70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).
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This course assists students in their preparation for the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

 

Exam Number: 70-742

Instructor: Mike Vasquez

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Skills Learned

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 (GPO)
  • 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

*Skills are subject to change

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training course is intended for AD DS administrators who are looking to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2016 and system or infrastructure admins with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2016. Also, for any professional looking to take the 70-741 exam and/or gain their MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.

Prerequisites

None, but before attending this course, it is recommended that students have:

  • Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • An awareness of basic security best practices.
  • Hands-on working experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Basic experience with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Course Outline

Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Install and configure domain controllers
  • Create and manage Active Directory users and computers
  • Create and manage Active Directory groups and organizational units (OUs)

Manage and Maintain AD DS

  • Configure service authentication annd account policies
  • Maintain Active Directory
  • Configure Active Directory in a complex enterprise environment

Create and Manage Group Policy

  • Create and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Configure Group Policy processing
  • Configure Group Policy settings
  • Configure Group Policy preferences

Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)

  • Install and configure AD CS
  • Manage certificates

Implement identity federation and access solutions

  • Install and configure Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Implement Web Application Proxy (WAP)
  • Install and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

Hands-On Labs

More info coming soon