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Microsoft Windows Server

Earn Windows Server certification and build your professional career. Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). After successfully completing steps 1 -3, you’ll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 certification.

 

 

 

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2016, including Windows Server 2016 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part one in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016, which is the first of three exams required for the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 credential. Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2016 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Target Audience

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge and experience working with Windows operating systems and who want to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to install and perform the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2016 R2 server in an existing Windows server environment. Typically, candidates who are interested in attending this course include:

  1. Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies who are looking to learn more about Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 R2.
  2. IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft technologies, who meet the course prerequisites and are looking to cross-train on Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 R2.
  3. IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016 exam.
  4. IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration, and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams. These are a prerequisite for their individual specialties.
Prerequisites

This course requires that student meet the following prerequisites, including that they have:

  1. An understanding of networking fundamentals.
  2. An understanding of basic AD DS concepts.
  3. An awareness and understanding of security best practices.
  4. Basic knowledge of server hardware.
  5. Experience working with, and configuring, Windows client operating systems, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Additionally, students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience. All of the above prerequisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure because this course builds upon knowledge and skills covered in that course.


 

 

 

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2016, including Windows Server 2016 R2, in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part two in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2016 environments. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2016, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 credential.

Target Audience

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals with hands-on experience working in a Windows server 2008 or Windows Server 2016 environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 R2 environment. The key focus for students is to broaden the initial deployment of Windows Server 2016 services and infrastructure and provide the skills necessary to Manage and Maintain a domain based Windows Server 2016 environment, providing skills in areas such as User and Group management, Network Access and Data Security. Candidates typically interested in attending this course would be:

  1. Windows Server Administrators experienced in working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2016 who wish to gain skills necessary to perform daily management and maintenance tasks in a Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2016 R2 environment.
  2. IT Professionals who are looking to take the 411, Administering Windows Server 2016 exam
  3. IT professional wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in DataCenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration, and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams, which are a pre-requisite for their individual specialties.
Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have Knowledge and skills concerning the initial implementation and configuration of core Windows Server services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Networking Services and Microsoft Hyper-V.

The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, course: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016, as this course will build upon that knowledge and skills covered in that course.


Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2016, including Windows Server 2016 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2016 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2016 environment. Although there is some cross-over of skills and tasks across these courses, this course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2016 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 credential. Note: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2016 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Target Audience

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals with hands-on experience implementing, managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2016 R2 environment who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform advanced management and provisioning of services within that Windows Server 2016 environment. Candidates who would typically be interested in attending this course will be:

  1. Experienced Windows Server Administrators who have real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 enterprise environment.
  2. IT Professionals who are looking to take the exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2016 Services.
  3. IT Professionals wishing to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams in Datacenter, Desktop Infrastructure, Messaging, Collaboration, and Communications will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the MCSA exams, which are a pre-requisite for their individual specialties.
Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have: Experience working with Windows Server 2014 or Windows Server 2016 servers day to day in an Enterprise environment.

The course pre-requisites can be met by having knowledge equivalent to, or by attendance at, courses: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016 and 20411C: Administering Windows Server 2016 as this course will build upon the knowledge and skills covered in those courses.


Get hands-on instruction and practice planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server® 2016 R2 enterprise infrastructure in this 5-day Microsoft Official course. This course is part one in a series of two courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2016 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment including the supporting file and storage services. You will also learn the skills necessary to provide enterprise networking solutions such as DHCP, IPAM, VPN, and DirectAccess. You will also learn the skills necessary to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure including multi-domains/forest and branch office scenarios. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 413: Designing and Implementing and Server Infrastructure, which is the fourth of five exams required for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification.

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for planning, designing, and deploying a physical and a logical Windows Server 2016 enterprise Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure including the network services necessary. They have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and possess Windows Server 2016 certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or equivalent skills. The course is also intended for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure Certification.

Prerequisite

Candidates for this course must have a good Windows client and server operating system knowledge and basic AD DS and networking experience in an enterprise/small business (SMB) environment together with application configuration experience. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  1. A good understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) fundamentals and networking concepts.
  2. Good working knowledge of both Windows Server 2016 R2 and Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS). For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  3. A good understanding of both scripts and batch files.
  4. A solid understanding of security concepts, such as authentication and authorization.
  5. Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  6. Ability to work in a team/virtual team.
  7. Ability to produce good documentation and have the appropriate communication skills to create proposals and make budget recommendations.
  8. Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2016 R2 MCSA. Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
  9. 20410D: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016
  10. 20411D: Administering Windows Server 2016 cz20412D: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2016 Services or
  11. 20417D: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2016

Get hands-on instruction and practice planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server® 2016 R2 enterprise infrastructure in this 5-day Microsoft Official course. This course is part two in a series of two courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to design and implement a Windows Server 2016 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The two courses collectively cover designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. This course covers the knowledge and skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with a focus on Active Directory® Federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). You will also learn the skills needed to plan and deploy virtual machines including self-service and automation of virtual machine deployments as well as planning and implementing a monitoring strategy that includes Microsoft® System Center 2016 R2-Operations Manager. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Exam 414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure, which is the fifth of five exams required for MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification. NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2016 R2 and System Center 2016 R2. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2016 R2 and have an MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification or equivalent skills.

Target Audience
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for planning, designing and deploying a physical and logical Windows Server 2016 enterprise and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructures including the network services. Candidates would typically have experience of previous Windows Server operating systems and have Windows Server 2016 certification (MCSA) or equivalent skills. The secondary audience for this course will be candidates are IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Enterprise Server Infrastructure, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE certification.
Prerequisite

Before attending this course, students must have:

  1. An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  2. An understanding of Windows Server 2016 and AD DS, including planning, designing and deploying.
  3. An understanding of scripts and batch files.
  4. An understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  5. An understanding of deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  6. Experience working in a team or a virtual team.
  7. Achieved the Windows Server 2016 MCSA certification as well as information in the course 20413C: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Server Infrastructure.