MCSA Sever 2016 & MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment. The MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification is a prerequisite for earning the MCSE: Server Infrastructure certification, the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification, or the MCSE: Private Cloud certification.

Course Topics:

  • Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • Identity with Windows Server 2016
  • Securing Windows Server 2016

Candidates for this certification are Information Technology (IT) Professionals who have Windows Server 2012 operating system knowledge and experience and want to validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement, administer, and configure the Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services.

Certification Exams
The MCSA: Windows Server 2016 requires three exams:

  • Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016
  • Exam 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2016
  • Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2016 Services

Certificate Earned
MCSA

Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

This course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

Course Modules

Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads.

Module 2: Configuring local storage.

Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions.

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.

Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines.

Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers.

Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery.

Module 8: Implementing failover clustering.

Module 9: Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing.

Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images.

Module 12: Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations.

 

Networking with Windows Server 2016

This 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.

Course Modules

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network.

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

Module 4: Implementing DNS

Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM

Module 6: Remote access in Windows Server 2016

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices

Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features

Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking

 

Securing Windows Server 2016

This course teaches IT professionals how they can enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that they administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already, and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to help ensure that administrators can perform only the tasks that they need to, when they need to. This course explains how you can use auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016 to identify security issues. You will also learn how to mitigate malware threats, secure your virtualization platform, and use deployment options such as Nano server and containers to enhance security. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance your network’s security.

Course Modules

Module 1: Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools

Module 2: Protecting credentials and privileged access

Module 3: Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration

Module 4: Privileged access management and administrative forests

Module 5: Mitigating malware and threats

Module 6: Analyzing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics

Module 7: Deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite

Module 8: Secure Virtualization Infrastructure

Module 9: Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure

Module 10: Planning and protecting data

Module 11: Optimizing and securing file services

Module 12: Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption

Module 13: Securing network traffic

 

Identity with Windows Server 2016

This instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches students how to deploy other Active Directory server roles, such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Course Modules

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

 

Securing Windows Server 2016

This course teaches IT professionals how they can enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that they administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already, and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to help ensure that administrators can perform only the tasks that they need to, when they need to. This course explains how you can use auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016 to identify security issues. You will also learn how to mitigate malware threats, secure your virtualization platform, and use deployment options such as Nano server and containers to enhance security. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance your network’s security.

Course Modules

Module 1: Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools

Module 2: Protecting credentials and privileged access

Module 3: Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration

Module 4: Privileged access management and administrative forests

Module 5: Mitigating malware and threats

Module 6: Analyzing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics

Module 7: Deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management

Module 9: Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure

Module 10: Planning and protecting data

Module 11: Optimizing and securing file services

Module 12: Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption

Module 13: Securing network traffic


  • Weekdays – 3 Months
  • Weekends – 5 Months