Networking with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-741) - Advanced

3 Hours, 50 Minutes


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Course Overview

This course focuses on networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016, such as DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations. We will review remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. Additionally, this course will look at DFS and BranchCache solutions, advanced network features and functionality, and understanding of software-defined networking.

Course Objectives

Implementing DHCP, Implementing DNS, IPAM, Remote Access, DFS and BranchCache, Advanced Network Features, Software Defined Networking

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Server 2012, 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 .


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Implementing DHCP

  • Why Use DHCP?
  • DHCP Lease Process
  • DHCP Renewal Process
  • Installing DHCP
  • Post Installation Tasks
  • DHCP Authorization
  • Allocating IPv4 Addresses
  • DHCP Options
  • DHCP Security
  • Policy-Based IP Assignment
  • Superscope
  • DHCP High Availability Options
  • DHCP Failover
  • DHCP Maintenance
  • DHCP Migration

3 - Implementing DNS

  • What is DNS?
  • Internet Name Resolution
  • Altering Name Resolution
  • DNS Components
  • Installing DNS Server Role
  • DNS Zone Types
  • Creating DNS Zones
  • Configuring Zone Transfer
  • Active Directory Integrated Zone
  • Creating DNS Resource Records
  • Managing DNS
  • Advanced DNS Settings
  • Configuring Root Hints
  • Monitoring and Testing DNS
  • Global Name Zone
  • Split DNS
  • DNS Security
  • Configuring DNS Client

4 - IPAM

  • What Is IPAM?
  • IPAM Modules
  • Deployment Topologies
  • Installing IPAM Feature
  • Provisioning IPAM Server and Run Server Discovery
  • Configuring IPAM Server Management
  • Managing IP with IPAM
  • Managing DNS with IPAM
  • Importing Address Space
  • IPAM Role Assignments

5 - Remote Access

  • Remote Access Options
  • Managing Remote Access
  • Installing Remote Access Server Role
  • Configuring Routing and NAT
  • Web Application Proxy
  • Configuring Web Application Proxy
  • Direct Access Server Components
  • DAS Deployment Options
  • DAS Prerequisites
  • Tunneling Protocol Options
  • Direct Access with Internal and External Clients
  • Configuring Direct Access Server

6 - DFS and BranchCache

  • What is DFS?
  • DFS Namespace
  • Stand-Alone vs Domain-Based Namespace
  • Installing DFS
  • Configuring DFS Namespace
  • DFS Replication Scenarios
  • Configuring DFS Replication
  • What is BranchCache?
  • BranchCache Modes
  • BranchCache Requirements
  • Configuring Branchcache
  • Configuring BranchCache Clients

7 - Advanced Network Features

  • What is NIC Teaming?
  • Creating a NIC Team
  • New SMB Features
  • SMB High Availability Improvements
  • Virtual RSS
  • Hyper-V Networking
  • Dynamic VMQ

8 - Software Defined Networking

  • What is SDN?
  • Benefits of SDN
  • What is Network Virtualization?
  • Benefits of Network Virtualization
  • What is a Network Controller?
  • Network Controller Requirements
  • Installing Network Controller

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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