Networking with Windows Server 2016 (M20741)

Learn the fundamental networking skills required to deploy & support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. You'll review IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, & more advanced content including software-defined networking (SDN)

Course Outline

In this course, you will learn the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. You will review IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including software-defined networking (SDN).

What You'll Learn
  • 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
  • Implement software defined networking
Follow-On Courses
  • Identity with Windows Server 2016 (M20742)
  • 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
  • An 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

 Who Needs To Attend

  • IT professionals who have some networking knowledge and experience who are looking for  insight into core and advanced networking technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Network administrators who 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
Training Exclusives

This course comes with 12 months access to the following benefits:

  • Practice Labs
  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
Course Outline

1. Planning and Implementing an IPv4 Network

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

2. Implementing DHCP

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

3. Implementing IPv6

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

4. Implementing DNS

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

5. Implementing and Managing IPAM

  • IPAM overview
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

6. Remote Access in Windows Server 2016

  • Remote access overview
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

7. Implementing DirectAccess

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

8. Implementing VPNs

  • Planning VPNs

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

10. Configuring Advanced Networking Features

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

11. Implementing Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

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


Note: Labs are currently conducted using Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5.

Lab 1: Planning an IPv4 Network
Lab 2: Implementing and Troubleshooting an IPv4 network
Lab 3: Implementing DHCP
Lab 4: Implementing IPv6
Lab 5: Configuring and Evaluating IPv6 Transition Technologies
Lab 6: Planning and Implementing Name Resolution by Using DNS
Lab 7: Integrating DNS with Active Directory
Lab 8: Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Lab 9: Implementing IPAM
Lab 10: Implementing Web Application Proxy
Lab 11: Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
Lab 12: Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
Lab 13: Implementing a VPN
Lab 14: Troubleshooting VPN Access
Lab 15: Implementing DFS for Branch Offices
Lab 16: Implementing BranchCache
Lab 17: Configuring Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
Lab 18: Implementing Network Controller

Training Location

Online Classroom
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