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In this Identity with Windows Server 2016 (20742B) training course, students  will learn how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment. Additionally, they will learn how to implement Group Policy, perform backup and restore, as well as monitor and troubleshoot AD-related issues with Windows Server 2016. This course teaches them how to deploy other AD server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

  • Install and manage domain controllers.
  • Use Windows PowerShell and graphical tools to manage objects in Active Directory.
  • Implement and manage AD DS in complex business environments.
  • Configure and manage AD DS sites and replication.
  • Implement and manage user settings using Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Implement security for AD DS and user accounts.
  • Configure and maintain certificate authority (CA) hierarchy using AD CS.
  • Implement and manage certificates.
  • Implement and manage AD Federation Services.
  • Implement and manage Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Ensure synchronization between Azure AD and AD DS.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and ensure business continuity for AD DS services.

This course is primarily intended for existing IT professionals who have some AD DS knowledge and experience and who aim to develop knowledge about identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2016. This would typically include:

  • Active Directory administrators who are looking to train in identity and access technologies with Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
  • System or infrastructure administrators with general AD DS experience and knowledge who are looking to cross-train in core and advanced identity and access technologies in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who are looking to consolidate their knowledge about AD DS and related technologies, in addition to IT professionals who want to prepare for the 70-742 exam

Course Content


Module 1: Installing and configuring domain controllers

  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS
  • Lesson 2: Overview of AD DS domain controllers
  • Lesson 3: Deploying a domain controller

Module 2: Managing objects in AD DS

  • Lesson 1: Managing user accounts
  • Lesson 2: Managing groups in AD DS
  • Lesson 3: Managing computer objects in AD DS
  • Lesson 4: Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS administration
  • Lesson 5: Implementing and managing OUs

Module 3: Advanced AD DS infrastructure management

  • Lesson 1: Overview of advanced AD DS deployments
  • Lesson 2: Deploying a distributed AD DS environment
  • Lesson 3: Configuring AD DS trusts

Module 4: Implementing and administering AD DS sites and replication

  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD DS replication
  • Lesson 2: Configuring AD DS sites
  • Lesson 3: Configuring and monitoring AD DS replication ONLY. STUDENT USE

Module 5: Implementing Group Policy

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Group Policy
  • Lesson 2: Implementing and administering GPOs
  • Lesson 3: Group Policy scope and Group Policy processing
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting the application of GPOs

Module 6: Managing user settings with Group Policy

  • Lesson 1: Implementing administrative templates
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Folder Redirection, software installation, and scripts
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Group Policy preferences

Module 7: Securing Active Directory Domain Services

  • Lesson 1: Securing domain controllers
  • Lesson 2: Implementing account security
  • Lesson 3: Implementing audit authentication
  • Lesson 4: Configuring managed service accounts

Module 8: Deploying and managing AD CS

  • Lesson 1: Deploying CAs
  • Lesson 2: Administering CAs
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting and maintaining CAs

Module 9: Deploying and managing certificates

  • Lesson 1: Deploying and managing certificate template
  • Lesson 2: Managing certificate deployment, revocation, and recovery
  • Lesson 3: Using certificates in a business environment
  • Lesson 4: Implementing and managing smart cards

 Module 10: Implementing and administering AD FS

  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD FS
  • Lesson 2: AD FS requirements and planning
  • Lesson 3: Deploying and configuring AD FS
  • Lesson 4: Web Application Proxy overview

Module 11: Implementing and administering AD RMS

  • Lesson 1: Overview of AD RMS
  • Lesson 2: Deploying and managing an AD RMS infrastructure
  • Lesson 3: Configuring AD RMS content protection

Module 12: Implementing AD DS synchronization with Microsoft Azure AD

  • Lesson 1: Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Lesson 2: Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Lesson 3: Managing identities with directory synchronization

Module 13: Monitoring, managing, and recovering AD DS

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring AD DS
  • Lesson 2: Managing the Active Directory database
  • Lesson 3: Active Directory backup and recovery options for AD DS and other identity and access solutions


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  • IT Professionals

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