Active Directory with Windows Server 2016 Learning Path

Build your knowledge of Active Directory and prepare for the exam.

6 hours, 29 minutes

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About Active Directory with Windows Server 2016

This learning path teaches you all about managing identities in Active Directory. As you progress through five courses, you'll learn how Active Directory simplifies requirements to meet security policies and interconnection management, how to configure a secure system, how to set up and use Certificate Services and Federation Services, how Active Directory uses authorization and authentication for external system interactions, how to apply policies and organizational units for a quick response to resource or security issues, and how to manage Active Directory with the Users and Computers console and PowerShell. Upon completion, you'll have the in-depth knowledge about Active Directory required to pass the Microsoft Identity with Windows Server 2016 certification exam.



Active Directory with Windows Server 2016 Skill Assessment

Assessment - 48 questions

Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services

Course - 02:13:00

If you want to get started with Active Directory, you have to, well, get started! Begin at the beginning with this course on installing and configuring Active Directory Domain Services. Starting off with a two-part introduction to AD DS, you’ll look at installing active directory files, Domain Controller (DC) installation options, DC cloning, managing user accounts, using PowerShell and much more.
Managing and Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services

Course - 01:36:00

Take a closer look at managing and maintaining active directory domain services with this course. In less than two hours you’ll explore configuring account security, configuring Managed Service Accounts (MSAs), group MSAs, Active Directory advanced deployments, AD trusts, AD sites and much more.
Create and Manage Group Policy

Course - 01:01:00

In this course, you’ll get to grips with creating and managing group policy. Take a closer look at Group Policy Objects (GPOs) and their uses, including managing, linking, filtering and processing GPOs. You’ll also explore domain, DC and local policies, working with templates, and preferences and item-level targeting. Keep your group policy under tight control and make sure it’s working for you with this course!
Implement Active Directory Certificate Services

Course - 00:52:00

Now it’s time to implement Active Directory Certificate Services. In this course, you’ll explore AD CS planning, installing root certificates and preparing offline root certificates, installing a subordinate certificate, administering certificates and more. There’ll also be a quick visit from another of our great instructors (hint, his initials are M.M.) to talk over the basics of certificates, certificate authorities and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
Implement Active Directory Federation Services

Course - 00:37:00

Cap off your investigation into Active Directory with this course on implementing Active Directory Federation Services. Beginning with a module on understanding AD FS, you’ll look at preparing AD FS installation, FS account and resource partners, primary and multi-factor authentication, introduction the WAP (Web Application Proxy) and more.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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