This course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills equivalent to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential.
This course is for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators, with real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 enterprise environment. Additionally, students should have obtained the MCSA credential for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012, or they should have equivalent knowledge.
Additionally, IT professionals who plan to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams might be interested in this course, as preparation for the MCSA exams, which are a prerequisite for the MCSE specialties.
Two or more years of experience with deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 environments; NS experience with day-to-day Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system-administration management and maintenance tasks.
Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
Experience with Active Directory technologies and implementation.
Experience with Windows Server virtualization technologies and implementation.
Knowledge equivalent to the MCSA credentials of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012.
Material: This course is delivered as MOC on Demand.
Module 1: Installing and configuring Windows Server 2016
- Introducing Windows Server 2016
- Installing Windows Server 2016
- Configuring Windows Server 2016
- Preparing for upgrades and migrations
- Migrating server roles and workloads
- Windows Server activation models
Module 2: Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
- Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
- Implementing Data Deduplication
- Configuring iSCSI storage
- Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016
Module 3: Implementing directory services
- Deploying Active Directory domain controllers
- Implementing service accounts
- Azure AD
Module 4: Implementing AD FS
- Overview of AD FS
- Deploying AD FS
- Implementing AD FS for a single organization
- Implementing Web Application Proxy
- Implementing SSO with Microsoft Online Services
Module 5: Implementing network services
- Overview of networking enhancements
- Implementing IPAM
- Managing IP address spaces with IPAM
Module 6: Implementing Hyper-V
- Configuring the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016
- Configuring Hyper-V storage
- Configuring Hyper-V networking
- Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
Module 7: Configuring advanced networking features
- Overview of high-performance networking features
- Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
Module 8: Implementing Software Defined Networking
- Overview of SDN
- Implementing network virtualization
- Implementing Network Controller
Module 9: Implementing remote access
- Remote access overview
- Implementing DirectAccess
- Implementing VPN
Module 10: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
- Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
- Preparing to deploy containers
- Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
Module 11: Implementing failover clustering
- Overview of failover clustering
- Implementing a failover cluster
- Configuring highly-available applications and services on a failover cluster
- Maintaining a failover cluster
- Implementing a stretch cluster
Module 12: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
- Overview of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
- Implementing Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
- Implementing Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V virtual machine migration
- Implementing Hyper-V Replica
Keywords: MCSA, Windows Server 2016