Before attending this course, students must have:
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
An awareness of basic security best practices
Basic understanding of security-related technologies (firewalls, encryption, multi-factor authentication, SIEM/SOAR).
Basic knowledge of on-premises resiliency Windows Server-based compute and storage technologies (Failover Clustering, Storage Spaces).
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
An understanding of the following concepts as related to Windows Server technologies:
High availability and disaster recovery