Microsoft Server 2016

Course Duration:  40 hours
                          5 days training
                          10am - 6pm

Course Schedule: Monday - Friday
                          Every Saturday
                          Every Sunday

Equipment:  Real server computer (dual processor)
                  10k RPM SAS drive
                  Fast internet

Inclusion (face-to-face training): Morning & Afternoon snack
                                               Lunch Meal
                                               Certificate of completion
                                               Training handout
                                               Review material for exam
                                               Free flowing coffee

Inclusion (Online Training):  Certificate of completion
                                        Training handout (soft copy)
                                        Review material for exam

Day 1

Install and configure domain controllers
- Discuss and configure RAID 0,1,5,10
- Clean install of Server 2016
- Install a new forest
- add or remove a domain controller from a domain
- configure a global catalog server
- configure Link Aggretation

Install and configure DNS servers
- Create primary zones
- create and configure secondary zones
- configure a GlobalNames zone
- create and configure: A, AAAA, PTR, SOA, NS, SRV, CNAME, and MX records
- configure zone scavenging
- configure forwarders
- configure Root Hints
- Configure DNS Server settings using Windows PowerShell

Create and manage Active Directory users and computers
- create, copy, configure, and delete users and computers
- configure templates
- configure user rights
- manage inactive and disabled accounts
- automate unlocking of disabled accounts
- automate password resets
- configure templates; perform bulk Active Directory operations
- automate the creation of Active Directory accounts

Install and configure Hyper-V
- install Hyper-V and its management tools
- create and discuss Generation 1 and 2 VMs
- configure Hyper-V virtual switches
- create Virtual Machine:
Parent Domain Controller
Child DOmain Controller
Additional DOmain Controller
Member Server
- configure dynamic memory
- configure Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) support
- configure smart paging
- configure Resource Metering
- Create VHDs and VHDX files using Hyper-V Manager
- Add and remove virtual network interface cards (vNICs)
- configure NIC teaming in VM 

Day 2

Create and manage Active Directory groups and organizational units (OUs)
- create, copy, configure, and delete groups and OUs.
- Create & discuss AD Group
- create universal group
- create domain local group
- create global group
- configure nesting
- enumerate group membership
- create AD group using powershell
- perform group membership management using Windows PowerShell

Configure service authentication and account policies
- Discuss and explain Service Account
- Create and configure Service Accounts
- Discuss and explain Service Principal Names (SPNs)
- create & configure Service Principal Names (SPNs)
- configure domain and local user password policy settings
- configure account lockout policy settings

Maintain Active Directory
- Back up Active Directory
- perform offline defragmentation of an Active Directory database
- configure Active Directory snapshots
- perform Active Directory restore
- configure and restore objects by using the Active Directory Recycle Bin

Configure Active Directory in a complex enterprise environment
- upgrade existing domains and forests
- configure multiple user principal name (UPN) suffixes
- configure Trust: external, forest, realm
- Configure sites and subnets, intersite links

Create and manage Group Policy Objects
- Configure a central store
- manage starter GPOs
- configure GPO links
- back up, import, copy, and restore GPOs; create
- Configure software installation
- onfigure folder redirection
- Configure printer preferences
- define network drive mappings
- configure power options


Day 3

Install and configure AD CS
- Install Active Directory Integrated Enterprise Certificate Authority (CA)
- Manage certificate templates
- implement and manage certificate deployment
- validation, and revocation

Install and configure ADFS
- Discuss and explain AD FS
- configure AD FS requirements
- install and configure Active Directory Federation Services

Install and configure DHCP
- Install and configure DHCP servers
- authorize a DHCP server
- create and configure scopes
- configure a DHCP reservation
- configure DHCP options;
- implement IPv6 addressing using DHCPv6
- Configure a lease period

Implement and Maintain IP Address Management (IPAM)
- install and configure IPAM
- Provision IPAM manually or by using Group Policy
- configure server discovery

Implement virtual private network (VPN) and DirectAccess solutions
- implement remote access and site-to-site (S2S) VPN solutions using remote access gateway
- configure different VPN protocol options
- configure authentication options
- create and configure connection profiles

Implement Network Policy Server (NPS)
- Configure a RADIUS server including RADIUS proxy
- configure RADIUS clients; configure NPS templates
- configure RADIUS accounting
- configure certificates
- configure Connection Request Policies
- Implement Network Address Translation (NAT)

Day 4

Implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
- Discuss & configure IPv4 subnetting
- Discuss and assign IPV6 address
- determine and configure appropriate IPv6 addresses
- configure ISATAP
- configure 6to4
- configure Teredo

Implement Distributed File System (DFS)
- Install and configure DFS namespaces
- configure DFS replication targets
- configure replication scheduling
- optimize DFS Replication

Configure disks and volumes
- configure Master Boot Record (MBR) disks
- configure GUID partition table (GPT) disks
- create VHD and VHDX files using Disk Management or Windows PowerShell
- mount virtual hard disks
- configure file and folder permissions

Implement server storage
- configure iSCSI target and initiator
- configure iSNS
- Configure storage pools
- implement simple, mirror
- expand storage pools
- configure Tiered Storage

Maintain server installations
- Implement Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) solutions
- configure WSUS groups
- manage patch management in mixed environments

Web Server
- Implementing Web Server in Windows Server 
- create and configure new web site
- create basic HTML script

FTP Server
- Implementing FTP Server in Windows Server
- create and configure new ftp site

Day 5

Configure Network Load Balancing (NLB)
- Install NLB nodes
- configure NLB prerequisites
- configure affinity
- configure port rules
- configure cluster operation mode

Deploy and manage server images
- Install the Windows Deployment Services (WDS) role
- configure and manage boot, install, and discover images
- install features for offline images
- update images with patches

Install & Configure Server 2016 Core
- assign IP address, subnetmask, gateway using powershell
- assign preferred & alternate dns using powershell
- configure time, date, timezone using powershell
- change computer name using powershell
- create & promote Parent Domain Controller using server core
- create & promote Child Domain Controller using server core
- create & promote Additional Domain Controller using server core
- create & promote Read-Only Domain Controller using server core