Identity with Windows Server 2016

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Training

Level: Intermediate
Course #: 8403

Course info - Prices, Enrollment

This Microsoft official five-day Identity with Windows Server 2016 (20742) instructor-led training course teaches IT Pros how to deploy and configure 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 how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Plus, get prepped for Microsoft Microsoft exam 70-742, a requirement for MCSA: Windows Server 2016.

Key Features of this Identity with Windows Server 2016 Training:

Microsoft Official Course (MOC) content

Choose from on-demand and instructor-led blended learning options

After-course instructor coaching benefit

Prepare for Microsoft 70-742 certification exam, Identity with Windows Server 2016 

You Will Learn How To:

Install and configure domain controllers

Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell

Implement AD DS in complex environments

Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication

Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

Manage user settings by using GPOs

Secure AD DS and user accounts

Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS

Deploy and manage certificates

Implement and administer AD FS

Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD

Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services

Goals On Demand – On Demand + Instructor Coaching

The same high quality MOC content as the live event

Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace

Enjoy a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks with on demand training

Forever access to the digital course materials – including future course content updates

Live, Instructor-Led – Live, Online Training

5-day instructor-led training course

Microsoft Certified training

One-on-one after course instructor coaching

On Demand + Instructor Coaching

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Information

On-Demand Training Description

With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace

Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers

You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months

Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months

2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor

This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)

NOTE: Only live, in-class training is eligible for NASBA CPEs; on-demand training is not eligible for CPE credit

Before attending this course, students must have:

Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server

2016

Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016

Experience 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

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

This module describes features of AD DS and how to install domain controllers (DCs). It also covers the considerations for deploying DCs.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS

Overview of AD DS domain controllers

Deploying a domain controller

Lab: Deploying and administering AD DS

Deploying AD DS

Deploying domain controllers by performing domain controller cloning Administering AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD DS and its main components

Describe the purpose of domain controllers and their roles

Describe the considerations for deploying domain controllers

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

This module describes how to use various techniques to manage objects in AD DS. This includes creating and configuring user, group, and computer objects.

Lessons

Managing user accounts

Managing groups in AD DS

Managing computer objects in AD DS

Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration

Implementing and managing OUs

Lab: Managing AD DS objects

Creating and managing groups in AD DS

Creating and configuring user accounts in AD DS

Managing computer objects in AD DS

Lab: Administering AD DS

Delegate administration for OUs

Creating and modifying AD DS objects with Windows PowerShell After completing this module, students will be able to:

Manage user accounts in AD DS

Manage groups in AD DS

Manage computer objects in AD DS

Use Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration

Implement and manage OUs

Administer AD DS

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests. The module provides an overview of the components in an advanced AD DS deployment, the process of implementing a distributed AD DS environment, and the procedure for configuring AD DS trusts.

Lessons

Overview of advanced AD DS deployments

Deploying a distributed AD DS environment

Configuring AD DS trusts

Lab: Domain and trust management in AD DS

Implementing forest trusts

Implementing child domains in AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the components of an advanced AD DS deployment

Explain how to deploy a distributed AD DS environment

Explain how to configure AD DS trusts

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations. The module explains how replication works in a Windows Server 2016 AD DS environment.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS replication

Configuring AD DS sites

Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication

Lab: Implementing AD DS sites and replication

Modifying the default site

Creating additional sites and subnets

Configuring AD DS replication

Monitoring and troubleshooting AD DS replication After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how AD DS replication works

Configure AD DS sites to help optimize authentication and replication traffic Configure and monitor AD DS replication

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

This module describes how to implement a GPO infrastructure. The module provides an overview of the components and technologies that compose the Group Policy framework.

Lessons

Introducing Group Policy

Implementing and administering GPOs

Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing

Troubleshooting the application of GPOs

Lab: Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure

Creating and configuring GPOs

Managing GPO scope

Lab: Troubleshooting Group Policy infrastructure

Verify GPO application Troubleshooting GPOs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain what Group Policy is

Implement and administer GPOs

Describe Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing Troubleshoot GPO application

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

This module describes how to configure Group Policy settings and Group Policy preferences. This includes implementing administrative templates, configuring folder redirection and scripts, and configuring Group Policy preferences.

Lessons

Implementing administrative templates

Configuring Folder Redirection, Software Installation, and Scripts Configuring Group Policy preferences

Lab: Managing user settings with GPOs

Using administrative templates to manage user settings

Implement settings by using Group Policy preferences

Configuring Folder Redirection

Planning Group Policy (optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Implement administrative templates

Configure Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts Configure Group Policy preferences

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

This module describes how to configure domain controller security, account security, password security, and Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA).

Lessons

Securing domain controllers

Implementing account security

Implementing audit authentication

Configuring managed service accounts

Lab: Securing AD DS

Implementing security policies for accounts, passwords, and administrative groups

Deploying and configuring an RODC

Creating and associating a group MSA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Secure domain controllers

Implement account security

Implement audit authentication

Configure managed service accounts (MSAs)

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

This module describes how to implement an AD CS deployment. This includes deploying, administering, and troubleshooting CAs.

Lessons

Deploying CAs

Administering CAs

Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs

Lab: Deploying and configuring a two-tier CA hierarchy

Deploying an offline root CA

Deploying an enterprise subordinate CA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy CAs

Administer CAs

Troubleshoot and maintain CAs

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

This module describes how to deploy and manage certificates in an AD DS environment. This involves deploying and managing certificate templates, managing certificate revocation and recovery, using certificates in a business environment, and implementing smart cards.

Lessons

Deploying and managing certificate templates

Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery

Using certificates in a business environment

Implementing and managing smart cards

Lab: Deploying and using certificates

Configuring certificate templates

Enrolling and using certificates

Configuring and implementing key recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy and manage certificate templates

Manage certificates deployment, revocation, and recovery

Use certificates in a business environment

Implement and manage smart cards

Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

This module describes AD FS and how to configure AD FS in a single-organization scenario and in a partner-organization scenario.

Lessons

Overview of AD FS

AD FS requirements and planning

Deploying and configuring AD FS

Overview of Web Application Proxy

Lab: Implementing AD FS

Configuring AD FS prerequisites

Installing and configuring AD FS

Configuring an internal application for AD

Configuring AD FS for federated business partners After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD FS

Explain how to deploy AD FS

Explain how to implement AD FS for a single organization

Explain how to extend AD FS to external clients

Implement single sign-on (SSO) to support online services

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

This module describes how to implement an AD RMS deployment. The module provides an overview of AD RMS, explains how to deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure, and explains how to configure AD RMS content protection.

Lessons

Overview of AD RMS

Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure

Configuring AD RMS content protection

Lab: Implementing an AD RMS infrastructure

Installing and configuring AD RMS

Configuring AD RMS templates Using AD RMS on clients

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD RMS

Describe usage scenarios for AD RMS

Describe the AD RMS components

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

This module describes how to plan and configure directory syncing between Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and onpremises AD DS. The modules describes various sync scenarios, such as Azure AD sync, AD FS and Azure AD, and Azure AD Connect.

Lessons

Planning and preparing for directory synchronization

Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect

Managing identities with directory synchronization

Lab: Configuring directory synchronization

Preparing for directory synchronization

Configuring directory synchronization

Managing Active Directory users and groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan and prepare for directory synchronization

Implement directory synchronization by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect) Manage identities with directory synchronization

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

This module describes how to monitor, manage, and maintain AD DS to help achieve high availability of AD DS.

Lessons

Monitoring AD DS

Managing the Active Directory database

Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions

Lab: Recovering objects in AD DS

Backing up and restoring AD DS Recovering objects in AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Monitor AD DS

Manage the Active Directory database

Describe the backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity access solutions

In Class & Live, Online Training

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Information

On-Demand Training Description

With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace

Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers

You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months

Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months

2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor

This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)

NOTE: Only live, in-class training is eligible for NASBA CPEs; on-demand training is not eligible for CPE credit

Requirements

Before attending this course, students must have:

Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server

2016

Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016

Experience 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

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

This module describes features of AD DS and how to install domain controllers (DCs). It also covers the considerations for deploying DCs.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS

Overview of AD DS domain controllers

Deploying a domain controller

Lab: Deploying and administering AD DS

Deploying AD DS

Deploying domain controllers by performing domain controller cloning Administering AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD DS and its main components

Describe the purpose of domain controllers and their roles

Describe the considerations for deploying domain controllers

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

This module describes how to use various techniques to manage objects in AD DS. This includes creating and configuring user, group, and computer objects.

Lessons

Managing user accounts

Managing groups in AD DS

Managing computer objects in AD DS

Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration

Implementing and managing OUs

Lab: Managing AD DS objects

Creating and managing groups in AD DS

Creating and configuring user accounts in AD DS

Managing computer objects in AD DS

Lab: Administering AD DS

Delegate administration for OUs

Creating and modifying AD DS objects with Windows PowerShell After completing this module, students will be able to:

Manage user accounts in AD DS

Manage groups in AD DS

Manage computer objects in AD DS

Use Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration

Implement and manage OUs

Administer AD DS

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple domains and forests. The module provides an overview of the components in an advanced AD DS deployment, the process of implementing a distributed AD DS environment, and the procedure for configuring AD DS trusts.

Lessons

Overview of advanced AD DS deployments

Deploying a distributed AD DS environment

Configuring AD DS trusts

Lab: Domain and trust management in AD DS

Implementing forest trusts

Implementing child domains in AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the components of an advanced AD DS deployment

Explain how to deploy a distributed AD DS environment Explain how to configure AD DS trusts

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

This module describes how to plan and implement an AD DS deployment that includes multiple locations. The module explains how replication works in a Windows Server 2016 AD DS environment.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS replication

Configuring AD DS sites

Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication

Lab: Implementing AD DS sites and replication

Modifying the default site

Creating additional sites and subnets

Configuring AD DS replication

Monitoring and troubleshooting AD DS replication After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how AD DS replication works

Configure AD DS sites to help optimize authentication and replication traffic Configure and monitor AD DS replication

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

This module describes how to implement a GPO infrastructure. The module provides an overview of the components and technologies that compose the Group Policy framework.

Lessons

Introducing Group Policy

Implementing and administering GPOs

Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing

Troubleshooting the application of GPOs

Lab: Implementing a Group Policy infrastructure

Creating and configuring GPOs

Managing GPO scope

Lab: Troubleshooting Group Policy infrastructure

Verify GPO application Troubleshooting GPOs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain what Group Policy is

Implement and administer GPOs

Describe Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing Troubleshoot GPO application

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

This module describes how to configure Group Policy settings and Group Policy preferences. This includes implementing administrative templates, configuring folder redirection and scripts, and configuring Group Policy preferences.

Lessons

Implementing administrative templates

Configuring Folder Redirection, Software Installation, and Scripts Configuring Group Policy preferences

Lab: Managing user settings with GPOs

Using administrative templates to manage user settings

Implement settings by using Group Policy preferences

Configuring Folder Redirection

Planning Group Policy (optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Implement administrative templates

Configure Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts Configure Group Policy preferences

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

This module describes how to configure domain controller security, account security, password security, and Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA).

Lessons

Securing domain controllers

Implementing account security

Implementing audit authentication

Configuring managed service accounts

Lab: Securing AD DS

Implementing security policies for accounts, passwords, and administrative groups

Deploying and configuring an RODC

Creating and associating a group MSA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Secure domain controllers

Implement account security

Implement audit authentication

Configure managed service accounts (MSAs)

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

This module describes how to implement an AD CS deployment. This includes deploying, administering, and troubleshooting CAs.

Lessons

Deploying CAs

Administering CAs

Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs

Lab: Deploying and configuring a two-tier CA hierarchy

Deploying an offline root CA

Deploying an enterprise subordinate CA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy CAs

Administer CAs

Troubleshoot and maintain CAs

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

This module describes how to deploy and manage certificates in an AD DS environment. This involves deploying and managing certificate templates, managing certificate revocation and recovery, using certificates in a business environment, and implementing smart cards.

Lessons

Deploying and managing certificate templates

Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery

Using certificates in a business environment

Implementing and managing smart cards

Lab: Deploying and using certificates

Configuring certificate templates

Enrolling and using certificates

Configuring and implementing key recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Deploy and manage certificate templates

Manage certificates deployment, revocation, and recovery

Use certificates in a business environment

Implement and manage smart cards

Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

This module describes AD FS and how to configure AD FS in a single-organization scenario and in a partner-organization scenario.

Lessons

Overview of AD FS

AD FS requirements and planning

Deploying and configuring AD FS

Overview of Web Application Proxy

Lab: Implementing AD FS

Configuring AD FS prerequisites

Installing and configuring AD FS

Configuring an internal application for AD

Configuring AD FS for federated business partners After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD FS

Explain how to deploy AD FS

Explain how to implement AD FS for a single organization

Explain how to extend AD FS to external clients

Implement single sign-on (SSO) to support online services

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

This module describes how to implement an AD RMS deployment. The module provides an overview of AD RMS, explains how to deploy and manage an AD RMS infrastructure, and explains how to configure AD RMS content protection.

Lessons

Overview of AD RMS

Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure

Configuring AD RMS content protection

Lab: Implementing an AD RMS infrastructure

Installing and configuring AD RMS

Configuring AD RMS templates Using AD RMS on clients

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe AD RMS

Describe usage scenarios for AD RMS

Describe the AD RMS components

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

This module describes how to plan and configure directory syncing between Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and onpremises AD DS. The modules describes various sync scenarios, such as Azure AD sync, AD FS and Azure AD, and Azure AD Connect.

Lessons

Planning and preparing for directory synchronization

Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect

Managing identities with directory synchronization

Lab: Configuring directory synchronization

Preparing for directory synchronization

Configuring directory synchronization

Managing Active Directory users and groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan and prepare for directory synchronization

Implement directory synchronization by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect) Manage identities with directory synchronization

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering

AD DS

This module describes how to monitor, manage, and maintain AD DS to help achieve high availability of AD DS.

Lessons

Monitoring AD DS

Managing the Active Directory database

Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions

Lab: Recovering objects in AD DS

Backing up and restoring AD DS Recovering objects in AD DS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Monitor AD DS

Manage the Active Directory database

Describe the backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity access solutions

Identity with Windows Server 2016 Training FAQs

Can I learn Identity with Windows Server 2016 online?

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in-person, online, on demand, and as a private team training event.

Can I use SATVS to take this Identity with Windows Server 2016 course?

Yes, you can use Microsoft SATVs to take this course.

Which Microsoft exam does this Identity with Windows Server 2016 course prepare me for?

This course prepares you for the Microsoft 70-742 certification exam: Identity with Windows Server 2016.

Is this Identity course part of a Microsoft Windows Server 2016 certification path?

Yes, this course is part of a Microsoft certification path. This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft 70-742 certification exam, Identity with Windows Server 2016.

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