Course Duration: 5 Days

About This Course

This five-day instructor-led course teaches IT Pros how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Install and configure domain controllers.

Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.

Implement AD DS in complex environments.

Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.

Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

Manage user settings by using GPOs.

Secure AD DS and user accounts.

Install and configure domain controllers.

Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell.

Implement AD DS in complex environments.

Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication.

Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

Manage user settings by using GPOs.

Secure AD DS and user accounts.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

Some exposure to and experience with AD DS concepts and technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.

Experience working with and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016

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.

An awareness of basic security best practices.

Hands-on working experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.

Basic experience with the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

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 Group Policy

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

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 Microsoft Azure AD

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

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70-742 retired Jan 31, 2021