MCSA | Windows Server 2016

Hours: 150 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $2,795.00

Course Overview:

This course prepares students to take the Exam 70-740 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-742 - Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exams. 

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students in the developing of the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course prepares students to take the Exam 70-740 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-742 - Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exams.

Course Outline:

70-740 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses primarily on the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers general installation tasks and considerations and the installation and configuration of Nano Server, in addition to the creation and management of images for deployment. It also covers local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions. The exam also covers Hyper-V and containers, along with the maintenance and monitoring of servers in physical and compute environments.

  • Lesson 1 - Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments
  • Lesson 2 - Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions
  • Lesson 3 - Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization
  • Lesson 4 - Implementing Windows Containers
  • Lesson 5 - Implementing High Availability
  • Lesson 6 - Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments
  • 70-740 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 Practice Labs
70-741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and BranchCache solutions, high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.

  • Lesson 1 - Plan and Implement IPv4 and IPv6 Networks
  • Lesson 2 - Installing and Configuring DHCP
  • Lesson 3 - Installing and Configuring DNS
  • Lesson 4 - Implementing and Managing IP Address Management
  • Lesson 5 - Implementing Remote Access
  • Lesson 6 - Installing and Configuring Branch Office Networking
  • Lesson 7 - Implementing Advanced Networking Features
  • 70-741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016 Practice Labs
70-742 - Identity with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses on the identity functionality in Windows Server 2016. It covers the installation and configuration of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), in addition to Group Policy implementation for non-Nano Server environments. It also covers functionality such as Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), and Web Application proxy implementations.

  • Lesson 1 - Installing and Configuring Domain Controllers
  • Lesson 2 - Managing Active Directory Objects
  • Lesson 3 - Securing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lesson 4 - Working with Complex AD DS Infrastructures
  • Lesson 5 - Implementing Group Policy
  • Lesson 6 - Understanding Microsoft Azure AD and Directory Synchronization
  • Lesson 7 - Monitoring and Recovering AD DS
  • Lesson 8 - Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Lesson 9 - Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Lesson 10 - Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • 70-742 - Identity with Windows Server 2016 Practice Labs

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares students to take the Exam 70-740 - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-742 - Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exams.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**