Skills Update: January 31, 2020
Skills Update: January 31, 2020
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Skills Update: January 31, 2020

In the last week, we released 13 skills for these certs and technologies:

  • AWS Essentials
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • Implement Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-103)
  • SharePoint 2016
  • Windows Server 2019

AWS Essentials

Self Service Catalog using AWS CloudFormation

Join Bart Castle as he teaches you how to implement advanced CloudFormation templates for IAM and other AWS resources. Learn how to publish templates to a self-service catalog for users to interact with, how to create a self-service lab user system with an S3 resource stack, and how to create an IAM group, managed policy stack, and template. Gain an understanding of the S3Objects Transform macro, user secret access key, and the importance of offering secure, simplified self-service options to cloud users and administrators.

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CompTIA Linux+

Carry Out Version Control Using Git

Join Shawn Powers as he teaches you how to execute version control by using a Git system. Learn how to create a new repository by using the init command, how to clone a repository and make a local copy of it, how to view a snapshot of commits by looking at your logs, and how to create a branch and merge it with the master branch. Gain an understanding of the staging process, global settings, GitHub, and the .gitignore file.

Watch this Linux training.

Implement Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls

Deploy LAN Connectivity with Meraki MX Appliances

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you how to configure subnets, ports, DHCP, VLANs, and more by using a Meraki MX firewall. Learn how to configure a WAN port so your devices can communicate with the Meraki cloud, how to set up redundant firewall connections, and how to configure SD-WAN and traffic shaping.

Watch this Meraki training.

Deploy VPNs with Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you how to deploy client and site-to-site VPNs from the Meraki cloud dashboard. Learn how to deploy a client VPN endpoint, how to deploy a site-to-site VPN in an environment using only Meraki products, and how to deploy a site-to-site VPN in an environment using a mixture of Meraki and non-Meraki products.

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Deploy a Python Azure Function App with VS Code

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you how to deploy a new Microsoft Azure Function App resource, scaffold code locally, and deploy it to Azure from within Visual Studio (VS) Code. Learn how to set up your development environment, how to configure an HTTP trigger and handle the sharedSecret JSON key, and how to connect and write to Queue Storage.

Watch this Meraki training.

Implement Advanced Security Features with Meraki MX Firewalls

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you how to deploy security features from the Meraki cloud dashboard. Learn how to configure Layer 3 and Layer 7 firewall rules on a Meraki MX next-generation firewall (NGFW). Gain an understanding of inbound NAT and PAT, AMP, IDS, IPS, and content filtering.

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Understand Cisco Meraki Cloud Networking Concepts

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you the fundamentals of the Cisco Meraki cloud network. Gain an understanding of cloud networking, Meraki infrastructure, and the Meraki dashboard. Learn how to set up your organization, configure your network, and add devices to your network by using Cisco Meraki.

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Understand Meraki Dashboards and Webhook Alerts

Join Knox Hutchinson as he teaches you how to interpret traffic patters of your network by using Meraki dashboards. Learn how to track the real-time use of your network by capturing packets as they flow across your firewall and how to deploy webhooks to serve as an automated alerting platform. Gain an understanding of the client monitor dashboard, the summary report, and Meraki dashboard alerts.

Watch this Meraki training.

Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-103)

Implement and Manage Virtual Networking

Join Chuck Keith as he teaches you how to implement and manage an Azure virtual network. Learn how to create a VNET by using the Azure Portal and PowerShell, how to configure a Basic and Standard public IP, and how to configure an Azure route table. Gain an understanding of how Azure handles network routing and the role of public IP addresses in Azure.

Watch this AZ-103 training.

SharePoint 2016

Introduction to SharePoint

Join Jacob Moran as he covers the purpose, benefits, and risks of deploying SharePoint. Gain an understanding of SharePoint intranets, internets, extranets, and more.

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SharePoint Physical Architecture

Join Jacob Moran as he teaches you how to support SharePoint deployments of various sizes by planning your server infrastructure. Learn how to create a server rollout by using MinRole, how to plan for a storage architecture, and how to implement network layouts in order to support SharePoint servers. Gain an understanding of SharePoint installation best practices and SharePoint load distribution.

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SharePoint Server Installation

Join Jacob Moran as he teaches you how to correctly install the prerequisites and components of SharePoint. Learn how to create user accounts in Active Directory that use least privilege best practices, how to build a SharePoint farm, how to install and configure SQL Server in order to support SharePoint, and how to include updates to the SharePoint product during installation. Gain an understanding of SQL aliases, MinRole, scripting, and the best practices for security and configuration when installing the SharePoint binaries.

Watch this SharePoint 2016 training.

Windows Server 2019

Administer Group Policy

Join Garth Schulte as he covers the purpose of Group Policy and shows you how to configure, deploy, and manage it in a Windows Server environment. Learn how to create a Group Policy Object (GPO), how to troubleshoot a GPO, and how to assign a GPO to an Organizational Unit (OU).

Watch this Server 2019 training.

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