Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Windows Server 2016) - Only 15 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your MCSE Windows Server 2016 course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be MCSE Windows Server 2016 certified in just 15 days. With us, you’ll be MCSE Windows Server 2016 trained in record time
  2. Our MCSE Windows Server 2016 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MCSE Windows Server 2016 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more MCSE Windows Server 2016. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MCSE Windows Server 2016 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
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  7. You'll do more than study MCSE Windows Server 2016 courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this 15 day accelerated training course, you'll learn the fundamental skills required to develop, manage and secure your Windows environment. You'll validate your knowledge of technologies and methods for hardening server environments and securing virtual machine infrastructures. You'll leave us both MCSA: Windows Server 2016 and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certified.

Some of the skills you will learn include: installing Windows Servers in host and compute environments, implementing Hyper-V, IP Address Management, an advanced infrastructure, IP Address Management (IPAM) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS). You'll also learn how to enhance the security of your IT infrastructure.

Your Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique. Exposure to both theoretical and practical tasks will accelerate your learning and develop the hands-on experience you'll need to apply your skills in the real world.

You will be prepared for and sit the following exams on site. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-740
  • Networking with Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-741
  • Identity with Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-742
  • Securing Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-744

Earning an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification will qualify for a role as a cloud administrator, cloud architect, computer support specialist or information security analyst.

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In order to pass the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure you will need to complete the requirements specified at each of the steps listed below:

Step 1. Attain MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Step 2. Complete the following elective for MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure

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Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC): As a Microsoft Learning Partner, you'll have access to Microsoft Official Curriculum. This means the content will be the most current and up-to-date available.

Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT): You’ll learn from our Microsoft Certified Trainers that boast years of industry experience. This experience will be used to provide relevant real-world examples and ultimately enrich your learning experience.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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MOC 20740C: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

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

This module describes the new features of Windows Server 2016, and explains how to prepare for and install Nano Server and Server Core. It describes how to plan a server upgrade and migration strategy, and explains how to perform a migration of server roles and workloads within and across domains. You'll also learn how to choose an activation model based on your environment characteristics.

Lessons

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and installing Server Core
  • Preparing for upgrades and migrations
  • Migrating server roles and workloads
  • Windows Server activation models

Lab : Installing and configuring Server Core

  • Installing Server Core
  • Completing post-installation tasks on Windows Server 2016 Core
  • Performing remote management

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the new features of Windows Server 2016.
  • Prepare for and install Server Core.
  • Plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
  • Perform a migration of server roles and workloads within a domain and across domains.
  • Choose an appropriate activation model.

Module 2: Configuring local storage

This module explains how to manage disks and volumes in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Managing disks in Windows Server
  • Managing volumes in Windows Server

Lab : Configuring local storage

  • Creating and managing volumes
  • Resising volumes
  • Managing virtual hard disks

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Manage disks in Windows Server.
  • Manage volumes in Windows Server.

Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions

This module discusses direct-attached storage (DAS), network-attached storage (NAS), and storage area networks (SANs). It also explains the purpose of Microsoft Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) Server, data center bridging (DCB), and Multipath I/O (MPIO). Additionally, this module compares Fibre Channel, Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and describes how to configure sharing in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Overview of DAS, NAS, and SANs
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
  • Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016

Lab : Planning and configuring storage technologies and components

  • Planning storage requirements
  • Configuring iSCSI storage
  • Configuring and managing the share infrastructure

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe DAS, NAS, and SANs.
  • Compare Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE.
  • Explain the use of iSNS, DCB, and MPIO.
  • Configure sharing in Windows Server.

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

This module explains how to implement and manage Storage Spaces. This module also explains how to implement Data Deduplication.

Lessons

  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication

Lab : Implementing Storage Spaces

  • Creating a Storage Space

Lab : Implementing Data Deduplication

  • Installing Data Deduplication
  • Configuring Data Deduplication

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe and implement the Storage Spaces feature in the context of enterprise storage needs.
  • Manage and maintain Storage Spaces.
  • Describe and implement Data Deduplication.

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

This module provides an overview of Hyper-V and virtualisation. It explains how to install Hyper-V, and how to configure storage and networking on Hyper-V host servers. Additionally, it explains how to configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Overview of Hyper-V
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Managing virtual machines

Lab : Installing and configuring Hyper-V

  • Verify installation of the Hyper-V server role
  • Configuring Hyper-V networks
  • Creating and configuring virtual machines
  • Enable nested virtualisation for a virtual machine

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe Hyper-V and virtualisation.
  • Install Hyper-V.
  • Configure storage on Hyper-V host servers.
  • Configure networking on Hyper-V host servers.
  • Configure Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Manage Hyper-V virtual machines.

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

This module provides an overview of containers in Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this module explains how to deploy Windows Server and Hyper-V containers. It also explains how to install, configure, and manage containers by using Docker.

Lessons

  • Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
  • Installing, configuring, and managing containers by using Docker

Lab : Installing and configuring containers

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Windows PowerShell
  • Installing and configuring Windows Server containers by using Docker

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe containers in Windows Server 2016.
  • Explain how to deploy containers.
  • Explain how to install, configure, and manage containers using Docker.

Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery

This module provides an overview of high availability and high availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016. It further explains how to plan high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines. Additionally, this module explains how to back up and restore the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server Backup.

Lessons

  • Defining levels of availability
  • Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Backing up and restoring by using Windows Server Backup
  • High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016

Lab : Planning and implementing a high availability and disaster recovery solution

  • Determining the appropriate high availability and disaster recovery solution
  • Implementing storage migration
  • Configuring Hyper-V replicas

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Define levels of availability.
  • Plan high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines.
  • Back up and restore data by using Windows Server Backup.
  • Describe high availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016.

Module 8: Implementing failover clustering

This module explains how to plan for failover clustering. It also explains how to create, manage, and troubleshoot a failover cluster.

Lessons

  • Planning a failover cluster
  • Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
  • Maintaining a failover cluster
  • Troubleshooting a failover cluster
  • Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering

Lab : Implementing failover clustering

  • Creating a failover cluster
  • Verifying quorum settings and adding a node

Lab : Managing a failover cluster

  • Evicting a node and verifying quorum settings
  • Changing the quorum from disk witness to file-share witness, and defining node voting
  • Verifying high availability

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Plan for a failover-clustering implementation.
  • Create and configure a failover cluster.
  • Maintain a failover cluster.
  • Troubleshoot a failover cluster.
  • Implement high availability and stretch clustering for a site.

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

This module describes how Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering. It also explains how to implement Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs) in failover clusters.

Lessons

  • Overview of the integration of Hyper-V Server 2016 with failover clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters
  • Key features for VMs in a clustered environment

Lab : Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

  • Configure iSCSI storage
  • Configuring a failover cluster for Hyper-V
  • Configuring a highly available VM

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe how Hyper-V integrates with failover clustering.
  • Implement Hyper-V VMs on failover clusters.
  • Describe the key features for VMs in a clustered environment.

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing

This module provides an overview of NLB clusters. It also explains how to plan and configure an NLB cluster implementation.

Lessons

  • Overview of NLB
  • Configuring an NLB cluster
  • Planning an NLB implementation

Lab : Implementing NLB

  • Implementing a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster
  • Configuring and managing the NLB cluster
  • Validating high availability for the NLB cluster

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe NLB.
  • Configure an NLB cluster.
  • Explain how to plan an NLB implementation.

Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images

This module provides an overview of the Windows Server 2016 image deployment process. It also explains how to create and manage deployment images by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Additionally, it describes different workloads in the virtual machine environment.

Lessons

  • Introduction to deployment images
  • Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
  • Virtual machine environments for different workloads

Lab : Using MDT to deploy Windows Server 2016

  • Configuring MDT
  • Creating and deploying an image

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the Windows Server 2016 image deployment process.
  • Create and manage deployment images by using MDT.
  • Describe the different workloads in the virtual machine environment.

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

This module provides an overview on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the requirements to implement WSUS. It explains how to manage the update process with WSUS. Additionally, this module provides an overview of Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools. Finally, this module describes how to use Performance Monitor, and how to manage event logs.

Lessons

  • WSUS overview and deployment options
  • Update management process with WSUS
  • Overview of Windows PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring event logs

Lab : Implementing WSUS and deploying updates

  • Implementing WSUS
  • Configuring update settings
  • Approving and deploying an update by using WSUS

Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016

  • Establishing a performance baseline
  • Identifying the source of a performance problem
  • Viewing and configuring centralised event logs

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of WSUS and the requirements to implement WSUS.
  • Manage the update process with WSUS.
  • Describe the purpose and benefits of Windows PowerShell DSC.
  • Describe the monitoring tools available in Windows Server 2016.
  • Use Performance Monitor.
  • Manage event logs.

MOC 20741B: Networking with Windows Server 2016

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network

This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.

Lessons

  • Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity

Lab : Planning an IPv4 network

  • Planning the IPv4 address assignments

Lab : Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network

  • Verifying IPv4
  • Troubleshooting IPv4

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Plan IPv4 addressing.
  • Configure an IPv4 host.
  • Manage and troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Deploying DHCP
  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP

Lab : Implementing DHCP

  • Planning a DHCP server implementation
  • Implementing the DHCP configuration
  • Validating the DHCP implementation

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the DHCP server role.
  • Deploy DHCP.
  • Manage and troubleshoot DHCP.

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.

Lessons

  • 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

  • Reviewing the default IPv6 configuration
  • Implementing DHCPv6
  • Configuring network integration by using ISATAP
  • Configuring native IPv6 connectivity
  • Configuring 6to4 connectivity

After completing this module, you'll 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

This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organisation's network.

Lessons

  • Implementing DNS servers
  • Configuring sones in DNS
  • Configuring name resolution between DNS sones
  • Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Configuring advanced DNS settings

Lab : Planning and implementing name resolution by using DNS

  • Planning DNS name resolution
  • Implementing DNS servers and sones

Lab : Integrating DNS with Active Directory

  • Integrating DNS with Active Directory

Lab : Configuring advanced DNS settings

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Validating the DNS implementation
  • Troubleshooting DNS

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Implement DNS servers.
  • Configure sones in DNS.
  • Configure name resolution between DNS sones.
  • Configure DNS integration with AD DS.
  • Configure advanced DNS settings

Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM

This module explains how to implement and manage the IPAM feature in Windows Server 2016. This module also explains how to use IPAM to manage services such as DHCP and DNS.

Lessons

  • Overview of IPAM
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

Lab : Implementing IPAM

  • Installing the IPAM Server feature
  • Provisioning the IPAM Server
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

After completing this module, you'll 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

This module explains how to plan for remote access in Windows Server 2016 and how to implement Web Application Proxy.

Lessons

  • Overview of remote access
  • Implementing the Web Application Proxy

Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy

  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Validating the Web Application Proxy deployment

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe remote access.
  • Implement Web Application Proxy.

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess

This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wisard
  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wisard

  • Verifying readiness for a DirectAccess deployment
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

Lab : Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution

  • Preparing the environment for DirectAccess
  • Implementing the advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain DirectAccess and how it works.
  • Implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wisard.
  • Implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure.

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

This module explains how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2016 by using VPNs.

Lessons

  • Planning VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs

Lab : Implementing VPN

  • Implementing VPN
  • Validating the VPN deployment
  • Troubleshooting VPN access

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Plan a VPN solution.
  • Implement VPNs.

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices

This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.

Lessons

  • 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

  • Implementing DFS
  • Validating the deployment

Lab : Implementing BranchCache

  • Implementing BranchCache
  • Validating the deployment

After completing this module, you'll 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

This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of high performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Microsoft Hyper-V networking features

Lab : Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

  • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

After completing this module, you'll 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

This module explains how to implement SDN.

Lessons

  • Overview of SDN.
  • Implementing network virtualisation
  • Implementing Network Controller

Lab : Deploying Network Controller

  • Preparing to deploy Network Controller
  • Deploying Network Controller

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe SDN.
  • Implement network virtualisation.
  • Implement Network Controller.

MOC 20742B: Identity with Windows Server 2016

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

This module describes the features of AD DS and how to install domain controllers (DCs). It also covers the considerations for deploying DCs.

Lessons

  • Overview of AD DS
  • Overview of AD DS domain controllers
  • Deploying a domain controller

Lab : Deploying and administering AD DS

  • Deploying AD DS
  • Deploying domain controllers by performing domain controller cloning
  • Administering AD DS

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe AD DS and its main components.
  • Describe the purpose and roles of domain controllers.
  • Describe the considerations for deploying domain controllers.

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

This module describes how to use various techniques to manage objects in AD DS. This includes creating and configuring user, group, and computer objects.

Lessons

  • Managing user accounts
  • Managing groups in AD DS
  • Managing computer objects in AD DS
  • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration
  • Implementing and managing OUs

Lab : Managing AD DS objects

  • Creating and managing groups in AD DS
  • Creating and configuring user accounts in AD DS
  • Managing computer objects in AD DS

Lab : Administering AD DS

  • Delegate administration for OUs
  • Creating and modifying AD DS objects with Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Manage user accounts in AD DS
  • Manage groups in AD DS
  • Manage computer objects in AD DS
  • Use Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration
  • Implement and manage OUs
  • Administer AD DS

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests. The module provides an overview of the components in an advanced AD DS deployment, the process of implementing a distributed AD DS environment, and the procedure for configuring AD DS trusts.

Lessons

  • Overview of advanced AD DS deployments
  • Deploying a distributed AD DS environment
  • Configuring AD DS trusts

Lab : Domain and trust management in AD DS

  • Implementing forest trusts
  • Implementing child domains in AD DS

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the components of an advanced AD DS deployment
  • Deploy a distributed AD DS environment
  • Configure AD DS trusts

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations. The module explains how replication works in a Windows Server 2016 AD DS environment.

Lessons

  • Overview of AD DS replication
  • Configuring AD DS sites
  • Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication

Lab : Implementing AD DS sites and replication

  • Modifying the default site
  • Creating additional sites and subnets
  • Configuring AD DS replication
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting AD DS replication

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe how AD DS replication works
  • Configure AD DS sites to help optimise authentication and replication traffic
  • Configure and monitor AD DS replication

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

This module describes how to implement a GPO infrastructure and provides an overview of the components and technologies that compose the Group Policy framework.

Lessons

  • Introducing Group Policy
  • Implementing and administering GPOs
  • Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
  • Troubleshooting the application of GPOs

Lab : Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure

  • Creating and configuring GPOs
  • Managing GPO scope

Lab : Troubleshooting Group Policy infrastructure

  • Verify GPO application
  • Troubleshooting GPOs

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain what Group Policy is
  • Implement and administer GPOs
  • Describe Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
  • Troubleshoot GPO application

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

This module describes how to configure Group Policy settings and Group Policy preferences. This includes implementing administrative templates, configuring folder redirection and scripts, and configuring Group Policy preferences.

Lessons

  • Implementing administrative templates
  • Configuring Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
  • Configuring Group Policy preferences

Lab : Managing user settings with GPOs

  • Using administrative templates to manage user settings
  • Implement settings by using Group Policy preferences
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Planning Group Policy (optional)

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Implement administrative templates
  • Configure Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
  • Configure Group Policy preferences

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

This module describes how to configure domain controller security, account security, password security, and Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA).

Lessons

  • Securing domain controllers
  • Implementing account security
  • Implementing audit authentication
  • Configuring managed service accounts

Lab : Securing AD DS

  • Implementing security policies for accounts, passwords, and administrative groups
  • Deploying and configuring an RODC
  • Creating and associating a group MSA

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Secure domain controllers
  • Implement account security
  • Implement audit authentication
  • Configure managed service accounts (MSAs)

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

This module describes how to implement an AD CS deployment. This includes deploying, administering, and troubleshooting CAs.

Lessons

  • Deploying CAs
  • Administering CAs
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs

Lab : Deploying and configuring a two-tier CA hierarchy

  • Deploying an offline root CA
  • Deploying an enterprise subordinate CA

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Deploy CAs
  • Administer CAs
  • Troubleshoot and maintain CAs

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

This module describes how to deploy and manage certificates in an AD DS environment. This involves deploying and managing certificate templates, managing certificate revocation and recovery, using certificates in a business environment, and implementing smart cards.

Lessons

  • Deploying and managing certificate templates
  • Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery
  • Using certificates in a business environment
  • Implementing and managing smart cards

Lab : Deploying and using certificates

  • Configuring certificate templates
  • Enrolling and using certificates
  • Configuring and implementing key recovery

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Deploy and manage certificate templates
  • Manage certificates deployment, revocation, and recovery
  • Use certificates in a business environment
  • Implement and manage smart cards

Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

This module describes AD FS and how to configure AD FS in a single-organisation scenario and in a partner-organisation scenario.

Lessons

  • Overview of AD FS
  • AD FS requirements and planning
  • Deploying and configuring AD FS
  • Web Application Proxy Overview

Lab : Implementing AD FS

  • Configuring AD FS prerequisites
  • Installing and configuring AD FS
  • Configuring an internal application for AD
  • Configuring AD FS for federated business partners

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe AD FS.
  • Explain how to deploy AD FS
  • Explain how to implement AD FS for a single organisation
  • Explain how to extend AD FS to external clients
  • Implement single sign-on (SSO) to support online services

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

This module describes how to implement an AD RMS deployment. The module provides an overview of AD RMS, explains how to deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure, and explains how to configure AD RMS content protection.

Lessons

  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure
  • Configuring AD RMS content protection

Lab : Implementing an AD RMS infrastructure

  • Installing and configuring AD RMS
  • Configuring AD RMS templates
  • Using AD RMS on clients

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe AD RMS
  • Deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure
  • Configure AD RMS content protection

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronisation with Microsoft Azure AD

This module describes how to plan and configure directory syncing between Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and on-premises AD DS. The modules describes various sync scenarios, such as Azure AD sync, AD FS and Azure AD, and Azure AD Connect.

Lessons

  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronisation
  • Implementing directory synchronisation by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing identities with directory synchronisation

Lab : Configuring directory synchronisation

  • Preparing for directory synchronisation
  • Configuring directory synchronisation
  • Managing Active Directory users and groups and monitoring directory synchronisation

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Plan and prepare for directory synchronisation
  • Implement directory synchronisation by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect)
  • Manage identities with directory synchronisation

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

This module describes how to monitor, manage, and maintain AD DS to help achieve high availability of AD DS.

Lessons

  • Monitoring AD DS
  • Managing the Active Directory database
  • Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions

Lab : Recovering objects in AD DS

  • Backing up and restoring AD DS
  • Recovering objects in AD DS

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Monitor AD DS.
  • Manage the Active Directory database
  • Describe the backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity access solutions

MOC 20744C: Securing Windows Server 2016

Module 1: Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools

In this module, you’ll learn about breach detection, attack types and vectors, cybercrime, and how you can analyse your system’s activity by using the Sysinternals tool suite.

Lessons

  • Understanding attacks
  • Detecting breaches
  • Examining activity with the Sysinternals tool

Lab : Basic breach detection and incident response strategies

  • Identifying attack types
  • Exploring the Sysinternals tools

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe breach detection.
  • Describe how to detect a breach by using the Sysinternals tools.

Module 2: Protecting credentials and privileged access

This module explains how you can configure user rights and security options, protect credentials by using credential guard, implement privileged-access workstations, and manage and deploy a local administrator-password solution so that you can manage passwords for local administrator accounts.

Lessons

  • Understanding user rights
  • Computer and service accounts
  • Protecting credentials
  • Privileged-Access Workstations and jump servers
  • Local administrator-password solution

Lab : Implementing user rights, security options, and group-managed service accounts

  • Configuring security options
  • Configuring restricted groups
  • Delegating privileges
  • Creating and managing group managed service accounts (MSAs)
  • Configuring the Credential Guard feature
  • Locating problematic accounts

Lab : Configuring and deploying LAPs

  • Installing and configuring LAPs
  • Deploying and testing LAPs

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand user rights.
  • Describe computer and service accounts.
  • Help protect credentials.
  • Understand privileged-access workstations and jump servers.
  • Understand how to use a local administrator-password solution.

Module 3: Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration

This module explains how to deploy and configure Just Enough Administration (JEA).

Lessons

  • Understanding JEA
  • Verifying and deploying JEA

Lab : Limiting administrator privileges with JEA

  • Creating a role-capability file
  • Creating a session-configuration file
  • Creating a JEA endpoint
  • Connecting and testing a JEA endpoint
  • Deploying a JEA configuration to another computer

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand JEA.
  • Verify and deploy JEA.

Module 4: Privileged access management and administrative forests

This module explains the concepts of Enhanced Security Administrative Environment (ESAE) forests, Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM), and Just In Time (JIT) Administration, or Privileged Access Management.

Lessons

  • ESAE forests
  • Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager
  • Overview of JIT administration and PAM

Lab : Limiting administrator privileges with PAM

  • Layered approach to security
  • Configuring trust relationships and shadow principals
  • Requesting privileged access
  • Managing PAM roles

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand ESAE forests.
  • Understand MIM.
  • Understand JIT administration and PAM.


Module 5: Mitigating malware and threats

This module explains how to configure the Windows Defender, AppLocker, and Device Guard features.

Lessons

  • Configuring and managing Windows Defender
  • Restricting software
  • Configuring and using the Device Guard feature
  • Deploying and using the EMET

Lab : Securing applications by using AppLocker, Windows Defender, Device Guard Rules, and the EMET.

  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Configuring AppLocker
  • Configuring Device Guard
  • Deploying and using EMET

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Configure and manage Windows Defender.
  • Restrict software.
  • Configure and use the Device Guard feature.
  • Use and deploy the EMET.

Module 6: Analysing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics

This module explains how to use advanced auditing and Windows PowerShell transcripts.

Lessons

  • Overview of auditing
  • Advanced auditing
  • Windows PowerShell auditing and logging

Lab : Configuring advanced auditing

  • Configuring auditing of file-system access
  • Auditing domain sign-ins
  • Managing advanced audit policy configuration
  • Windows PowerShell logging and auditing

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understanding auditing.
  • Understand advanced auditing.
  • Audit and log Windows PowerShell.

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

This module explains the Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics tool and the Microsoft Operations Management suite (OMS), and details how you can use them to monitor and analyse the security of a Windows Server deployment.

Lessons

  • Deploying and configuring ATA
  • Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite

Lab : Deploying ATA and Microsoft Operations Management Suite

  • Preparing and deploying ATA
  • Preparing and deploying Microsoft Operations Management Suite

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Deploy and configure ATA.
  • Deploy and configure Microsoft Operations Management Suite.

Module 8: Secure Virtualisation Infrastructure

This module explains how to configure Guarded Fabric virtual machines (VMs), including the requirements for shielded and encryption-supported VMs.

Lessons

  • Guarded Fabric
  • Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines

Lab : Guarded Fabric with administrator-trusted attestation and shielded VMs

  • Deploying a guarded fabric with administrator-trusted attestation
  • Deploying a shielded VM

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand Guarded Fabric VMs.
  • Understand shielded and encryption-supported VMs.

Module 9: Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure

This module details the Security Compliance Manager, including how you can use it to configure, manage, and deploy baselines. Additionally, you’ll learn how to deploy and configure Nano Server, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Windows Server Containers.

Lessons

  • Using SCM
  • Introduction to Nano Server
  • Understanding containers

Lab : Using SCM

  • Configuring a security baseline for Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying a security baseline for Windows Server 2016

Lab : Deploying and Configuring Nano Server

  • Deploying, managing, and securing Nano Server
  • Deploying, managing, and securing Windows container

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand SCM.
  • Describe Nano Server.
  • Understand containers.

Module 10: Planning and protecting data

This module explains how to configure Encrypting File System (EFS) and BitLocker drive encryption to protect data at rest.

Lessons

  • Planning and implementing encryption
  • Planning and implementing BitLocker

Lab : Protecting data by using encryption and BitLocker

  • Encrypting and recovering access to encrypted files
  • Using BitLocker to protect data

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Plan and implement encryption.
  • Plan and implement BitLocker.

Module 11: Optimising and securing file services

This module explains how to optimise file services by configuring File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) and Distributed File System (DFS). You’ll learn how to protect a device’s data by using encryption or BitLocker. Students also will learn how to manage access to shared files by configuring Dynamic Access Control (DAC).

Lessons

  • File Server Resource Manager
  • Implementing classification management and file-management tasks
  • Dynamic Access Control

Lab : Quotas and file screening

  • Configuring File Server Resource Manager quotas
  • Configuring file screening and storage reports

Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Preparing for implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Validating and remediating Dynamic Access Control

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand File Server Resource Manager.
  • Implement classification management and file-management tasks.
  • Understand Dynamic Access Control

Module 12: Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption

This module explains the firewalls that are present on Windows Server.

Lessons

  • Understanding network-related security threats
  • Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configuring IPsec
  • Datacenter Firewall

Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

  • Creating and testing inbound rules
  • Creating and testing outbound rules
  • Creating and testing connection security rules

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand network-related security threats.
  • Understand Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
  • Configure IPsec.
  • Understand Datacenter Firewall.

Module 13: Securing network traffic

This module explains how to secure network traffic and how to use Microsoft Message Analyser, Server Message Block (SMB) encryption, and Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC).

Lessons

  • Network-related security threats and connection-security rules
  • Configuring advanced DNS settings
  • Examining network traffic with Microsoft Message Analyser
  • Securing SMB traffic, and analysing SMB traffic

Lab : Securing DNS

  • Configuring and testing DNSSEC
  • Configuring DNS policies and RRL

Lab : Microsoft Message Analyser and SMB encryption

  • Installing and using Message Analyser
  • Configuring and verifying SMB encryption on SMB shares

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Configure advanced DNS settings.
  • Examine network traffic with Message Analyser.
  • Secure SMB traffic, and analyse SMB traffic.

Module 14: Updating Windows Server

This module explains how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to deploy updates to Windows Servers and clients.

Lessons

  • Overview of WSUS
  • Deploying updates by using WSUS

Lab : Implementing update management

  • Implementing the WSUS server role
  • Configuring update settings
  • Approving and deploying an update by using WSUS

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand WSUS.
  • Deploy updates with WSUS.

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You'll be prepared for and sit the following exams on-site. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

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

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Install Windows Servers in host and compute environments (10-15%)
  • Implement storage solutions (10-15%)
  • Implement Hyper-V (20-25%)
  • Implement Windows containers (5-10%)
  • Implement high availability (30-35%)
  • Maintain and monitor server environments (10-15%)

Networking with Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-741

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS) (15-20%)
  • Implement DHCP (15-20%)
  • Implement IP Address Management (IPAM) (15-20%)
  • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions (25-30%)
  • Implement core and distributed network solutions (10-15%)
  • Implement an advanced network infrastructure (10-15%)

Identity with Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-742

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) (20-25%)
  • Manage and maintain AD DS (15-20%)
  • Crate and manage Group Policy (25-30%)
  • Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) (10-15%)
  • Implement identity federation and access solutions (15-20%)

Securing Windows Server 2016 - exam 70-744

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Implement server hardening solutions (25-30%)
  • Secure a virtualisation infrastructure (5-10%)
  • Secure a network infrastructure (10-15%)
  • Managed privileged identities (25-30%)
  • Implement threat detection solutions (15-20%)
  • Implement workload-specific security (5-10%)

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Included in your accelerated training will be the following MOCs:

  • MOC 20740B - Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • MOC 20741B - Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • MOC 20742B - Identity with Windows Server 2016
  • MOC 20744C - Securing Windows Server 2016

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Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

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  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
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Before attending this course, students must have the following knowledge of Windows Server 2016:

  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals, including User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware
  • 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
  • Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Basic experience with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technoligies such as IP addressing, name resolution and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Hands-on working experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.

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