Microsoft Windows Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute (Exam 70-740) Boot Camp - 5 Days
Welcome to Microsoft Windows Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute (Exam 70-740). This course covers all the topics listed in the exam objectives for 70-740. It also contains practical information for the working server administrator. In addition to this book, the successful student will become comfortable with all procedures and activities listed in this book, the How Tos and Spotlights on the CHOICE website, and refer to the websites listed in the student notes throughout the content.
In this course, you will be able to install, configure, and administer Windows Server 2016.
- Install, upgrade, and migrate servers and workloads.
- Configure local storage for Windows server.
- Implement enterprise storage solutions.
- Implement storage spaces and Storage Spaces Direct.
- Install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines.
- Deploy and manage Windows Server and Hyper-V containers.
- Configure data deduplication and Windows Server Backup.
- Implement and manage Failover Clustering.
- Implement high availability for Hyper-VMs.
- Implement Network Load Balancing.
- Deploy and maintain servers and VMs.
This course is designed for Network and System Administrators who administer and maintain Windows Server systems that provide various services in an enterprise environment. Individuals should attend if they are Windows administrators who are responsible for administering and maintaining Windows Server systems as their primary job responsibility. In addition, individuals who administer Windows client PCs and wish to upgrade their skills to work with the latest edition of Windows Server will also benefit from this course.
This course is also designed for students who are seeking the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification and who want to prepare for Exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016.
To ensure your success in this course you should have some working knowledge of Windows and basic networking concepts. You should also be comfortable working with Windows PCs in an enterprise environment. Experience in completing administration and security tasks in an enterprise environment is preferred. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operation courses:
- Using Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft Windows 10: Transition from Windows 7
- CompTIA Network + (Exam N10-006)
- CompTIA Security + (Exam SY0-401)
Course-specific Technical Requirements
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations:
- A processor capable of running Hyper-V for hosting 64-bit VMs with support for SLAT processors - any Intel processor i3, i5, or i7 above 4th generation that supports SLAT
- 16 gigabytes (GB) RAM or more (32 GB recommended)
- 500 GB or above on hard disk
- DVD-ROM drive (if installing any software from a DVD-ROM)
- Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
- Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 10 graphics card (1,280 × 800 resolution monitor recommended)
- A network adapter compatible with Windows Server 2016
- Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
- Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver
- Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard or Datacenter Edition (Desktop Experience)
- Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
- If necessary, software for viewing the course slides. (Instructor machine only.)
Lesson 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating Servers and Workloads
Topic A: Install Windows Server 2016
Topic B: Configure a Full GUI Installation
Topic C: Install Windows Server 2016 Server Core
Topic D: Install Windows Server 2016 Nano Server
Topic E: Upgrade and Migrate to Windows Server 2016
Lesson 2: Configuring Local Storage
Topic A: Manage Disks
Topic B: Manage Volumes
Lesson 3: Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions
Topic A: Configure Advanced Storage
Topic B: Configure Network File Shares and Services
Lesson 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Storage Spaces Direct
Topic A: Manage Storage Pools
Topic B: Manage Storage Spaces
Topic C: Configure Storage Spaces Direct
Lesson 5: Installing and Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines
Topic A: Select Virtualization Technology
Topic B: Install Hyper-V
Topic C: Configure Hyper-V
Topic D: Manage Virtual Networks
Lesson 6: Deploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
Topic A: Deploy Containers
Topic B: Install Custom Containers
Topic C: Manage Containers
Lesson 7: Performing Data Deduplication and Windows Server Backup
Topic A: Perform Data Deduplication
Topic B: Backup and Restore Windows Server
Lesson 8: Implementing and Managing Failover Clustering
Topic A: Set Up Failover Clustering
Topic B: Configure Clusters
Topic C: Manage Clusters
Lesson 9: Implementing High Availability in Hyper-V
Topic A: Configure High Availability and Disaster Recovery Features for Hyper-V VMs
Topic B: Configure Hyper-V for Failover Clustering
Lesson 10: Implementing NLB
Topic A: Install NLB
Topic B: Configure NLB
Lesson 11: Deploying and Maintaining Servers and VMs
Topic A: Deploy OS Images Using WDS
Topic B: Deploy Images Using MDT
Topic C: Update Windows Systems Using WSUS
Topic D: Monitor Windows Server