Overview: The 70-741 training series focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations as well as remote access solutions such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and branch cache solutions, high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.

This series, along with the 70-741 and 70-742 series, will prepare you to take the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exams. Taking the 70-744 series will then prepare you to take the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure exams.

Certification Exam Details:

Networking with Windows Server 2016 – Exam 70-741: Learn More about this certification exam.

Series Taught By: Patrick Loner

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 15
Students can earn up to 15 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

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Course Modules

(Duration: 3h 4m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Plan and Implement IP Addressing Schemes for IPv4 Networks
  3. General Networking Requirements
  4. IPv4 Required Settings
  5. IPv4 Addresses
  6. IPv4 Subnet Masks
  7. Default Gateways
  8. Demo – Understanding Binary Addressing
  9. IPv4 Address Classes
  10. What are Subnets?
  11. The Subnetting Method
  12. Subnet Creation Process
  13. Demo – Subnetting a Network
  14. IPv4 Address Types
  15. IPv4 Network Types
  16. Demo – Examining VLSM
  17. Topic B: Configuring IPv4 Hosts
  18. IPv4 Configuration
  19. IPv4 Configuration Tools
  20. Demo – Configuring IPv4
  21. Topic C: Managing and Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
  22. Network Routing
  23. Working with Routing Tables
  24. Adding Static Routes
  25. IPv4 Troubleshooting Methodology
  26. Command Line Troubleshooting Tools
  27. Graphical Troubleshooting Tools
  28. Troubleshooting with Windows PowerShell
  29. Demo – Troubleshooting IPv4
  30. Microsoft Message Analyzer
  31. Topic D: Implementing IPv6 for Network Hosts
  32. The Purpose of IPv6
  33. Reasons to Use IPv6
  34. Comparing IPv4 and IPv6
  35. IPv6 Address Structure
  36. IPv6 Address Types
  37. IPv6 Autoconfiguration
  38. Configuring IPv6
  39. Tools for Configuring IPv6
  40. Topic E: Implementing IPv6 Transitioning and Coexistence
  41. Understanding Node Types
  42. Options for Coexistence
  43. IPv6 over IPv4 Tunneling
  44. Understanding ISATAP
  45. Understanding 6to4
  46. Understanding Teredo Transitioning Process
  47. Chapter 01 Review
  48. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 1h 42m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  3. Introducing DHCP
  4. DHCP Components and Processes
  5. Lease Generation Process
  6. Lease Renewal Process
  7. DHCP Considerations
  8. Topic B: Deploying DHCP
  9. Install and Configure a DHCP Server
  10. DHCP Authorization
  11. Demo
  12. – Installing DHCP
  13. Creating Scopes
  14. Configuring DHCP Options
  15. Demo
  16. – Creating and Configuring Scopes
  17. DHCP Relay Agents
  18. Topic C: Managing and Troubleshooting DHCP
  19. Implementing Security for DHCP
  20. DHCP Auditing
  21. Demo
  22. – Configuring Security and Auditing
  23. DHCP Advanced Options
  24. Additional Scope Types
  25. High Availability for DHCP
  26. DHCP Failover
  27. Demo
  28. – Configuring DHCP Failover
  29. DHCP Database
  30. Migrating DHCP
  31. Troubleshooting DHCP
  32. Chapter 02 Review
  33. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 2h 55m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Implementing DNS Servers
  3. Name Resolution Basics
  4. What is DNS?
  5. DNS Namespace
  6. Types of Names
  7. Internet Name Resolution
  8. DNS Components
  9. DNS Zones and Resource Records
  10. Installing the DNS Server
  11. Demo – Installing DNS
  12. Topic B: Creating and Configuring DNS Zones
  13. Resource Records
  14. Zone Types
  15. Replicating Zones
  16. Demo – Creating and Configuring DNS Zones
  17. Standard DNS Name Resolution
  18. Modifying DNS Name Resolution
  19. Working with DNS Cache
  20. Demo – Configuring Cache and Forwarding
  21. Understanding Domain Delegation
  22. Demo – Domain Delegation
  23. Topic C: Understanding Active Directory Integration
  24. Overview of AD DS and DNS Integration
  25. SRV Records
  26. Demo – Examining SRV Records
  27. Active Directory Integrated Zones
  28. Application Partitions
  29. Demo – Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
  30. Topic D: Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  31. Advanced Name Resolution
  32. The GlobalNames Zone
  33. Demo – Configuring the GlobalNames Zone
  34. Split DNS
  35. Introducing DNS Policies
  36. DNS Policy Objects
  37. Demo – Configuring DNS Policies
  38. Implementing DNS Security
  39. DNS Security (DNSSEC)
  40. Implementing DNSSEC
  41. Topic E: Troubleshooting DNS Name Resolution
  42. Introduction to DNS Troubleshooting
  43. Obtaining DNS Server Statistics
  44. Command Line Tools
  45. Troubleshooting Process
  46. Managing DNS Services
  47. Testing DNS Servers
  48. Demo – Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
  49. Chapter 03 Review
  50. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 1h 22m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Overview of IPAM
  3. Introducing IPAM
  4. IPAM Benefits
  5. New Features in Windows Server 2016
  6. IPAM Architecture
  7. IPAM Deployment Requirements
  8. IPAM Deployment Considerations
  9. Topic B: IPAM Deployment
  10. Implementing IPAM
  11. Demo
  12. – Installing and Provisioning the IPAM Role
  13. IPAM Administration
  14. Default IPAM Groups
  15. Demo
  16. – Administering IPAM
  17. Configuring IPAM Options
  18. Demo
  19. – Managing DNS and DHCP Servers using IPAM
  20. Topic C: Managing IP Address Spaces by using IPAM
  21. Managing IP Addressing
  22. Viewing and Managing IP Addressing
  23. Monitoring DHCP and DNS Servers
  24. Adding Address Spaces
  25. Finding, Allocating, and Reclaiming
  26. Demo
  27. – Managing IP Addressing with IPAM
  28. Chapter 04 Review
  29. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 1h 59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Remote Access Overview
  3. What is Remote Access?
  4. Remote Access Options
  5. Managing Remote Access
  6. Demo
  7. – Installing the Remote Access Role
  8. The Remote Access Management Console
  9. Network Policy Server
  10. NPS Policies
  11. Using a PKI for Remote Access
  12. Routing with Windows Server 2016
  13. Network Address Translation
  14. Topic B: Implementing the Web Application Proxy
  15. Overview of Web Application Proxy
  16. Authentication Options
  17. Configuring the Web Application Proxy
  18. Topic C: Planning and Implementing VPNs
  19. Remote Access with VPNs
  20. VPN Connection Properties
  21. Tunneling Protocols
  22. Authentication Protocols
  23. VPN Reconnect
  24. App
  25. -triggered VPNs
  26. Configuring a VPN Server
  27. VPN Configuration Options
  28. Demo
  29. – Configuring a VPN Server
  30. Topic D: Overview of DirectAccess
  31. Introducing DirectAccess
  32. DirectAccess Components
  33. Deployment Options
  34. DirectAccess Server Prerequisites
  35. Tunneling Protocol Options
  36. DirectAccess Process Internally
  37. DirectAccess Process Externally
  38. Topic E: Implementing DirectAccess
  39. Simple DirectAccess Configuration
  40. Configuration Changes
  41. Limitations of Simple Configuration
  42. Advanced DirectAccess Options
  43. High Availability
  44. Multisite Deployments
  45. Configuring a PKI for DirectAccess
  46. Implementing Client Certificates
  47. Internal Network Configuration Options
  48. Configuring DNS Settings
  49. Monitoring DA Connectivity Chapter 05 Review
  50. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 1h 47m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Configuring Networking for Branch Offices
  3. Branch Office Scenarios
  4. Considerations for Branch Offices
  5. WAN Connectivity
  6. Network Services for Branch Offices
  7. Implementing RODCs
  8. Demo
  9. – Installing an RODC
  10. Presentation Virtualization
  11. Remote Desktop Services
  12. File Services for Branch Offices
  13. Print Services for Branch Offices
  14. Topic B: Implementing Distributed File Systems
  15. Introducing DFS
  16. DFS Components
  17. Types of DFS Namespaces
  18. Deploying DFS Namespaces
  19. Creating and Managing a DFS Namespace
  20. Demo
  21. – Creating a DFS Namespace
  22. DFS Replication
  23. DFS Scenarios
  24. Demo
  25. – Configuring Replication
  26. Optimizing DFS
  27. Managing the DFS Database
  28. Monitoring and Troubleshooting DFS
  29. Topic C: Implementing BranchCache
  30. Introducing BranchCache (edit end)
  31. BranchCache in Windows Server 2016
  32. BranchCache Modes
  33. Data Retrieval using BranchCache
  34. BranchCache Requirements
  35. Demo
  36. – Configuring and Enabling BranchCache
  37. Chapter 06 Review
  38. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

(Duration: 1h )

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Implementing Networking Features for High Performance
  3. High Performance Networking Features
  4. NIC Teaming
  5. Demo – Implementing NIC Teaming
  6. SMB 3.1.1 Shared Folders
  7. Advanced SMB 3.1.1 Functionality
  8. Quality of Service (QoS)
  9. Understanding RSS
  10. Understanding RSC
  11. Topic B: Implementing Hyper-V Advanced Networking Features
  12. Virtual Switch Improvements
  13. Extensible Virtual Switch
  14. Understanding SR-IOV
  15. Dynamic VMQ
  16. Advanced Features for Network Adapters
  17. NIC Teaming in Virtual Machines
  18. Topic C: Introduction to Software-Defined Networking
  19. SDN Concepts and Tools
  20. SDN Benefits
  21. Planning for Software-Defined Networking
  22. SDN Deployments
  23. Topic D: Overview of Network Virtualization
  24. Introduction to Network Virtualization
  25. Network Virtualization Benefits
  26. Generic Route Encapsulation
  27. Chapter 07 Review
  28. Course Closure
  29. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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