Course Overview
Duration: 5 Days
This 5-day instructor-led course explains how to implement and configure new features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. This course is designed for IT professional 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 MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential.

This course is not a product upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course will update students’ existing Windows Server knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2016.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators and who have real world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 enterprise environment, and have obtained the credential Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 or have equivalent knowledge.

IT professionals wanting to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams will also be interested in taking this course as they prepare for the MCSA exams, which are a prerequisite for the MCSE specialties.

Course Certifications
This course is part of the following Certifications:

Course Objectives
After completing this course, students will be able to:

Install and configure Windows Server 2016.

Implement Hyper-V.

Implement directory services.

Implement AD FS.

Manage and optimize storage in Windows Server 2016.

Implement secure data access for users and devices.

Implement network services.

Implement remote access.

Implement failover clustering.

Implement failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

Recover data in Windows Servers 2016.

Course Content
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to install and perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server 2016 servers.
Lessons

Introducing Windows Server 2016
Installing Windows Server 2016
Configuring Windows Server 2016
Implementing containers in Windows Server 2016
Lab : Installing and configuring Nano Server

Installing Nano Server
Completing post-Installation tasks on Nano Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the new and improved features in Windows Server 2016.
Install Windows Server 2016.
Configure and manage Windows Server 2016.
Enable and configure Windows Server containers.

Module 2: Implementing Hyper-V
This module explains how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.
Lessons

Configuring the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016
Configuring Hyper-V storage
Configuring Hyper-V networking
Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
Lab : Implementing server virtualization with Hyper-V

Installing the Hyper-V server role
Configuring virtual networking
Creating and configuring a virtual machine
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016.
Configure Hyper-V storage.
Configure Hyper-V networking.
Configure Hyper-V virtual machines.

Module 3: Implementing directory services
This module explains how to implement Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2016.
Lessons

Deploying AD DS domain controllers
Implementing service accounts
Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
Integrating AD DS with Azure AD
Lab : Implementing service accounts

Implementing service accounts
Lab : Integrating with Azure AD

Installing Azure AD Connect
Verifying synchronization
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy Windows Server 2016 AD DS domain controllers.
Implement service accounts in AD DS.
Describe Azure AD.
Integrate AD DS with Azure AD.

Module 4: Implementing AD FS
This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) deployment.
Lessons

Overview of AD FS
Deploying AD FS
Implementing AD FS for a single organization
Implementing Web Application Proxy
Implementing single sign-on (SSO) with Microsoft Online Services
Lab : Implementing AD FS

Installing and configuring AD FS
Configuring an Internal application for AD FS
Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy

Implementing Web Application Proxy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD FS.
Explain how to deploy AD FS.
Explain how to implement AD FS for a single organization.
Explain how to extend AD FS to external clients.
Describe how to implement SSO to support online services.

Module 5: Managing and Optimizing Storage in Windows Server 2016
This module explains how to configure storage in Windows Server 2016.
Lessons

Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
Configuring Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI) Storage
Configuring the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2016
Lab : Implementing and Managing Storage

Implementing FSRM
Configuring iSCSI Storage
Lab : Configuring Storage Spaces

Configuring redundant storage spaces
Implementing the Storage Spaces Direct feature
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the new features in Windows Server 2016 storage