• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover Windows Server 2016 image deployment tools. Examine the native tools of Windows Server 2016 used to create, deploy, manage, and maintain servers and server images.

Learning Objectives

Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute: Image Deployment Management

  • plan for Windows Server virtualization
  • plan for Linux and FreeBSD deployments
  • describe Windows images and supported image types
  • understand the Microsoft Assessment and Planning toolkit (MAP)
  • explain the purpose of deployment images and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) used to deploy and maintain them
  • understand the use of the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)
  • implement and manage deployment images by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
  • determine considerations for deploying workloads into virtualized environments
  • update images
  • update images with cumulative updates
  • install roles and features in offline images
  • manage and maintain Windows Server Core images, Nano Server images, and VHDs using Windows PowerShell
  • describe the purpose of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the requirements to implement WSUS
  • manage the update process with WSUS
  • configure WSUS groups
  • manage patch management in mixed environments
  • understand Windows Defender
  • integrate Windows Defender with WSUS
  • choose WSUS topology appropriate for a given scenario

Framework Connections

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