MCSA Windows Server 2016 Boot Camp
8/15/2020 - 8/23/2020
10/3/2020 - 10/11/2020


COURSE COST: $4295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 6:00pm

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About VTEC Boot Camps:
Boot camps are geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to not only pass the Microsoft Certification exams, but to also excel in their IT career paths. All of our boot camps are all-inclusive and include benefits such as:

Pass Exams:

  • All course materials, practice exams and official certification exams
  • Onsite Pearsonvue Testing Center
  • Hands-on instruction by a certified instructor
  • Breakfast Snack and Lunch provided each day

Exams Included:
  • 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016


Who Needs to Attend:

  • IT professionals with at least two years of hands-on experience implementing and administering network and desktop operating systems
  • Systems engineers, network engineers, systems analysts, network analysts, and technical consultants who want to prepare for their MCSA: Windows Server 2016 credential in an accelerated format.

  • Although termed a "foundation level" qualification, this is no beginners certificate. To get the maximum benefit from our MCSA Windows Server 2016 Server bootcamp students should have a minimum of two years experience with the implementation and administration of Windows networks and desktop systems.


    Course is subject to minimum enrollment. This course may run as a virtual instructor led course if the minimum enrollment is not met. Included in course: Exam vouchers, couseware, Microsoft Labs. Onsite Testing Center. For more information, please contact: or call 207-775-0244.


Exam 1 / Module 1: Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads
Introducing Windows Server 2016
Preparing and installing Nano Server and Server Core
Preparing for upgrades and migrations
Migrating server roles and workloads
Windows Server activation models
Installing and configuring Nano Server
Implementing Nano Server
Completing post-installation tasks on the Nano Server
Performing remote management

Module 2: Configuring local storage
Managing disks in Windows Server 2016
Managing volumes in Windows Server 2016

Module 3: Implementing enterprise storage solutions
Overview of direct-attached storage, network-attached storage, and storage area networks
Comparing Fiber Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE
Understanding iSNS, data center bridging, and MPIO
Configuring sharing in Windows Server 2016

Module 4: Implementing Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication
Implementing Storage Spaces
Managing Storage Spaces
Implementing Data Deduplication

Module 5: Installing and configuring Hyper-V and virtual machines
Overview of Hyper-V and Installing Hyper-V
Configuring storage on Hyper-V host servers
Configuring networking on Hyper-V host servers
Configuring Hyper-V virtual machines
Managing Hyper-V virtual machines

Module 6: Deploying and managing Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
Overview of containers in Windows Server 2016
Deploying Windows Server and Hyper-V containers
Installing, configuring, and managing containers

Module 7: Overview of high availability and disaster recovery
Defining levels of availability
Planning high availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V virtual machines
Backing up and restoring the Windows Server 2016 operating system and data by using Windows Server B
High availability with failover clustering in Windows Server 2016

Module 8: Implementing and managing failover clustering
Planning a failover cluster
Creating and configuring a new failover cluster
Maintaining a failover cluster
Troubleshooting a failover cluster
Implementing site high availability with stretch clustering

Module 9: Implementing failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines
Overview of integrating Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 with failover clustering
Implementing and maintaining Hyper-V virtual machines on failover clusters
Key features for virtual machines in a clustered environment

Module 10: Implementing Network Load Balancing
Overview of NLB clusters
Configuring an NLB cluster
Planning an NLB implementation

Module 11: Creating and managing deployment images
Introduction to deployment images
Creating and managing deployment images by using MDT
Virtual machine environments for different workloads

Module 12: Managing, monitoring, and maintaining virtual machine installations
WSUS overview and deployment options
Update management process with WSUS
Overview of PowerShell DSC
Overview of Windows Server 2016 monitoring tools
Using Performance Monitor
Monitoring Event Logs

Exam 2
Module 1: Planning and implementing an IPv4 network
Module 2: Implementing DHCP
Module 3: Implementing IPv6
Module 4: Implementing DNS
Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM
Module 6: Remote access in Windows Server 2016
Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess
Module 8: Implementing VPNs
Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices
Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features
Module 11: Implementing software defined networking

Exam 3
Module 1: Installing and configuring DCs
Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS
Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management
Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication
Module 5: Implementing Group Policy
Module 6: Managing user settings with GPOs
Module 7: Securing AD DS
Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS
Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates
Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS
Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS
Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Azure AD

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS