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Code10983
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Duration5 Day(s)
Delivery MethodInstructor-led
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Course Details

Introduction

This 5-day instructor-led course explains how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This course is designed for IT professional 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 MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential.

This course is not a product upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course will update students' existing Windows Server knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2016.

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Audience

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators and who have real world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 enterprise environment, and have obtained the credential Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 or have equivalent knowledge.

IT professionals wanting to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the MCSA exams, which are a prerequisite for the MCSE specialties.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Implement directory services
  • Implement AD FS
  • Manage and optimize storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Implement secure data access for users and devices
  • Implement network services
  • Implement remote access
  • Implement failover clustering
  • Implement failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Recover data in Windows Servers 2016

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Two or more years of experience 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 have equivalent knowledge

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

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 and Activities

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing containers in Windows Server 2016

Lab : Installing and configuring Nano Server

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

Module 2: Implementing Hyper-V

This module explains how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Lessons and Activities

  • 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 3: Implementing directory services

This module explains how to implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons and Activities

  • Deploying AD DS domain controllers
  • Implementing service accounts
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Integrating AD DS with Azure AD

Lab : Implementing service accounts

  • Implementing service accounts

Lab : Integrating with Azure AD

  • Installing Azure AD Connect
  • Verifying synchronization

Module 4: Implementing AD FS

This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a single organization
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing single sign-on (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: Managing and Optimizing Storage in Windows Server 2016

This module explains how to configure storage in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI) Storage
  • Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016

Lab : Implementing and Managing Storage

  • Implementing FSRM
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage

Lab : Configuring Storage Spaces

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

Module 6: Implementing Secure Data Access for Users and Devices

This module explains how to configure Dynamic Access Control to manage and audit access to shared files.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access ControliImplementation
  • Configuring Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Work Folders

Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Preparing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Validating and remediating Dynamic Access Control

Lab : Implementing Work Folders

  • Configuring Work Folders

Module 7: Implementing network services

This module explains how to configure advanced features for DHCP and configure IPAM.

Lessons and Activities

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

Lab : Implementing network services

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Configuring DHCP failover
  • Configuring IPAM

Module 8: Implementing remote access

This module explains how to configure connectivity for remote users by using DirectAccess.

Lessons and Activities

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

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess

  • Configuring DirectAccess using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Testing DirectAccess

Module 9: Implementing failover clustering

This module explains how to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing failover clustering.

Lessons and Activities

  • 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 the highly-available file server
  • Configure Cluster-Aware Updating on the failover cluster

Module 10: 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 and Activities

  • 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

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

Module 11: Data recovery in Windows Server 2016

This module explains how to perform data recovery on Windows Server 2016.

Lessons and Activities

  • Implementing data recovery options
  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Backup
  • Implementing server recovery

Lab : Exploring server data recovery options

  • Backing up servers running Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing Azure Backup
  • Restoring files

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