MCSA Certification Bundle With 3 Exams: Windows Server 2016

MCSA Certification Bundle With 3 Exams: Windows Server 2016

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Description

 
 
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification focuses on the ability to design and build technology solutions, which may include integrating multiple technology products, and span multiple versions of a single technology, whether on-premises or in the cloud.
 

An individual can choose to become a certified Associate in one or several Microsoft technology specialisations. This certification bundle is ‘Windows Server 2016’ focused.

 
By gaining this MCSA certification you can prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.
 

An example of an MCSA certification you can gain through this course bundle.

 

Do you have more questions about the MCSA? Click here to read Microsoft’s FAQs.

 

Considering upgrading to an MCSE? Watch this video to find out what it means to have an MCSE certification.

 
What’s included in this certification bundle?
 
This bundle contains 3 separate MCSA certification courses and 3 official Microsoft MCSA certification exams, that are both valid for 12 months from the time of purchase. As part of this bundle, you will get access to a MeasureUP practice test for each Microsoft certification course. Scroll down to see the course syllabus.
 
Certification courses included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  2. Microsoft 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  3. Microsoft 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

 
 Certification exams included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  2. Microsoft 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  3. Microsoft 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

 
Course Syllabus:
 
Click on a course title to see a full breakdown of the syllabus for that course.
 



Course 01 – Installing Windows Servers in Host and Computer Environments – 3 hrs

  • Topic A: Determining Windows Server 2016 Installation
  • Demo – Using Windows PowerShell
  • Topic B: Installing Windows Server 2016 Core and Nano Editions
  • Demo – Performing Nano Server Installation
  • Demo – Configuring Nano Server
  • Demo – Installing Windows Server 2016
  • Demo – Configure the Local Installation
  • Topic C: Managing Windows Installations with Windows PowerShell
  • Topic D: Create, Manage, and Maintain Windows Images to Deploy

 
Course 02 – Implementing Local and Enterprise Storage Solutions – 3hrs 24 mins

  • Topic A: Managing Disks and Volumes in Windows Server 2016
  • Demo – Working with File Systems
  • Demo – Managing Volumes
  • Topic B: Implementing and Managing Storage Spaces
  • Demo – Configuring Storage Spaces
  • Topic C: Configuring Data Deduplication
  • Demo – Installing and Configuring Data Deduplication
  • Topic D: Understanding Various Types of Storage
  • Topic E: Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Topic F: Understanding iSNS, DCB, and MPIO
  • Topic G: Configuring File and Folder Sharing in Windows Server 2016
  • Demo – Configuring SMB Shares

 
Course 03 – Implementing Hyper-V Virtualization – 1 hr 38 mins

  • Topic A: Installing Hyper-V Virtualization
  • Demo – Installing the Hyper-V Role
  • Topic B: Configuring Storage and Networking on Hyper-V Hosts
  • Demo – Managing Storage in Hyper-V
  • Demo – Creating a Virtual Switch
  • Topic C: Configuring and Managing Virtual Machines
  • Demo – Creating Virtual Machines

 
Course 04 – Implementing Windows Containers – 36 mins

  • Topic A: Understanding Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Topic B: Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Demo – Installing the Containers Feature
  • Topic C: Using Docker to Install, Configure, and Manage Containers

 
Course 05 – Implementing High Availability – 3hrs 28 mins

  • Topic A: Overview of High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Demo – Installing and Configuring Windows Server Backup
  • Topic B: Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Demo – Deploying NLB
  • Topic C: Planning and Configuring Failover Clustering
  • Demo – Verifying NIC Capabilities
  • Demo – Creating a Failover Cluster
  • Demo – Configuring the Quorum
  • Topic D: Maintaining a Failover Cluster
  • Topic E: Troubleshooting Failover Clustering
  • Topic F: Integrating Failover Clustering and Hyper-V
  • Topic G: Configuring Site Availability

 
Course 06 – Maintaining and Monitoring Server Environments – 1hr 27 mins

  • Topic A: Windows Server Update Services
  • Demo – Installing and Configuring WSUS
  • Topic B: Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Topic C: Windows Server 2016 Monitoring Tools
  • Demo – Using Task Manager
  • Demo – Using Performance Monitor
  • Demo – Using Event Viewer

 
Practice Exam




Course 01 – Plan and Implement IPv4 and IPv6 Networks – 2hrs 59 mins

  • Topic A – Plan and Implement IP Addressing Schemes for IPv4 Networks
  • Demo 01 – Understanding Binary Addressing
  • Demo 02 – Subnetting a Network
  • Demo 03 – Examining VLSM
  • Topic B – Configuring IPv4 Hosts
  • Demo 01 – Configuring IPv4
  • Topic C – Managing and Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
  • Demo 01 – Troubleshooting IPv4
  • Topic D – Implementing IPv6 for Network Hosts
  • Topic E – Implementing IPv6 Transitioning and Coexistence

 
Course 02 – Installing and Configuring DHCP – 1 hr 38 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Topic B – Deploying DHCP
  • Demo 01 – Installing DHCP
  • Demo 02 – Creating and Configuring Scopes
  • Topic C – Managing and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Security and Auditing
  • Demo 02 – Configuring DHCP Failover

 
Course 03 – Installing and Configuring DNS – 2hrs 50 mins

  • Topic A – Implementing DNS Servers
  • Demo 01 – Installing DNS
  • Topic B – Creating and Configuring DNS Zones
  • Demo 01 – Creating and Configuring DNS Zones
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Cache and Forwarding
  • Demo 03 – Domain Delegation
  • Topic C – Understanding Active Directory Integration
  • Demo 01 – Examining SRV Records
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
  • Topic D – Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Demo 01 – Configuring the GlobalNames Zone
  • Demo 02 – Configuring DNS Policies
  • Topic E – Troubleshooting DNS Name Resolution
  • Demo 01 – Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

 
Course 04 – Implementing and Managing IP Address Management – 1 hr 19 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of IPAM
  • Topic B – IPAM Deployment
  • Demo 01 – Installing and Provisioning the IPAM Role
  • Demo 02 – Administering IPAM
  • Demo 03 – Managing DNS and DHCP Servers using IPAM
  • Topic C – Managing IP Address Spaces by using IPAM
  • Demo 01 – Managing IP Addressing with IPAM

 
Course 05 – Implementing Remote Access – 1 hr 55 mins

  • Topic A – Remote Access Overview
  • Demo 01 – Installing the Remote Access Role
  • Topic B – Implementing the Web Application Proxy
  • Topic C – Planning and Implementing VPNs
  • Demo 01 – Configuring a VPN Server
  • Topic D – Overview of DirectAccess
  • Topic E – Implementing DirectAccess

 
Course 06 – Installing and Configuring Branch Office Networking – 1 hr 43 mins

  • Topic A – Configuring Networking for Branch Offices
  • Demo 01 – Installing an RODC
  • Topic B – Implementing Distributed File Systems
  • Demo 01 – Creating a DFS Namespace
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Replication
  • Topic C – Implementing BranchCache
  • Demo 01 – Configuring and Enabling BranchCache

 
Course 07 – Implementing Advanced Networking Features – 53 mins

  • Topic A – Implementing Networking Features for High Performance
  • Demo 01 – Implementing NIC Teaming
  • Topic B – Implementing Hyper-V Advanced Networking Features
  • Topic C – Introduction to Software-Defined Networking
  • Topic D – Overview of Network Virtualization

 
Practice Exam




Course 01 – Installing and Configuring Domain Controllers – 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
  • Topic B – Overview of Domain Controllers
  • Demo 01 – Working with FSMO Roles
  • Demo 02 – Viewing SRV Records
  • Topic C – Deploying Domain Controllers
  • Demo 01 – Installing a Domain Controller
  • Demo 02 – Promoting a Server Core DC
  • Demo 03 – Cloning Domain Controllers

 
Course 02 – Managing Active Directory Objects – 3hrs 37 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of AD DS Object Management
  • Demo 01 – Overview of AD DS Management Tools
  • Topic B – Managing User Accounts
  • Demo 01 – Creating AD DS Users
  • Demo 02 – Managing Users
  • Topic C – Managing Groups
  • Demo 01 – Creating and Configuring Groups
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Default Groups
  • Demo 03 – Group Nesting
  • Topic D – Managing Computer Accounts
  • Demo 01 – Working with Computer Accounts
  • Topic E – Managing Organizational Units
  • Demo 01 – Creating an OU Hierarchy
  • Demo 02 – Viewing Object Permissions in Active Directory
  • Demo 03 – Delegating Administrative Control

 
Course 03 – Securing Active Directory Domain Services – 2hr 3 mins

  • Topic A – Securing Domain Controllers
  • Demo 01 – Installing an RODC
  • Topic B – Implementing Account Security
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Account Policies in Group Policy
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Fine-Grained Password Policies
  • Topic C – Auditing AD DS
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Auditing
  • Topic D – Configuring Managed Service Accounts
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Group MSAs

 
Course 04 – Working with Complex AD DS Infrastructures – 1 hr 54 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of Advanced AD DS Deployments
  • Topic B – Deploying a Distributed AD DS Environment
  • Demo 01 – Deploying a Child Domain
  • Demo 02 – Configuring a Forest Trust
  • Topic C – Overview of AD DS Replication
  • Topic D – Configuring AD DS Sites
  • Demo 01 – Creating Sites
  • Demo 02 – Creating Site Links

 
Course 05 – Implementing Group Policy – 3hrs 10 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of Group Policy
  • Demo 01 – Examining Policy Settings
  • Topic B – Creating and Configuring GPOs
  • Demo 01 – Creating and Configuring Policies
  • Demo 02 – Managing GPOs
  • Topic C – Monitoring and Troubleshooting Group Policy
  • Demo 01 – Troubleshooting Group Policy Application
  • Topic D – Security Management Using Group Policy
  • Demo 01 – Managing Security Options
  • Demo 02 – Controlling Applications Using Group Policy
  • Demo 03 – Configuring Firewalls using Group Policy
  • Topic E – Managing User Environments
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Folder Redirection

 
Course 06 – Understanding Microsoft Azure AD and Directory Synchronization – 50 mins

  • Topic A – Planning Directory Synchronization
  • Topic B – Implementing Azure AD Connect
  • Topic C – Managing Identities with Directory Synchronization

 
Course 07 – Monitoring and Recovering AD DS – 56 mins

  • Topic A – Monitoring AD DS
  • Demo 01 – Using Event Viewer
  • Topic B – Database Management
  • Topic C – Backup and Recovery in AD DS
  • Demo 01 – Enabling the AD Recycle Bin

 
Course 08 – Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services – 1hr 30 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of Public Key Infrastructure and AD CS
  • Topic B – Deploying Certificate Authority Hierarchy
  • Demo 01 – Installing a Root CA
  • Topic C – Administering Certificate Authorities
  • Topic D – Deploying and Managing Certificates
  • Demo 01 – Modifying and Enabling a Certificate Template
  • Demo 02 – Configuring Autoenrollment
  • Topic E – Managing Revocation and Distribution
  • Topic F – Configuring Certificate Recovery

 
Course 09 – Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) – 1 hr 1 min

  • Topic A – Overview of AD FS
  • Topic B – Planning and Deploying AD FS
  • Demo 01 – Installing AD FS
  • Topic C – Overview of Web Application Proxy

 
Course 10 – Implementing Active Directory Rights Management Services – 37 mins

  • Topic A – Overview of AD RMS
  • Topic B – Deploying AD RMS
  • Demo 01 – Installing AD RMS Cluster
  • Topic C – Protecting Content with AD RMS
  • Demo 01 – Configuring Rights Management Templates

 
Practice Exam


MeasureUP practice tests included:
 

  1. Microsoft 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  2. Microsoft 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  3. Microsoft 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016

 
Salary and job prospect information
 
We use two excellent third-party resources to allow you to check your earning potential and job prospects before starting this course.
 

 
The first is IT JobsWatch, which allows you to check what employers are paying people on average with specific certifications, such as the one contained in this bundle. Click here and enter the name of the certification you would like to see salary information on.
 

 
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How is each course taught?
 
All courses are online and self-paced, meaning you do it in your own home, in your own time, at your own pace.  Each lesson is pre-recorded allowing you to pause, fast-forward, skip sections, or go back to another lesson if you need to.  The lessons are multi-media based, which means video and audio are used to teach the lessons.  Most courses are also interactive, prompting the learner to participate.  This involves answering on-screen questions at the end of each course through the practice exam.
 
How long will it take me to complete each course?
 

As mentioned above, our courses are self-paced.  Some people finish their course faster than others. Each certification course is between 12-16 hours.
 
What do I need?
 
This is an online course with 24/7 access. You can do it from any where in the world, any time of the day providing you have an internet connection. No apps are required to access the courses. You simply do it from your browser. For the best user experience, we recommend Google Chrome.
 

 
MeasureUP practice tests
 
As part of this course, you will get access to MeasureUP practice tests to help prepare you for the Microsoft exams as part of this bundle. MeasureUP practice tests are endorsed by Microsoft and used as the official practice tests of Microsoft certification exams.
 
Features of MeasureUP practice tests:
 

  • Questions are similar to exam questions, allowing you to test your knowledge of exam objectives
  • Detailed explanations for both correct and distractor answers reinforce the material
  • ‘Study Mode’ covers all objectives ensuring topics are covered
  • ‘Certification Mode’ (timed) prepares students for exam taking conditions
  • Instant, drill-down score reports tell you exactly the areas to focus on
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    Watch this video to learn more about MeasureUP practice tests.

     
    How do I book my exams?
     
    When you’re ready to sit your exams, email [email protected] with your request along with the title of the exam you wish to take. We will then send you an email with instructions on how to complete your exam booking.

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