Exam 70-169:

TS: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring

Published:March 10, 2011
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Simplified)
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Windows Server 2008
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
This exam is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who work in or consult with small businesses that use Windows Small Business Server Standard 2011.
 
This credential is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who work in or consult with small businesses that use Windows Small Business Server (SBS) Standard 2011.  The MCTS candidate for this exam should have at least one year of experience deploying and managing network solutions in an environment that has the following characteristics:
• Up to 75 devices
• Company networks with Internet connectivity
• Individual users or user groups that connect to the company network from remote locations
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-169: TS: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Configuring, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
MCTS: 70-169: Microsoft Small Business Server Standard 2011, Configuring
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Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Installing and Setting Up Windows Small Business Server (SBS) Standard 2011
  • Prepare for migration.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: run Windows SBS Best Practice Analyzer (BPA), DNS cleanup, domain cleanup, run preparation tool, create an answer file for migration)
  • Install and migrate to Windows SBS Standard 2011.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: from Windows SBS 2003, from Windows SBS 2008, Migration Wizard tasks, configure a new installation of Windows SBS
  • Configure connectivity.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure Internet domain, configure DNS name resolution (internal and external)
  • Configure network infrastructure.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: ports, protocols, inbound or outbound rules, enable outbound popup and logging, install and configure a gateway appliance/firewall for common Windows SBS services, configure and maintain WAN/LAN/NAT for email/web/ActiveSync (e.g., IP addressing, network hardware configuration)
Configuring Remote Access
  • Configure remote client access to internal resources.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: VPN
  • Configure Remote Web Access
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure the Windows SBS server, e.g., to admin console, to computers, to shared folders; configure RWW to use Remote Desktop Server server; configure client computers
  • Configure Remote Desktop Services (RDS).
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure RemoteApp applications, configure RD Session Host, RD Web, RD Gateway
Configuring and Managing Messaging and Collaboration
  • Configure email.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: Exchange Server, POP3 Connector, configure email client protocols [POP3 (on client side), SMTP, RPC/HTTPS (also known as Outlook Anywhere), IMAP], configure Microsoft Outlook settings, configure a smart host
  • Manage Microsoft Exchange Server.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: maintain logging; db management, e.g., defragment db; quota management, add additional email domains, redirect email, configure mobile device Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • Configure folder shares.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: using Windows SBS console, using native tools (Quota console, File and Server Resource Manager, file screen, reports), shared folders, SMB permissions vs. NTFS permissions
  • Configure storage.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: using Move Data Wizards, add additional storage, configure folder redirection policy
  • Configure Microsoft SharePoint
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: create and modify SharePoint sites (e.g., new team sites, blog sites, wiki sites), assign user permissions, configure document upload and handling
Managing Users, Computers, and Printers
  • Create and manage user accounts.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: create, edit, and delete user accounts, assign permissions to users, assign users to computers, configure user RWW access using Windows SBS console, properties and native tools
  • Create and manage user roles.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: change user roles, assign users to a role, assign groups to a role, assign quota policy
  • Create and manage groups.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: create a distribution group, create a security group, add/edit/delete users to/from a group, mail enabled vs. not mail enabled; archived vs. not archived, OU structures
  • Join computers to the domain.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: client and server computers, join an additional server, Connect Wizard, manage user permissions for domain computers (local admin vs. standard user, remote access), migrate local user profiles
  • Create and configure shared devices.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: fax and printers, add a network printer, add drivers for 32 bit, configure user permissions for a device
Managing Health and Security
  • Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure client exclusions, server security updates, maintain health and security, maintain server/client WSUS patching, change software update and schedule settings
  • Manage monitoring and reporting.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: client (including update compliancy, client computer firewall, antivirus status), server (including core services; low disk space; success or fail)
  • Configure backup and restore data on the server.
  • Configure SSL certificates.
    • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure a trusted certificate, self-signed certificates, Including manage certificate packages, import and export during setup for migration
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