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- Experience with managing Windows Server operating system and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including AD DS, DNS, DFS, Hyper-V, and File and Storage Services
- Experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied in the first prerequisite).
- Basic knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies (implied in the first prerequisite).
- Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts
- Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
- Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
- Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
- Basic experience with Windows PowerShell
Delegates will learn how to
- Use administrative techniques and tools in Windows Server.
- Identify tools used to implement hybrid solutions, including Windows Admin Center and PowerShell.
- Implement identity services in Windows Server.
- Implement identity in hybrid scenarios, including Azure AD DS on Azure IaaS and managed AD DS.
- Integrate Azure AD DS with Azure AD.
- Manage network infrastructure services.
- Deploy Azure VMs running Windows Server, and configure networking and storage.
- Administer and manage Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machine remotely.
- Manage and maintain Azure VMs running Windows Server.
- Configure file servers and storage.
- Implement File Services in hybrid scenarios, using Azure Files and Azure File Sync.
- Introduction to AD DS
- Manage AD DS domain controllers and FSMO roles
- Implement Group Policy Objects
- Manage advanced features of AD DS
- Deploying a new domain controller on Server Core
- Configuring Group Policy
- Describe AD DS in a Windows Server environment.
- Deploy domain controllers in AD DS.
- Describe Azure AD and benefits of integrating Azure AD with AD DS.
- Explain Group Policy basics and configure GPOs in a domain environment.
- Implement hybrid identity with Windows Server
- Deploy and manage Azure IaaS Active Directory domain controllers in Azure
- Preparing Azure AD for AD DS integration
- Preparing on-premises AD DS for Azure AD integration
- Downloading, installing, and configuring Azure AD Connect
- Verifying integration between AD DS and Azure AD
- Implementing Azure AD integration features in AD DS
- Integrate on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment into Azure.
- Install and configure directory synchronization using Azure AD Connect.
- Implement and configure Azure AD DS.
- Implement Seamless Single Sign-on (SSO).
- Implement and configure Azure AD DS.
- Install a new AD DS forest on an Azure VNet.
- Perform Windows Server secure administration
- Describe Windows Server administration tools
- Perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server
- Just Enough Administration in Windows Server
- Implementing and using remote server administration
- Explain least privilege administrative models.
- Decide when to use privileged access workstations.
- Select the most appropriate Windows Server administration tool for a given situation.
- Apply different methods to perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server.
- Constrain privileged administrative operations by using Just Enough Administration (JEA).
- Administer and manage Windows Server IaaS virtual machines remotely
- Manage hybrid workloads with Azure Arc
- Provisioning Azure VMs running Windows Server
- Implementing hybrid connectivity by using the Azure Network Adapter
- Deploying Windows Admin Center gateway in Azure
- Verifying functionality of the Windows Admin Center gateway in Azure
- Select appropriate tools and techniques to manage Windows IaaS VMs remotely.
- Explain how to onboard on-premises Windows Server instances in Azure Arc.
- Connect hybrid machines to Azure from the Azure portal.
- Use Azure Arc to manage devices.
- Restrict access using RBAC.
- Configure and manage Hyper-V
- Configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines
- Secure Hyper-V workloads
- Run containers on Windows Server
- Orchestrate containers on Windows Server using Kubernetes
- Creating and configuring VMs
- Installing and configuring containers
- Install and configure Hyper-V on Windows Server.
- Configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines.
- Use Host Guardian Service to protect virtual machines.
- Create and deploy shielded virtual machines.
- Configure and manage container workloads.
- Orchestrate container workloads using a Kubernetes cluster.
- Plan and deploy Windows Server IaaS virtual machines
- Customize Windows Server IaaS virtual machine images
- Automate the configuration of Windows Server IaaS virtual machines
- Authoring Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for Azure VM deployment
- Modifying ARM templates to include VM extension-based configuration
- Deploying Azure VMs running Windows Server by using ARM templates
- Configuring administrative access to Azure VMs running Windows Server
- Configuring Windows Server security in Azure VMs
- Create a VM from the Azure portal and from Azure Cloud Shell.
- Deploy Azure VMs by using templates.
- Automate the configuration of Windows Server IaaS VMs.
- Detect and remediate noncompliant servers.
- Create new VMs from generalized images.
- Use Azure Image Builder templates to create and manage images in Azure.
- Deploy and manage DHCP
- Implement Windows Server DNS
- Implement IP address management
- Implement remote access
- Deploying and configuring DHCP
- Deploying and configuring DNS
- Implement automatic IP configuration with DHCP in Windows Server.
- Deploy and configure name resolution with Windows Server DNS.
- Implement IPAM to manage an organization’s DHCP and DNS servers, and IP address space.
- Select, use, and manage remote access components.
- Implement Web Application Proxy (WAP) as a reverse proxy for internal web applications.
- Implement hybrid network infrastructure
- Implement DNS for Windows Server IaaS VMs
- Implement Windows Server IaaS VM IP addressing and routing
- Implementing virtual network routing in Azure
- Implementing DNS name resolution in Azure
- Implement an Azure virtual private network (VPN).
- Configure DNS for Windows Server IaaS VMs.
- Run a DNS server in a Windows Server Azure IaaS VM.
- Create a route-based VPN gateway using the Azure portal.
- Implement Azure ExpressRoute.
- Implement an Azure wide area network (WAN).
- Manage Microsoft Azure virtual networks (VNets).
- Manage IP address configuration for Windows Server IaaS virtual machines (VMs).
- Manage Windows Server file servers
- Implement Storage Spaces and Storage Spaces Direct
- Implement Windows Server Data Deduplication
- Implement Windows Server iSCSI
- Implement Windows Server Storage Replica
- Implementing Data Deduplication
- Configuring iSCSI storage
- Configuring redundant Storage Spaces
- Implementing Storage Spaces Direct
- Configure and manage the Windows Server File Server role.
- Protect data from drive failures using Storage Spaces.
- Increase scalability and performance of storage management using Storage Spaces Direct.
- Optimize disk utilization using Data DeDuplication.
- Configure high availability for iSCSI.
- Enable replication of volumes between clusters using Storage Replica.
- Use Storage Replica to provide resiliency for data hosted on Windows Servers volumes.
- Overview of Azure file services
- Implementing Azure File Sync
- Implementing DFS Replication in your on-premises environment
- Creating and configuring a sync group
- Replacing DFS Replication with File Sync–based replication
- Verifying replication and enabling cloud tiering
- Troubleshooting replication issues
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