20742B : Identity with Windows Server 2016

  • Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
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20742B : Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Overview:

This five-day instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how to deploy and configure Microsoft Active Directory suite of services like. 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 students how to deploy other Active Directory server roles, such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Intended Audience:

This course is primarily intended for working IT professionals who have some AD DS knowledge and experience in Microsoft Active Directory, and who aim to develop knowledge about Microsoft Active Directory Suite of services. This audience would typically include:

  •  AD DS administrators who want to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2016.
  •  System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who want to cross train in core, and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2016. The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who want to consolidate their knowledge about AD DS and related technologies, in addition to IT professionals who want to prepare for the 70-742 exam.

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS
Lesson 2: Overview of AD DS domain controllers
Lesson 3: Deploying a domain controller
Lab: Deploying and administering AD DS

Lesson 1: Managing user accounts
Lesson 2: Managing groups in AD DS
Lesson 3: Managing computer objects in AD DS
Lab A: Managing AD DS objects
Lesson 4: Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration
Lesson 5: Implementing and managing OUs
Lab B: Administering AD DS

Lesson 1: Overview of advanced AD DS deployments
Lesson 2: Deploying a distributed AD DS environment
Lesson 3: Configuring AD DS trusts
Lab: Domain and trust management in AD DS

Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS replication
Lesson 2: Configuring AD DS sites
Lesson 3: Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication
Lab: Implementing AD DS sites and replication

Lesson 1: Introducing Group Policy
Lesson 2: Implementing and administering GPOs
Lesson 3: Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
Lab A: Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting the application of GPOs
Lab B: Troubleshooting Group Policy infrastructure

Lesson 1: Implementing administrative templates
Lesson 2: Configuring Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
Lesson 3: Configuring Group Policy preferences
Lab: Managing user settings with Group Policy

Lesson 1: Securing domain controllers
Lesson 2: Implementing account security
Lesson 3: Implementing audit authentication
Lesson 4: Configuring managed service accounts
Lab: Securing AD DS

Lesson 1: Deploying CAs
Lesson 2: Administering CAs
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs
Lab: Deploying and configuring a two-tier CA hierarchy

Lesson 1: Deploying and managing certificate templates
Lesson 2: Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery
Lesson 3: Using certificates in a business environment
Lesson 4: Implementing and managing smart cards
Lab: Deploying and using certificates

Lesson 1: Overview of AD FS
Lesson 2: AD FS requirements and planning
Lesson 3: Deploying and configuring AD FS
Lesson 4: Web Application Proxy overview
Lab: Implementing AD FS

Lesson 1: Overview of AD RMS
Lesson 2: Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure
Lesson 3: Configuring AD RMS content protection
Lab: Implementing an AD RMS infrastructure

Lesson 1: Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
Lesson 2: Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
Lesson 3: Managing identities with directory synchronization
Lab: Configuring directory synchronization

Lesson 1: Monitoring AD DS
Lesson 2: Managing the Active Directory database
Lesson 3: Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions
Lab: Recovering objects in AD DS

20742B : Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Prerequisites:

  • Some exposure to experience with Microsoft Active Directory and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  •  Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  •  Experience with 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.

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