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Networking with Windows Server 2016

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Networking with Windows Server 2016 (20741)

Duration: 5 Days

Live Course Delivery Price: £1,995 + VAT

MOC On-Demand Price: £650 + VAT

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Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom, remote-live or via MOC On-Demand.

Students Will Learn

  • Planning and implementing an IPv4 network
  • Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Implementing IPv6
  • Implementing Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implementing and managing IP address management (IPAM)
  • Planning for remote access
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Implementing networking for branch offices
  • Configuring advanced networking features
  • Implementing Software Defined Networking

Course Description

This is a Microsoft Official Course (MOC) and includes Microsoft courseware and hands-on labs. This course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

This course is intended for existing IT professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking for a single course that provides insight into core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2016. This audience would typically include network administrators who are looking to reinforce existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016. It would also include System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to gain core and advanced networking knowledge and skills on Windows Server 2016.

The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who take this course as preparation material for exam Exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016.

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012
  • Experience working in a Windows Server infrastructure enterprise environment
  • Knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model
  • Understanding of core networking infrastructure components and technologies such as cabling, routers, hubs, and switches
  • Familiarity with networking topologies and architectures such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and wireless networking
  • Some basic knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol stack, addressing and name resolution
  • Experience with and knowledge of Hyper-V and virtualization
  • Hands-on experience working with the Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

About MOC On-Demand

This course is also available via on-demand. Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand (MOC On-Demand) uses a combination of streaming video, text, lab exercises and assessment checks throughout the course. MOC On-Demand courses are available for 90 days and recommend the following system requirements:

  • Browser: Current version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox
  • Internet: Broadband Internet connection of over 4Mbps
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 x 1024 or higher

Course Overview

Module 1: Planning and Implementing an IPv4 Network

This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.

Lessons

  • Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity
Labs
  • Planning the IPv4 address assignments
  • Verifying IPv4
  • Troubleshooting IPv4

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan IPv4 addressing
  • Configure an IPv4 host
  • Manage and troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Deploying DHCP
  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP
Labs
  • Planning a DHCP server implementation
  • Implementing the DHCP configuration
  • Validating the DHCP implementation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the DHCP server role
  • Deploy DHCP
  • Manage and troubleshoot DHCP

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.

Lessons

  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
Labs
  • Reviewing the default IPv6 configuration
  • Implementing DHCPv6
  • Configuring network integration by using ISATAP
  • Configuring native IPv6 connectivity
  • Configuring 6to4 connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of IPv6
  • Configure an IPv6 host
  • Implement the coexistence between IPv4 and IPv6 networks
  • Transition from an IPv4 network to an IPv6 network

Module 4: Implementing DNS

This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organization’s network.

Lessons

  • Implementing DNS servers
  • Configuring zones in DNS
  • Configuring name resolution between DNS zones
  • Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Configuring advanced DNS settings
Labs
  • Planning DNS name resolution
  • Implementing DNS servers and zones
  • Integrating DNS with Active Directory
  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Validating the DNS implementation
  • Troubleshooting DNS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement DNS servers
  • Configure zones in DNS
  • Configure name resolution between DNS zones
  • Configure DNS integration with AD DS
  • Configure advanced DNS settings

Module 5: Implementing and Managing IPAM

This module explains how to implement and manage the IPAM feature in Windows Server 2016. This module also explains how to use IPAM to manage services such as DHCP and DNS.

Lessons

  • Overview of IPAM
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM
Labs
  • Installing the IPAM Server feature
  • Provisioning the IPAM Server
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the IPAM functionality and components
  • Deploy IPAM
  • Manage IP address spaces by using IPAM

Module 6: Remote Access in Windows Server 2016

This module explains how to plan for remote access in Windows Server 2016 and how to implement Web Application Proxy.

Lessons

  • Overview of remote access
  • Implementing the Web Application Proxy
Labs
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Validating the Web Application Proxy deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe remote access
  • Implement Web Application Proxy

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess

This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
Labs
  • Verifying readiness for a DirectAccess deployment
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment
  • Preparing the environment for DirectAccess
  • Implementing the advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain DirectAccess and how it works
  • Implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

This module explains how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2016 by using VPNs.

Lessons

  • Planning VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs
Labs
  • Implementing VPN
  • Validating the VPN deployment
  • Troubleshooting VPN access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan a VPN solution
  • Implement VPNs

Module 9: Implementing Networking for Branch Offices

This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.

Lessons

  • Networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
  • Implementing BranchCache for branch offices
Labs
  • Implementing DFS
  • Validating the deployment
  • Implementing BranchCache
  • Validating the deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Implement DFS for branch offices
  • Implement BranchCache for branch offices

Module 10: Configuring Advanced Networking Features

This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of high performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features
Labs
  • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the high performance networking enhancements in Windows Server 2016
  • Configure the advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features

Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking

This module explains how to implement SDN.

Lessons

  • Overview of SDN
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller
Labs
  • Preparing to deploy Network Controller
  • Deploying Network Controller

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe SDN
  • Implement network virtualization
  • Implement Network Controller

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