Networking with Windows Server 2016 (20741) course overview

This 5 day classroom-based course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

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After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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).
  • Plan for remote access.
  • Implement DirectAccess.
  • Implement virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Implement networking for branch offices.
  • Configure advanced networking features.
  • Implement Software Defined Networking.

In addition to professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • 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
  • Students can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by having knowledge and skills equivalent to: 10967A: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure

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Course Outline

Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 networkThis 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

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

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

Module 4: Implementing DNS

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

Lessons

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

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

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 Wizard
  • Implementing and managing 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

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

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

Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking

This module explains how to implement SDN.

Lessons

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

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