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Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20743)

 

Course Overview

This five-day, instructor-led course explains how to implement and configure new Windows Server 2016 features and functionality. This course is for information technology (IT) professionals 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 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 credential.

This course is not a product-upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading students’ specific environment to Windows Server 2016. Rather, this course provides updates to students' existing Windows Server knowledge and skills, as they pertain to Windows Server 2016.

Who should attend

This course is for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 system administrators, with real-world experience working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 enterprise environment. Additionally, students should have obtained the MCSA credential for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012, or they should have equivalent knowledge.

Additionally, IT professionals who plan to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) exams might be interested in this course, as preparation for the MCSA exams, which are a prerequisite for the MCSE specialties.

Prerequisites

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 Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

Follow On Courses

Course Content

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server 2016
  • Overview of storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Implementing the Directory Services feature
  • Implementing AD FS
  • Implementing network services
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Configuring advanced networking features
  • Implementing software defined networking
  • Implementing remote access
  • Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Implementing failover clustering
  • Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 2,390.- €
  • SA Voucher: 5
    hardcoded default SA
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,390.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 3,840.-
  • SA Voucher: 5
    hardcoded default SA
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Schedule

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
English
1 hour difference
13/07/2020 ― 17/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
10/08/2020 ― 14/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
17/08/2020 ― 21/08/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
28/09/2020 ― 02/10/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
28/09/2020 ― 02/10/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
09/11/2020 ― 13/11/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
11/01/2021 ― 15/01/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
25/01/2021 ― 29/01/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
Germany
21/09/2020 ― 25/09/2020 Frankfurt
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Frankfurt
23/11/2020 ― 27/11/2020 Munich
FLEX & Online Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

09/11/2020 ― 13/11/2020 Virtual This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
11/01/2021 ― 15/01/2021 Manchester This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
25/01/2021 ― 29/01/2021 Birmingham This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
Switzerland
23/11/2020 ― 27/11/2020 Zurich