pearson-70-741 : Pearson: MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide: Networking with Windows Server 2016

Pearson: MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide: Networking with Windows...
ISBN : 978-0-7897-5704-3
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 exam with Pearson: MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide. This course covers all the objectives of the 70-741 exam and includes topics such as installing and configuring DNS Servers, creating and configuring DNS zones and records, understanding and configuring DNSSEC, understanding and configuring DANE, installing and configuring Windows Server 2016 DHCP Server, implementing Windows Server 2016 IPAM and much more.


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Exam Information

Microsoft 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 exam focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and BranchCache 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.

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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • About the 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016 Exam
  • 70-741 Exam Topics
  • About the MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide
  • Objectives and Methods
  • Book Features
  • How This Book Is Organized

Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring DNS Servers

  • DNS Fundamentals
  • Windows Server 2016 DNS Installation
  • Configure and Implement DNS Global Settings Using Windows PowerShell
  • Configure Forwarders
  • Configure DNS Delegation
  • Configure DNS Socket Pool
  • Configure Cache Locking
  • Configure DNS Logging
  • Configure DNS Delegated Administration
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 3: Creating and Configuring DNS Zones and Records

  • Zone Type Overview
  • Secondary Zones
  • Stub Zones
  • Primary Zones
  • GlobalNames Zones
  • Analyzing Zone-Level Statistics
  • Zone Scavenging
  • Record Options
  • DNS Audit and Analytical Events
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 4: Configuring and Managing DNS Policies

  • DHCP Options
  • DHCP Name Protection
  • Manage DNS Client Settings with PowerShell
  • Manage DNS Server Settings with PowerShell
  • Network Troubleshooting with PowerShell
  • Understanding Routing
  • Split DNS
  • DNS Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 5: Understanding and Configuring DNSSEC

  • DNSSEC Planning
  • Enabling DNSSEC
  • DNSSEC Functionality
  • DNSSEC Zone Signing Wizard
  • DNSSEC Monitoring
  • Trust Anchors
  • ZSK/KSK Rollover Process
  • DNSSEC Clients
  • DNSSEC and Delegation
  • Chain of Trust
  • DNSSEC Record Types
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 6: Understanding and Configuring DANE

  • DANE Overview
  • DANE Security
  • TLSA Records
  • Configuring DANE
  • Common DANE Failures
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 7: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2016 DHCP Server

  • DHCP Fundamentals
  • DHCP Server Installation
  • DHCP Scopes
  • DHCP Options
  • DHCP Relay Agent
  • DHCP Security Options
  • DHCP High Availability
  • DHCP Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 8: Implementing Windows Server 2016 IPAM

  • IPAM Fundamentals
  • IPAM Provisioning
  • Create and Manage IP Blocks and Ranges
  • Monitor Utilization of IP Address Spaces
  • Configure IPAM Database Storage Using SQL Server
  • IPAM and SCVMM
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 9: Managing DNS and DHCP Using Windows Server 2016 IPAM

  • Manage DHCP Server Properties Using IPAM
  • Configure DHCP Scopes and Options Using IPAM
  • Configure DHCP Policies and Failover Using IPAM
  • Configure DNS Server Properties Using IPAM
  • Manage DNS Zones and Records Using IPAM
  • Manage DNS and DHCP Servers in Multiple Active Directory Forests Using IPAM
  • Using RBAC to Delegate DNS and DHCP Server Administration Using IPAM
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 10: Windows Server 2016 IPAM Audit Changes and Events

  • Audit the Changes Performed on the DNS and DHCP Servers
  • Audit the IPAM Address Usage Trail
  • Audit DHCP Lease Events and User Logon Events
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 11: Windows Server 2016 VPN and DirectAccess Solutions

  • Implementing Remote Access and S2S VPN Solutions Using RAS Gateway
  • Configure Different VPN Protocol Options
  • Configure Authentication Options
  • Configure VPN Reconnect
  • Create and Configure VPN Connection Profiles
  • Scenarios for RAS VPN and S2S VPN and Appropriate Protocols
  • Install and Configure DirectAccess
  • Implement DirectAccess Server Requirements
  • Implement DirectAccess Client Requirements
  • Troubleshooting DirectAccess
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 12: Windows Server 2016 Network Policy Server

  • Implementing RADIUS
  • Registering the NPS Server in Active Directory
  • Implementing RADIUS Proxy
  • Implementing RADIUS Clients
  • Configure NPS Templates
  • Configure RADIUS Accounting
  • Certificates
  • Connection Request Policies
  • Network Policies for VPN Wireless and Wired Clients
  • Import and Export NPS Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 13: Implementing Windows Server 2016 IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

  • Configure IPv4 Addresses and Options
  • Determine and Configure Appropriate IPv6 Addresses
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Subnetting
  • Implement IPv6 Stateless Addressing
  • Configure Interoperability Between IPv4 and IPv6 by Using ISATAP, 6to4, and Teredo Scenarios
  • Configure Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Routing
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 14: Implementing Windows Server 2016 DFS and Branch Office Solutions

  • Install and Configure DFS Namespaces
  • Configure DFS Replication and DFSR Scheduling
  • Configure Remote Differential Compression (RDC) Settings
  • Configure Fault Tolerance
  • Recover DFS Databases
  • Optimize DFS Replication
  • Install and Configure BranchCache
  • Implement Distributed and Hosted Cache Modes
  • Implement BranchCache for Web, File, and Application Servers
  • Troubleshoot BranchCache
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lesson 15: Implementing Windows Server 2016 High-Performance Network Solutions

  • Implement NIC Teaming or the Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) Solution, and Identify When to Use Each
  • Receive Side Scaling
  • Quality of Service with Data Center Bridging
  • SMB Direct on RDMA-Enabled Network Adapters
  • SMB Multichannel
  • Receive Side Scaling on a VMQ-Capable Network Adapter
  • Virtual Machine Multi-Queue
  • Single-Root I/O Virtualization on a Supported Network Adapter
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Review All the Key Topics

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