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Microsoft Windows Server 2016

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.

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).

The IT Academy offers courses leading towards the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification, which requires passing three exams.

Course 20743 (Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA - Windows Server 2016) is alos offered as daytime classes over a 1 week period for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators, or others who want to upgrade from Server 2008 or Server 2012 to Server 2016.

Outcomes

After completing Course 20743C - Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016, you will be able to:

Course Outcomes

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2016
  • Describe storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Implement directory services
  • Implement Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Describe 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
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Audience

This five-day course is designed primarily for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators or others who want to upgrade from Server 2008 or Server 2012 to Server 2016.

Prerequisites

Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation, Active Directory technologies and implementation and Windows Server virtualisation technologies and implementation.

You should have obtained the MCSA credential for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012, or have equivalent knowledge.

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Entry Requirements

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

Course content

This version of the Microsoft Course 20743 comprises 12 modules delivered over 1 week.

Modules

  • Module 1: Installing, configuring, upgrading and migrating Windows Server 2016. Activation models.
  • Module 2: Data deduplication, ISCSI storage, Storage Spaces
  • Module 3: Active Directory Domain controllers, service accounts, Azure AD
  • Module 4: Federation Services, Web Application Proxy, SSO with Microsoft online services
  • Module 5: IP Address Management, DHCP Failover, DNS policies
  • Module 6: Configuring Hyper-V services, storage, networking and virtual machines
  • Module 7: High performance networking features, advanced Hyper-V networking
  • Module 8: Software Defined Networking, network virtualisation, Network Controller
  • Module 9: Remote Access overview, Direct Access, VPNs
  • Module 10: Server 2016 IIS Containers, installing Docker Enterprise Edition
  • Module 11: Failover clustering, Highly available File server, implementing a stretch cluster
  • Module 12: Integrating Hyper-V with failover clustering, Virtual machine migration, Hyper-V Replica

Please refer to the Microsoft course webpage for further information.

Additional Costs & Sources of Funding

The published tuition fees for this version of the Microsoft Course 20743 does not cover assessment fees which are charged and payable externally.

You may also be eligible for Individual Training Accounts (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland to help fund your Microsoft Course.

Microsft Testing & Additional Costs

This course prepares you to sit the official Microsoft Course 20743 Examination. This exam needs to be booked and paid for separately via a Pearson VUE testing centre.

Additional Funding Opprtunities*

Microsoft courses are eligible for ITA funding. Please visit the Skills Development Scotland website to check your eligibility and to search for courses.

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