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Course OD20743B: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016

This five-day, instructor-led course explains how to implement and configure new Windows Server 2016 features and functionality. This course is for information technology (IT) professionals who want to upgrade their tech... Show More
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This course is for IT professionals who are experienced in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 ... Show More
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Course Content

Course 20743A

MCSA: 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016
5 Days or 8 Evenings

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 Nano Server

  • Installing Nano Server
  • Completing post-installation tasks on Nano Server

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)
  • Configuring iSCSI storage

Lab : Implementing and managing advanced storage solutions

  • Configuring redundant storage spaces
  • Implementing the Storage Spaces Direct feature

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

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

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

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

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 Microsoft Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

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

Lessons

  • Overview of Software Defined Networking
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller

Lab : Deploying Network Controller

  • Preparing to deploy Network Controller
  • Deploying 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

  • Configure DirectAccess using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Testing DirectAccess

Module 10: Deploying and managing Windows Server 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
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker

Lab : Installing and configuring containers

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Windows PowerShell
  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using the Docker engine

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

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
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: September 8th, 2017

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