If you’re considering achieving the MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification, you’ll need to pass 3 exams 70-410, 70-411 and 70-412.
The 70-411 exam builds upon the fundamental skills demonstrated in the 70-410 exam and proves you can manage the majority of Windows Server 2012’s functions. Remember, you are required to pass all three exams before you are MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certified.
We’ve researched and compiled 10 tips that will help you get you the skills and knowledge to pass the second Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification exam, 70-411.
A customer wants to show workloads in real time, highlighting possible problems or bottlenecks.
What will satisfy the requirement?
A. Power VC
B. Power VP
C. Power SC
D. System Director
A customer will be consolidating a number of IBM i and AIX partitions from several older servers
onto an existing S824 These partitions are parts of various operating groups within the customer and
require connectivity to various private networks and network redundancy. The server utilizes SAN
Storage and dual VIO Server partitions.
Which solution satisfies the customer’s requirements?
A. In the existing VIO Server partitions, add a quad port Ethernet card. Create an SEA in VIOS to
each port of the Ethernet card. Configure virtual Ethernet connections to the VIO Server partitions
for each SEA with one flagged priority.
B. Add two additional VIO Server partitions each with a quad port Ethernet card. Create an SEA in VIO
Server to each port of the Ethernet card. Configure virtual Ethernet connections to the VIO Server
partitions for each SEA with one flagged priority
C. Add two SR-IOV capable Ethernet adapters.
Allocate each of them to the partitions and create the connections to the correct VLANs as
D. Utilize two of the IBM i Partitions to bridge to the outside
Attach a quad port Ethernet IOA to each partition and bridge the ports lo internal VLANs needed
by the guest partitions.
Take a Practice Test
Practice tests are the closest you can get to a real exam. They’re designed to replicate the same question style and cover the same topics as the actual exam. This allows you to identify areas that may need more revision.
The best place to go for Microsoft practice exams is Measure Up. They’re Microsoft official and have ample resources for all Microsoft exams. You can find the 70-411 exam package here, which contains 163 questions in total. Its features include a timed certification mode that mimics an exam scenario, a study mode that walks you through all topics and an instant score and break-down of how you’ve done to see where you need to improve.
Take a course
Sit down and learn from experts in the field, dedicated to building your Windows Server 2012 skills and knowledge putting you in the best position to pass your 70-411 exam. They get you hands-on with Windows Server 2012, whilst taking you step by step through the courseware. You’re also with like-minded students – who are a resource in themselves, as they tackle the same obstacles alongside you.
Firebrand offer a 9 day accelerated Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 course which covers all three exams, of course including the 70-411.
There’s no better way to help you get certified than taking time out to study and giving it 100% of your time and attention, especially when you combine a course with some of our other tips and resources.
Download a trial version of the software
You can get hands-on with a trial version of Windows Server 2012. Put your knowledge into practice, reinforcing your learning of administering Windows Server 2012. Using all the Windows Server 2012 features, you’ll discover things you didn’t in your studies, that’ll be handy in your exam.
To make it more relevant, I’d recommend combining your exploration of the trial version with a study guide and the exam objectives. This’ll help you focus on the commands, switches and parameters used for Windows Server 2012 administration.
Join a study group
Study groups are useful for connecting with other students sitting the 70-411 exam. Learn from how others are tackling their studies. They may have tips that could be useful to your study method. Collaboration is always helpful when it comes to studying.
One of the biggest study groups for Microsoft certifications can be found on the Born to Learn blog. Here is the link to the MCSA: 70-411 exam study group. This is where you can find an extensive list of resources to refer to, as well as forums and discussions where you can interact with others.
Do some practice labs
If you’re looking to try out Windows Server 2012, but don’t yet feel confident enough to attempt the practices in the 70-411 exam, a practice lab is for you. It is based around guided learning so you can take on the tasks in a safe environment, removing the danger of anything going badly wrong.
MeasureUp’s 70-411 practice lab costs £98, but completing the lab means you’ll have done all the skills the 70-411 exam covers. There’s 16 hours of material and you’re able to go through it at your own pace. If you like to learn practically, this could be invaluable preparation.
You may already be aware of TechNet’s 31 Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual labs. Although there isn’t one specifically for the 70-411 exam, they are all free and many of these cover topics that overlap with 70-411 exam content
Download a study app
Revision for your 70-411 exam has not escaped the modern world of the smartphone. Study apps have 70-411 exam resources to help you revise at your convenience. They do not have the extensive resources that a study guide can give you, but are fantastic for revising on the go, or when you’re away from home or the office.