Microsoft Windows Server Administration

At the completion of this program the student will learn:

• Prepare and install Nano Server, a Server Core installation, and plan a server upgrade and migration strategy.

• Describe the various storage options, including partition table formats, basic and dynamic disks, file systems, virtual hard disks, and drive hardware, and explain how to manage disks and volumes.

• Describe enterprise storage solutions, and select the appropriate solution for a given situation.

• Implement and manage Storage Spaces and Data Deduplication.

• Install and configure Microsoft Hyper-V, and configure virtual machines.

• Deploy, configure, and manage Windows and Hyper-V containers.

• Describe the high availability and disaster recovery technologies in Windows Server 2016.

• Plan, create, and manage a failover cluster.

• Implement failover clustering for Hyper-V virtual machines.

• Configure a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, and plan for an NLB implementation.

• Create and manage deployment images.

• Manage, monitor, and maintain virtual machine installations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, or pass the ability to benefit (ATB) test. In order to determine ability to benefit, the Wonderlic Basic Skills test will be given to all students who do not have a High School Diploma or GED.

Career Opportunity

Upon successfully completing this program, the student is prepared to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam. For more information, see: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-740.aspx. Successful graduates will be employable as System Administration professionals. (DOT Coded 031.262-014 and 823.261-900)