DAC represents a significant improvement in the way administrators manage access control and auditing of Windows file servers. Understanding this technology is critical to pass the Microsoft exams to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) on Windows Server 2012.

DAC is a powerful, claims-based authorization system that allows a more flexible administration of file servers by providing a well-developed process aimed to protect and control access to resources. This ebook explains how DAC is different from previous file system access methods by diving into major DAC components like claims and resource properties, and how DAC works using Windows Server 2012 file servers and domain controllers.