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Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Access Denied Assistance

Applies to the "Configure file and storage solutions" objective of Exam 70-412.

Q: A company's administrator needs to configure multiple shares that reside on several Windows Server 2012 servers in the company's domain to support access-denied assistance.

Which of the following three options are supported when configuring file shares for access-denied assistance?

  1. Self-assistance
  2. Help Desk assistance
  3. Assistance by the data owner
  4. Assistance by the file server administrator

Answers are A, C, and D. When the Windows Server 2012 access-denied assistance is configured for a shared folder and a user who does not currently have assigned permissions to that folder attempts to access the folder, they are presented with a custom support message to Request Assistance.

Quick Tip: How to deploy access-denied assistance (demonstration steps); http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831402.aspx

Reference: Scenario: Access-Denied Assistance

Bonus Question: What is the name of the new feature found in Windows Server 2012 that gives users the ability to repair their PC even when the hard drive has been replaced? (The answer, of course, will be revealed next time!)

Answer to bonus question from last week: The File Server Resource Manager feature in Windows Server 2012 supports applying data governance across file servers to control who can access information and to audit who has accessed information.


About the Author

Andy Barkl, MCT/MCITP/MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA has been studying technology for 30 years. Of the last 15 years, he has spent much of his time parting the knowledge and experience he has gained through IT exams, over 300, to help others be prepared and successful. He teaches classes in Phoenix, Ariz. where he has lived most of his life. He can be reached by e-mail at [email protected].

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