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MCSA 70-742 Cert Guide: Identity with Windows Server 2016

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MCSA 70-742 Cert Guide: Identity with Windows Server 2016


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The ultimate study guide for the new MCSA 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 exam: the most comprehensive reference available

  • The one-stop certification guide for running Active Directory and managing Group Policy on Windows Server 2016 in production environments
  • In-depth coverage of every exam objective, designed to help candidates quickly master all they need to know
  • Covers installing, configuring, managing, and maintaining AD DS; creating and managing group policy; implementing AD certification services; and implementing Identity Federation and Access
  • Clear explanations, quizzes, memory tables, study strategies, tips, cautions, key terms, troubleshooting scenarios, last-minute review tearsheet, and more
  • Complete set of instructor resources including test bank, instructor’s manual, and power point slides
  • Companion online uCertify course and labs available
  • Includes a powerful, customizable web-based test engine with two complete practice exams


  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 600
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5703-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5703-6

The MCSA 70-742 Cert Guide is the most comprehensive study guide available for certification candidates who want to pass Microsoft’s 70-742 exam and successfully run Active Directory and Group Policy on Windows Server 2016 in production environments. With uniquely thorough coverage carefully mapped to the exam’s objectives, it brings together all the information and insight you need to succeed on your MCSA 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 exam. Coverage includes:

  • Installing and configuring Active Directory Domain Services, including domain controllers, users, computers, groups, and OUs
  • Managing and maintaining Active Directory Domain Services, including configuration of service authentication and account policies, and challenges of complex enterprise environments
  • Creating and managing Group Policy: objects, processing, setting, and preferences
  • Implementing Active Directory Certification Services: installation, configuration, and management
  • Implementing Identity Federation and Access Solutions, including Web Application Proxy and Rights Management Services

From start to finish, this book is organized to help you focus your study time where you need the most help, so you can retain more, earn higher scores, and be more effective in your day-to-day work. Its features include:

  • Pre-chapter "Do I Know This Already" (DIKTA) quizzes that help you assess your knowledge of each chapter’s content and decide how much time to spend on each section
  • Foundation Topics sections that thoroughly explain concepts and theory, and link them to real-world configurations and commands
  • Key Topics icons that flag every figure, table, or list which you must absolutely understand and remember
  • Chapter-ending Exam Preparation sections with even more exercises and troubleshooting scenarios

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Part 1. Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services
1. Introducing Active Directory
2. Install and Configure Domain Controllers
3. Create and Manage Active Directory Users and Computers
4. Create and Manage Active Directory Groups and Organizational Units

Part 2. Manage and Maintain Active Directory Domain Services
5. Configure Service Authentication and Account Policies
6. Maintain Active Directory
7. Configure Active Directory in a Complex Enterprise Environment

Part 3. Create and Manage Group Policy
8. Create and Manage Group Policy Objects
9. Configure Group Policy Processing
10. Configure Group Policy Settings
11. Configure Group Policy Preferences

Part 4. Implement Active Directory Certification Services
12. Install and Configure Active Directory Certificate Services
13. Manage Certificates

Part 5. Implement Identity Federation and Access Solutions
14. Install and Configure Active Directory Federation Services
15. Implement Web Application Proxy
16. Install and Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services


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