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Networking with Windows Server 2016 - 20741 Course Outline

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.

*** NOTE: This class also available in On-Demand, eLearning Format ***
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Audience profile
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. This audience would typically include:

Network administrators who are looking to reinforce existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016.

System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to gain core and advanced networking knowledge and skills on Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course is those IT professionals who are looking to take the MCSA 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 exam.

In addition to professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012
Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment
Knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model
Understanding of core networking infrastructure components and technologies such as cabling, routers, hubs, and switches
Familiarity with networking topologies and architectures such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and wireless networking
Some basic knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol stack, addressing and name resolution
Experience with and knowledge of Hyper-V and virtualization
Hands-on experience working with the Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

At course completion
After completing this course, students 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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network
This module explains how to plan and implement an IPv4 addressing scheme to support organizational needs. This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.
Planning IPv4 addressing
Configuring an IPv4 host
Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity
Lab : Planning an IPv4 network
Planning the IPv4 address assignments
Lab : Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network
Verifying the IPv4 configuration
Troubleshooting IPv4

Module 2: Implementing DHCP
This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.
Overview of the DHCP server role
Deploying DHCP
Managing and troubleshooting DHCP
Lab : Implementing DHCP
Planning the DHCP server implementation
Implementing the DHCP configuration
Validating the DHCP implementation

Module 3: Implementing IPv6
This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.
Overview of IPv6 addressing
Configuring an IPv6 host
Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
Lab : Implementing IPv6
Reviewing the default IPv6 configuration
Implementing DHCPv6
Lab : Configuring and evaluating IPv6 transition technologies
Configuring network integration by using ISATAP
Configuring native IPv6 connectivity
Configuring 6to4 connectivity

Module 4: Implementing DNS
This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organizationís network.
Implementing DNS servers
Configuring zones in DNS
Configuring name resolution between DNS zones
Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
Configuring advanced DNS settings
Lab : Planning and implementing name resolution by using DNS
Planning DNS name resolution
Implementing DNS servers and zones
Lab : Integrating DNS with Active Directory
Integrating DNS with Active Directory
Lab : Configuring advanced DNS settings
Configuring DNS policies
Validating the DNS implementation
Troubleshooting DNS

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.
IPAM overview
Deploying IPAM
Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM
Lab : Implementing IPAM
Installing the IPAM Server feature
Provisioning the IPAM Server feature
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.
Remote access overview
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Validating Web Application Proxy

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess
This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.
Overview of DirectAccess
Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
Verifying readiness for a DirectAccess deployment
Configuring DirectAccess
Validating the DirectAccess deployment
Lab : Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution
Preparing the environment for DirectAccess
Implementing the advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
Validating the DirectAccess deployment

Module 8: Implementing VPNs
This module explains how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2016 by using VPNs.
Planning VPNs
Implementing VPNs
Lab : Implementing a VPN
Implementing a VPN
Validating VPN deployment
Lab : Troubleshooting VPN access
Troubleshooting VPN access

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices
This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.
Networking features and considerations for branch offices
Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
Implementing BranchCache for branch offices
Lab : Implementing DFS for branch offices
Implementing DFS
Validating the deployment
Lab : Implementing BranchCache
Implementing BranchCache
Validating the deployment

Module 10: 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 11: 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 : Implementing Network Controller
Deploying Network Controller
Configuring network services with Network Controller
Managing and monitoring with Network Controller

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