Windows Server

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Prove your mastery of the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.

MCSA Windows Server 2016

Key technologies

  • Windows Server Virtualization

What is involved

Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

STEP 1 - SKILLS

Possess foundational IT skills. If you feel that you do not possess these skills, consider pursuing one or more Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications.

STEP 2 - EXAMS

Pass 3 required exams. Be sure to explore the exam prep resources.

STEP 3 - CERTIFICATION

Earn your MCSA: Windows Server 2016.

STEP 4 - CONTINUING EDUCATION

Earn an MCSE by passing 1 related exam.

Certification Exams and prep resources

70-740

Exam 70-740/Course 20740

Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses primarily on the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers general installation tasks and considerations and the installation and configuration of Nano Server, in addition to the creation and management of images for deployment. It also covers local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions. The exam also covers Hyper-V and containers, along with the maintenance and monitoring of servers in physical and compute environments.

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Optional training

70-741

Exam 70-741/Course 20741

Networking with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and BranchCache solutions, high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.

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Optional training

70-742

Exam 70-742/Course 20742

Identity with Windows Server 2016

This exam focuses on the identity functionality in Windows Server 2016. It covers the installation and configuration of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), in addition to Group Policy implementation for non-Nano Server environments. It also covers functionality such as Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), and Web Application proxy implementations.

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Optional training

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