console
          • Using native tools
            • File Server Resource Manager
            • Quota console
            • File screening
            • Reports
          • Shared folders
          • SMB permissions versus NTFS permissions
        • Configuring storage
          • Using the Move Data Wizard
          • Configuring folder redirection policy
        • Configuring Microsoft SharePoint
          • Overview of SharePoint
          • Adding and deleting information
          • Other SharePoint components
          • Creating and modifying SharePoint sites
          • Assigning user permissions
            • New team sites
            • Blog sites
          • Site Settings
          • Central Administration
          • Moving the SharePoint databases
          • PowerShell console
          • Going further
        • Test your knowledge
        • Summary
        • Chapter 4: Managing Users, Computers, and Printers
          • Creating and managing user accounts
            • Creating, editing, and deleting user accounts
            • Assigning permissions to users
            • Assigning users to computers
            • Configuring user RWA access using Windows SBS console
            • Properties and native tools
          • Creating and managing user roles
            • Changing user roles
            • Assigning users to a role
            • Assigning groups to a role
            • Assigning quota policy
          • Creating and managing groups
            • Creating a distribution group
            • Deleting a distribution group
            • Creating a security group
            • Deleting a security group
            • Adding/editing/deleting users to/from a group
            • Mail enabled versus not mail enabled
            • Archived versus not archived
            • Organizational Units (OU) structures
          • Joining computers to the domain
            • Joining client and server computers
            • Joining an additional server
            • The Connect wizard
            • Managing user permissions for domain computers (local administrator versus standard user, remote access)
            • Migrating local user profiles
          • Creating and configuring shared devices
            • Faxes and printers
            • Adding drivers for 32-bit operating systems
            • Configuring user permissions for a device
          • Test your knowledge
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: Managing Health and Security
            • Configuring Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
              • Configuring client exclusions
              • Maintaining server/client WSUS patching
              • Server security updates
              • Client security updates
              • Changing software update and schedule settings
              • Configuring included computers
            • Managing monitoring and reporting
              • Client
                • Updating compliancy
                • Client computer firewall
                • Antivirus status
              • Server
                • Core services
                • Low disk space
                • Success or failure
            • Configuring backups and restoring data on the server
            • Configuring SSL certificates
              • Configuring a trusted certificate
              • Configuring self-signed certificates
              • Managing certificate packages
              • Importing and exporting during setup for migration
                • Self-issued certificates
                • Trusted third-party certificates
            • Test your knowledge
            • Summary
            • Chapter 6: Advanced Configuration
              • Premium Add-On Packs
                • What is included in the Premium Add-On Pack
                • Licensing for Add-On Packs
                • Add-On Pack scenarios
                  • Line of business applications
                  • Virtualization
                  • Remote Desktop Services
                  • Additional domain controller
                  • Office Web Apps
              • Hyper-V
                • Hyper-V basics
                  • Hardware virtualization in BIOS
                • Hyper-V licensing basics
                • Installing the Hyper-V role
              • Using the Best Practices Analyzer
              • Test your knowledge
              • Summary
              • Appendix A: Resources
                • Microsoft
                • Microsoft Download Center
                • Microsoft Learning
                • TechNet
                • TechNet Wiki
                • Blogs
                • E-mail lists
              • Summary

                  Drew Hills (MCITP MCSE DCNE SBSC BEngTech (Elec) )

                  Drew is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Enterprise Administrator), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist 2003, 2008 and 2011. He is also a D-Link Certified Network Engineer, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering). Drew has passed 18 different Microsoft Certification exams thus far, and he aims to continue to use Microsoft Certification Exams as a means of staying current in the IT industry. Drew is a past owner of a successful ICT company which ran for seven years, before selling his company. He has since been working as an Operations Manager or as a Senior Systems Engineer for a number of Managed Services based support companies, whilst enjoying a greater work life balance. Drew describes himself as a quiet achiever, however, he is an active and regular contributor to the SMB IT Professional community in Australia. In the 13 plus years Drew has worked in IT, his primary focus has always been on the SMB client base, with the majority being based on the Microsoft SBS product range. Drew divides his passion equally between the SMB client base and the Microsoft technologies that support these clients.

                  Robert Crane (BE MBA MCP)

                  Robert has a degree in Electrical Engineering as well as Masters of Business Administration. He is also a Small Business Specialist and Microsoft Certified SharePoint Professional. In 2012 he was awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for his contributions to the Office 365 product. Robert has over 15 years of IT experience in a variety of fields and positions, including working on Wall St in New York. He was the founder and Principal of the Computer Information Agency. Apart from resolving client technical issues, Robert continues to present at seminars locally and internationally, as well as write on a number of topics for the Computer Information Agency. He also develops and presents technology courses on a regular basis on topics including SharePoint and Office 365. Robert is committed to a process of on-going business and technical education to continue developing the skills required to assist clients with their business challenges.

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                  Errata

                  - 4 submitted: last submission 08 Jan 2013

                  Errata type: Others | Page number: 62

                  The paragraph titled "Exchange Server" describes the version of Exchange Server as 2011.
                  It should read Exchange Server 2010 Standard.

                   

                  Errata type: Others | Page number: 187

                  The answer to question 2 from Chapter 5 should be c.

                   

                  Errata type: Technical     Page No: 133

                  The text in option d should be as follows:
                  d. Create a new user role based on the standard user, and add the cheque printing security group to the role. Grant the group print permission and remove the Everyone group.
                  (The change is the word cheque instead of invoice)

                  Errata type: Technical     Page No: 187

                  The answer for question 2 should be:
                  c. In the Update settings console, modify the synchronization schedule to a time suitable after the nightly process.

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                  What you will learn from this book

                  • Learn how to install and set up Windows SBS 2011 Standard
                  • Understand the steps to configure Remote Access
                  • Discover how to configure and manage Messaging Collaboration
                  • Manage Users, Computers, and Printers
                  • Manage the Health and Security
                  • Explore the advanced capabilities of Windows SBS 2011 standard

                  In Detail

                  Microsoft Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Standard is an affordable, all-in-one solution that reduces complexity and increases manageability of server technology in a small business environment. Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) is the certification exam for information technology (IT) professionals who work in or consult with small businesses that use Windows Small Business Server Standard 2011.

                  "(MCTS): Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) Certification Guide" will show you how to prepare for and pass the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) exam and become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

                  Packed with practical examples and Q&As, "(MCTS): Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) Certification Guide" covers the key skills in the exam and starts by showing you how to install and set up Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Standard. The book then dives into topics such as configuring Remote Access, configuring and managing Messaging and Collaboration, managing Users, Computers, and Printers, managing Health and Security and Advanced Configuration amongst others. Additional practical resources are also included that will enable you to approach the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) exam with confidence, including certification test taking tips and tricks.

                  Approach

                  This book is a hands-on certification guide with practical examples and Q&As to help information technology (IT) professionals prepare for and pass the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring (70-169) exam.

                  Who this book is for

                  If you are an information technology (IT) professional; administrator, consultant or system integrator who works in or consults with small businesses that use Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Standard, then this book is for you. At least one year of experience in deploying and managing network solutions in a production environment is required.

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