Windows Server: intermediate Server 2016

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Windows Server 2016 Networking: IPv4 & IPv6 Address Management

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Nano Server First Look

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Implementing Disk Encryption

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Updating to Server 2019 : Windows Server 2019 Features

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Windows Server 2022: Active Directory Basics

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Windows Server 2016 Networking: IPv4 & IPv6 Address Management
Explore IPv4 and IPv6 with Windows Server 2016, including transition technologies and Border Gateway Protocol. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
8 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: DHCP Configuration
Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore DHCP deployments with Windows Server 2016 for automated IP address assignments. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
10 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: DHCP Management
Explore DHCP management features with Windows Server 2016 for automated and fault tolerant IP address assignments. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: DNS Configuration
Discover Domain Name System (DNS), which is used to resolves names to IP addresses. Explore the options for DNS deployments in Windows Server 2016 to provide name resolution on a Network. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: DNS Zones & Records
Examine options for DNS zone creation and management in Windows Server 2016 to provide name resolution on a network. Explore Primary Zones, Secondary Zones, Stub Zones, Resource Records, DNS Round Robin and more.This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: IP Address Management Configuration
A scaled network relies on basic network services, but managing and controlling access to critical services poses challenges in scaled environments. Explore the role of IPAM in centralizing administrative access. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
9 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: DNS & DHCP Management Using IPAM
A scaled network relies on basic network services, but managing and controlling access to critical services poses challenges in scaled environments. Explore DNS and DHCP management using IPAM. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: Network Connectivity & Remote Access
Explore remote access configurations in Windows Server 2016, including NAT, the routing feature, Remote Access Gateway, VPN options and the DirectAccess solution. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: Network Policy Server
In an always connected world, you need secure remote authentication solutions and Windows Server 2016 delivers those solutions. Explore the remote authentication solutions, RADIUS, Network Policy Server, and WAP. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
13 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: Distributed File System & Branch Office Solutions
Reducing bandwidth can drive savings to the bottom line. Examine the Windows Server 2016 technologies that support branch offices including considerations for branch offices, reduced bandwidth consumption, and making files more available. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
18 videos | 1h 17m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Networking: Advanced Network Infrastructures
Networks must be responsive even in the face of NIC and network failures. Explore advanced networking options in Windows Server 2016 including NIC and Switch Embedded Teaming, and options for software-defined networking. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 29m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Domain Controllers
Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore Windows Server 2016 Active Directory logical concepts, installation, and configuration options for domain controllers and read-only domain controllers.
12 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Accounts & Permissions
Examine Active Directory logical objects, permissions, and sharing, user and computer accounts, appropriate permissions, and how to secure domain resources.
13 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Groups & Organizational Units
Active Directory (AD) groups are used to combine multiple users, computers, or even other groups together. Examine Active Directory object types and group management.
9 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Service Accounts & Policies
Service accounts are user accounts created for services which define their security context, or access privileges to system and network resources. Discover service accounts and options for Active Directory authentication services.
12 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Maintenance & Recovery
Active Directory (AD) is typically one of the key network services in an organization. Being ready for and AD disaster is very important. Explore Active Directory maintenance, recovery, and replication options. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Trusts & Sites
Explore the different types of Active Directory trusts and trust configuration options, the use of sites, site links, and subnets. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Objects
Operating system infrastructures have benefited greatly from centralized configuration management, all using one tool - the Group Policy object, or GPO. Explore this tool's function, configuration, and GPO processing. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
9 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Processing
Operating system infrastructures have benefited greatly from centralized configuration management, all using one tool - the Group Policy object, or GPO. Explore this tool and AD DS group policy, including processing order and precedence. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
9 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Settings
Group Policy preferences provide you with a range of additional configuration settings for your Group Policy object. Explore Group Policy settings, including software and redirection policies and administrative templates. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
7 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Group Policy Preferences
Explore Group Policy preferences, including item-level targeting and configuration settings for specific system components. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
10 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Certificate Services
Windows Server 2016 provides built-in identity and access control security services in the form of public key certificates. Examine Active Directory Certificate Services, including certificate authorities and architecture components. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
14 videos | 1h 22m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: AD FS & Web Application Proxy
Windows Server 2016 ensures users across a network and geographical boundaries can have single sign-on (SSO) and access to remote applications. Explore Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Web Application Proxy. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 Identity: Active Directory Rights Management Services
Explore Active Directory Rights Management Services, including licensor certificate server, Service Connection Points (SCP), exclusion policies, and backup. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
6 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Installation Options
Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore the prerequisites and requirements for installing Server 2016, including installation options for Nano Server and Server Core. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 35m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Upgrades & Migrations
Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore Windows Server upgrades, migrations, and activation models. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
8 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Backups, Hyper-V, AD, & Monitoring
Explore different Windows Server 2016 tools such as Hyper-V, Active Directory, PerfMon, and Windows Sever Backup.
11 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Image Deployment Management
Discover Windows Server 2016 image deployment tools. Examine the native tools used to create, deploy, manage, and maintain servers and server images. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
19 videos | 2h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Disk & Volume Configuration
Windows Server 2016 offers the power of Windows Server in the Windows 10 era. Explore disk and volume configuration, which feature a versatile set of tools and options for a variety of modern data storage needs. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
11 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Server Storage Solutions
Explore Windows Server 2016 storage solutions, which feature a versatile set of tools and options for a variety of modern data storage needs. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
9 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Data Deduplication & Hyper-V Setup
Explore the Windows Server 2016 technology of data deduplication and how to install and manage Windows Hyper-V. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Virtual Machine (VM) Settings
Explore the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016, including key virtual machine configuration settings and integration services for Linux and Free BSD VMs. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 22m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Hyper-V Storage Configuration
Explore storage configuration settings in the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016 such as VHD and VHDX files, Pass-through disks, checkpoints, and storage QoS. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
5 videos | 29m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Hyper-V Networking Configuration
Part of configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 is configuring the network settings. Examine the flexible options for virtual networking of Hyper-V guests. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
10 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Windows Containers Deployment
Windows containers are a type of isolated environment where applications can run. Examine Hyper-V guests and containers - self contained, isolated, and portable operating environments. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
10 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Container Management & Migration
Examine how container objects are used as an isolation boundary and explore high availability, and disaster recovery options in Hyper-V. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
15 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Failover Clustering Strategies
Examine the high availability solutions for Windows Server 2016 provided by Failover Clustering. Explore Workgroup and Domain Clusters, Cluster Storage, Guest Clustering, Storage Replicas, Cloud Witness, and more. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
20 videos | 1h 48m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: Storage Space Direct & Failover
Hyper-V, flexible storage solutions, and Windows Clustering can create a remarkably fluid server infrastructure that responds to the 24x7x365 demands of modern business. Explore these options native to Windows Server 2016. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
10 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2016 - Install, Store, & Compute: VM Motion & Network Load Balancing
Explore solutions for continuous VM availability with VM movement and migration scenarios and the implementation of a Network Load Balancing cluster. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.
13 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
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Nano Server First Look
Microsoft Nano Server breaks with decades of management practice to deliver a container solution for hosting Windows Server apps. Explore setup and management of Nano Server, how Nano Server works, and what you need to know to implement it.
18 videos | 1h 22m available Badge

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Implementing Disk Encryption
Protecting data at rest is more critical than ever. Discover disk encryption, including how to deploy, configure, and manage Windows Server 2016 BitLocker encryption technology.
11 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Implementing File Encryption
To properly protect your organization, you must ensure that data saved on your servers is secure. Explore the considerations for planning, deploying, and managing Encrypting File System (EFS).
7 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Server Patching & Updating
A huge trend in security is the rapid updating of security controls of server systems. Examine the implementation of secure server patching and updating with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
9 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Malware Solutions
A huge trend in security is the real-time protection from the emergent threats of the 21st century Internet. Discover malware solutions using both Windows Defender and AppLocker.
13 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Additional Malware Protection
Modern security exploits commonly involve stealthy and complex hybrid zero-day attacks that must be counter-measured. Learn additional components of Windows Server 2016 malware protection, including Credential Guard and NTLM blocking.
8 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Securing a Virtualization Infrastructure
With the popularity of virtual machines, their adminstration is of utmost importance. This course explores the protection services for Windows Server 2016 VM infrastructure with hosted datacenters and enterprise SMB services. During the course, you will learn how to implement Microsoft's Guarded Fabric Solution, and it's three components: the HSG (Host Guardian Service), guarded hosts (Hyper-V boxes) and a set of shielded virtual machines. Next, you will learn how to configure Admin and TPM Trusted Attestation, aswell as the key protection service with HGS. Progressing through the course, you will explore how to migrate the VM to a guarded host, and troubleshoot with the Guarded Fabric Diagnostic Tool and BitLocker. Conclude by observing how to determine requirements for implementing encryption-supported and shielded VMs
12 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Securing a Network Infrastructure with Windows Firewalls
Learn how to configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, firewall and connection security rules, and the distributed firewall in Windows Server 2016.
10 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Securing Network Infrastructure Traffic
In order to provide defense-in-depth security, traffic must be protected as it traverses the wire. Explore IPsec, SMB protection, secure DNS, and Microsoft Message Analyzer (MMA).
10 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Privileged Identities Part I
Examine the Enhanced Security Administrative Environment (ESAE), which defines the 21st century gold standard for administrative security on Windows networks.
10 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Privileged Identities Part II
Privileged identities allow Windows administrators to enforce the critical least-privilege security principal. Learn how to use and manage privileged identities in Windows Server 2016.
8 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
PAWs and LAPS
Microsoft offers some very powerful tools and features for managing user rights and access policies. Explore some of these tools and features, including PAWs and LAPS.
6 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Threat Detection Solutions
Discover advanced threat detection solutions for your Windows computing systems. In this course, you will examine the protective tools and features offered by Microsoft. Topics include the following: how to configure and use local and advanced audit policies, how to configure group policies such as AuditPol.exe, and the Audit PNP activity policy; how to enable and configure module, script block, and transcription logging in Windows PowerShell. Other topics include how to configure AutoGateway and Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, as well as how to review and edit suspicious activities on the attack time line. Finally, you will explore how to deploy and use OMS for log analytics, auditing, and security functions.
14 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Nano Server Deployment & Security
Application development and workload services is tantamount, and Windows offers a number of great features. Nano Server requires minimal installation, is ideal for data centers, and supports only 64-bit applications and tools. In this course, you will examine usage scenarios and requirements for Nano Server deployments. Learn how to install and configure Nano Server, and implement and manage its security policies with Desired State Configuration (DSC). Then you will determine usage scenarios and system requirements for Hyper-V container installation and deployment. Finally, you will implement Secure File Services, DAC, and the File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) role service.
10 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Implementing Workload-Specific Security
One of the biggest trends in Microsoft deployment is application development and workload services. In this course, you will explore the features Windows offers for workload-specific security. Discover how to configure File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) via the File Server Resource Manager (FSRM). Implement work folders, policy changes, and staging. Configure file access audits, user and device claim types, and central access rules and policies. You will also learn how to create and configure resource properties and lists.
8 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
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Updating to Server 2019 : Windows Server 2019 Features
This 13-video course explores several new features in Windows Server 2019 that enhance a user's general experience. In it, learners will examine features that enhance the hybrid cloud, and new security features. You will explore a locally deployed browser-based tool in Windows Server 2019, the Windows Admin Center. Then examine how the Windows Admin Center centralizes several tools. You will examine the Desktop Experience in the 2019 version, and will explore the capabilities of the new System Insights feature, an analytics feature designed to give some predictive capabilities. You will examine the features of Server Core and Nano Server, and the Server Core App Compatibility Feature on Demand. This course examines Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection capabilities, including the components of Windows Defender Exploit Guard, along with security enhancements to software-defined networking. You will explore improvements to shield virtual machines, a host of technologies, including Secure boot, Bitlocker, a Virtual TPM (Trusted Platform Module), and the Host Guardian Service. Finally, this course explores the features of the HTTP/2 protocol.
13 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Updating to Server 2019: Storage, Failover Clustering, & Application Platform
Explore the new features in Windows Server 2019 on storage, failover clustering, and application platform containers, in this 15-video course. You will examine the new storage service, which makes it easier to migrate servers to a new server, new hardware, or virtual machines. This course examines storage spaces direct and the storage replica feature. You will examine the MS Azure Stack hyper-converged infrastructure to combine resources into a highly virtualized, highly centralized cluster, which makes it easier to deploy, manage, and scale your workloads. Next, learn the benefits of using cluster aware updating, and how it integrates with the new Windows admin center. You will explore self-healing failover clusters, a new resiliency feature that has been implemented into Windows Server 2019, and application platform container improvements. This course examines improvements to maximize the overall throughput to the virtual workloads running on your virtual machines. Finally, you will explore the new features of the Windows Time service, enhancements to high-performance gateways, and the benefits and requirements of virtual network encryption.
15 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Updating to Server 2019: Windows Server Installations
This 13-video course explores how to plan, prepare, and install Windows Server 2019. You will examine considerations for purchasing, licensing, and costs for an appropriate version of Windows Server 2019 for an organization. You will learn how to plan for hardware requirements and roles that will be installed on the server. You will examine a list of common server functionalities for most organizations, and how to determine server configurations. This course then demonstrates how to perform a clean installation and in-place upgrade. Learners will observe how to install Windows Server to MS Azure, then examine a Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade, which allows upgrading of cluster nodes to a new operating system, and examine migrations to Windows Server. This course continues by exploring license conversion when upgrading, which is done through a command and license key. You will learn how to perform an installation of Windows Server 2019 in the Server Core configuration. Finally, learners will observe how to perform various post upgrade tasks, including version confirmation, and checking application compatibility.
13 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Updating to Server 2019: Server Configuration
In this 14-video course, learners can explore common Windows Server 2019 configuration and management tasks. First, you will examine capabilities of the Server Manager and Windows Admin Center, and how to deploy Remote Desktop Services (RDS). This course demonstrates basic configuration tasks, including the Server Manager interface with the Local Server option, with PowerShell, and by using the Sconfig utility. You will learn to check for updates, assign IP addresses, in both the desktop and Server Core installations. Learners will then examine the Windows Admin Center, including installation options, how to perform installations, and how to configure user and gateway settings. This course continues by exploring improvements and enhancements to remote desktop services in Windows Server 2019, and demonstrating how to implement a Remote Desktop Services infrastructure in Azure. You will learn how to use the Windows Admin Center for configuring user access and permissions, adding, and managing individual servers using Azure. Finally, this course examines logging abilities of the Windows Admin Center.
14 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Updating to Server 2019: Server Roles
Explore how to install and configure several key administration server roles in Windows Server 2019 in this 14-video course, which demonstrates how to install the File Server role, and create a Share using File and Storage Services. You will learn how to enhance the capabilities of your file server by adding in the File Server Resource Manager role. Next, you will learn how to configure quota management by using the File Server Resource Manager tool, and to install the printer server role by using the Server Manager Dashboard. Learners then observe how to install the Active Directory Domain Services. You will learn how to install the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) role, to allocate IP address configurations, to configure a scope or pool of addresses to client systems. This course shows how to install the DNS (Domain Name System), and how AD DS (Active Directory Domain Services) uses DNS. You will learn to create DNS zones, configure zones, and DNS record types. Finally, this course explores the new features of Hyper-V.
14 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
Updating to Server 2019: PowerShell for Windows Server
This 10-video course explores several of the new features in PowerShell 5.1 utility, a command-line shell and scripting utility that comes standard in Windows Server 2019. You will begin with an overview of PowerShell 5.1, and its use to do bulk configuration. You will then learn how to use several basic commands to perform basic administrative tasks in Windows Server 2019. Next, learners observe how to install the DNS role and management tools in a single command onto a server by using PowerShell. This course demonstrates how to create a primary forward look-up zone, and add an A or address record by using PowerShell. You will learn how to install and configure the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) network management protocol use PowerShell, and how to set up a scope and configure several properties. You will learn to install and configure the Active Directory domain services as new domain controller for an existing domain. Finally, this course examines how to perform some basic user management by using PowerShell.
10 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
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Windows Server 2022: Active Directory Basics
Active Directory (AD) is a hierarchically structured directory service that runs on Microsoft Windows Server editions to connect users with network resources. For administrators, Active Directory stores information about objects on the network in an easy and searchable manner. In this course, you'll explore Active Directory Domain Services and its components, as well as the requirements to install Active Directory. Explore how to install the Active Directory role in Windows Server 2022, and discover how to use Active Directory to manage users and computers, including creating user accounts and groups and assigning permissions. Lastly, explore Active Directory schema, global catalog, and Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles and discover how objects are named in Active Directory.
15 videos | 2h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Advanced Active Directory
Active Directory (AD) is capable of a lot more than creating users and groups. It can be used to perform more advanced administrative tasks, including creating trust relationships, monitoring and troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) replication, and implementing security policies. In this course, you will explore trust relationships and forest trusts. You will discover appropriate security measures for Active Directory and learn how to implement an Active Directory security policy. Next, explore common risks to Active Directory security, including inactive accounts, simple passwords, and too many administrators, and discover how to compare and contrast Active Directory disaster recovery options. Lastly, you will explore how to monitor Active Directory security and troubleshoot common Active Directory problems.
13 videos | 1h 43m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Installation & Configuration
Windows Server 2022 is the latest version of Microsoft's Windows Server, built on the strong foundation of Windows Server 2019, around three pillars: Azure hybrid integration and management, application platform, and security. In this course, you will explore server hardware improvements, as well as common storage enhancements in Windows Server 2022, including advanced caching, Resilient File System (ReFS) snapshots, and faster storage. Next, you will discover security improvements in Windows Server 2022, including secure domain name system (DNS) support, Server Message Block (SMB) AES-256, SMB over QUIC, and Azure Arc. Then you will examine enhancements to cloud management and automation and platform flexibility, including Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) and virtualized time zone, as well as upgrades to Hyper-V Manager like the action bar, and live storage migration. Finally, you will learn how to install, set up, and configure Windows Server 2022.
15 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: File & Storage Services
Windows Server 2022 can provide central locations on your network where you can store files and share them with other users. In this course, you will investigate common file and storage services available in Windows Server 2022 and discover how to maximize their capabilities. Next, you will differentiate between the New Technology File System (NTFS) and the Resilient File System (ReFS) file systems available in Windows Server 2022, find out how to use file and folder permissions and learn how to create and manage file shares, including Server Message Block (SMB) and Network File System (NFS) shares. Then you will enable and configure encryption and compression features in Windows Server 2022 and examine file and storage services, including offloading and tiering. Finally, you will configure NTFS permissions and create a file share, a Distributed File System (DFS) namespace, and a DFS folder target.
16 videos | 1h 57m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Failover Clustering
Failover clustering in Windows Server 2022 allows computer servers to be grouped together to provide high availability (HA) or continuous availability (CA) capabilities. In this course, you will examine the differences between types of failover clustering, such as active-passive and active-active, and applications that use failover clustering. You will investigate the prerequisites that must be confirmed before creating failover clusters and the key processes of failover clustering, including HA and CA. Next, you will find out how to create a failover cluster, add and remove nodes from a failover cluster, and create clustered roles. Then you will discover how to configure and manage quorum options in a failover cluster and monitor and maintain a failover cluster using Operations Manager. Finally, you will explore best practices for testing, validating, and troubleshooting failover clusters in Windows Server 2022.
15 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Backup & Restore Services
The Windows Server Backup feature in Windows Server 2022 allows administrators to back up essential data in the event of a system crash, accidental or mistaken deletion, or ransomware attack. In this course, you will learn about the Windows Server Backup feature and explore files and folders, volumes, and system state recovery options. You will examine the different types of storage for backups including local drives and remotely shared folders, and find out how to install the Windows Server Backup feature to perform full and custom backups. Then you will identify Windows Server Backup retention policies in Windows Server 2022 and investigate the steps to back up and restore system state data. Finally, you will discover PowerShell capabilities for configuring backups and recovering files in Windows Server 2022.
14 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Monitoring & Performance Optimization
Windows Server 2022 offers numerous built-in tools to monitor the operating system and its applications. In this course, you will explore performance metrics and tools that can be used to monitor and optimize performance including Event Viewer, Performance Monitor, Resource Monitor, and Reliability Monitor. You will examine server hardware performance recommendations for Windows Server 2022 and considerations for optimizing and monitoring Windows Server performance. Next, you will explore Hyper-V monitoring, including how to monitor processors, memory, storage, and network performance, and discover common scenarios that could cause bottlenecks in a virtualized environment. Then, you will learn about common performance counters that can be used to monitor performance and how to configure performance alerts using Server Manager. Lastly, you will explore how to use Event Viewer and Performance Monitor to monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server performance.
15 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Scripting & Common Automation Tasks
PowerShell is a Microsoft cross-platform task automation tool that leverages a command line shell, configuration management framework, and scripting language to manage computer systems. In this course, you'll explore the key capabilities of PowerShell in Windows Server 2022 and discover both Microsoft and third-party platforms supported by PowerShell modules including Azure, Windows, Exchange, and SQL Server. You will also learn how PowerShell cmdlets can be used to run any command available on your system. Next, you will examine PowerShell scripting capabilities and how they can be used to automate the creation of new users in Windows Server 2022. Finally, you will discover how PowerShell can be used to configure and manage services, firewalls, storage, and network settings, and explore how to enable PowerShell remoting so it can be used to view event log information and manage services from remote servers.
16 videos | 2h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting is commonly referred to as a systematic approach to solving a problem. In Windows Server 2022, there are various tools, utilities, and approaches that can be used to determine why something is not working as expected. In this course, you will explore common tools used for troubleshooting Windows Server including Event Viewer, Performance Monitor, and Resource Monitor. Discover strategies and approaches for troubleshooting common issues including startup and restart, Active Directory, domain name system (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) problems. You will also investigate how to use the PowerShell program for troubleshooting and how to leverage Event Viewer logs. Finally, find out how to use the Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor to troubleshoot Windows Server issues.
14 videos | 1h 53m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Networking Principles
Computer networking is a practice that interconnects computing devices so they can exchange data and share resources with each other. Windows Server 2022 offers administrators a variety of tools to help configure, automate, and manage networking services. In this course, you will explore networking terminology, concepts, common computer network types, and architectures. Next, you will differentiate between IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and configure IP addresses and subnet masks on network interfaces. Then you will investigate domain name system (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services and troubleshoot common network connectivity issues. Finally, you will examine network address translation (NAT), firewalls, and Quality of Service (QoS) Policy features available in Windows Server 2022.
17 videos | 1h 42m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Remote Access Administration
Remote access provides organizations with the ability for users to access devices or networks from any location. In this course, you'll explore remote access technology and discover how to configure remote desktop services for remote access. You will explore the roles and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) in remote access and learn how to install remote access as a VPN server. Next, you will discover remote access features including Always on VPN, DirectAccess, and RAS Gateway, and learn the principles of remote access policies and Network Access Protection (NAP). Lastly, you will explore how to best use Remote Desktop Gateway for secure access over the Internet and how to best troubleshoot and monitor remote access features in Windows Server 2022.
14 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Network & Server Security Measures
Windows Server Security offers numerous built-in protections to help safeguard against security breaches, malicious attacks, and threats against applications and data. In this course, you'll explore common threats to Windows Server, including eavesdropping, identity spoofing, and network denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Discover how to create a Windows Server hardening checklist and explore common Windows hardening misconfigurations. Learn about new security features in Windows Server 2022, including secured-core server, secure connectivity, and simplified configuration tools, and see how to setup and configure Microsoft Defender Antivirus. Discover the benefits of Windows Firewall rules and the benefits of Active Directory and network security and monitoring. Lastly, explore cloud security features including Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Key Vault, and Azure Information Protection, and how to best implement two-factor authentication and secure updates and patching.
14 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Features & Capabilities
Windows Server 2022 offers many great new features, including advancements in services, security, and system administration. In this course, you will start by exploring the role of Windows Server 2022 in an organization. Discover hardware and software requirements for Windows Server 2022, as well as the three key themes of security, Azure hybrid integration and management, and application platform. Explore the key differences between Windows Server 2022 Essential, Standard, and Datacenter editions, and discover the Azure Datacenter edition specifically designed for the Microsoft Azure platform. Review pricing and licensing for Windows Server 2022 and explore the Desktop and Server Core experience in offers. Lastly, learn about Server Manager, Windows Admin Center, Server Roles, and what features have been removed or are no longer developed starting with Windows Server 2022.
15 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Virtualization Fundamentals
Server virtualization uses physical host resources to create multiple unique and isolated virtual servers, helping organizations to improve server reliability and availability while lowering total operating costs. In this course, you'll start by exploring virtualization fundamentals. Next, discover the different types of server virtualization including full-virtualization, para-virtualization, hardware-assisted, hypervisor, and OS-level virtualization. Explore the key benefits of server virtualization technology and discover the benefits of containers and virtual machines (VMs). Consider the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2022 and explore Hyper-V features such as virtual switches and checkpoints. Lastly, learn how to create a virtual machine on Windows Server 2022 using the Hyper-V Manager, and how to connect to, manage, and troubleshoot a Hyper-V host.
14 videos | 1h 34m has Assessment available Badge
Windows Server 2022: Virtualization Automation
Automation allows for more efficient provisioning, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and de-provisioning of servers and virtual machines (VMs). In this course, you'll explore how to automate Hyper-V virtual machine deployments in Windows Server 2022. Discover PowerShell cmdlets to create, configure, and manage VMs, and learn how to create and configure VHD(X) files and network adapters. Explore tools available to automate the configuration of VMs including Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and Azure Resource Manager templates, and how to automate infrastructure management using Packer and Terraform. Learn about security considerations with automation and scripting, and how to deploy and manage scripts and orchestration tools. Lastly, explore deployment and delivery tools such as Azure DevOps Services and Jenkins, and how to monitor the performance of scripts and orchestration.
13 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Mastering Windows Server 2016
The IT pro's must-read guide to Windows Server 2016, this book is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release.
book Duration 10h 23m book Authors By Brian Svidergol

Book

Active Directory For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Offering a clear explanation of the program and a cataloging of its benefits and buzzwords, this unpretentious resource presents the fundamentals of Active Directory and then moves right into planning, implementing, and managing it.
book Duration 4h 34m book Authors By Marcia Loughry, Steve Clines

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Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Helping you turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions, this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources.
book Duration 14h 30m book Authors By John Savill

Book

Microsoft Windows Networking: Essentials
Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built.
book Duration 6h 9m book Authors By Darril Gibson

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Windows Networking Tools: The Complete Guide to Management, Troubleshooting, and Security
Placing the proven methods of an industry veteran at your fingertips, this book explains how to use built-in Windows networking tools and third-party networking products to diagnose network problems, address performance issues, and enhance the overall security of your system and network.
book Duration 6h 7m book Authors By Gilbert Held

Book

Active Directory Disaster Recovery
Following a Symptom-Cause-Recovery approach, this unique book describes the most common scenarios and how to properly recover your infrastructure from them.
book Duration 3h 20m book Authors By Florian Rommel

Book

Hyper-V for VMware Administrators: Migration, Coexistence and Management
Explaining how to deploy and support Hyper-V, this hands-on book starts with the basics and then builds on those concepts throughout, while walking you through the migration process in a step-by-step manner.
book Duration 3h 25m book Authors By Brien Posey

Book

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
Providing complete coverage and hands-on practice for the second MCSA Windows Server 2016 exam, this guide is your ideal companion for thorough preparation with hundreds of practice questions that pinpoint your weak spots and exercises that reflect the MCSA skill set.
book Duration 8h 51m book Authors By Will Panek

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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide: Exam 70-740, 70-741, 70-742
With hands-on exercises, real-world scenarios, and over 500 practice questions, this comprehensive study guide walks you through 100 percent of all exam objectives covering everything you need to know for complete exam readiness.
book Duration 21h 53m book Authors By Will Panek
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Mastering Windows Server 2016
The IT pro's must-read guide to Windows Server 2016, this book is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release.
book Duration 10h 23m book Authors By Brian Svidergol

Book

Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Helping you turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions, this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources.
book Duration 14h 30m book Authors By John Savill

Book

Active Directory For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Offering a clear explanation of the program and a cataloging of its benefits and buzzwords, this unpretentious resource presents the fundamentals of Active Directory and then moves right into planning, implementing, and managing it.
book Duration 4h 34m book Authors By Marcia Loughry, Steve Clines

Book

Active Directory Disaster Recovery
Following a Symptom-Cause-Recovery approach, this unique book describes the most common scenarios and how to properly recover your infrastructure from them.
book Duration 3h 20m book Authors By Florian Rommel

Book

Windows Networking Tools: The Complete Guide to Management, Troubleshooting, and Security
Placing the proven methods of an industry veteran at your fingertips, this book explains how to use built-in Windows networking tools and third-party networking products to diagnose network problems, address performance issues, and enhance the overall security of your system and network.
book Duration 6h 7m book Authors By Gilbert Held

Book

Microsoft Windows Networking: Essentials
Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built.
book Duration 6h 9m book Authors By Darril Gibson

Book

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
Providing complete coverage and hands-on practice for the second MCSA Windows Server 2016 exam, this guide is your ideal companion for thorough preparation with hundreds of practice questions that pinpoint your weak spots and exercises that reflect the MCSA skill set.
book Duration 8h 51m book Authors By Will Panek
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FREE ACCESS

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Mastering Windows Server 2016
The IT pro's must-read guide to Windows Server 2016, this book is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release.
book Duration 10h 23m book Authors By Brian Svidergol

Book

Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Helping you turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions, this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources.
book Duration 14h 30m book Authors By John Savill

Book

Hyper-V for VMware Administrators: Migration, Coexistence and Management
Explaining how to deploy and support Hyper-V, this hands-on book starts with the basics and then builds on those concepts throughout, while walking you through the migration process in a step-by-step manner.
book Duration 3h 25m book Authors By Brien Posey

Book

Microsoft Windows Networking: Essentials
Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built.
book Duration 6h 9m book Authors By Darril Gibson

Book

Windows Networking Tools: The Complete Guide to Management, Troubleshooting, and Security
Placing the proven methods of an industry veteran at your fingertips, this book explains how to use built-in Windows networking tools and third-party networking products to diagnose network problems, address performance issues, and enhance the overall security of your system and network.
book Duration 6h 7m book Authors By Gilbert Held

Book

Active Directory Disaster Recovery
Following a Symptom-Cause-Recovery approach, this unique book describes the most common scenarios and how to properly recover your infrastructure from them.
book Duration 3h 20m book Authors By Florian Rommel

Book

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
Providing complete coverage and hands-on practice for the second MCSA Windows Server 2016 exam, this guide is your ideal companion for thorough preparation with hundreds of practice questions that pinpoint your weak spots and exercises that reflect the MCSA skill set.
book Duration 8h 51m book Authors By Will Panek

Book

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide: Exam 70-740, 70-741, 70-742
With hands-on exercises, real-world scenarios, and over 500 practice questions, this comprehensive study guide walks you through 100 percent of all exam objectives covering everything you need to know for complete exam readiness.
book Duration 21h 53m book Authors By Will Panek
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FREE ACCESS

BOOKS INCLUDED

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Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
Your one-stop resource for passing the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exam and moving your IT career forward, this book provides all the information you need to understand configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Windows Server.
book Duration 6h 37m book Authors By Crystal Panek

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Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One for Dummies
Written by an information security pro and professor who trains aspiring system administrators, this one-stop reference covers the broad range of topics a system administrator needs to know to run Windows Server 2019.
book Duration 8h 57m book Authors By Sara Perrott

BOOKS INCLUDED

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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2022: Learn the Ins and Outs of Windows Server 2022 Administration
Beginning with an introduction to computer networks and Windows Server 2022, this book takes you through the initial stages of installing and configuring Windows Server 2022. It then covers the post-installation activities that must be performed within the Windows Server 2022 framework.
book Duration 3h 17m book Authors By Bekim Dauti

SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

Windows Server 2022 Awareness (Entry Level)
The Windows Server 2022 Awareness (Entry Level) benchmark measures your entry-level exposure to the Windows Server platform. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the role of Windows Server 2022 in an organization, Azure Datacenter, Server Manager features, the Windows Admin Center server management tool, deployment options, and server roles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates a basic understanding of the Windows Server technology platform.
13m    |   13 questions
Windows Server 2022 Literacy (Beginner Level)
The Windows Server 2022 Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your beginner-level understanding of the Windows Server platform. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of the hardware and software requirements for installing Windows Server 2022, licensing for Windows Server 2022, how Windows Server 2022 is built around three key themes, virtualization in Windows Server, the basics of Active Directory (AD), and networking principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates an understanding of the Windows Server technology platform and can participate in educated discussions about the product.
20m    |   20 questions
Windows Server 2022 Proficiency (Advanced Level)
The Windows Server 2022 Proficiency (Advanced Level) benchmark measures your advanced-level understanding of working with the Windows Server platform. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of Windows Server 2022 file and storage services, advanced Active Directory concepts, failover clustering, monitoring and performance optimization, and network and server security measures. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates a high working proficiency with Windows Server technology platform processes and can work on the platform independently with minimal supervision.
35m    |   35 questions

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