Networking with Windows Server 2016

Introduction

This 5-day classroom-based course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.
 

Audience

This course is intended for existing IT professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking for a single course that provides insight into core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2016.
 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, participants should have:
 

  • Practical experience on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 in an enterprise environment
  • A good knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, as well as the basic infrastructure of networks such as routers, hubs and switches
  • Good knowledge of the concepts of network topology and the architecture of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and wireless networking


 

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
 

  • Plan and implement an IPv4 network
  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implement IPv6
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM)
  • Plan for remote access
  • Implement DirectAccess
  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Implement networking for branch offices
  • Configure advanced networking features
  • Implement Software Defined Networking

Exams

This course prepares Microsoft exam certification 70-741 : Networking with Windows Server 2016

Course outline

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network

This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.

  • Lesson 1: Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Lesson 2: Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Lesson 3: Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.

  • Lesson 1: Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Lesson 2: Deploying DHCP
  • Lesson 3: Managing and troubleshooting DHCP

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.

  • Lesson 1: Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Lesson 2: Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Lesson 3: Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Lesson 4: Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

Module 4: Implementing DNS

This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organization’s network.

  • Lesson 1: Implementing DNS servers
  • Lesson 2: Configuring zones in DNS
  • Lesson 3: Configuring name resolution between DNS zones
  • Lesson 4: Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Lesson 5: Configuring advanced DNS settings

Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM

This module explains how to implement and manage the IPAM feature in Windows Server 2016. This module also explains how to use IPAM to manage services such as DHCP and DNS.

  • Lesson 1: Overview of IPAM
  • Lesson 2: Deploying IPAM
  • Lesson 3: Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

Module 6: 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 7: Implementing DirectAccess

This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.

  • Lesson 1: Overview of DirectAccess
  • Lesson 2: Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Lesson 3: Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructures

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

This module explains how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2016 by using VPNs.

  • Lesson 1: Planning VPNs
  • Lesson 2: Implementing VPNs

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices

This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.

  • Lesson 1: Networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
  • Lesson 3: Implementing BranchCache for branch offices

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

Documentation

Official Microsoft courseware

Cursus de certification

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: Lab : Planning an IPv4 network
  • Lab 2: Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network
  • Lab 3: Implementing DHCP
  • Lab 4: Configuring and evaluating IPv6 transition technologies
  • Lab 5: Planning and implementing name resolution by using DNS
  • Lab 6: Integrating DNS with Active Directory
  • Lab 7: Configuring advanced DNS settings
  • Lab 8: Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Lab 9: Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Lab 10: Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution
  • Lab 11: Implementing VPN
  • Lab 12: Implementing DFS for branch offices
  • Lab 13: Implementing BranchCache
  • Lab 14: Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
  • Lab 15: Deploying Network Controller

Formations complémentaires

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