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Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure High Availability

by Greg Shields

Prepare yourself for the Microsoft MCSA 70-412 exam. This course explores how to configure network load balancing and failover clustering, manage failover clustering roles, and manage VM movement.

What you'll learn

Prepare yourself for the Microsoft MCSA 70-412 exam. In this course you'll learn how to configure NLB prerequisites, cluster operation mode, port rules and affinity, cluster storage, cluster shared volumes, cluster networking, quorum, clusters without network names, role-specific settings like continuously available shares, failover and preference settings, guest clustering, VM network health protection, drain on shutdown, and VM monitoring. You'll also learn how to install NLB nodes; upgrade an NLB cluster; implement cluster-aware updating; restore single node or cluster configuration; upgrade a cluster; perform quick, live, and storage migrations; and import, export, and copy VMs.

About the author

Greg Shields is Sr. Director of IT Ops Skills at Pluralsight and formerly Principal Author Evangelist. Reach him on Twitter @ConcentratdGreg.

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