4 credit/unit hours – Three hours of lecture weekly; one term

This course builds on Windows Server I: Installing and Configuring Windows Server by continuing to provide validation of knowledge and skills necessary to implement networking and identity functionality and features built into a Windows Server 2016 system. Additionally, the course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare students for further study in other specialized Information Technology and security fields. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the Microsoft certification exams (70-741 and 70-742).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Implement high performance network features and functionality;
  • Install and manage Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP);
  • Work with IP Address Management (IPAM);
  • Setup and administer remote access solutions;
  • Implement software-defined networking (SDN) solutions;
  • Setup and maintain Active Directory;
  • Create and manage Group Policies;
  • Implement Web Application Proxy solutions; and
  • Demonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior and good work habits

Main Topics

1.0 Implementing IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
2.0 Installing and Configuring DNS Servers
3.0 Creating and Configuring DNS Zones and Records
4.0 Installing and Configuring DHCP
5.0 Managing and Maintaining DHCP
6.0 Installing and Configuring IP Address Management (IPAM)
7.0 Managing and Using IPAM
8.0 Implementing Network Connectivity Solutions
9.0 Implementing Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Direct Access Solutions
10.0 Implementing Network Policy Server (NPS)
11.0 Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) and Branch Office Solutions
12.0 Implementing High-Performance Network Solutions
13.0 Determining Scenarios and Requirements for Implementing Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
14.0 Setting up and administering Group Policy
15.0 Setting up and maintaining Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) and Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS)
16.0 Implementing Web Application Proxy solutions