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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Certification Guide: Exam 70-741

By : Sasha Kranjac, Vladimir Stefanovic
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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Certification Guide: Exam 70-741

By: Sasha Kranjac, Vladimir Stefanovic

Overview of this book

MCSA: Windows Server 2016 is one of the most sought-after certifications for IT professionals which include working with Windows Server and performing administrative tasks around it. It targets Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742 and Exam 70-743 certifications and the demand for these certifications is increasingly high. This book will start with installation, upgrade and migration to Windows Server 2016, cover imaging and deployment and proceed with High Availability and Clustering. Then we will deep dive into fundamental concepts like Core networking, DNS, DHCP, Storage and proceed to Hyper-V, Network Access and Distributed File System. It will also explain Advanced Networking topics such as Software Defined Networking and High-Performance Networking. Furthermore, it will also cover advanced Identity topics in Windows Server 2016 such as Active Directory installation and configuration, Group Policy, Active Directory Certificate Services, and Active Directory Federation Services and Rights Management. Towards the end of this book, test questions and mock preparation items will help in preparing for the certifications with more ease. By the end of this book, you will be able to complete MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification with more confidence.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)

To get the most out of this book

Before you start with this book with a view to preparing for Exam 70-741, you should have an understanding of networking in Windows Server 2016, virtualization, and related services. Experience of configuring Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016, as well as working with virtualization, is required to better understand storage and virtualization-related services. The following Windows Server roles and services will be used in this book:

  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • IPAM
  • DFS

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Conventions used

There are a number of text conventions used throughout this book.

CodeInText: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: "To configure Teredo, use the PowerShell Set-NetTeredoConfiguration cmdlet."

A block of code is set as follows:

0011110110101111 0010000000001011 0000000000000100 0011110011110010 0100000011111110 0000000000000000 0101000011111110 1111111110101011

Any command-line input or output is written as follows:

$Sample_RoutingDomain = "SampleTenant"
Install-RemoteAccess -MultiTenancy
Enable-RemoteAccessRoutingDomain -Name $Sample_RoutingDomain -Type All -PassThru

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see onscreen. For example, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in the text like this. Here is an example: "Select RIP Version 2 for Internet Protocol and click OK."

Warnings or important notes appear like this.
Tips and tricks appear like this.