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MS 20743C: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

MS20743 C: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Course Contents

Module 1: Installing and configuring Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to install and perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server 2016 servers.

Lessons
•   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 Server Core
•   Installing Server Core
•   Completing post-installation tasks on Windows Server 2016 Core
•   Performing remote management

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•   Explain Windows Server 2016.
•   Install Windows Server 2016.
•   Configure Windows Server 2016.
•   Prepare for upgrades and migrations.
•   Migrate server roles and workloads.
•   Describe the Windows Server activation models.

Module 2: Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to configure storage in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons
•   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
•   Implementing File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
•   Implementing Data Deduplication
•   Configuring iSCSI storage

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Explain storage in Windows Server 2016.
•   Implement Data Deduplication.
•   Configure iSCSI storage.
•   Configure the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016.

Module 3: Implementing directory services
This module explains how to implement the Directory Services feature.

Lessons
•   Deploying Active Directory domain controllers
•   Implementing service accounts
•   Azure AD
Lab: Implementing and managing AD DS
•   Cloning a domain controller
•   Implementing service accounts

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Deploy AD DS domain controllers.
•   Implement service accounts.
•   Explain Azure AD.

Module 4: Implementing AD FS
This module explains how to implement an AD FS deployment.

Lessons
•   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
•   Installing and configuring AD FS
•   Configuring an internal application for AD FS
Lab: Implementing Web Application Proxy
•   Implementing Web Application Proxy

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe AD FS.
•   Deploy AD FS.
•   Implement AD FS for a single organization.
•   Implement Web Application Proxy.
•   Implement SSO with Microsoft online services.

Module 5: Implementing network services
This module explains how to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).

Lessons
•   Overview of networking enhancements
•   Implementing IPAM
•   Managing IP address spaces with IPAM
Lab: Implementing network services
•   Configuring DNS policies
•   Configuring DHCP failover
•   Configuring IPAM

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe networking enhancements.
•   Implement IP address management.
•   Manage IP address spaces with IPAM.

Module 6: Implementing Hyper-V
This module explains how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Lessons
•   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
•   Installing the Hyper-V server role
•   Configuring virtual networking
•   Creating and configuring a virtual machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Configure the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016.
•   Configure Hyper-V storage.
•   Configure Hyper-V networking.
•   Configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Module 7: Configuring advanced networking features
This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.

Lessons
•   Overview of high-performance networking features
•   Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
Lab: Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
•   Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
•   Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe high-performance networking features.
•   Configure advanced Hyper-V networking features.

Module 8: Implementing Software Defined Networking
This module explains how to implement software-defined networking.

Lessons
•   Overview of SDN
•   Implementing network virtualization
•   Implementing Network Controller
Lab: Deploying Network Controller
•   Preparing to deploy Network Controller
•   Deploying Network Controller

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe Software Defined Networking.
•   Implement network virtualization.
•   Implement Network Controller.

Module 9: Implementing remote access
This module explains how to configure connectivity for remote users by using the DirectAccess feature.

Lessons
•   Remote access overview
•   Implementing DirectAccess
•   Implementing VPN
Lab: Implementing DirectAccess
•   Configuring DirectAccess using the Getting Started Wizard
•   Testing DirectAccess

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe common remote-access solutions and technologies.
•   Implement DirectAccess.
•   Implement VPNs.

Module 10: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
This module provides an overview of Windows Server 2016 containers. Additionally, it explains how to deploy, install, configure, and manage containers in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons
•   Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
•   Preparing for containers
•   Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
Lab: Installing and configuring containers
•   Installing Docker Enterprise Edition for Windows Server 2016
•   Installing and configuring an IIS container

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe containers in Windows Server 2016.
•   Explain how to deploy containers.
•   Explain how to install, configure, and manage containers by using Docker.

Module 11: Implementing failover clustering
This module explains how to implement failover clustering to provide high availability for network services and applications.

Lessons
•   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
•   Configuring iSCSI storage
•   Configuring a failover cluster
•   Deploying and configuring a highly available file server
•   Validating the deployment of a highly available file server
•   Configuring CAU on the failover cluster

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe the concept of failover clustering.
•   Implement a failover cluster.
•   Configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster.
•   Maintain a failover cluster.
•   Implement a stretch-failover cluster.

Module 12: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
This module explains how to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.

Lessons
•   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
•   The Hyper-V Failover clustering testing environment
•   Configuring Hyper-V Replica
•   Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
•   Configuring a highly available virtual machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:
•   Describe how Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering.
•   Implement Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters.
•   Implement Hyper-V virtual machine migration.
•   Implement Hyper-V Replica.

Price per delegate

£2595

Scheduled Classes

Remote Access:

24 – 28 May 2021
19 – 23 Jul 2021
06 – 10 Sep p2021
13 – 17 Dec 2021

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