Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure


This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage core Windows Server workloads and services using on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies. The course teaches IT Professionals how to implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.

Accredited course for Continuing Education of Pedagogical Staff

Course length: 4 days (8:30 - 16:00)


04/15/2024 - 04/18/2024 Prague cs Free date
29 500 CZK Add to cart
06/03/2024 - 06/06/2024 Prague cs Free date
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  • Students will be able to

    • Experience with managing Windows Server operating system and Windows Server workloads in on-premises scenarios, including AD DS, DNS, DFS, Hyper-V, and File and Storage Services
    • Experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied in the first prerequisite)
    • Basic knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies (implied in the first prerequisite)
    • Experience and an understanding of core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    • Experience working with and an understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts
    • Basic experience with implementing and managing IaaS services in Microsoft Azure
    • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory
    • Experience working hands-on with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10 or Windows 11
    • Basic experience with Windows PowerShell
  • Course requirements

    • Successful Azure Network Engineers start this role with experience in enterprise networking, on-premises or cloud infrastructure and network security.
    • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
    • Understanding of network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
    • Understanding of software defined networking.
    • Understanding hybrid network connectivity methods, such as VPN.
    • Understanding resilience and disaster recovery, including high availability and restore operations.
  • This course is intended for

    This four-day course is intended for Windows Server Hybrid Administrators who have experience working with Windows Server and want to extend the capabilities of their on-premises environments by combining on-premises and hybrid technologies. Windows Server Hybrid Administrators implement and manage on-premises and hybrid solutions such as identity, management, compute, networking, and storage in a Windows Server hybrid environment.


  • Literature

    All participants will get original Microsoft student materials.

  • Hardware

    Classrooms are equipped with high-performance computers with Internet access and the possibility of wireless connection.

  • Syllabus

    Module 1: Identity services in Windows Server

    • Introduction to AD DS
    • Manage AD DS domain controllers and FSMO roles
    • Implement Group Policy Objects
    • Manage advanced features of AD DS

    Module 2: Implementing identity in hybrid scenarios

    • Implement hybrid identity with Windows Server
    • Deploy and manage Azure IaaS Active Directory domain controllers in Azure

    Module 3: Windows Server administration

    • Perform Windows Server secure administration
    • Describe Windows Server administration tools
    • Perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server
    • Just Enough Administration in Windows Server

    Module 4: Facilitating hybrid management

    • Administer and manage Windows Server IaaS virtual machines remotely
    • Manage hybrid workloads with Azure Arc

    Module 5: Hyper-V virtualization in Windows Server

    • Configure and manage Hyper-V
    • Configure and manage Hyper-V virtual machines
    • Secure Hyper-V workloads
    • Run containers on Windows Server
    • Orchestrate containers on Windows Server using Kubernetes

    Module 6: Deploying and configuring Azure VMs

    • Plan and deploy Windows Server IaaS virtual machines
    • Customize Windows Server IaaS virtual machine images
    • Automate the configuration of Windows Server IaaS virtual machines

    Module 7: Network infrastructure services in Windows Server

    • Deploy and manage DHCP
    • Implement Windows Server DNS
    • Implement IP address management
    • Implement remote access

    Module 8: Implementing hybrid networking infrastructure

    • Implement hybrid network infrastructure
    • Implement DNS for Windows Server IaaS VMs
    • Implement Windows Server IaaS VM IP addressing and routing

    Module 9: File servers and storage management in Windows Server

    • Manage Windows Server file servers
    • Implement Storage Spaces and Storage Spaces Direct
    • Implement Windows Server Data Deduplication
    • Implement Windows Server iSCSI
    • Implement Windows Server Storage Replica

    Module 10: Implementing a hybrid file server infrastructure

    • Overview of Azure file services
    • Implementing Azure File Sync

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