Course Overview

Earn your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and prove that you have the core technical skills for a career in IT. The MCSA certification is one of the most widely recognized technical certifications in the IT industry

Audience Profile:

– The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies
 – Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016.
– This course is intended for existing IT professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking for a single course that provides insight into core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2016.
– System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016

Course Outcome:

* Understand Network Infrastructures
* Understand Network Hardware
 * Understand Protocols and Services
* Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
* Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
* Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation. * Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
 * Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines.
 * Plan and implement an IPv4 network.
 * Implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Implement IPv6.
 * Implement Domain Name System (DNS).
 * Implement and manage IP address management (IPAM).
* Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS.
 * Deploy and manage certificates.
* Implement and administer AD FS.

Course Content


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

Module 2: Configuring local storage

Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

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

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

Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery

Module 8: Implementing failover clustering

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

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing

Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images

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


Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

Module 4: Implementing DNS

Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM

Module 6: Remote access in Windows Server 2016

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices

Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features

Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking


Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS