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In this intermediate Microsoft Server 2016 training, Keith Barker, Anthony Sequeira, and Garth Schulte prepare learners to take the 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742 exams, which are the three exams required to earn the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.
With the introduction of Server 2016, Microsoft chose to adopt an “everything including the kitchen sink” strategy for its flagship server product. With this Windows Server version, Microsoft introduced containers, Nano servers, failover clustering, and improvements to PowerShell and Hyper-V.
After completing this Microsoft training, you'll know how to use these new features as well as how to install Server 2016, manage Server 2016 software-defined networking products, and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). By completing this Server 2016 course, systems administrators will prove they're ready to advance into positions that lead to higher-level administrator roles and eventually systems engineer.
For anyone who manages their company’s or section’s Microsoft training, this Server 2016 training can be used for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exam prep, on-boarding new systems administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
MCSA: Windows Server 2016: What You Need to Know
For any systems administrator using this training for exam preparation, our MCSA: Windows Server 2016 course maps to the Microsoft 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742 objectives, and covers topics including:
- Implementing Hyper-V, Hyper-V networking, Hyper-V storage, and virtual machine (VM) settings
- Deploying and managing Windows containers
- Implementing high availability, disaster recovery, failover clustering, and Network Load Balancing (NLB)
- Installing and configuring DNS servers, DNS zones, and DNS records
- Creating and managing Group Policy
- Installing, configuring, and managing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
- Implementing DHCP, IPAM, Network Policy Server (NPS), VPN solutions, IPv4 addressing, and IPv6 addressing
Who Should Take MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Training?
This Server 2016 training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with Microsoft servers and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Microsoft skills.
New or aspiring systems administrators. The MCSA from Microsoft is an entry-level certification and a great way to start an IT career. Since Microsoft products are ubiquitous in the market, our MCSA: Server 2016 training will make you a better candidate for sysadmin positions. Ideally suited for systems administrators with one year of experience, this exam can give your new career the boost needed for quick advancement.
Experienced systems administrators. It’s not unusual for IT professionals to work on a platform for years without any formal training. While this may demonstrate the initiative and intelligence of the worker, it can leave gaps in knowledge and skills. MCSA: Server 2016 training will help experienced sysadmins solidify their product knowledge and improve their resumes. Preparing for the three certification exams with CBT Nuggets will stretch and challenge you and make you a better technician.