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MS-20741 - Networking with Windows Server 2016

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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Prerequisites


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

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network


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

Module 2: Implementing DHCP


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

Module 3: Implementing IPv6


Overview of IPv6 addressing
Configuring an IPv6 host
Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

Module 4: Implementing DNS


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


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

Module 6: Remote access in Windows Server 2016


Overview of remote access
Implementing the Web Application Proxy

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess


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

Module 8: Implementing VPNs


Planning VPNs
Implementing VPNs

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices


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


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

Module 11: Implementing Software Defined Networking


Overview of SDN.
Implementing network virtualization
Implementing Network Controller