Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016
70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Backup Strategies & Server Monitoring
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Data Deduplication & Hyper-V Setup
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Disk & Volume Configuration
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Failover Clustering Strategies
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Hyper-V Networking Configuration
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Hyper-V Storage Configuration
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Image Deployment Management
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Installation Options
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Managing High Availability Solutions
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Server Storage Solutions
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Upgrades, Migrations, & Activation Models
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Virtual Machine (VM) Settings
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: VM Motion and Network Load Balancing
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Deployment
Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Management and Hyper-V
Mentoring 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
TestPrep 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
Server 2016: Networking: Advanced Network Infrastructures
Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Configuration
Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Management
Server 2016: Networking: Distributed File System & Branch Office Solutions
Server 2016: Networking: DNS & DHCP Management Using IPAM
Server 2016: Networking: DNS Configuration
Server 2016: Networking: DNS Zones & Records
Server 2016: Networking: IP Address Management Configuration
Server 2016: Networking: IPv4 & IPv6 Address Management
Server 2016: Networking: Network Connectivity & Remote Access
Server 2016: Networking: Network Policy Server
Mentoring 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
TestPrep 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Accounts & Permissions
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Certificate Services
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Domain Controllers
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Federation Services & Web Application Proxy
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Objects
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Preferences
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Processing
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Settings
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Groups & Organizational Units
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Rights Management Services
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Service Authentication & Account Policies
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Trusts & Sites
Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directroy Maintenance & Recovery
Mentoring 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
TestPrep 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

Mentoring 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Lesson Objectives

Mentoring 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

  • Install Windows Servers in host and compute environments
  • Implement storage solutions
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Implement Windows containers
  • Implement high availability
  • Maintain and monitor server environments

Overview/Description
Skillsoft Mentors are available to help students with their studies for exam 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016. You can reach them by entering a Mentored Chat Room or by using the Email My Mentor service.

Target Audience
Individuals who are studying the associated Skillsoft content in preparation for, or to become familiar with, the skills and competencies being measured by the actual certification exam.

Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Backup Strategies & Server Monitoring

Course Number:
it_oscsao_03_enus
Lesson Objectives

Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Backup Strategies & Server Monitoring

  • identify the capabilities of Windows Backup
  • determine backup strategies for Hyper-V hosts
  • determine backup strategies for Hyper-V guests
  • determine backup strategies for Active Directory
  • determine backup strategies for file servers
  • monitoring Windows Server 2016 workloads using PerfMon and Resource Monitor
  • monitoring workloads using Server Manager and Event Viewer
  • configure Data Collector Sets
  • describe appropriate thresholds for Windows Server 2016 workloads
  • describe how to manage Windows Event Logs
  • demonstrate upgrade and migration tasks, implement activation strategy, and monitor server performance

Overview/Description

Explore different Windows Server 2016 tools such as Hyper-V, Active Directory, PerfMon, and Windows Sever Backup.



Target

Prerequisites: none

Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Data Deduplication & Hyper-V Setup

Course Number:
it_oscsao_08_enus
Lesson Objectives

Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Data Deduplication & Hyper-V Setup

  • configure virtual machines using Windows PowerShell Direct

  • Overview/Description

    Explore the Windows Server 2016 technology of data deduplication and how to install and manage Windows Hyper-V.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Disk & Volume Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_06_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Disk & Volume Configuration

    • understand the implications of and configure sector sizes
    • understand and configure GUID partition table (GPT) disks
    • create VHD and VHDX files using Disk Management
    • create VHD and VHDX files using Windows PowerShell Storage module cmdlets
    • mount virtual hard disks using MOUNT-VHD
    • determine when to use NTFS and ReFS file systems
    • configure NFS and SMB shares using Server Manager
    • configure SMB server and SMB client configuration settings using Windows PowerShell
    • configure Share and NTFS Permissions
    • verifying combined NTFS and Share permissions
    • Determine Effective Permissions for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore Windows Server 2016 disk and volume configuration, which feature a versatile set of tools and options for a variety of modern data storage needs.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Failover Clustering Strategies

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_14_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Failover Clustering Strategies

    • use Scripting in QlikView
    • deploy a workgroup cluster
    • deploy a single domain cluster
    • identify cluster quorum configuration options
    • configure cluster networking
    • restore single node configuration
    • restore a cluster configuration
    • configure cluster storage
    • implement Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU)
    • identify the steps to perform a cluster operating system rolling upgrade
    • configure and optimize Clustered Shared Volumes (CSVs)
    • configure a new cluster without a network name
    • implement a Scale-Out File Server (SoFS) on Windows Server 2016
    • determine when to use a SoFS versus a File Server for general use
    • determine implementation scenarios for guest clustering
    • implement a clustered storage spaces solution
    • implement storage replica
    • implement cloud witness feature for a failover cluster
    • using shared VHDX as a storage solution for guest clusters
    • determine cluster strategies for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Examine the high availability solutions for Windows Server 2016 provided by Failover Clustering.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Hyper-V Networking Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_11_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Part of configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 is configuring the network settings. Examine the flexible options for virtual networking of Hyper-V guests.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Hyper-V Storage Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_10_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Explore storage configuration settings in the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016 such as VHD and VHDX files, Pass-through disks, checkpoints, and storage QoS.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Image Deployment Management

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_04_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Image Deployment Management

    • plan for Windows Server virtualization
    • plan for Linux and FreeBSD deployments
    • describe Windows images and supported image types
    • understand the Microsoft Assessment and Planning toolkit (MAP)
    • explain the purpose of deployment images and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) used to deploy and maintain them
    • understand the use of the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)
    • implement and manage deployment images by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
    • determine considerations for deploying workloads into virtualized environments
    • update images
    • update images with cumulative updates
    • install roles and features in offline images
    • manage and maintain Windows Server Core images, Nano Server images, and VHDs using Windows PowerShell
    • describe the purpose of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the requirements to implement WSUS
    • manage the update process with WSUS
    • configure WSUS groups
    • manage patch management in mixed environments
    • understand Windows Defender
    • integrate Windows Defender with WSUS
    • choose WSUS topology appropriate for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Discover Windows Server 2016 image deployment tools. Examine the native tools of Windows Server 2016 used to create, deploy, manage, and maintain servers and server images. 



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Installation Options

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_01_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Installation Options

    • define Windows Server 2016 requirements
    • differentiate between Windows Server 2016 editions
    • install Windows Server 2016
    • install Windows Server 2016 roles and features
    • describe Nano Server features and characteristics
    • use Nano Server Image Builder to create Nano Server images
    • identify installation considerations for Nano server
    • describe role and feature installation on Nano Server
    • install Nano Server roles and features
    • manage Nano Server
    • manage and configure Nano Server remotely using MMC and Server Management Tools
    • configure Nano Server
    • install Server Core
    • manage Server Core
    • implement Windows PowerShell desired state configuration
    • determine the appropriate installation options and features for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore the prerequisites and requirements for installing Windows Server 2016, including installation options for Nano Server and Server Core.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Managing High Availability Solutions

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_15_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Managing High Availability Solutions

    • identify requirements for implementing Storage Spaces Direct
    • configure Storage Spaces Direct using Windows PowerShell
    • implement a cluster using a disaggregated (converged) Storage Spaces Direct configuration
    • implement a cluster using a hyper-converged Storage Spaces Direct configuration

    Overview/Description
    Hyper-V, flexible storage solutions, and Windows Clustering can create a remarkably fluid server infrastructure that responds to the 24x7x365 demands of modern business. Explore these options native to Windows Server 2016.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Server Storage Solutions

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_07_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Server Storage Solutions

    • describe the features and configuration considerations of storage pools
    • implement simple, mirror, and parity storage layout options for disks or enclosures
    • identify the steps to expand storage pools
    • describe the features of Tiered Storage
    • implement an iSCSI target and initiator
    • understand the use of the Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS)
    • identify best practices for Datacenter Bridging (DCB)
    • configure Multi-Path IO (MPIO)
    • determine appropriate usage scenarios for Storage Replicas

    Overview/Description

    Explore Windows Server 2016 storage solutions, which feature a versatile set of tools and options for a variety of modern data storage needs.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Upgrades, Migrations, & Activation Models

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_02_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Upgrades, Migrations, & Activation Models

    • identify the supported Windows Server 2016 upgrade paths
    • identify Windows Server 2016 upgrade considerations
    • describe the Windows Server 2016 deployment options
    • describe Windows Server migration tools
    • migrate server roles and workloads within a domain
    • describe considerations for cross-domain and forest migrations
    • choose the appropriate Windows Server activation model
    • implement a Windows Server activation model

    Overview/Description

    Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore Windows Server upgrades, migrations, and activation models.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Virtual Machine (VM) Settings

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_09_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Virtual Machine (VM) Settings

  • troubleshoot VM configuration versions

  • Overview/Description

    Explore the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016, including key virtual machine configuration settings and integration services for Linux and Free BSD VMs.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: VM Motion and Network Load Balancing

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_16_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: VM Motion and Network Load Balancing

    • perform a live migration
    • perform a quick migration
    • perform a storage migration
    • import or export, and copy VMs
    • configure VM network health protection
    • configure drain on shutdown
    • identify deployment prerequisites for network
    • install NLB cluster nodes
    • configure Network Load Balancing cluster node affinity
    • configure port rules for the Network Load Balancing cluster
    • configure cluster operation mode for the Network Load Balancing cluster
    • define the requirements and procedure of performing an NLB cluster upgrade
    • define appropriate NLB configuration details for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Explore solutions for continuous VM availability with VM movement and migration scenarios and the implementation of a Network Load Balancing cluster.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Deployment

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_12_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Deployment

    • configure Docker start-up options
    • configure Windows PowerShell for use with Docker
    • install a base container image
    • remove a container

    Overview/Description

    Windows containers are a type of isolated environment where applications can run. Examine Hyper-V guests and containers - self contained, isolated, and portable operating environments.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Management and Hyper-V

    Course Number:
    it_oscsao_13_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Windows Container Management and Hyper-V

    • create Windows Server containers
    • manage Windows containers using Docker CLI
    • manage Windows containers using Windows PowerShell for Docker
    • manage Windows containers using Microsoft Azure
    • manage Windows container networking
    • manage Windows container data volumes
    • manage Resource Control for containers
    • create new container images using Dockerfile
    • manage container images using DockerHub repository
    • implement a Hyper-V replica
    • implement Hyper-V live migration
    • implement Hyper-V 'shared nothing' live migration
    • configure CredSSP or Kerberos authentication protocol for Live Migration
    • implement storage migration
    • choose VM migration method for the given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Examine how container objects are used as an isolation boundary in Windows Server 2016, high availability, and disaster recovery options in Hyper-V.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    TestPrep 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

    Course Number:
    os_csao_a01_tp_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    To test your knowledge on the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam. TestPrep can be taken in either Study or Certification mode. Study mode is designed to maximize learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but also by providing additional information on the topics presented. Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, providing valuable feedback at the end of the test.

    Target Audience
    Individuals seeking practice in a structured testing environment, covering the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam.

    Prerequisites: none

    Mentoring 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

    Lesson Objectives

    Mentoring 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

    • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Implement DHCP
    • Implement IP Address Management
    • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions
    • Implement core and distributed network solutions
    • Implement an advanced network infrastructure

    Overview/Description
    Skillsoft Mentors are available to help students with their studies for exam 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016. You can reach them by entering a Mentored Chat Room or by using the Email My Mentor service.

    Target Audience
    Individuals who are studying the associated Skillsoft content in preparation for, or to become familiar with, the skills and competencies being measured by the actual certification exam.

    Server 2016: Networking: Advanced Network Infrastructures

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_11_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: Advanced Network Infrastructures

  • configure SMB Multichannel

  • Overview/Description

    Networks must be responsive even in the face of NIC and network failures. Explore advanced networking options in Windows Server 2016 including NIC and Switch Embedded Teaming, and options for software-defined networking.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_02_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Configuration

    • install and configure DHCP servers
    • authorize a DHCP server
    • create and configure scopes
    • create and configure superscopes
    • create and configure multicast scopes
    • configure DHCP reservations and exclusions
    • configure DHCP options
    • configure a lease period
    • configure DNS options from within DHCP
    • configure DHCP for a given scenario

    Overview/Description
    Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore DHCP deployments with Windows Server 2016 for automated IP address assignments.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Management

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_03_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: DHCP Management

    • configure policies
    • configure client and server for PXE boot
    • configure DHCP Relay Agent
    • implement IPv6 addressing using DHCPv6
    • perform export and import of a DHCP server
    • perform DHCP server migration
    • back up and restore the DHCP database
    • configure high availability using DHCP failover
    • configure DHCP name protection
    • troubleshoot DHCP
    • configure advanced DHCP for a given scenario

    Overview/Description

    Explore DHCP management features with Windows Server 2016 for automated and fault tolerant IP address assignments.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: Distributed File System & Branch Office Solutions

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_10_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: Distributed File System & Branch Office Solutions

    • identify the challenges faced by branch offices regarding file access and WAN consumption
    • describe the process used by the Distributed File System (DFS)
    • install and configure DFS namespaces
    • configure DFS replication targets
    • configure DFS replication scheduling
    • configure Remote Differential Compression (RDC) settings
    • configure DFS staging
    • configure DFS fault tolerance
    • clone a Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) database
    • recover DFSR databases
    • optimize DFS replication
    • identify the features and requirements of a BranchCache implementation
    • install and configure BranchCache
    • implement distributed and hosted cache modes
    • implement distributed and hosted cache modes
    • implement BranchCache for web and application servers
    • troubleshoot BranchCache
    • configure remote file access for a given scenario

    Overview/Description
    Reducing bandwidth can drive savings to the bottom line. Examine the Windows Server 2016 technologies that support branch offices including considerations for branch offices, reduced bandwidth consumption, and making files more available.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS & DHCP Management Using IPAM

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_07_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS & DHCP Management Using IPAM

  • manage network services across multiple Active Directory forests

  • Overview/Description
    A scaled network relies on basic network services, but managing and controlling access to critical services poses challenges in scaled environments. Explore DNS and DHCP management using IPAM in Windows Server 2016.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_04_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS Configuration

    • determine DNS installation requirements
    • determine supported DNS deployment scenarios on Nano Server
    • install DNS
    • configure forwarders
    • configure Root Hints
    • configure delegation
    • implement DNS policies
    • configure DNS Server settings using Windows PowerShell
    • configure global settings
    • configure Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
    • configure DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE)
    • configure DNS socket pool, cache locking, and logging, and enable Response Rate Limiting
    • configure recursion settings
    • implement DNS performance tuning
    • configure DNS settings to secure DNS

    Overview/Description

    Discover Domain Name System (DNS), which is used to resolves names to IP addresses. Explore the options for DNS deployments in Windows Server 2016 to provide name resolution on a Network.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS Zones & Records

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_05_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: DNS Zones & Records

    • create primary DNS zones
    • configure Active Directory integration of primary zones
    • configure secure dynamic updates
    • create and configure secondary zones
    • create and configure stub zones
    • configure a DNS zone delegation
    • configure a GlobalNames zone
    • create and configure DNS Resource Records (RR), including A, AAAA, PTR, SOA, NS, SRV, CNAME, and MX records
    • configure zone scavenging
    • configure record options, including Time To Live (TTL) and weight
    • configure DNS round robin
    • use DNS audit and query events for auditing and troubleshooting your DNS zones
    • configure unknown record support
    • configure DNS zone scopes and records
    • configure policies for zones
    • configure DNS zone support

    Overview/Description

    Examine options for DNS zone creation and management in Windows Server 2016 to provide name resolution on a network.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: IP Address Management Configuration

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_06_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    A scaled network relies on basic network services, but managing and controlling access to critical services poses challenges in scaled environments. Explore the role of IPAM in centralizing administrative access for Windows Server 2016.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: IPv4 & IPv6 Address Management

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_01_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016: Networking: IPv4 & IPv6 Address Management

    • configure IPv4 addresses and options
    • understand IPv4 addresses and subnets
    • determine and configure appropriate IPv6 addresses
    • understand IPv6 addresses and subnets
    • understand IPv6 stateless/stateful addressing options
    • configure IPv4 and IPv6 interoperability using ISATAP, 6to4, and Teredo transition technologies
    • implement Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
    • configure IPv4 and IPv6 routing

    Overview/Description

    Explore IPv4 and IPv6 with Windows Server 2016, including transition technologies and Border Gateway Protocol.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: Network Connectivity & Remote Access

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_08_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Explore remote access configurations in Windows Server 2016, including NAT, the routing feature, Remote Access Gateway, VPN options and the DirectAccess solution.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016: Networking: Network Policy Server

    Course Number:
    it_oscsat_09_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    In an always connected world, you need secure remote authentication solutions and Windows Server 2016 delivers those solutions. Explore the Windows Server 2016 remote authentication solutions, including the Network Policy Server.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    TestPrep 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

    Course Number:
    ep_oscsat_a01_tp_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    Test your knowledge on the skills and competencies measured by the vendor certification exam. TestPrep can be taken in either Study or Certification mode. Study mode is designed to maximize learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but also by providing additional information on the topics presented. Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, providing valuable feedback at the end of the test.

    Target Audience
    Individuals seeking practice in a structured testing environment, covering the skills and competencies measured by the vendor certification exam.

    Prerequisites: none

    Mentoring 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

    Lesson Objectives

    Mentoring 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

    • Install and configure Active Directory Domain services (AD DS)
    • Manage and maintain AD DS
    • Create and manage Group Policy
    • Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
    • Implement identity federation and access solutions

    Overview/Description
    Skillsoft Mentors are available to help students with their studies for exam 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016. You can reach them by entering a Mentored Chat Room or by using the Email My Mentor service.

    Target Audience
    Individuals who are studying the associated Skillsoft content in preparation for, or to become familiar with, the skills and competencies being measured by the actual certification exam.

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Accounts & Permissions

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_02_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Accounts & Permissions

    • automate unlocking of disabled accounts
    • automate password resets

    Overview/Description

    Examine Active Directory logical objects, permissions, and sharing, user and computer accounts, appropriate permissions, and how to secure domain resources.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Certificate Services

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_11_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    Windows Server 2016 provides built-in identity and access control security services in the form of public key certificates. Examine Active Directory Certificate Services, including certificate authorities and architecture components.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Domain Controllers

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_01_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore Windows Server 2016 Active Directory logical concepts, installation, and configuration options for domain controllers and read-only domain controllers.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Federation Services & Web Application Proxy

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_12_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Federation Services & Web Application Proxy

    • upgrade and migrate previous AD FS workloads to Windows Server 2016
    • implement claims-based authentication, including Relying Party Trusts
    • configure authentication policies
    • configure multi-factor authentication
    • implement and configure device registration
    • integrate AD FS with Microsoft Passport
    • configure AD FS for use with Microsoft Azure and Office 365
    • configure AD FS to enable authentication of users stored in LDAP directories
    • install and configure WAP
    • implement WAP in pass-through mode
    • implement WAP as AD FS proxy
    • integrate WAP with AD FS
    • configure AD FS requirements
    • publish web apps via WAP
    • publish Remote Desktop Gateway applications
    • configure HTTP to HTTPS redirects, configure internal and external Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDNs)
    • describe how AD FS services and WAP are installed and configured

    Overview/Description

    Windows Server 2016 ensures users across a network and geographical boundaries can have single sign-on (SSO) and access to remote applications. Explore Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Web Application Proxy.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Objects

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_07_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Objects

  • detect health issues using the Group Policy Infrastructure Status Page

  • Overview/Description
    Operating system infrastructures have benefited greatly from centralized configuration management, all using one tool - the Group Policy object, or GPO. Explore this tool's function, configuration, and GPO processing.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Preferences

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_10_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Explore Group Policy preferences, including item-level targeting and configuration settings for specific system components.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Processing

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_08_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    Operating system infrastructures have benefited greatly from centralized configuration management, all using one tool - the Group Policy object, or GPO. Explore this tool and AD DS group policy, including processing order and precedence.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Settings

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_09_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Settings

  • configure Filtering Administrative Templates

  • Overview/Description
    Group Policy preferences provide you with a range of additional configuration settings for your Group Policy object. Explore Group Policy settings, including software and redirection policies and administrative templates.

    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Groups & Organizational Units

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_03_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Active Directory (AD) groups are used to combine multiple users, computers, or even other groups together. Examine Active Directory object types and group management.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Rights Management Services

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_13_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Explore Active Directory Rights Management Services, including licensor certificate server, Service Connection Points (SCP), exclusion policies, and backup.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Service Authentication & Account Policies

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_04_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Service Authentication & Account Policies

    • Configure Authentication Policies
    • Configure Authentication Policy Silos

    Overview/Description

    Service accounts are user accounts created for services which define their security context, or access privileges to system and network resources. Discover service accounts and options for Active Directory authentication services.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directory Trusts & Sites

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_06_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description

    Explore the different types of Active Directory trusts and trust configuration options, the use of sites, site links, and subnets.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directroy Maintenance & Recovery

    Course Number:
    it_oscsau_05_enus
    Lesson Objectives

    Server 2016 - Identity: Active Directroy Maintenance & Recovery

    • back up Active Directory and SYSVOL
    • perform offline management of Active Directory, including defragmentation of the Active Directory database and clean up of metadata
    • configure Active Directory snapshots
    • perform object- and container-level recovery
    • perform Active Directory restore
    • configure and restore objects by using the Active Directory Recycle Bin
    • monitor and manage Active Directory replication
    • upgrade SYSVOL replication to Distributed File System Replication (DFSR)
    • configure a multi-domain and multi-forest Active Directory infrastructure
    • deploy Windows Server 2016 domain controllers within a pre-existing Active Directory environment
    • upgrade existing domains and forests
    • configure domain and forest functional levels
    • configure multiple user principal name (UPN) suffixes
    • demonstrate how to recover Active Directory in Windows Server 2016

    Overview/Description

    Active Directory (AD) is typically one of the key network services in an organization. Being ready for and AD disaster is very important. Explore Active Directory maintenance, recovery, and replication options.



    Target

    Prerequisites: none

    TestPrep 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

    Course Number:
    ep_oscsau_a01_tp_enus
    Objectives:

    Overview/Description
    Test your knowledge on the skills and competencies measured by the vendor certification exam. TestPrep can be taken in either Study or Certification mode. Study mode is designed to maximize learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but also by providing additional information on the topics presented. Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, providing valuable feedback at the end of the test.

    Target Audience
    Individuals seeking practice in a structured testing environment, covering the skills and competencies measured by the vendor certification exam.

    Prerequisites: none

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