Course Code: 5524

20743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Class Dates:
1/21/2019
3/18/2019
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$2495
Class Time:
Technology:
Server
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This five-day, instructor-led course explains how to implement & configure new Windows Server 2016 features & functionality. This course is for information technology (IT) professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 or 2012 to Windows Server 2016. This course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server skills equivalent to the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or 2012 credential.

    At course completion:
    • Install & configure Windows Server 2016.
    • Describe storage.
    • Implement directory services.
    • Implement Active Directory Federation Services.
    • Describe networking.
    • Implement Hyper-V.
    • Configure advanced networking features.
    • Implement software-defined networking.
    • Implement remote access.
    • Deploy & manage Windows & Hyper-V containers.
    • Implement failover clustering.
    • Implement failover clustering using virtual machines.
  • Audience
  • 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.

Prerequisites

Course Details

  • 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
  • Lab : Installing and configuring Nano Server
  • 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
  • Lab : Implementing and managing storage
  • Lab : Implementing and managing advanced storage solutions
  • Module 3: Implementing Directory Services
  • Deploying Active Directory domain controllers
  • Implementing service accounts
  • Azure AD
  • Lab : Implementing and Managing AD DS
  • 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
  • Lab : Implementing AD FS
  • Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Module 5: Implementing network services
  • Overview of networking enhancements
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces with IPAM
  • Lab : Implementing network services
  • 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
  • Lab : Implementing server virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Module 7: Configuring advanced networking features
  • Overview of high-performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
  • Lab : Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
  • Module 8: Implementing Software Defined Networking
  • Overview of Software Defined Networking
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller
  • Lab : Deploying Network Controller
  • Module 9: Implementing remote access
  • Remote access overview
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing VPN
  • Lab : Implementing DirectAccess
  • Module 10: Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V 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
  • Lab : Implementing failover clustering
  • 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
  • Lab : Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V