MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-740 exam with Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 performance-based labs. Performance-based labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 performance-based labs provides complete coverage for 70-740 exam and includes topics such as installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows Server 2016; installing and configuring Nano; working with images; disks and volumes; server storage; Hyper-V networking, managing containers, and much more.

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Microsoft 70-740 exam focuses primarily on installing, storing, and computing 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 and covers Hyper-V and containers, along with the maintenance and monitoring of servers in physical and computing environments.

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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Best answer, drag and drop, hot area, multiple choice, short answer, and so on.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24 hours before resitting the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam for the third time. Same applies with fourth and fifth exam retakes.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per 12 months. This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. To take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take the exam again.
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Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Server Administrator
  • Technical Consultant
  • System Administrator

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Installing Windows Server 2016 using Hyper-V
  • Installing Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Creating the Nano Server in a Virtual Machine
  • Managing nano server remotely using Windows PowerShell
  • Enabling Windows features offline on a WIM
  • Converting a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Converting disk to GPT
  • Creating and mounting VHD files using Disk Management
  • Running PowerShell cmdlets related to disk management
  • Converting Disk to GPT using PowerShell
  • Configuring SMB and NFS Shares using Server Manager
  • Setting NTFS permissions
  • Creating an iSCSI Disk
  • Installing the iSNS feature
  • Configuring the iSNS feature
  • Installing Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) feature
  • Installing and enabling Data Deduplication
  • Installing the Hyper-V Management Tools feature
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Delegating Virtual Machine Management
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Importing a virtual machine
  • Exporting a virtual machine
  • Moving a virtual machine storage using PowerShell
  • Creating a differencing disk
  • Creating a fixed-size virtual hard disk
  • Converting a virtual hard disk
  • Creating a VM with an existing virtual hard disk
  • Creating checkpoints
  • Changing checkpoints to standard checkpoints using PowerShell
  • Disabling checkpoints
  • Changing the MAC Address for a Virtual Machine
  • Adding a virtual Network Interface Card (vNIC)
  • Installing Docker and deploying the .Net container
  • Running docker deamon commands
  • Implementing Hyper-V Replica
  • Installing the Windows Migration feature using PowerShell
  • Installing failover cluster manager
  • Creating cluster using the Failover Cluster Wizard
  • Modifying the default networking configuration using Failover Cluster Manager
  • Configuring quorum
  • Creating a Storage pool
  • Installing a Scale-Out File Server
  • Creating a file share
  • Creating a Virtual Disk
  • Creating a clustered role
  • Configuring monitoring for a VM
  • Configuring the node fairness feature
  • Configuring drain on shutdown using PowerShell
  • Disabling the VM Network health protection feature
  • Installing and configuring NLB Clusters
  • Configuring NLB operations
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role
  • Installing the Web Server IIS server role
  • Monitoring workloads using Performance Monitor
  • Configuring a Data Collector set
  • Monitoring workloads using Resource Monitor
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MCSA 70-740 Cert Guide: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
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