MCSA Windows Server 2016
This course covers implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment and prepares for attending the MCSA certificate exams. Earning the MCSA certificate shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment, to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Certification will qualify you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer support specialist.
MCSA Program contains three modules:
This course is designed primarily for information technology (IT) professionals with some Windows Server experience. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and computing by using Windows Server 2016 and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.
This course provides you with 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.
This course teaches IT professionals how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, implement Group Policy, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches students how to deploy other Active Directory server roles, such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).
MCSA Windows Server 2016
*One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Prepare and install Windows Server 2016, including Server Core, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
- Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
- Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
- Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
- Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines.
- Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
- Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.
- Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.
- Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
- Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
- Create and manage deployment images.
- Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.
- 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.
- Install and configure domain controllers.
- Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.
- Implement AD DS in complex environments.
- Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.
- Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
- Manage user settings by using GPOs.
- Secure AD DS and user accounts.
- Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS.
- Deploy and manage certificates.
- Implement and administer AD FS.
- Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
- Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD.
- Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services.