Networking with Windows Server 2016 (20741B)
This 5-day classroom-based 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.
Audience profile 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. 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 is those IT professionals who are looking to take the MCSA 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 exam.
Prerequisites In addition to professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
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
At course completion After completing this course, students will be able to:
Course Outline Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network This module explains how to plan and implement an IPv4 addressing scheme to support organizational needs. This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.
Planning IPv4 addressing
Configuring an IPv4 host
Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity
Module 2: Implementing DHCP This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.
Overview of the DHCP server role
Managing and troubleshooting DHCP
Module 3: Implementing IPv6 This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.
Overview of IPv6 addressing
Configuring an IPv6 host
Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
Module 4: Implementing DNS This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organization?s network.
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
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.
Managing 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.
Remote access overview
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.
Overview of DirectAccess
Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
Implementing and managing 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.
Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.
Networking features and considerations for branch offices
Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
Implementing BranchCache for branch offices
Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.
Overview of high performance networking features
Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
Module 11: Implementing software defined networking This module explains how to implement software defined networking.