Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 Training Course

Learn How To Install And Configure Windows Server 2016

Introduction

Our 5-day Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 training course explains how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016.

Please Note

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Exam Not Included
5 Days
£2345Excl. VAT

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.

  • 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

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

  • Overview Of Storage In Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring The Storage Spaces Feature In Windows Server 2016
  • Lab: Implementing And Managing Storage
  • Implementing File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Lab: Implementing And Managing Advanced Storage Solutions
  • Configuring Redundant Storage Spaces
  • Implementing The Storage Spaces Direct Feature

Module 3: Implementing Directory Services

This module explains how to implement the Directory Services feature.

  • Deploying Active Directory Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Azure AD
  • Lab: Implementing And Managing AD DS
  • Cloning A Domain Controller
  • Implementing Service Accounts

Module 4: Implementing AD FS

This module explains how to implement an AD FS deployment.

  • Overview Of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS For A Single Organization
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing 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

This module explains how to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).

  • Overview Of Networking Enhancements
  • Implementing IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces With IPAM
  • Lab: Implementing Network Services
  • Configuring DNS Policies
  • Configuring DHCP Failover
  • Configuring IPAM

Module 6: Implementing Hyper-V

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

  • 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 7: Configuring Advanced Networking Features

This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.

  • 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

This module explains how to implement software-defined networking.

  • Overview Of Software Defined Networking
  • Implementing Network Virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller
  • Lab: Deploying Network Controller
  • Preparing To Deploy Network Controller
  • Deploying Network Controller

Module 9: Implementing Remote Access

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

  • Remote Access Overview
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing VPN
  • Lab: Implementing DirectAccess
  • Configure DirectAccess Using The Getting Started Wizard
  • Testing DirectAccess

Module 10: Deploying And Managing Windows Server And Hyper-V Containers

This module provides an overview of Windows Server 2016 containers. Additionally, it explains how to deploy, install, configure, and manage containers in Windows Server 2016.

  • Overview Of Containers In Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server And Hyper-V Containers
  • Installing, Configuring And Managing Containers By Using Docker
  • 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

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

  • 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 CAU On The Failover Cluster

Module 12: 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.

  • 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
  • The Hyper-V Failover Clustering Testing Environment
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring A Failover Cluster For Hyper-V
  • Configuring A Highly Available Virtual Machine

Description

Our Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 training course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills equivalent to the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or Windows 2012 credential.

About the Course

This Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 course is not a product upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2016 and will update your existing Windows Server knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2016.

Who Should Attend

This training course has been designed for IT Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 System Administrators with real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 enterprise environment. Additionally, you should have obtained the MCSA credential for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 or the equivalent knowledge.

IT Professionals who plan to take the Microsoft the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams might be interested in this training course as preparation for the MCSA exams.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Highly Skilled And Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

1. Stay Ahead Of The Competition

The business world is continuously changing, organisations will need to provide their staff through their careers, if you choose to not provide continuous training then you will find it difficult to stay ahead of the competition.

2. Motivated Employees

It will keep your employees motivated and new skills and knowledge can help reduce boredom. It also demonstrates that you value your staff enough to invest in them and their development.

3. Save Money

MCSA Windows Server 2016 training courses are cost effective, it is cheaper to train existing employees compared to recruiting new employees with the skills that you require and it helps your staff to become more efficient in their role.

Individual Benefits

1. Getting Hired

A MCSA certification will certainly give you an advantage when hiring managers look at your resume. Competition for IT jobs can be stiff and having a certification is a significant advantage compared to those who do not have one. In fact, a certification can be a qualified for a position. Keep in mind that when two other equal candidates are vying for the same job, the one has the MCSA Windows Server 2016 training or certification will have the edge over the candidate who does not.

2. Job Retention

In a volatile economic environment, organisations are always looking for ways to cut cost and that may mean that jobs are on the line. This is when having MCSA certifications can mean the difference between keeping your job and having to seek a new one. Windows 7 training will demonstrate that you are determined to enhance your skill set and knowledge which benefits you and your employer. The bottom line is that you need to invest in yourself.

3. Promotions

If you want to move up the corporate ladder or into a better, higher-paying job within your organisation then you will need to learn new technologies or enhance the skills you currently possess. There is no better way to show this than to a new certification or progress further up the certification chain in a current area of expertise.

Prerequisites

  • Two Or More Years Of Experience With Deploying And Managing Windows Server 2012 Or Windows Server 2008 Environments: NS 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

Prereading

There is no formal prereading that you need to complete prior to this training course.

Exam Overview

Please Note: You must book the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exam separately.

Exam Type

Proctored Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits that you can earn from this training course.

Qualifications

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)​​ Certifications

Next Steps

TBC

Conclusion

At the end of this Upgrading Your Skills To MCSA Windows Server 2016 training course you 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

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