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MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide: Networking with Windows Server 2016

ISBN : 9781616918941

Prepare for the Microsoft MCSA Windows Server 2016 70-741 exam with the MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide: Networking with Windows Server 2016 course and lab. Lab simulates real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The course and lab cover all the objectives of the 70-741 exam and include topics such as installing and configuring DNS Servers, creating and configuring DNS zones and records, understanding and configuring DNSSEC, implementing Windows Server 2016 IPAM, and more.

The Microsoft 70-741 exam focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations as well as remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and BranchCache solutions, high-performance network features and functionality, and the implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? Candidates should have experience managing DFS and branch cache solutions, configuring high performance network features and functionality, and implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
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
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  • Network Engineer
  • Server Administrator
  • Technical Consultant
  • System Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • About the 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016 Exam
  • 70-741 Exam Topics
  • About the MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide
  • Objectives and Methods
  • Book Features
  • How This Book Is Organized
  • DNS Fundamentals
  • Windows Server 2016 DNS Installation
  • Configure and Implement DNS Global Settings Using Windows PowerShell
  • Configure Forwarders
  • Configure DNS Delegation
  • Configure DNS Socket Pool
  • Configure Cache Locking
  • Configure DNS Logging
  • Configure DNS Delegated Administration
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Zone Type Overview
  • Secondary Zones
  • Stub Zones
  • Primary Zones
  • GlobalNames Zones
  • Analyzing Zone-Level Statistics
  • Zone Scavenging
  • Record Options
  • DNS Audit and Analytical Events
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • DHCP Options
  • DHCP Name Protection
  • Manage DNS Client Settings with PowerShell
  • Manage DNS Server Settings with PowerShell
  • Network Troubleshooting with PowerShell
  • Understanding Routing
  • Split DNS
  • DNS Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • DNSSEC Planning
  • Enabling DNSSEC
  • DNSSEC Functionality
  • DNSSEC Zone Signing Wizard
  • DNSSEC Monitoring
  • Trust Anchors
  • ZSK/KSK Rollover Process
  • DNSSEC Clients
  • DNSSEC and Delegation
  • Chain of Trust
  • DNSSEC Record Types
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • DANE Overview
  • DANE Security
  • TLSA Records
  • Configuring DANE
  • Common DANE Failures
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • DHCP Fundamentals
  • DHCP Server Installation
  • DHCP Scopes
  • DHCP Options
  • DHCP Relay Agent
  • DHCP Security Options
  • DHCP High Availability
  • DHCP Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • IPAM Fundamentals
  • IPAM Provisioning
  • Create and Manage IP Blocks and Ranges
  • Monitor Utilization of IP Address Spaces
  • Configure IPAM Database Storage Using SQL Server
  • IPAM and SCVMM
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Manage DHCP Server Properties Using IPAM
  • Configure DHCP Scopes and Options Using IPAM
  • Configure DHCP Policies and Failover Using IPAM
  • Configure DNS Server Properties Using IPAM
  • Manage DNS Zones and Records Using IPAM
  • Manage DNS and DHCP Servers in Multiple Active Directory Forests Using IPAM
  • Using RBAC to Delegate DNS and DHCP Server Administration Using IPAM
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Audit the Changes Performed on the DNS and DHCP Servers
  • Audit the IPAM Address Usage Trail
  • Audit DHCP Lease Events and User Logon Events
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Implementing Remote Access and S2S VPN Solutions Using RAS Gateway
  • Configure Different VPN Protocol Options
  • Configure Authentication Options
  • Configure VPN Reconnect
  • Create and Configure VPN Connection Profiles
  • Scenarios for RAS VPN and S2S VPN and Appropriate Protocols
  • Install and Configure DirectAccess
  • Implement DirectAccess Server Requirements
  • Implement DirectAccess Client Requirements
  • Troubleshooting DirectAccess
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Implementing RADIUS
  • Registering the NPS Server in Active Directory
  • Implementing RADIUS Proxy
  • Implementing RADIUS Clients
  • Configure NPS Templates
  • Configure RADIUS Accounting
  • Certificates
  • Connection Request Policies
  • Network Policies for VPN Wireless and Wired Clients
  • Import and Export NPS Policies
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Configure IPv4 Addresses and Options
  • Determine and Configure Appropriate IPv6 Addresses
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Subnetting
  • Implement IPv6 Stateless Addressing
  • Configure Interoperability Between IPv4 and IPv6 by Using ISATAP, 6to4, and Teredo Scenarios
  • Configure Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Routing
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Install and Configure DFS Namespaces
  • Configure DFS Replication and DFSR Scheduling
  • Configure Remote Differential Compression (RDC) Settings
  • Configure Fault Tolerance
  • Recover DFS Databases
  • Optimize DFS Replication
  • Install and Configure BranchCache
  • Implement Distributed and Hosted Cache Modes
  • Implement BranchCache for Web, File, and Application Servers
  • Troubleshoot BranchCache
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Implement NIC Teaming or the Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) Solution, and Identify When to Use Each
  • Receive Side Scaling
  • Quality of Service with Data Center Bridging
  • SMB Direct on RDMA-Enabled Network Adapters
  • SMB Multichannel
  • Receive Side Scaling on a VMQ-Capable Network Adapter
  • Virtual Machine Multi-Queue
  • Single-Root I/O Virtualization on a Supported Network Adapter
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Review All the Key Topics

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Setting aging and scavenging properties
  • Creating a zone delegation
  • Installing ADDS with Server Manager
  • Configuring forwarders
  • Configuring DNS delegation with PowerShell
  • Configuring cache locking
  • Enabling debug logging on the DNS server
  • Modifying zone transfer settings
  • Creating the GlobalNames zone
  • Managing GlobalNames Zone with PowerShell
  • Starting Scavenging process
  • Enabling scavenging
  • Enabling DHCP name protection at the IPv6 node level
  • Enabling DHCP name protection at the scope level
  • Adding a new static route entry
  • Creating a Zone-Level zone transfer policy
  • Signing the zone
  • Adding DNSKEY trust anchor
  • Installing DHCP
  • Unauthorizing a DHCP Server
  • Installing DHCP using PowerShell
  • Configuring DHCP server post-installation
  • Authorizing a DHCP Server
  • Creating an IPv4 Superscope
  • Creating the reservation in the DHCP Manager
  • Enabling DHCP audit logging
  • Enabling DHCP name protection
  • Configuring DHCP Failover
  • Creating and configuring DHCP policy
  • Installing IPAM server
  • Creating and exporting an IPAM access policy
  • Creating new zone
  • Adding DHCP scopes to IPAM
  • Finding and allocating IP addresses in IPAM
  • Filtering the view of DNS Server settings
  • Adding a DNS resource record in the IPAM configuration
  • Filtering the view of DNS Resource Records
  • Configuring logical groups and custom fields with IPAM console
  • Joining the DirectAccess server to the domain
  • Installing and configuring DirectAccess
  • Updating clients with the DirectAccess configuration
  • Configuring security group for the DirectAccess clients
  • Configuring the Windows Server 2016 DirectAccess server
  • Creating new Connection Request Policy
  • Creating a network policy for 802.1X
  • Configuring a network policy for VLANs
  • Configuring IPv6 with DHCPv6
  • Configuring Local IPv6 settings
  • Installing and configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring Windows Server 2016 DFSR with the GUI
  • Configuring BranchCache Client settings
  • Enabling the BranchCache mode through GPO
  • Adding a Hyper-V host to SCVMM
  • Creating the management logical network
  • Creating the IP address pool in the management logical network
  • Creating a management logical switch
  • Applying logical switch on Hyper-V Hosts
  • Importing service template into the VMM library