Course 10983: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016

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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.

Who Should Attend:

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.
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.

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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

•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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