This is the print lab manual adjacent to the 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 textbook. 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 covers the second of three exams required for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification. This course validates the skills and knowledge necessary to administer a Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The three MCSA exams collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. This Microsoft Official Academic Course is mapped to the 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012 exam skills, including the recent R2 objectives. This textbook/lab manual focuses on real skills for real jobs and prepares students to prove mastery of core services such as user and group management, network access, and data security. In addition, this book also covers such valuable skills as: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure Managing User and Service Accounts Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Optimizing File Services Increasing File System Security Implementing Update Management The MOAC IT Professional series is the Official from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students. MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy.