MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741

Gain expertise in passing the Microsoft MCSA 70-741 exam with uCertify MCSA Windows Server 2016 course. The course is helpful for the candidates who want to prove their knowledge and skills in core and advanced networking technologies used in Windows Server 2016. The course covers all the objectives of MCSA 70-741 exam such as install and configure DNS servers, DHCP, DNS Zones, and DNS records, manage and maintain DHCP, and implement IP Address Management (IPAM), network connectivity solutions, virtual private network (VPN), Network Policy Server (NPS), IPv4 and IPv6, and Distributed File System (DFS).

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The Microsoft MCSA 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 is a proctored exam administered by Pearson VUE. The MCSA 70-741 exam is geared toward those who are familiar with the functionalities and networking features available in Windows Server 2016, looking to reinforce their existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes. This certification helps candidates in enhancing their core skills in operating Windows Server 2016, making them knowledgeable and valuable in the IT industry. Earning MCSA 70-741 certification implies that candidates are qualified professionals who are capable to complete tasks and resolve issues in less time.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? Candidates should have familiarity with implementing and managing DNS, DHCP, and IPAM, as well as deploying remote access solutions such as VPN and RADIUS. Candidates should also have experience managing DFS and branch cache solutions, configuring high performance network features and functionality, and implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Single choice, multiple choice, drag-and-drop, active screen, build list, case studies, and short answer.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-741, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

MCSA 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification qualifies you for a variety of exciting job roles including:

  • Network Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Windows Administrator
  • Windows Server Engineer

Here's what you will learn

  • The Microsoft Certification Program
  • Who Should Read This Course?
  • What’s Inside?
  • What’s Included with the Course
  • Recommended Home Lab Setup
  • Certification Objectives Maps
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Understanding IP Addressing
  • Subnetting a Network
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Introducing DNS
  • Introducing DNS Database Zones
  • Advantages of DNS in Windows Server 2016
  • Introducing DNS Record Types
  • Configuring DNS
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • DNS PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding DHCP
  • Installing and Authorizing DHCP
  • Creating and Managing DHCP Scopes
  • Working with Advanced DHCP Configuration Options
  • PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding IPAM
  • Managing Services
  • IPAM Access and Auditing
  • PowerShell Commands for IPAM
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Overview of Dial-Up Networking
  • Overview of Virtual Private Networks
  • Configuring Your Remote Access Server
  • Understanding a VPN
  • Configuring a VPN
  • Managing Your Remote Access Server
  • Configuring a VPN Client
  • Configuring a Web Application Proxy
  • Understanding DirectAccess
  • Overview of Wireless Access
  • Remote Access Security
  • Configuring User Access
  • Configuring Security
  • PowerShell for Remote Access
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring File Server Resource Manager
  • Configure File and Disk Encryption
  • Configuring Distributed File System
  • Configure Advanced File Services
  • Implementing an Audit Policy
  • Configure and Optimize Storage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Components of High Availability
  • Achieving High Availability
  • Understanding Network Load Balancing
  • Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
  • Windows Server 2016 Clustering Features
  • PowerShell Commands for Clustering
  • Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
  • Achieving High Availability with Hyper-V
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Software Defined Networking
  • Hyper-V Overview
  • Hyper-V Installation and Configuration
  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Installing and Configuring the DNS Server
  • Configuring a Zone for Dynamic Updates
  • Creating DNS RRs
  • DNS Aging and Scavenging   
  • Performing Simple DNS Testing
  • Using nslookup Command 
  • Installing a DHCP Server
  • Authorizing and Unauthorizing a DHCP Server
  • Enabling DHCP-DNS Integration
  • Creating a New Scope
  • Configuring User Class Options
  • Creating a Superscope    
  • Creating a New Multicast Scope
  • Removing the Database Files
  • Creating and Activating a New DHCPv6 Scope
  • Configuring DHCP Filtering
  • Enabling DHCP Name Protection
  • Installing the IPAM Feature
  • Manually Adding IPAM IP Address and Blocks
  • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
  • Installing the Remote Access Role
  • Setting Up a VPN Server
  • Changing Remote Access Logging Settings  
  • Creating a Network Access Policy
  • Creating a VPN Network Access Policy
  • Restricting a User Profile for Dial-In Access
  • Installing and Enabling BitLocker in Windows Server 2016
  • Installing the DFS Namespace Service
  • Setting Up a DFS Namespace
  • Configure the NFS Data Store    
  • Configuring BranchCache Firewall Exceptions
  • Installing BranchCache on Windows Server 2016
  • Enabling Auditing of Active Directory Objects
  • Generating and Viewing Audit Logs
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage Connection
  • Installing the iSNS Feature on Windows Server 2016
  • Installing NLB Nodes
  • Installing the Failover Cluster Feature
  • Running the Validate Configuration wizard
  • Configure Print Services Role
  • Using the Dependency Viewer
  • Installing Hyper-V in Full Installation Mode
  • Creating an Internal Virtual Network
  • Creating a Differencing hard Disk
  • Creating a New Virtual Machine
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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741
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