70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 eLearning


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Course Description:

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn to implement an IPv4 network, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), IP address management (IPAM), DirectAccess, virtual private networks (VPN), and configure advanced networking features.

This course assists students in their preparation for the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

Exam Number: 70-741







Course Outline

Understanding TCP/IP

Understanding IP Addressing
Subnetting a Network
Understanding IPv6
Installing DNS

Introducing DNS
The Form of an IP Address
Understanding Servers, Clients, and Resolvers
Understanding the DNS Process
Introducing DNS Database Zones
Understanding Primary Zones
Understanding Secondary Zones
Understanding Active Directory Integrated DNS
Understanding Stub Zones
Global Name Zones
Zone Transfers and Replication
Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2016
Background Zone Loading
Support for IPv6 Addresses
Support for Read-Only Domain Controllers
DNS Socket Pools
DNS Cache Locking
DNS Security Extensions
Record Weighting
Netmask Ordering
Windows PowerShell Support
Introducing DNS Record Types
Start of Authority Records
Name Server Records
Host Record
Alias Record
Pointer Record
Mail Exchanger Record
Service (SRV) Record
Configuring DNS
Installing DNS
Load Balancing with Round Robin
Configuring a Caching-Only Server
Setting Zone Properties
Configuring Zones for Dynamic Updates
Delegating Zones for DNS
DNS Forwarding
Manually Creating DNS Records
DNS Aging and Scavenging
Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
Monitoring DNS with the DNS Snap-In
Troubleshooting DNS
Configuring DHCP

Overview of DHCP
Installing and Authorizing DHCP
Creating and Managing DHCP Scopes
Using Multiple DHCP Servers
Implement IP Address Management (IPAM)

Understanding IPAM
Provision IPAM
Configure server discovery
Create and manage IP blocks and ranges
Monitor utilization of IP address space
Migrating existing workloads to IPAM
Configure IPAM database storage using SQL Server
IPAM with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Managing DNS and DHCP using IPAM
Manage DHCP using IPAM
Configure DHCP scopes and options
Configure DHCP policies and failover
Manage DNS server properties using IPAM
Manage DNS zones and records
Manage DNS and DHCP servers in multiple Active Directory forests
Delegate administration for DNS and DHCP using role-based access control
Auditing IPAM
Auditing DNS and DHCP servers
Audit the IPAM address usage trail
Audit DHCP lease events and user logon events
Understanding File Servers

Understanding Distributed File System
Configuring DFS
Configure DFS replication targets
Understanding replication scheduling
Configure Remote Differential Compression (RDC) settings
Understanding staging
Configure fault tolerance
Clone a Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) database
Recovering a DFSR database
Optimize DFS Replication
Install and configure BranchCache
Implement distributed and hosted cache modes
Configure BranchCache for web, file, and application servers
Troubleshoot BranchCache
Configuring High Availability

Components of High Availability
Configuring High Availability
Implement NIC Teaming or Switch Embedded Teaming (SET)
Enable and configure Receive Side Scaling (RSS)
Enabling Quality of Service (QoS) with Data Center Bridging (DCB)
Configuring SMB Direct on Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)
Enable and configure SMB Multichannel
Configuring virtual Receive Side Scaling (vRSS)
Configure Virtual Machine Multi-Queue (VMMQ)
Enable Single-Root I/O Virtualization
Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
Implementing Software Defined Networking

Understanding Software Defined Networking
Determine deployment scenarios and network requirements
Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV)
Using Network Virtualization
Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) encapsulation
Determine implementation of SLB for load balancing
Configuring L3, GRE, and S2S
Requirements for distributed firewall policies and network security groups

Skills Learned

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.

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training course is intended for Network Administrators and professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience and are looking to reinforce existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016. System or Infrastructure Administrators with general networking knowledge who are looking to gain core and advanced networking knowledge and skills on Windows Server 2016. Also, for any professional looking to take the 70-741 exam and/or gain their MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.


None, but it is recommended that students 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 infastructure 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

Hands-On Labs

Installing and Configuring DNS Servers Part 1
Installing and Configuring DNS Servers Part 2
Implementing DNSSEC
Managing DNS Zones and Resource Records
Installing and Configuring DHCP Server Part 1
Installing and Configuring DHCP Server Part 2
Implementing DHCPv6 Server
Managing IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
Implementing VPN Solutions Part 1
Implementing VPN Solutions Part 2
Installing and Configuring VPN Reconnect
Implementing Network Policy Server
Configuring Routing and Network Address Translation
Install and Configure IPAM
Configuring Distributed File System
Implementing BranchCache
Configuring Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
Implementing DirectAccess


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