20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016

20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016

Audience

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

Students can meet the prerequisites by attending the following course, or by having knowledge and skills equivalent to 10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure.

Duration

5 days.

Course Objectives

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.

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.

Course Content

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network
Planning IPv4 addressing
Configuring an IPv4 host
Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity
Lab : Planning an IPv4 network
Lab : Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network
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
Overview of the DHCP server role
Deploying DHCP
Managing and troubleshooting DHCP
Lab : Implementing DHCP
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Explain the DHCP server role.
• Deploy DHCP.
• Manage and troubleshoot DHCP.

Module 3: Implementing IPv6
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
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
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
Lab : Integrating DNS with Active Directory
Lab : Configuring advanced DNS settings
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
Overview of IPAM
Deploying IPAM
Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM
Lab : Implementing 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
Overview of remote access
Implementing the Web Application Proxy
Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe remote access.
• Implement Web Application Proxy.

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess
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
Lab : Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution
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
Planning VPNs
Implementing VPNs
Lab : Implementing VPN
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Plan a VPN solution.
• Implement VPNs.

Module 9: Implementing networking 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
Lab : Implementing BranchCache
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
Overview of high performance networking features
Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features
Lab : Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features
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
Overview of SDN.
Implementing network virtualization
Implementing Network Controller
Lab : Deploying Network Controller
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe SDN.
• Implement network virtualization.
• Implement Network Controller.

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