DUNS #: 07-985-4198 | Cage Code: 7F5V0 | NAICS Codes: 611310, 611420

Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016

5 Days

Price: $2625

Course Schedule

Overview

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.


Objectives

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 Hyper-V.
  • Recover data in Windows Servers 2016.

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.


Prerequisites

  • 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.

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

  • 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
  • Performing Remote Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the new features in Windows Server 2016.
  • Install Windows Server 2016.
  • Configure Windows Server 2016.
  • Implement containers in Windows Server 2016.

Module 2: Implementing Hyper-V
This module explains how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Configuring Hyper-V Host Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Lab: Implementing Hyper-V

  • Configuring Virtual Networking
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure Hyper-V host servers.
  • Configure Hyper-V storage.
  • Configure Hyper-V networking.
  • Configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Module 3: Implementing Directory Services
This module explains how to implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Deploying Active Directory Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • Integrating AD DS with Azure AD

Lab: Implementing Service Accounts

  • Configuring and Validating Service Accounts

Lab: Integrating with Azure AD

  • Configuring the Azure Subscription
  • Installing Azure AD Connect
  • Configuring Azure AD Connect
  • Verifying Synchronization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy Active Directory domain controllers.
  • Implement service accounts.
  • Describe Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Integrate AD DS with Azure AD.

Module 4: Implementing AD FS
This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.

Lessons

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Implementing Azure AD FS

Lab: Implementing AD FS

  • Installing and Configuring AD FS
  • Configuring an Internal Application for AD FS
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe AD FS.
  • Deploy AD FS.
  • Implement AD FS for a single organization.
  • Implement Web Application Proxy.
  • Implement Azure AD FS.

Module 5: Managing and Optimizing Storage in Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to configure storage in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Overview of Storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2016

Lab: Implementing and Managing Storage

  • Implementing FSRM
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage

Lab: Configuring Storage Spaces

  • Configuring Redundant Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Storage Spaces Direct

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the storage features in Windows Server 2016.
  • Configure iSCSI storage.
  • Configure Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2016.

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

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation
  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control.
  • Plan the implementation of Dynamic Access Control.
  • Configure Dynamic Access Control.
  • Implement Work Folders.

Module 7: Implementing Network Services
This module explains how to configure advanced features for DHCP and configure IPAM.

Lessons

  • Overview of Networking Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • Managing IP Address Spaces with IPAM

Lab: Implementing Network Services

  • Configuring DHCP Failover
  • Configuring IPAM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the networking enhancements in Windows Server 2016.
  • Implement IP address management.
  • Manage IP address spaces with IPAM.

Module 8: Implementing Remote Access
This module explains how to configure connectivity for remote users by using DirectAccess.

Lessons

  • Remote Access Overview
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing VPN

Lab: Implementing DirectAccess

  • Configuring the DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Verifying the DirectAccess Configuration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the remote access technologies.
  • Implement DirectAccess.
  • Implement VPN.

Module 9: Implementing Failover Clustering
This module explains how to provide high availability for network services and applications by implementing Failover Clustering.

Lessons

  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multisite Failover Cluster

Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Configuring a Failover Cluster
  • Deploying and Configuring a Highly-Available File Server
  • Validate the Deployment of the Highly-Available File Server
  • Configure Cluster-Aware Updating on the Failover Cluster

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of Failover Clustering.
  • Implement a failover cluster.
  • Configure highly-available applications and services on a failover cluster.
  • Maintain a failover cluster.
  • Implement a multisite failover cluster.

 
Module 10: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
This module explains how to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Integration of Hyper-V Server 2012 with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica

Lab: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring a Failover Cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a Highly Available Virtual Machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the integration of Hyper-V Server 2012 with Failover Clustering.
  • Implement Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters.
  • Implement Hyper-V virtual machine movement.
  • Implement Hyper-V replica.

Module 11: Data Recovery in Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to perform data recovery on Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Lab: Implementing a Backup Strategy

  • Backing Up Servers Running Windows Server 2016
  • Restoring Files
  • Implementing Azure Backup

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement Windows Server Backup.
  • Implement Microsoft Azure Backup.
  • Implement server and data recovery.