Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Course Overview

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Course Overview

The "Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016" course, aligned with the 70-743 exam, is designed for IT professionals to update their expertise from older versions to the latest Windows Server technology. The comprehensive curriculum covers a broad range of topics, starting with Module 1, where learners gain foundational knowledge including the introduction to Windows Server 2016, installation procedures, configuration guidelines, and understanding server role migrations, with a focus on Nano Server and activation models.

Throughout the subsequent modules, participants delve into storage solutions, directory services, implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), network services, and Hyper-V virtualization. The course also encompasses advanced networking features, Software Defined Networking (SDN), remote access technologies, container management with Docker, and failover clustering, which includes Hyper-V integration and high availability configurations.

By the end of this course, learners will be well-equipped with the skills needed for the 70-743 certification and will be adept at deploying, managing, and maintaining the Windows Server 2016 environment, ensuring they are up-to-date with the latest Microsoft server technologies.

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Course Prerequisites

Certainly! Here are the minimum required prerequisites for successfully undertaking training in the "Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016" course:

  • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Experience working with and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.
  • Familiarity with Windows Server operating systems and their core functionality. Previous experience with Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Understanding of basic security best practices.
  • Hands-on experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools and concepts.
  • Some experience with Windows PowerShell.

These prerequisites are meant to ensure that learners have a foundational understanding of key concepts and technologies that will be built upon in the "Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016" course. With these skills, students will be better equipped to grasp the advanced topics and get the most out of their training experience.

Target Audience for Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

  1. This course equips IT professionals with advanced skills for managing and implementing Windows Server 2016 infrastructures.

  2. Target Audience:

    • IT professionals who aim to upgrade their skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016
    • Systems Administrators responsible for managing Windows Server environments
    • Network Administrators seeking knowledge in storage, networking, and Hyper-V virtualization
    • Infrastructure Architects looking to implement Windows Server 2016 solutions
    • Server Engineers preparing for migration to Windows Server 2016
    • IT Specialists focused on directory services and Active Directory setups
    • Technical Consultants who design and advise on Windows Server 2016 deployments
    • IT Operations Managers overseeing Windows Server infrastructure
    • Data Center Personnel involved in storage and compute services using Windows Server
    • Security Analysts ensuring secure access with technologies like AD FS
    • Cloud Administrators integrating Azure AD and on-premises Active Directory
    • Disaster Recovery Professionals who implement failover clustering and Hyper-V solutions
    • Support Technicians providing tier 2/3 support for Windows Server 2016 environments
    • IT Professionals interested in learning about Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    • Professionals responsible for implementing remote access solutions like VPN and DirectAccess
    • System Engineers who maintain and deploy containerized applications with Docker
    • Virtualization Specialists using Hyper-V for server virtualization needs

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016?

Introduction to Course Learning Outcomes:

In the Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 course, participants will gain advanced knowledge and skills to implement the core infrastructure services of Windows Server 2016.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand and perform the installation and configuration of Windows Server 2016, including the use of Nano Server and activation models.
  • Learn how to prepare for upgrades and migrations, and execute the migration of server roles and workloads effectively.
  • Gain proficiency in implementing and managing storage solutions, such as Data Deduplication, iSCSI, Storage Spaces, and Storage Spaces Direct.
  • Deploy and administer Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and integrate with Azure AD, including deploying domain controllers and implementing service accounts.
  • Understand the deployment and configuration of Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to enable SSO and integrate with Microsoft Online Services.
  • Acquire skills in enhancing network performance, implementing IP Address Management (IPAM), and configuring DNS and DHCP services.
  • Configure and manage Hyper-V virtualization, including virtual machine setup, storage, and networking options.
  • Implement advanced networking features with an emphasis on high-performance and Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions.
  • Set up remote access solutions such as DirectAccess and VPNs for secure connectivity to corporate resources.
  • Deploy and manage Windows Server and Hyper-V containers using Docker for application isolation and portability.
  • Implement and maintain failover clustering for high availability and disaster recovery, including stretch clusters and Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU).
  • Integrate Hyper-V with failover clustering to ensure continuous availability of virtualized workloads and implement Hyper-V Replica for virtual machine replication.