MCSA Windows Server 2016 Certification Training

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Microsoft Inc. is known to provide a formidable set of certifications that are very well recognized by the global IT industry. Obtaining a Microsoft Certification surely increases your professional worth and standing. The MCSA Windows Server 2016 Certification is a much sought-after certification in the industry. Obtaining this certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator, or as a specialist of computer network. This certification also marks the first step towards becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). The candidate who obtains this certification becomes capable of proving his/her mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to cut IT costs and deliver more business value. The course is not merely theoretical, but also emphasizes on the practical training that enables the candidates to control and manage multiple servers and clients simultaneously. We bring together high-quality learning resources and the best trainers in the industry to provide the learners with in-depth learning.

To obtain the MCSA Windows Server 2016 Certification, the candidates have to clear the following three exams:

  • 20740C: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 20741B: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • 20742B: Identity with Windows Server 2016

Upon the completion of this course, the candidates will be able to:

  • Perform operations like Installation, Storage, and Computing with Windows Server 2016
  • Do Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016
  • Install Nano Server and update and implement the migration strategy
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
  • Implement data deduplication
  • Comprehend the disks and volume management process
  • Elaborate enterprise storage solutions and implement the appropriate solution to given situations
  • Install, Manage, and Configure Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Understand disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Execute remote access; and do much more…
Target Audience
  • Network Administrators
  • Computer Network Specialist
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Windows Server Administrators
  • IT Professionals interested in network administration
Prerequisites

The only prerequisite for taking this training is the knowledge of Windows Server.

Course Modules for 20740B: Installation Storage and Compute With Windows Server 2016

    Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Nano Server and Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models

    Configuring local storage

  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server

    Implementing enterprise storage solutions

  • Overview of DAS, NAS, and SANs
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016

    Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

    Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines

  • Overview of Hyper-V
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Managing virtual machines

    Deploying and managing Windows 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

    Overview of high availability and disaster recovery

  • Defining levels of availability
  • Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Backing up and restoring by using Windows Server Backup
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016

    Implementing failover clustering

  • Planning a failover cluster
  • Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Troubleshooting a failover cluster
  • Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering

    Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

  • Overview of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Key features for VMs in a clustered environment

    Implementing Network Load Balancing

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation

    Creating and managing deployment images

  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads

    Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations

  • WSUS overview and deployment options
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of Windows PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring event logs

Course Modules for 20741B: Installation Storage and Compute With Windows Server 2016

    Planning and implementing an IPv4 network

  • Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity

    Implementing DHCP

  • Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Deploying DHCP
  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP

    Implementing IPv6

  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

    Implementing DNS

  • Implementing DNS servers
  • Configuring zones in DNS
  • Configuring name resolution between DNS zones
  • Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Configuring advanced DNS settings

    Implementing and managing IPAM

  • Overview of IPAM
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

    Remote access in Windows Server 2016

  • Overview of remote access
  • Implementing the Web Application Proxy

    Implementing DirectAccess

  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure

    Implementing VPNs

  • Planning VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs

    Implementing networking for branch offices

  • Networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
  • Implementing BranchCache for branch offices

    Configuring advanced networking features

  • Overview of high performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features

    Implementing Software Defined Networking

  • Overview of SDN.
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller

Course Modules for 20742B: Installation Storage and Compute With Windows Server 2016

    Installing and configuring domain controllers

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of AD DS domain controllers
  • Deploying a domain controller

    Managing objects in AD DS

  • Managing user accounts
  • Managing groups in AD DS
  • Managing computer objects in AD DS
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration
  • Implementing and managing OUs

    Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

  • Overview of advanced AD DS deployments
  • Deploying a distributed AD DS environment
  • Configuring AD DS trusts

    Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

  • Overview of AD DS replication
  • Configuring AD DS sites
  • Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication

    Implementing Group Policy

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and administering GPOs
  • Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
  • Troubleshooting the application of GPOs

    Managing user settings with Group Policy

  • Implementing administrative templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy preferences

    Securing Active Directory Domain Services

  • Securing domain controllers
  • Implementing account security
  • Implementing audit authentication
  • Configuring managed service accounts

    Deploying and managing AD CS

  • Deploying CAs
  • Administering CAs
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs

    Deploying and managing certificates

  • Deploying and managing certificate templates
  • Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery
  • Using certificates in a business environment
  • Implementing and managing smart cards

    Implementing and administering AD FS

  • Overview of AD FS
  • AD FS requirements and planning
  • Deploying and configuring AD FS
  • Overview of Web Application Proxy

    Implementing and administering AD RMS

  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS content protection

    Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing identities with directory synchronization

    Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

  • Monitoring AD DS
  • Managing the Active Directory database
  • Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions

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