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Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA (M20743)

New – Upgrade your skills from Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2016.

GK# 4756

$895 - $3095 USD

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In this course, you will learn how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This course is designed for IT professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2016.

This is not a product-upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading students’ specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20743: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA and can assist you in preparing for the 70-743: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exam. 

GK Digital Learning is also available with digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). Click here to purchase.

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What You'll Learn

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  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016
  • Storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Implement directory services
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Networking
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Configure advanced networking features
  • Implement software-defined networking
  • Implement remote access
  • Deploy and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Implement failover clustering
  • Implement failover clustering by using virtual machines

Outline

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1. Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016

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

2. Overview of Storage in Windows Server 2016

  • Configuring Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage
  • Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing the Data Deduplication feature

3. Implementing the Directory Services Feature

  • Deploying AD DS domain controllers
  • Implementing service accounts
  • What is Azure AD?

4. Implementing AD FS

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a single organization
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Azure AD FS SSO with Microsoft Online Services

5. Implementing Network Services

  • Overview of networking enhancements
  • Implementing the IP address management
  • Managing IP address spaces with IPAM

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

7. Configuring Advanced Networking Features

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

8. Implementing software defined networking

  • Overview of software-defined networking
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing the Network Controller feature

9. Implementing Remote Access

  • Remote access overview
    Implementing DirectAccess
    Implementing a virtual private network (VPN)

10. Deploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers

  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 containers
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers

11. Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Overview of failover clustering
  • Configuring highly-available applications and services on a failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Implementing a stretch cluster

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 the Hyper-V Replica feature

 

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Lab 1: Installing and Configuring Nano Server

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

Lab 2: Implementing and Managing Storage

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

Lab 3: Implementing and Managing Advanced Storage Solutions

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

Lab 4: Implementing and Managing AD DS

  • Cloning an domain controller
  • Implementing service accounts

Lab 5: Implementing AD FS

  • Installing and configuring AD FS
  • Configuring an internal application for AD FS

Lab 6: Implementing Network Services

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Configuring DHCP failover
  • Configuring IPAM

Lab 7 : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

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

Lab 8: Configuring Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features

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

Lab 9: Deploying Network Controller

Lab 10: Implementing DirectAccess

  • Configuring DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Testing DirectAccess

Lab 11: Installing and Configuring Containers 

  • Installing Docker

Lab 12: 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 the Cluster-Aware Updating feature on the failover cluster

Lab 13: Implementing Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a highly available virtual machine

Prerequisites

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  • At least two years of experience in deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 or Windows 2008 environments
  • 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 (or equivalent knowledge)

Who Should Attend

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  • IT professionals with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 experience
  • Server administrators carrying out day-to-day management and administrative tasks and want to update their skills and knowledge to Windows Server 2016

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

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Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

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Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

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Experience high-quality online learning combined with reliable expert guidance and skills development activities.



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Attend live, online training sessions for a total of 24 hours spread over four weeks.

Duration: 5 day

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