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Upgrading Your Support Skills to Windows Server 2016 - 10983 Course Outline

 (5 days)
Version 2016

Updated Course Coming in September!
Course 10983 is being replaced by a new course, 20743 in September. For class dates click the link below:
20743: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA

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.

Audience profile
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 DirectoryŽ 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.

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.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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