Description

This five-day, instructor-led training program describes way to execute and configure new Windows Server 2016 features and functionality. This training program designed for IT professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2016. This training program assumes wide level of understanding about previous Windows Server technologies as well as skills equivalent to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 credential.

This training program is not a product-upgrade training program, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading professionals’ specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this training program provides updates to professionals’ existing Windows Server understanding and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016.

 

Radiant Teachlearning offers Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Training Program in Classroom and Virtual instructor Led/Online mode.

 

Duration: 5 days

 

Learning Objectives

After accomplishing this training program, professionals will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016.
  • Explain storage in Windows Server 2016.
  • Execute directory services.
  • Execute Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Explain networking.
  • Execute Hyper-V.
  • Configure advanced networking features.
  • Execute software-defined networking.
  • Execute remote access.
  • Deploy and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
  • Execute failover clustering.
  • Execute failover clustering by using virtual machines.

Pre-requisite

Before attending this training program, professionals must have:

  • Two or more years of experience with deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 environments; NS experience with day-to-day Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system-administration management and maintenance tasks.
  •  Experience with Windows networking technologies and executeation.
  • Experience with Active Directory technologies and executeation.
  • Experience with Windows Server virtualization technologies and executeation.
  • Understanding equivalent to the MCSA credentials of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012.

 

Audience Profile

This training program is designed for IT professionals who have experience with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 system administrators, with real world experience working in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 enterprise environment. Additionally, professionals should have obtained the MCSA credential for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012, or they should have equivalent understanding.

Additionally, IT professionals who plan to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams might be interested in this training program, as preparation for the MCSA exams, which are a prerequisite for the MCSE specialties.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Installing and configuring Windows Server 2016

This lesson describes way to install and perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server 2016 servers.

Lessons

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models

Lab: Installing and configuring Server Core

  • Installing Server Core
  • Accomplishing post-installation tasks on Windows Server 2016 Core
  • Performing remote management

After accomplishing this training program, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Server 2016.
  • Install Windows Server 2016.
  • Configure Windows Server 2016.
  • Prepare for upgrades and migrations.
  • Migrate server roles and workloads.
  • Explain the Windows Server activation models.

 

Lesson 2: Outline of storage in Windows Server 2016

This lesson describes way to configure storage in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Outline of storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Executing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring iSCSI storage
  • Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016

Lab: Executing and managing storage

  • Executing File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Executing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring iSCSI storage

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe storage in Windows Server 2016.
  • Execute Data Deduplication.
  • Configure iSCSI storage.
  • Configure the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016.

 

Lesson 3: Executing directory services

This lesson describes way to execute the Directory Services feature.

Lessons

  • Deploying Active Directory domain controllers
  • Executing service accounts
  • Azure AD

Lab: Executing and managing AD DS

  • Cloning a domain controller
  • Executing service accounts

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Deploy AD DS domain controllers.
  • Execute service accounts.
  • Describe Azure AD.

 

Lesson 4: Executing AD FS

This lesson describes way to execute an AD FS deployment.

Lessons

  • Outline of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Executing AD FS for a single organization
  • Executing Web Application Proxy
  • Executing SSO with Microsoft online services

Lab: Executing AD FS

  • Installing and configuring AD FS
  • Configuring an internal application for AD FS

Lab: Executing Web Application Proxy

  • Executing Web Application Proxy

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain AD FS.
  • Deploy AD FS.
  • Execute AD FS for a single organization.
  • Execute Web Application Proxy.
  • Execute SSO with Microsoft online services.

 

Lesson 5: Executing network services

This lesson describes way to configure advanced features for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and configure IP Address Management (IPAM).

Lessons

  • Outline of networking enhancements
  • Executing IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces with IPAM

Lab: Executing network services

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Configuring DHCP failover
  • Configuring IPAM

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain networking enhancements.
  • Execute IP address management.
  • Manage IP address spaces with IPAM.

 

Lesson 6: Executing Hyper-V

This lesson describes way to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Configuring the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring Hyper-V storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines

Lab: Executing server virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Installing the Hyper-V server role
  • Configuring virtual networking
  • Creating and configuring a virtual machine

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Configure the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016.
  • Configure Hyper-V storage.
  • Configure Hyper-V networking.
  • Configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

 

Lesson 7: Configuring advanced networking features

This lesson describes way to execute an advanced networking infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Outline of high-performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

Lab: Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

  • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain high-performance networking features.
  • Configure advanced Hyper-V networking features.

 

Lesson 8: Executing Software Defined Networking

This lesson describes way to execute software-defined networking.

Lessons

  • Outline of SDN
  • Executing network virtualization
  • Executing Network Controller

Lab: Deploying Network Controller

  • Preparing to deploy Network Controller
  • Deploying Network Controller

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain Software Defined Networking.
  • Execute network virtualization.
  • Execute Network Controller.

 

Lesson 9: Executing remote access

This lesson describes way to configure connectivity for remote users by using the DirectAccess feature.

Lessons

  • Remote access outline
  • Executing DirectAccess
  • Executing VPN

Lab: Executing DirectAccess

  • Configuring DirectAccess using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Testing DirectAccess

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain common remote-access solutions and technologies.
  • Execute DirectAccess.
  • Execute VPNs.

 

Lesson 10: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers

This lesson provides an outline of Windows Server 2016 containers. Additionally, it describes way to deploy, install, configure, and manage containers in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Outline of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing for containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker

Lab: Installing and configuring containers

  • Installing Docker Enterprise Edition for Windows Server 2016
  • Installing and configuring an IIS container

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain containers in Windows Server 2016.
  • Describe way to deploy containers.
  • Describe way to install, configure, and manage containers by using Docker.

 

Lesson 11: Executing failover clustering

This lesson describes way to execute failover clustering to provide high availability for network services and applications.

Lessons

  • Outline of failover clustering
  • Executing a failover cluster
  • Configuring highly available applications and services on a failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Executing a stretch cluster

Lab: Executing failover clustering

  • Configuring iSCSI storage
  • Configuring a failover cluster
  • Deploying and configuring a highly available file server
  • Validating the deployment of a highly available file server
  • Configuring CAU on the failover cluster

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain the concept of failover clustering.
  • Execute a failover cluster.
  • Configure highly available applications and services on a failover cluster.
  • Maintain a failover cluster.
  • Execute a stretch-failover cluster.

 

Lesson 12: Executing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

This lesson describes way to deploy and manage Hyper-V virtual machines in a failover cluster.

Lessons

  • Outline of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Executing Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
  • Executing Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V virtual machine migration
  • Executing Hyper-V Replica

Lab: Executing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

  • The Hyper-V Failover clustering testing environment
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a highly available virtual machine

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain how Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering.
  • Execute Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters.
  • Execute Hyper-V virtual machine migration.
  • Execute Hyper-V Replica.

 

FAQs

Q: What is Microsoft MCSA?

 

A: The new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) credential focuses on the ability to design and build technology solutions. The previous Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator certifications focused on a specific job role.

 

Q: What is replacing MCSA?

 

A: Microsoft announced on Feb. 27 that its role-based certificates will replace existing Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certificates on June 30, 2020.

 

Q: What is replacing Windows 10 MCSA?

 

A: Windows 10 is being replaced by the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification. True to its name, this cert validates desktop admins skills including deploying and maintaining Windows and managing devices and data.

 

Q: How do you ensure the quality of training program?

 

A: Radiant has highly intensive selection criteria for Technology Trainers & Consultants, who deliver you training programs. Our trainers & consultants undergo rigorous technical and behavioral interview and assessment process before they are on boarded in the company. 

Our Technology experts / trainers & consultant carry deep dive knowledge in the technical subject & are certified from the OEM.

Our training programs are practical oriented with 70% – 80% hands on the training technology tool.  Our training program focuses on one-on-one interaction with each participant, latest content in curriculum, real time projects and case studies during the training program. 

Our faculty will provide you the knowledge of each course from fundamental level in an easy way and you are free to ask your doubts any time from your respective faculty.

Our trainers have patience and ability to explain difficult concepts in simplistic way with depth and width of knowledge.

To ensure quality learning, we provide support session even after the training program. 

 

Q: What if I/we have doubts after attending your training program?

 

A: Radiant team of experts would be available on the email Support@radianttechlearning.com to answer your technical queries, even after the training program.

We also conduct a 3 – 4 hours online session after 2 weeks of the training program, to respond on your queries & project assigned to you.  

 

Q: If I face technical difficulty during the class what should I do?

 

A: Technical issues are unpredictable and might occur with you as well. Participants have to ensure that they have the system with required configuration with good internet speed to access online labs.  

If the problem still persists or you face any challenge during the class then you can report to us or your trainer. In that case Radiant would provide you the recorded session of that particular day. However, those recorded sessions are not meant only for personal consumption and NOT for distribution or any commercial use. 

 

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