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Windows server 2019 administration  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Windows server 2019 administration course description

This five-day instructor-led course is designed primarily for IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing identity, networking, storage and compute by using Windows Server 2019, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and options that are available and applicable to Windows Server 2019. The course teaches IT professionals the fundamental administration skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2019 in most organizations.

What will you learn
  • Administrate Windows Server 2019.
  • Configure file servers and storage.
  • Manage Hyper-V virtualization and containers.
  • Implement HA and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Implement service monitoring and performance monitoring, and apply troubleshooting.
  • Perform upgrades and migration related to AD DS, and storage.
Windows server 2019 administration course details

Windows server 2019 administration course contents

  • Windows server administration overview
  • Windows server administration principles and tools, Introducing Windows Server 2019, Windows Server Core Overview.
    Lab: Deploying and configuring Server Core, Implementing and using remote server administration.

  • Identity Services in Windows server
  • AD DS, Windows Server domain controllers, Azure AD, Group Policy, Active Directory Certificate Services.
    Lab: Deploying a new domain controller on Server Core, Configuring Group Policy, Deploying and using certificate services. Network Infrastructure services in Windows server DHCP, DNS services, IPAM. Lab: Deploying and configuring DHCP, Deploying and configuring DNS.

  • File Servers and Storage management
  • Volumes and file systems, sharing in Windows Server, Storage Spaces in Windows Server, Data Deduplication, Iscsi, Distributed File System.
    Lab: Implementing Data Deduplication, Configuring iSCSI storage, Configuring redundant storage spaces, Implementing Storage Spaces Direct.

  • Hyper-V virtualization and containers
  • Hyper-V in Windows Server, Configuring VMs, Securing virtualization in Windows Server, Containers in Windows Server, Overview of Kubernetes.
    Lab: Creating and configuring VMs, Installing and configuring containers.

  • High Availability in Windows Server
  • Planning for failover clustering implementation, Creating and configuring failover cluster, stretch clusters, High availability and disaster recovery solutions with Hyper-V VMs.
    Lab: Configuring iSCSI storage, Configuring a failover cluster, Deploying and configuring a highly available file server, Validating the highly available file server deployment.

  • Disaster recovery in Windows Server
  • Hyper-V Replica, Backup and restore infrastructure in Windows Server.
    Lab: Implementing Hyper-V Replica, Implementing backup and restore with Windows Server Backup.

  • Windows Server security
  • Credentials and privileged access protection, Hardening Windows Server, Just Enough Administration in Windows Server, Securing and analyzing SMB traffic, Windows Server update management.
    Lab: Configuring Windows Defender Credential Guard, Locating problematic accounts, Implementing LAPS.

  • Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server
  • Remote Desktop Services, session-based desktop deployment, personal and pooled virtual desktops. Lab: Implementing RDS, Configuring RemoteApp collection settings, Configuring a virtual desktop template.

  • Remote access and web services in Windows Server
  • Overview of RAS in Windows Server, Implementing VPNs, Implementing NPS, Implementing Always On VPN, Implementing Web Server in Windows Server.
    Lab: Implementing Web Application Proxy, Implementing VPN in Windows Server, Deploying and Configuring Web Server.

  • Monitoring, performance, and troubleshooting
  • Windows Server monitoring tools, Performance Monitor, Monitoring event logs for troubleshooting.
    Lab: Establishing a performance baseline, Identifying the source of a performance problem, Viewing and configuring centralized event logs, Identifying the source of a performance problem, Describe monitoring tools and performance monitoring in Windows Server, Describe event logging and perform event logging monitoring for troubleshooting purposes.

  • Upgrade and migration in Windows Server
  • AD DS migration, Storage Migration Service, Windows Server migration tools.
    Lab: Selecting a process to migrate server workloads, Planning how to migrate files by using Storage Migration Service.

Learning path


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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.