Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

Code: 70-659

Exam 70-659 - Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

Skills measured

This 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.


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Please note that the questions may test on, but will not be limited to, the topics described in the bulleted text.

Installing and configuring host and parent settings (18%)

  • Add the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Installing and configuring Hyper-V on Server Core; verifying BIOS settings (i.e. DEP); adding the Hyper-V role using Virtual Machine Manager; configuring Hyper-V Server R2; identifying hardware requirements
  • Enable remote management
    • Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Agent; configuring firewall rules; configuring Virtual Network Manager settings
  • Configure virtual networks and VLAN security
    • Configuring Media Access Control (MAC) address pools; configuring network locations; configuring VLAN tags; configuring VLAN security; configuring virtual networks
  • Configure storage
    • Configuring Multi Path Input Output (MPIO); executing the mpiocpl.exe command, dynamic I/O redirection, iSCSI initiator; executing the iscsicli.exe command

Configuring child settings (18%)

  • Configure child resources
    • Configuring disks, networks, CPU, and memory
  • Configure child storage
    • Configuring dynamic VM storage; creating differencing disks; configuring pass-through disks; taking snapshots; managing GUIDs; managing logical unit numbers (LUNs); editing VHDs; copying physical disks to VHDs
  • Configure child network adapters
    • Creating synthetic and emulated network adapters; configuring MAC spoofing; configuring VLAN ID; configuring Jumbo frame; configuring TCP Offloading Engine (TOE)
  • Create and deploy virtual machines
    • Creating, cloning, deploying, and saving virtual machines using Virtual Machine Manager; creating virtual machines using Hyper-V Manager; configuring Self-Service Portal; scripting and deploying virtual machines using Windows PowerShell

Managing and monitoring virtual environments (18%)

  • Solve performance and resource issues
    • Configuring Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO); monitoring the environment by using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2; configuring event triggers; allocating resources by using Virtual Machine Manager; monitoring performance and diagnosing issues by using Performance Monitor or Resource Monitor
  • Configure delegation of rights
    • Creating user policies for self-service portal; creating and managing templates; managing and replicating libraries in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Create roles and configure authorization rights
    • Creating roles and delegating rights using Authorization Manager (AzMan); delegating rights manually
  • Manage non-Hyper-V-aware virtualization hosts
    • Managing ESX/VI3 VMware hosts by using Virtual Machine Manager; managing Virtual Server 2005 R2 hosts using Virtual Machine Manager

Ensuring high availability and recoverability (19%)

  • Manage snapshots
    • Taking, reverting, merging, deleting, and applying snapshots; configuring storage locations
  • Manage backups
    • Managing online and offline backups by using DPM, Windows Server Backup, or Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
  • Perform non-clustered migrations
    • Performing a SAN migration of child partitions; performing a network migration of child partitions
  • Configure quick and live migrations
    • Configuring network and storage for clustered Hyper-V setup; enabling Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV); configuring dynamic I/0 redirection

Performing migration (15%)

  • Perform physical-to-virtual (P2V) migration
    • Configuring Virtual Machine Manager Intelligent Placement; performing online and offline migrations
  • Perform virtual-to-virtual (V2V) migration
    • Configuring Virtual Machine Manager Intelligent Placement; performing online and offline migrations
  • Perform import/export migration
    • Migrating virtual machines between Hyper-V hosts using the Export/Import feature in Hyper-V

Configuring Remote Desktop (RD) role services infrastructure (13%)

  • Configure RD session host
    • Configuring session host settings, network-level authentication settings, license settings; restricting users to single remote session; allowing time zone redirection; configuring resource redirection; configuring encryption; configuring multi-monitor support
  • Configure RD licensing
    • Activating and deactivating Remote Desktop License Service; installing and revoking client access licenses (CALs); reporting on CAL usage
  • Configure RD Connection Broker
    • Installing the RD Connection Broker; configuring DNS for Connection Broker; configuring Connection Broker farms; integrating with RD Virtualization Host role service
  • Configure RD Gateway
    • Configuring RD Gateway; integrating RD Gateway with network access protection (NAP); configuring authentication authorization
  • Configure RD Web Access
    • RD Web Access; configuring authentication options (forms, single sign-on); configuring per-user RemoteApp program filtering; configuring public and private computer options

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-02-12 09:00 to 2018-02-16 17:00
Attend Online
2018-02-12 09:00 to 2018-02-16 17:00
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09:00 to 17:00
Newark, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-01-29 09:00 to 2018-02-02 17:00
Attend Online
2018-01-25 09:00 to 2018-01-26 17:00
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