Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (20743) Courses

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (20743) Training Course

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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 technical skills from Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2016. This course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills equivalent to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential.

This course is not a product-upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading students’ specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course provides updates to students’ existing Windows Server knowledge and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016.

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

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

Module 2: Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016

  • 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

Lab : Implementing and managing storage

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

Lab : Configuring storage spaces

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

Module 3: Implementing the Directory Services feature

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

Lab : Implementing and Managing AD DS

  • Cloning an AD DS domain controller
  • Implementing service accounts

Module 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

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

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

Lab : Implementing network services

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Configuring DHCP failover
  • Configuring IPAM

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

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

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

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

Module 8: Implementing software defined networking

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

Lab : Implementing Network Controller

  • Deploying Network Controller
  • Configuring network services with Network Controller
  • Managing and monitoring with Network Controller

Module 9: Implementing remote access

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

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess

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

Module 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

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

  • 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 the Cluster-Aware Updating feature on the failover cluster

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 the Hyper-V Replica feature

Lab : 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

This course prepares candidates to take the Microsoft official exam.

Please note the exams are not included in the course and must be booked separately through Pearson Vue.

This course includes:

  • Training from a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course
  • Microsoft official courseware
  • Online labs (if available)
  • Refreshments

Course Key Points


Duration: 5 days

Accredited: Available

Exam(s): Not Included

Practice Exam(s): Not Included

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

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