MCSA: Windows Server 2016

This training help you master the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.


120 Hrs


Basic knowledge of IT or 1-2 years of working experience as Help desk support analyst

CodeNameDuration (Hrs)
70-740Name Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 201640
70-741Networking with Windows Server 201640
70-742Identity with Windows Server 201640

After you complete this course you will be able to:

• 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.
• Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.
• Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.
• Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.
• Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.
• Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines.
• Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.
• Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.
• Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.
• Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.
• Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.
• Create and manage deployment images.
• Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.
• Install and configure domain controllers.
• Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.
• Implement AD DS in complex environments.
• Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.
• Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
• Manage user settings by using GPOs.
• Secure AD DS and user accounts.
• Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS.
• Deploy and manage certificates.
• Implement and administer AD FS.
• Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
• Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD.
• Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services.

This course is designed for:

• Candidates suitable for this course would be:
Windows Server administrators who are relatively new to Windows Server administration and related technologies, and who want to learn more about the storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016.
• IT professionals with general IT knowledge who are looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server especially around storage and compute 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.
• AD DS administrators who are looking to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
• System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.