M10970: Networking with Windows Server

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M10970

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Implementing IPv4 Services (6 topics)

  • Planning IPv4 Addressing
  • Managing and Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
  • Deploying Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Lab: Planning IPv4 Addressing
  • Lab: Implementing IPv4 Services

Implementing Name Resolution by Using DNS (6 topics)

  • Implementing DNS Servers
  • Configuring Zones in DNS
  • Configuring DNS Integration with AD DS
  • Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
  • Configuring DNS Resolution Between Zones
  • Lab: Planning and Implementing Name Resolution by Using DNS

Implementing IPv6 (8 topics)

  • Overview of IPv6 Addressing
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 Coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Lab: Configuring and Evaluating IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Reviewing the Default IPv6 Configuration
  • Configuring Network Integration by Using ISATAP
  • Configuring Native IPv6 Connectivity
  • Configuring 6to4 Connectivity

Implementing IPAM (4 topics)

  • IPAM Overview
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP Address Spaces by Using IPAM
  • Lab: Implementing IPAM

Implementing Remote Access (10 topics)

  • Remote Access Overview
  • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Implementing VPN
  • Planning a Complex Remote Access Infrastructure
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Lab: Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Lab: Deploying an Advanced DirectAccess Solution
  • Lab: Implementing VPN
  • Lab: Implementing Web Application Proxy

Implementing Network Security (7 topics)

  • Managing Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configuring IPsec and Connection Security Rules
  • Implementing Isolation Zones
  • Lab: Implementing Network Security
  • Planning the Windows Firewall and Isolation Solution
  • Implementing the Proposed Windows Firewall and Isolation Solution
  • Validating the Network Security Settings

Implementing Network Access Protection (7 topics)

  • Implementing NPS
  • Network Access Protection Overview
  • Configuring NAP
  • Configuring IPsec Enforcement for NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Lab: Implementing NAP with VPN Enforcement
  • Lab: Implementing IPsec Enforcement for NAP

Implementing Networking for Branch Offices (4 topics)

  • Networking Features and Considerations for Branch Offices
  • Implementing DFS for Branch Offices
  • Implementing BranchCache for Branch Offices
  • Lab: Implementing Networking for Branch Offices

Implementing Networking Infrastructure for File and Data Services (5 topics)

  • Implementing iSCSI
  • Implementing High Performance Networking Features
  • Lab: Implementing File and Data Networking Infrastructure
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage Connectivity
  • Testing iSCSI High Availability

Implementing and Managing Networking in Hyper-V (3 topics)

  • Creating and Using Hyper-V Virtual Switches
  • Configuring Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
  • Lab: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks

Virtualizing Your Network Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • Implementing Hyper-V Network Virtualization
  • Managing Your Virtualized Network Infrastructure
  • Lab: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks


  • Experience working with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012
  • Experience working in a Windows Sever infrastructure enterprise environment
  • An understanding of core networking infrastructure components and technologies such as cabling, routers, hubs, switches
  • Familiarity with networking topologies and architectures such as LANs, WANs, and wireless networking
  • Some basic knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol stack, addressing, and name resolution
  • Experience with and knowledge of Hyper-V and virtualization technologies
  • Hands-on experience working with Windows Client operating systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8

Pre-requisite knowledge can be obtained by taking course M10967: Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure or having knowledge equivalent the technologies covered in that course.