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Networking with Windows Server 2016 (M20741)​ 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

 

Lab: Planning an IPv4 network

  • Planning the IPv4 address assignments

 

Lab: Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network

  • Verifying the IPv4 communication

  • 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.

  • Overview of the DHCP server role

  • Deploying DHCP

  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP

 

Lab: Implementing DHCP

  • Planning the 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.

  • Overview of IPv6 addressing

  • Configuring an IPv6 host

  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence

  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

 

Lab: Configuring and evaluating IPv6 transition technologies

  • 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.

  • The 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.

  • 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

 

Lab: Planning and implementing name resolution by using DNS

  • Planning DNS name resolution

  • Implementing DNS servers and zones

 

Lab: Integrating DNS with AD DS

  • Integrating DNS with AD DS

 

Lab: Configuring advanced DNS settings

  • 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.

  • Overview of IPAM

  • Deploying IPAM

  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

 

Lab: Implementing IPAM

  • 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.

  • Overview of remote access

  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

 

Lab: Implementing Web Application Proxy

  • 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.

  • Overview of DirectAccess

  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard

  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure

 

Lab: Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard

  • Verifying readiness for a DirectAccess deployment

  • Configuring DirectAccess

  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

 

Lab: Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution

  • 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.

  • Planning VPNs

  • Implementing VPNs

 

Lab: Implementing a VPN

  • Implementing a VPN

  • Validating the VPN deployment

  • Troubleshooting VPN access

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for a VPN solution.

  • Implement 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

 

Lab: Implementing DFS for branch offices

  • Implementing DFS

  • Validating the deployment

 

Lab: Implementing BranchCache

  • 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.

  • Overview of high-performance networking features

  • Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features

 

Lab: Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

  • 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 software-defined networking.

  • Overview of Software Defined Networking

  • Implementing network virtualization

  • Implementing Network Controller

 

Lab: Deploying Network Controller

  • Preparing to deploy Network Controller

  • Deploying Network Controller

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Software Defined Networking.

  • Implement network virtualization.

  • Implement Network Controller.

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Who is this course for?

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 the 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

Networking with Windows Server 2016 (M20741) Overview

This 5-day classroom-based Microsoft course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organisations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

 

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement an IPv4 network.

  • Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

  • Implement IPv6.

  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS).

  • Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM).

  • Plan for remote access.

  • Implement DirectAccess.

  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs).

  • Implement networking for branch offices.

  • Configure advanced networking features.

  • Implement Software Defined Networking.

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Networking with Windows Server 2016 (M20741) Exam

The Networking with Windows Server 2016 course does not include the exam (Code 70-741), delegates must take the exam separately. This exam tests delegates on the following topics:

 

  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS) (15-20%)

  • Implement DHCP (15-20%)

  • Implement IP Address Management (IPAM) (15-20%) 

  • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions (25-30%)

  • Implement core and distributed network solutions (10-15%)

  • Implement an advanced network infrastructure (10-15%)

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