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Exam Ref 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016, First Edition

Book Description

Microsoft Exam 70-741 is for IT Pros interested in enhancing their skills for the latest version of Windows Server. This exam validates skills and knowledge for configuring advanced tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. Passing this exam along with two other exams is required for MCSA and MCSE certifications.

The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exam 70-741. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains

Focus is on the skills measured on the exam:

•        Implement Domain Name System (DNS) •        Implement DHCP •        Implement IP Address Management (IPAM) •        Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions •        Implement core and distributed network solutions •        Implement an advanced network infrastructure

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

•      Organizes its coverage by the “Skills measured” posted on the exam webpage •      Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you •      Points to in-depth material by topic for exam candidates needing additional review •      Assumes you are an IT pro looking to validate your skills in and knowledge of installing and configuring Windows Server 2016

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a glance
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction
    1. Organization of this book
    2. Microsoft certifications
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
    5. Microsoft Virtual Academy
    6. Quick access to online references
    7. Errata, updates, & book support
    8. We want to hear from you
    9. Stay in touch
    10. Important: How to use this book to study for the exam
  7. Chapter 1. Implement Domain Name System
    1. Skill 1.1: Install and configure DNS servers
      1. Overview of name resolution
      2. Determine DNS installation requirements
      3. Install the DNS server role
      4. Determine supported DNS deployment scenarios on Nano Server
      5. Configure forwarders, root hints, recursion, and delegation
      6. Configure advanced DNS settings
      7. Administering DNS
    2. Skill 1.2: Create and configure DNS zones and records
      1. Overview of DNS zones
      2. Configure DNS zones
      3. Configure DNS records
      4. Configure DNS scopes
      5. Monitor DNS
      6. Chapter summary
    3. Thought experiment
    4. Thought experiment answers
  8. Chapter 2. Implement DHCP
    1. Skill 2.1: Install and configure DHCP
      1. Overview of DHCP
      2. Install DHCP
      3. Create and manage DHCP scopes
      4. Configure DHCP relay agent and PXE boot
      5. Export, import and migrate a DHCP server
    2. Skill 2.2: Manage and maintain DHCP
      1. Configure high availability using DHCP failover
      2. Backup and restore the DHCP database
      3. Troubleshoot DHCP
      4. Chapter summary
    3. Thought experiment
    4. Thought experiment answers
  9. Chapter 3. Implement IP address management
    1. Skill 3.1: Install and configure IP address management
      1. Architecture
      2. Requirements and planning considerations
      3. Configure IPAM database storage using SQL Server
      4. Provision IPAM manually or by using Group Policy
      5. Configure server discovery
      6. Create and manage IP blocks and ranges
      7. Monitor utilization of IP address space
      8. Migrate existing workloads to IPAM
      9. Determine scenarios for using IPAM with System Center VMM for physical and virtual IP address space management
    2. Skill 3.2: Manage DNS and DHCP using IPAM
      1. Manage DHCP with IPAM
      2. Manage DNS with IPAM
      3. Manage DNS and DHCP servers in multiple Active Directory forests
      4. Delegate administration for DNS and DHCP using RBAC
    3. Skill 3.3: Audit IPAM
      1. Audit the changes performed on the DNS and DHCP servers
      2. Audit the IPAM address usage trail
      3. Audit DHCP lease events and user logon events
      4. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  10. Chapter 4. Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions
    1. Skill 4.1: Implement network connectivity solutions
      1. Implement NAT
      2. Configure routing
    2. Skill 4.2: Implement VPN and DirectAccess solutions
      1. Overview of VPNs
      2. Determine when to use remote access VPN and S2S VPN and to configure appropriate protocols
      3. Implement DirectAccess
      4. Troubleshoot DirectAccess
    3. Skill 4.3: Implement NPS
      1. Configure RADIUS
      2. Configure NPS templates
      3. Configure NPS policies
      4. Configure certificates
      5. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  11. Chapter 5. Implement core and distributed network solutions
    1. Skill 5.1: Implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
      1. Implement IPv4 addressing
      2. Implement IPv6 addressing
      3. Configure interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6
      4. Configure IPv4 and IPv6 routing
      5. Configure BGP
    2. Skill 5.2: Implement DFS and branch office solutions
      1. Install and configure DFS namespaces
      2. Configure DFS replication
      3. Configure DFS fault tolerance
      4. Manage DFS databases
      5. Implement BranchCache
      6. Chapter summary
    3. Thought experiment
    4. Thought experiment answers
  12. Chapter 6. Implement an advanced network infrastructure
    1. Skill 6.1: Implement high performance network solutions
      1. Implement NIC teaming or the SET solution and identify when to use each
      2. Enable and configure Receive Side Scaling (RSS)
      3. Enable and configure network QoS with Data Center Bridging (DCB)
      4. Enable and configure SMB Direct on RDMA-enabled network adapters
      5. Enable and configure SR-IOV on a supported network adapter
    2. Skill 6.2: Determine scenarios and requirements for implementing SDN
      1. Determine requirements and scenarios for implementing HNV
      2. Deploying Network Controller
      3. Chapter summary
    3. Thought experiment
    4. Thought experiment answers
  13. Index
  14. About the Author
  15. Visit us today
  16. Hear about it first
  17. Free ebooks
  18. Survey
  19. Code Snippets