Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

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This five-day, instructor-led course (MOC 20743) explains how to implement and configure new Windows Server 2016 features and functionality. This course is for information technology (IT) professionals 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 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential. This course is not a product-upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading studentsí specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course provides updates to students' existing Windows Server knowledge and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016.
Before attending this course, students 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 implementation.

Experience with Active Directory technologies and implementation.

Experience with Windows Server virtualization technologies and implementation.

Knowledge equivalent to the MCSA credentials of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012.
Installing and configuring Windows Server 2016:
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
Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016:
Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
Implementing Data Deduplication
Configuring iSCSI storage
Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016
Implementing directory services:
Deploying Active Directory domain controllers
Implementing service accounts
Azure AD
Implementing AD FS:
Overview of AD FS
Deploying AD FS
Implementing AD FS for a single organization
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Implementing SSO with Microsoft Online Services
Implementing network services:
Overview of networking enhancements
Implementing IPAM
Managing IP address spaces with IPAM
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
Configuring advanced networking features:
Overview of high-performance networking features
Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
Implementing Software Defined Networking:
Overview of SDN
Implementing network virtualization
Implementing Network Controller
Implementing remote access:
Remote access overview
Implementing DirectAccess
Implementing VPN
Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers:
Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
Preparing to deploy containers
Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker
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
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