20743-Upgrading Your MCSA Skills to Windows Server 2016
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20743-Upgrading Your MCSA Skills to Windows Server 2016

Category ID Duration Price
Windows Server 2016 13607 5 Day(s) $2,850.00
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In this course, you will learn how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This course is designed for IT professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2016.

This is not a product-upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading students’ specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20743: Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA and can assist you in preparing for the 70-743: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exam.


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


· At least two years of experience in deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 or Windows 2008 environments
· 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 (or equivalent knowledge).
The following courses are recommended as a prerequisite (or equivalent experience):
· 20740-Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
· 20741-Networking with Windows Server 2016
· 20742-Identity with Windows Server 2016


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
2. Overview of Storage in Windows Server 2016
· Configuring Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage
· Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016
· Implementing the Data Deduplication feature
3. Implementing the Directory Services Feature
· Deploying AD DS domain controllers
· Implementing service accounts
· What is Azure AD?
4. Implementing AD FS
· Overview of AD FS
· Deploying AD FS
· Implementing AD FS for a single organization
· Implementing Web Application Proxy
· Implementing Azure AD FS SSO with Microsoft Online Services
5. Implementing Network Services
· Overview of networking enhancements
· Implementing the IPAM
· Managing IP address spaces with IPAM
6. 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
7. Configuring Advanced Networking Features
· Overview of high-performance networking features
· Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
8. Implementing software defined networking
· Overview of software-defined networking
· Implementing network virtualization
· Implementing the Network Controller feature
9. Implementing Remote Access
· Remote access overview
· Implementing DirectAccess
· Implementing a virtual private network (VPN)
10. Deploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
· Overview of Windows Server 2016 containers
· Preparing for containers
· Installing, configuring, and managing containers
11. 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
12. 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 the Hyper-V Replica feature

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