- Course Outline
- Skills Learned
- Who Should Attend This Course
- Hands-On Labs
In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy, describe various storage options, implement and manage storage spaces and data deduplication, install and configure Hyper-V, manage and maintain virtual machines, and plan, create, manage, and implement a failover cluster.
This course assists students in their preparation for the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.
Exam Number: 70-740
Chapter 1 Installation, Upgrade, and Migration of Workloads and Servers
Requirements for Windows Server 2016
Installing Windows Server 2016
Installing Windows Core
Basic Configuration and Management of Windows Server 2016
Basic Configuration and Management of Windows Core
PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
Upgrading to Windows Server 2016
Migrating to Windows Server 2016
License Activation Models
Planning for Nano Server
Installing Nano Server
Basic Configuration and Management of Nano Server
Chapter 2 Local Storage Configuration
Configuring Disks and Volumes
VHD, VHDX, and VHDS files
NTFS and ReFS
NFS and SMB Share Configuration
File and Folder Permissions
Chapter 3 Enterprise Storage Solutions
Fibre Channel, iSCSI, FCoE
Data Center Bridging (DCB)
Multi-Path IO (MPIO)
Chapter 4 Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
Data Deduplication Configuration
Monitoring Data Deduplication
Backup and Recovery with Deduplication
Chapter 5 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration
Virtual Machine Management
Windows PowerShell Direct
Hot Swap RAM
NUMA and Dynamic Memory
Linux Integration Services (LIS)
FreeBSD Integration Services (BIS
Discrete Device Assignment (DDA)
Virtual Fibre Channel
Storage Quality of Service
Virtual Network Interface Cards
MAC Address Spoofing
Virtual Machine Queues
Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)
Switch Embedded Teaming (SET)
Chapter 6 Windows and Hyper-V Container Deployment and Management
Installation and Configuration of Windows Server Container Host
Container Host on Windows Server Core or Nano Server
Docker Daemon Start-up
PowerShell with Containers
Base OS Installation
Windows Server Container Creation
Hyper-V Container Creation
Docker Daemon Container Management
PowerShell Container Management
Container Data Volumes
Azure and Containers
Chapter 7 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Shared Nothing Live Migration
Chapter 8 Failover Clustering
Single and Multi-Domain Clusters
Cluster or Node Configuration Restoration
Cluster Operating System Rolling upgrade
Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV)
Scale-Out File Server (SoFS)
Clustered Storage Spaces
Shared SAS Storage
Storage Spaces Direct
Disaggregated Storage Spaces Direct
Hyper-Converged Storage Spaces Direct
Chapter 9 Hyper-V and Failover Clustering
Continuously Available Shares
Import, Export, and Copy Virtual machines
VM Network Health Protection
Drain on Shutdown
Chapter 10 Network Load Balancing
Installing Network Load Balancing Nodes
Cluster Operations Mode
NLB Cluster Upgrades
Chapter 11 Deployment Images
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Chapter 12 Virtual Machine Management
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Windows Server Backup
Backing up Server Roles
Data Collector Sets
Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V.
Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.
Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.
Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
Create and manage deployment images.
Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.
Who Should Attend This Course
This online training course is intended for Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Server 2016. Also, IT professionals who are looking to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam and/or looking to gain their MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.
None, but it is recommended that before attending this course, students have:
A basic understanding of networking fundamentals.
An awareness and understanding of security best practices.
An understanding of basic AD DS concepts.
Basic knowledge of server hardware.
Experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10.
Additionally, students would benefit from having some previous Windows Server operating system experience, such as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.
Installing Server Core
Installing Windows Server 2016
Configuring and Managing Nano Server
Working with Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
Maintaining Operating System Images Using DISM
Manage Operating System Images with Windows Deployment Services
Managing Local Storage and Virtual Hard Disks
Implementing Storage Pools
Configuring SMB and NFS File Shares
Managing iSCSI Storage
Installing and Configuring Data Deduplication
Implementing Centralized Event Logs
Enabling Nested Virtualization
Managing Virtual Machine Settings
Managing Virtual Machine Storage
Managing Virtual Machine Networks
Implementing Hyper-V Replica
Managing Hyper-V Fault Tolerance Using Failover Clustering
Implementing Failover Clustering for Scale-out File Servers
Managing Virtual Machine Movement
Managing Server Performance
Install and Configure Network Load Balancing
Implementing Windows Server Update Services
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