MCSA Windows Server 2016 Bootcamp

Introduction

This accelerated training takes place over a period of 10 days, covering first the objectives described in the exam 70-743 "Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016". In the second half part, the trainer will focus on the topics covered by this exam by elaborating a hands-on workshop. This will hugely increase the future MCSA candidates chances of passing their exams.

Audience

This course is intended to students who aspire to update their MCSA to Windows Server 2016 by taking the Exam 70-743.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, participants should have:
 
  • Experience with implementing, managing and administering a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment, certified MCSA 2012
  • Experience with implementing and managing Windows networking technologies
  • Experience with implementing and managing Active Directory technologies
  • An understanding of basic virtualization and storage technologies

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
 

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016
  • Describe storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Implement directory services
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Describe 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

Exams

This course prepares Microsoft exam certification 70-740: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016.

Course outline

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers
 
This module describes the features of AD DS and how to install domain controllers (DCs). It also covers the considerations for deploying DCs.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS
  • Lesson 2: Overview of AD DS domain controllers
  • Lesson 3: Deploying a domain controller
 
Module 2: Configuring local storage
 
This module explains how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016.
 
  • Lesson 1: Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Lesson 2: Managing volumes in Windows Server
 
Module 3: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication
 
This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations. The module explains how replication works in a Windows Server 2016 AD DS environment.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS replication
  • Lesson 2: Configuring AD DS sites
  • Lesson 3: Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication
 
Module 4: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD
 
This module describes how to plan and configure directory syncing between Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and on-premises AD DS. The module describes various sync scenarios, such as Azure AD sync, AD FS and Azure AD, and Azure AD Connect.
 
  • Lesson 1: Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Lesson 2: Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Lesson 3: Managing identities with directory synchronization
 
Module 5: Deploying and managing AD CS
 
This module describes how to implement an AD CS deployment. This includes deploying, administering, and troubleshooting CAs.
 
  • Lesson 1: Deploying CAs
  • Lesson 2: Administering CAs
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs
 
Module 6: Implementing and administering AD FS
 
This module describes AD FS and how to configure AD FS in a single-organization scenario and in a partner-organization scenario.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD FS
  • Lesson 2: AD FS requirements and planning
  • Lesson 3: Deploying and configuring AD FS
  • Lesson 4: Overview of Web Application Proxy
 
Module 7: Implementing and administering AD RMS
 
This module describes how to implement an AD RMS deployment. The module provides an overview of AD RMS, explains how to deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure, and explains how to configure AD RMS content protection.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD RMS
  • Lesson 2: Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure
  • Lesson 3: Configuring AD RMS content protection
 
Module 8: Implementing network services
 
This module explains how to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol(DHCP) and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of networking enhancements
  • Lesson 2: Implementing IPAM
  • Lesson 3: Managing IP address spaces with IPAM 
 
Module 9: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
 
This module provides an overview of Hyper-V and virtualization. It explains how to install Hyper-V, and how to configure storage and networking on Hyper-V host servers. Additionally, it explains how to configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of Hyper-V 
  • Lesson 2: Installing Hyper-V
  • Lesson 3: Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Lesson 4: Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Lesson 6: Managing virtual machines
 
Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features
 
This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of high performance networking features
  • Lesson 2: Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features
 
Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking
 
This module explains how to implement SDN.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of SDN
  • Lesson 2: Implementing network virtualization
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Network Controller
 
Module 12: Remote access in Windows Server 2016
 
This module explains how to plan for remote access in Windows Server 2016 and how to implement Web Application Proxy.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of remote access
  • Lesson 2: Implementing the Web Application Proxy
 
Module 13: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
 
This module provides and overview of containers in Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this module explains how to deploy Windows Server and Hyper-V containers. It also explains how to install, configure, and manage containers by using Docker.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Lesson 3: Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
 
Module 14: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
 
This module describes how Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering. It also explains how to implement Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs) in failover clusters.
 
  • Lesson 1: Overview of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Lesson 3: Key features for VMs in a clustered environment

Documentation

Official Microsoft Courseware

Cursus de certification

MCSA Windows Server 2016: Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.
 
MCSA Server 2016 Exams:
 
70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016   
70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 
70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

Lab

Lab 1: Deploying and administering AD DS
Lab 2: Configuring local storage
Lab 3: Implementing AD DS sites and replication
Lab 4: Configuring directory synchronization
Lab 5: Deploying and configuring a two-tier CA hierarchy
Lab 6: Implementing AD FS 
Lab 7: Implementing an AD RMS infrastructure 
Lab 8: Implementing network services
Lab 9: Installing and configuring Hyper-V 
lab 10: Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
Lab 11: Deploying Network Controller 
Lab 12: Implementing Web Application Proxy
Lab 13: Installing and configuring containers  
Lab 14: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

Formations complémentaires

MCSA Server 2016 Courses:
 
20740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 
20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
20742: Identity with Windows Server 2016