MCSA | Windows Server 2016

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

Course Overview:

Microsoft will be discontiuing the 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742 certification exams on June 30, 2020.
If you are working towards those certification exams, you must pass the certification exam by June 30, 2020.
More information about these changes can be found here:  MCSA, MCSD, MCSE certifications retire

 

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:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.