Active Directory on Windows Server 2016
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Active Directory on Windows Server 2016

Learn how to deploy and manage all aspects of Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS and many more technologies
4.5 (2,172 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
9,845 students enrolled
Created by Kevin Brown
Last updated 7/2020
English [Auto], Italian [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Deploy domain controllers
  • Understand OU, Domain and Forest design
  • Deploy Read Only Domain Controllers (RODCs)
  • Manage Operations Masters (FSMO)
  • Manage user accounts, computer accounts and groups
  • Deploy domain controllers using PowerShell
  • Plan Active Directory Sites and manage replication
  • Perform Active Directory migrations
  • Deploy and manage Certificate Services/Certification Authorities
  • A basic understanding of Windows based networks.
  • Understand the concept of an Active Directory Domain

This course is intended for those that want to broaden their knowledge of active directory domain services (AD DS) and/or prepare for Microsoft exam 70-742, which is one of the required exams for the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification.  Students that are seeking certification will benefit from additional resources such as practice exams which will simulate the certification exam. 

This course is beneficial for those that are already IT professionals and for those that are entering the IT field. 

You will learn:

  • Active Directory terms

  • Active Directory deployment

  • Deployment using PowerShell

  • User account creation and management

  • Computer account creation and management

  • Group administration

  • OU structuring and management

  • Configuring delegation

  • Planning Global Catalog placement

  • Read Only Domain Controller deployment

  • Managing Operations Masters (FSMO Roles)

  • Group Policy fundamentals

  • Domain and Forest functional levels

  • Implementation of the Active Directory Recycle Bin

  • Planning Active Directory site design

  • Configuring Active Directory sites

  • Planning Active Directory Trusts relationships

  • Creating trusts between two separate forests

  • Disaster preparedness and recovery of Active Directory

  • Restoring Active Directory objects

  • And more...

Who this course is for:
  • This course is targeted to those that want to learn active directory deployment and administration.
Course content
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+ Introduction
4 lectures 03:40

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+ Active Directory Installation
11 lectures 54:50
Active Directory Installation
Verifying Installation of Active Directory
Installing Active Directory using PowerShell
Installing Active Directory Admin Tools using PowerShell
Active Directory Tools

Understanding the components of the Active Directory Schema

Understanding the Schema
Schema Access
Global Catalog
Configuring the Global Catalog
+ Domain Overview
5 lectures 10:37
What is a domain?
What is a forest?
Domain Join
Verify Domain Join
+ Managing Active Directory Objects
5 lectures 01:00:59
Managing User Accounts
Managing Computer Accounts
Managing Groups Types and Scopes
Active Directory Containers
Creating and Managing OUs
+ Active Directory Login Process
1 lecture 02:35
Active Directory Login Process
+ Group Policy Fundamentals
4 lectures 39:56
Understanding Group Policy
Altering Group Policy processing order

Altering Group Policy processing allows change how group policy applies without redesigning your active directory structure.

Preview 16:35
+ Operations Master Roles
2 lectures 10:36
Operations Master Roles
Operations Master Management

Identifying operations master functions

Understanding operations master roles
1 question
+ Understanding Forest and Domain Functional Levels
2 lectures 04:35
Forest and Domain Functional Levels
Managing Functional Levels
+ Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC)
2 lectures 13:12
Understanding Read Only Domain Controllers
Deploying a Read Only Domain Controller