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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-740

ISBN : 9781644590492

Prepare for the Microsoft MCSA 70-740 certification exam with the MCSA Windows Server 2016 course and lab. The lab can be mapped to any course, textbook, or training, therefore, adding value and hands-on components to training. The course and lab will help you master the skills required to install, upgrade, and migrate servers; create and manage images; implement server storage; install and configure Hyper-V; manage windows containers; maintain and monitor server installations, and more.

The MCSA 70-740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 certification exam verifies candidate's fundamental knowledge and skills of working with the Windows Server 2016. Microsoft MCSA 70-740 exam is designed for candidates who want to build their career in the Windows Server domain and enables them to utilize Windows Server to manage the IT infrastructure. The Microsoft 70-740 exam involves individuals in installation, storage, and computing functionalities accessible in Windows Server 2016.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? Candidates should have experience with local and server storage solutions including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions.
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? 150 minutes
What is the passing score? 700
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-740, click here.
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  • Systems Engineer
  • IT Support Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Windows Administrator
  • 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
  • Features and Advantages of Windows Server 2016
  • Planning the Windows Server 2016 Installation
  • Activating and Servicing Windows
  • Using Windows Deployment Services
  • Understanding Features On Demand
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Understanding Hyper-V
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding File Systems
  • Storage in Windows Server 2016
  • Configuring Permissions
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Using Server Manager
  • Understanding Data Deduplication
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Hyper-V Overview
  • Hyper-V Installation and Configuration
  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Components of High Availability
  • Achieving High Availability
  • Understanding Network Load Balancing
  • Achieving High Availability with Hyper-V
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Achieving High Availability with Failover Clustering
  • Windows Server 2016 Clustering Features
  • PowerShell Commands for Clustering
  • Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Windows Containers
  • Using PowerShell for Containers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring Windows Server Updates
  • Understanding Backups
  • PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Overview of Windows Server 2016 Performance Monitoring
  • Using Windows Server 2016 Performance Tools
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Video Tutorial

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Installing Nano Server
  • Installing Server 2016 Datacenter (Desktop Experience)
  • Installing Windows through WDS
  • Installing Features from a WIM File
  • Installing and Configuring MDT
  • Using the sysprep Command
  • Creating a Machine using Checkpoint in Hyper-V
  • Installing Alpine in Hyper-V
  • Creating Mount Points 
  • Installing MPIO
  • Installing and Configuring iSCSI Target Server
  • Installing the iSNS Feature on Windows Server 2016
  • Installing the DCB
  • Setting Up Compression on a Folder
  • Setting Up Encryption on a Folder
  • Setting Up Permissions on a Folder
  • Sharing a Folder
  • Installing the NFS Data Store
  • Installing and Creating Disk Quotas using FSRM
  • Installing and Enabling Data Deduplication
  • Converting a FAT32 Partition to NTFS
  • Initializing a Disk
  • Converting a Basic Disk into Dynamic Disk
  • Creating a Storage Pool
  • Creating a Virtual Switch with Internet Access
  • Creating a New Virtual Hard Disk
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Installing NLB
  • Configuring the NLB cluster
  • Installing the Failover Cluster Feature
  • Configuring Quorum
  • Creating a Cluster
  • Connecting to an Existing Cluster
  • Adding a Node
  • Installing a Scale-Out File Server
  • Creating a Clustered Role
  • Configuring Drain on Shutdown
  • Installing WSUS server
  • Configuring a GPO for WSUS
  • Installing Windows Server Backup  
  • Taking a Local Backup
  • Using Wireshark to Monitor Network Performance
  • Using Windows Event Viewer 
  • Using MBSA
  • Installing and Configuring SNMP

Customer Testimonials

Michael Van Zyl
I started the 70-740 exam with uCertify and it was the right decision with the various features that comes with the exam like Pre/Post Assessments, Lessons, Quizzes and labs to spark my newly found interest in Microsoft Servers.