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    @Angie Much appreciated for the quick response Angie. I'll probably keep digging through my books for now as I hope to attain this before the next 6 months. I shall keep my eyes peeled for the courses though. Thanks!

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    Hey guys! I just wanted to ask to see if there are any plans to do courses for the MCSA Office 365 70-346 and 70-347 courses? I actually took courses for this through CBT Nuggets a while back and well, they were awful and I ended up bombing both exams my first time out, largely because a lot of the questions weren't even covered in their courses. It's clear they rushed them out to be first. Needless to say, I have confidence ITProTV would do a much better job. :)

    One advantage of these as well is that the 70-346 can count as your third component to an MCSA Server 2012 as well, which is what I was hoping to do. I did buy a couple of Microsoft Press books for these exams to do more self-study before I attempt my free second shot on them but courses from you guys would be fantastic.

    Are these on the cards at any point? Thanks! :)

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    @David-Beem That's awesome! I am bookmarking the crap out of that. :) Thanks so much!

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    @Ralph-Dejesus Thanks for that Ralph! That's helpful information. Figuring out what size to make a subnet is probably something I could manage with my mediocre brain. :) Thanks!

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    @david-dayton Thanks for the suggestion David! I may fire a question her way. Truth be told, if this is just one or two multiple choice questions, it's probably not the end of the world if I have to guess. I'm also going to do some practice tests so I'll see how they look on there.

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    @Ronnie-Wong said:

    @Gerry-Corcoran,

    In Microsoft Exams, all things are fair. Usually, at the exam center you will be issued a dry-erase marker and laminated cardstock sheet for scratch or to figure out questions like what Don was addressing. So as long as you don't pull out your own paper and pen then you don't have worry about.

    There is a good chance you will get some type of networking binary question. It may not be directly a binary conversion but it may requires you see the binary before you know how to answer. For example, it may be a subnetting question to figure out why your server is not communicating with the rest of network as an example that may be related to IP addressing.

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    Ronnie Wong
    Edutainer, ITProTV

    Hi Ronnie, thanks for the answer. Unfortunately, they don't permit any of that with online proctoring which is what I use. I don't go to exam centres because there aren't many in my city and they're often twice the price or more of doing the exams online. Being unemployed, I can't afford that extra cost. The online proctoring rules actually state that you have to do a scan of your testing area with your webcam and if they see anything, they tell you to remove it. They literally ask you to empty your pockets and show yourself doing it. It's like airport security level of paranoia. I may contact Pearson VUE (who does the testing) before this exam and ask if I am permitted a scratch paper for stuff like this, as long as I show it as being blank before I start the test. If not, I may just have to hope I do well enough on the rest of the test to guess at this section. We'll see what happens. Thanks for your help.

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    Hey guys! I'm a reasonably experienced IT guy who has neglected certifications so I'm currently going through your MCSA Server 2012 stuff, starting with 70-410. I'm on the IPv4 Addressing episode and Don is presently going through the binary conversion of IP addresses. As someone who sucks at math, this is rather hurting my brain but I feel I could do it if I practised his method. Here's the problem: Don talks about having a piece of paper or a dry erase board to do the work on but I take Microsoft exams online with online proctoring and they very explicitly do not allow anything like that to be present in your exam environment. Their rules specifically state that if they see anything like that or suspect me of using it, I can get disqualified. Their exam software also locks me out of swapping windows to use things like Notepad and such.

    My question is, how likely do you think it is that these questions will come up on the exam? I know you can't guarantee anything but I'm curious if you have a guess. I simply do not have the mental means to do these kinds of calculations purely in my head but with online proctoring, I think that would be my only option. If these questions aren't super likely to come up, then I'm not too concerned. If they are, I'll likely just have to guess at them. Thanks!

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