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Windows Server 2016 Admin

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Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Duration: 5 Days

Price: $2795 *California residents and government employees call for pricing.

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Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom or remote-live attendance.

Students Will Learn

  • Preparing and installing Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and planning a server upgrade and migration strategy
  • Describing 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
  • Describing enterprise storage solutions, and selecting the appropriate solution for a given situation
  • Implementing and managing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Installing and configuring Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Deploying, configuring and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers
  • Describing the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016
  • Planning, creating and managing a failover cluster
  • Implementing failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Configuring a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and planning for an NLB implementation
  • Creating and managing deployment images
  • Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations

Course Description

This course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server 2016, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2016.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have a basic understanding of networking fundamentals, an understanding of security best practices and AD concepts, basic knowledge of server hardware and experience supporting and configuring a Windows client operating system.

Course Overview

Installing, Upgrading and Migrating Servers and Workloads
  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Preparing and Installing Nano Server and Server Core
  • Preparing for Upgrades and Migrations
  • Migrating Server Roles and Workloads
  • Windows Server Activation Models
Configuring Local Storage
  • Managing Disks in Windows Server 2016
  • Managing Volumes in Windows Server 2016
Implementing Enterprise Storage Solutions
  • Overview of Direct-Attached Storage, Network-Attached Storage and Storage Area Networks
  • Comparing Fibre Channel, iSCSI and FCoE
  • Understanding iSNS, Data Centre Bridging and MPIO
  • Configuring Sharing in Windows Server 2016
Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing Data Deduplication
Installing and Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
  • Overview of Hyper-V
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring Storage on Hyper-V host Servers
  • Configuring Networking on Hyper-V host Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Machines
Deploying and Managing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Overview of Containers in Windows Server 2016
  • Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Installing, Configuring and Managing Containers
Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Defining Levels of Availability
  • Planning High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions with Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Backing Up and Restoring the Windows Server 2016 Operating System and Data by Using Windows Server B
  • High Availability with Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2016
Implementing and Managing Failover Clustering
  • Planning a Failover Cluster
  • Creating and Configuring a New Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Troubleshooting a Failover Cluster
  • Implementing Site High Availability with Stretch Clustering
Implementing Failover Clustering for Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Overview of Integrating Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing and Maintaining Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Key Features for Virtual Machines in a Clustered Environment
Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Overview of NLB Clusters
  • Configuring an NLB Cluster
  • Planning an NLB Implementation
Creating and Managing Deployment Images
  • Introduction to Deployment Images
  • Creating and Managing Deployment Images by Using MDT
  • Virtual Machine Environments for Different Workloads
Managing, Monitoring and Maintaining Virtual Machine Installations
  • WSUS Overview and Deployment Options
  • Update Management Process with WSUS
  • Overview of PowerShell DSC
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

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Course Benefits

  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees


Best hands on class I've had. Instructor was informative and entertaining, keeping me tuned in. Labs were excellent.
— T.D., Wise Foods Inc

Course Schedule - Face-to-Face in the Classroom or Remote-Live

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