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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (First Look): Active Directory and Networking


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview builds upon features found in previous versions of Windows Server, and also provides several new features. This course provides a first look at new features and functionality, such as the Nano Server installation option, as well as updates to Active Directory Domain Services and Federation Services. It also covers what's new and improved in networking functionality. This course will take a first look at Antimalware, Remote Desktop Services, and Web Application Proxy. It also covers what's new and improved in Hyper-V, File and Storage Services, and Failover Clustering functionality. New Windows PowerShell 5.0 cmdlets will also be covered.

Target Audience
Microsoft Windows Server users looking to get a preview of the new features and functionality coming in Microsoft Windows Server 2016, and decision makers seeking to evaluate Microsoft Windows Server 2016 as an upgrade to existing Microsoft Windows Server systems

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.3

Lesson Objectives

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (First Look): Active Directory and Networking

  • start the course
  • recognize new and enhanced features of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify the appropriate system and installation requirements for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify known issues and workarounds in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • list features and functionality that have been removed or deprecated in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recall the functionality and advantages of Nano Server and GUI-less Server Core installation options in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe the new features of Active Directory Domain Services or AD DS available in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe the new features of Active Directory Federation Services or AD FS available in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recall new or changed functionality of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol or DHCP and Domain Name System or DNS in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recognize features of Generic Routing Encapsulation or GRE Tunneling in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify new or changed functionality of Hyper-V Network Virtualization or HNV in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe pending new or changed functionality of IP Address Management or IPAM in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify new features and functionality of the Network Controller Server Role in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • use Microsoft Windows Server Technical Preview Antimalware in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe the improved experience provided by updates to Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recall new and changed features of the Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe the functionality of Rolling Hyper-V Cluster Upgrade in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recognize the benefits of Hyper-V Storage Quality of Service or QoS in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recall new features of Hyper-V Virtual Machine Configuration Version and File Format in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe the functionality of Production checkpoints and identify Hyper-V Manager improvements in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify new features and functionality of Integration Services for Windows Update, hot add and remove for network adapters and memory, Linux secure boot, and compatibility with Connected Standby in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify capabilities of Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • describe features of Storage Replica (SR) in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • recognize new or changed functionality of the Data Deduplication feature in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • identify advantages of Cloud Witness in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
  • work with new cmdlets of Microsoft Windows PowerShell 5.0 in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
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