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Microsoft Official Course

20740A
Installation, Storage, and Compute with
Windows Server 2016
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Hello! Student introductions

Let’s get acquainted:

• Your name
• Company affiliation
• Title/function
• Windows Server experience
• Your expectations for the course
Facilities

• Class hours
• Building hours
• Parking
• Restrooms
• Meals
• Phones
• Messages
• Smoking
• Internet access
• Recycling
• Emergency procedures
About this course: Audience

This course is intended for information technology (IT)


professionals who have some experiencing working with
Windows Server, and who are looking for a single five-day
course that covers storage and compute technologies in
Windows Server 2016. This course will help them update
their knowledge and skills related to storage and compute
for Windows Server 2016.
About this course: Audience, continued

Candidates suitable for this course would be:


• Windows Server administrators who are relatively new
to Windows Server administration and related
technologies, and who want to learn more about the
storage and compute features in Windows Server 2016
• IT professionals with general IT knowledge, who are
looking to gain knowledge about Windows Server,
particularly around storage and compute technologies
in Windows Server 2016

The secondary audience for this course is IT professionals


looking to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam,
Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server
2016.
About this course: Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:


• A basic understanding of networking fundamentals
• An awareness and understanding of security best
practices
• An understanding of basic Active Directory Domain
Services (AD DS) concepts
• Basic knowledge of server hardware
• Experience supporting and configuring Windows client
operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10

Additionally, students would benefit from having some


previous Windows Server operating system experience, such
as experience as a Windows Server systems administrator.
About this course: Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:


• Prepare and install Nano Server and Server Core, and plan a server
upgrade and migration strategy
• Describe the various storage options, including partition table
formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks,
and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes
• Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate
solution for a given situation
• Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
• Install and configure Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines
• Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers
• Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in
Windows Server 2016
• Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster
About this course: Objectives, continued

After completing this course, students will be able to:


• Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
• Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an
NLB implementation
• Create and manage deployment images
• Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations
Your course materials (OPTIONAL)

Designed to optimize your classroom learning experience


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Microsoft Official Course handbook


• Organized by modules
• Includes Labs and Lab Answer Keys
• Module Reviews and Takeaways make great
20740A
on-the-job references
Installation, Storage,
and Compute with
Windows Server 2016
Digital Companion Content
• Supplemental content and helpful links
• Download at:
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/companionmoc
Your course materials (OPTIONAL)

Microsoft Official Course Handbook (Digital)


• Access online using the Skillpipe reader by arvato, at
http://skillpipe.courseware-marketplace.com/reader
• Register/sign in and redeem your digital courseware
• Easily add notes and comments, and highlight
content
• Organized by module
• Includes Labs and Lab Answer Keys
• Module Reviews and Takeaways make great
on-the-job references

Digital Companion Content


• Supplemental content and helpful links
• Download at:
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/companionmoc
Course outline

Module 1
Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads

Module 2
Configuring local storage

Module 3
Implementing enterprise storage solutions

Module 4
Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication

Module 5
Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
Course outline, continued

Module 6
Deploying and managing Windows and Hyper-V containers

Module 7
Overview of high availability and disaster recovery

Module 8
Implementing failover clustering

Module 9
Implementing failover clustering with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

Module 10
Implementing Network Load Balancing
Course outline, continued

Module 11
Creating and managing deployment images

Module 12
Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
Microsoft Certification Program

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optimize the latest technology solutions.
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Ask your Microsoft Learning Partner how you
can prepare for certification.

For more information about Microsoft Microsoft Certified


Certifications, go to:
Solutions Associate
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/
certification (MCSA)
Windows Server 2016 certification path

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Exam 70-740 Exam 70-741 Exam 70-742 Exam 70-743

Installation, Storage Networking with Identity with Upgrading Your


and Compute with Windows Server Windows Server Skills to MCSA:
Windows Server 2016 2016 Windows Server
2016 2016

OR

Course 20740A Course 20741A Course 20742A Course 20743A

Installation, Storage, Networking with Identity with Upgrading Your


and Compute with Windows Server Windows Server Skills to MCSA:
Windows Server 2016 2016 Windows Server
2016 2016
Preparing for the labs

Your lab activities will be centered around a fictitious


company that we will call A. Datum Corporation

By working through the labs, you will learn how to


deploy and manage a Windows Server 2016 compute
and storage infrastructure

You will work in a virtual machine environment to


complete the labs
Virtual machine environment

Virtual machine name Use as

20740A-LON-DC1 (-B) Domain controller for the Adatum.com domain

20740A-LON-SVR1 (-B)
20740A-LON-SVR2
Windows Server 2016 member servers in the
20740A-LON-SVR3
Adatum.com domain
20740A-LON-SVR4
20740A-LON-SVR5

20740A-LON-SVR6 Virtual machine with no OS installed

20740A-NANO-SVR1 Windows Server 2016 Nano server

20740A-LON-CL1 Windows 10 client workstation

20740A-LON-HOST1 Windows Server 2016 host machine

20740A-LON-NVHOST1 Windows Server 2016 nested virtualization host


Demonstration: Using Microsoft Labs Online (OPTIONAL)

In this demonstration, you will learn how to:


• Access the Microsoft Labs Online (MLO) lab environment
• Switch between virtual machines (VMs)

Read the online Lab Notes carefully, because some procedures


related to on-premises lab versus online labs may have slightly
different steps. Any differences will be called out in the Lab Notes.