Windows Server 2016 makes it easier than ever to meet even the strictest network security requirements. In this course, you learn step-by-step how to configure a production ready Windows Server 2016 network from the ground up.
Windows Server 2016 isn't just a new version of Windows. It comes with a complete server and network virtualization platform that can replace much of the physical networking infrastructure in your datacenter. In this course, Implementing and Securing Windows Server 2016 Core Networking, you'll first use PowerShell to configure new Windows Server 2016 VMs. After that, you'll learn to implement IPv4 and IPv6, secure your network using IPSec and the Windows Firewall. Finally, you'll create your own software defined network and configure the distributed firewall. By the end of this course, you'll know how to configure static and dynamic IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, encrypt that traffic using IPSec, restrict traffic using both the Windows Firewall and the distributed datacenter firewall, and even implement your own software defined network! Best of all, you'll learn how to do all of this using PowerShell and group policy, so you can automate all of this if you want.
Ben Piper is an IT consultant and the author of "Learn Cisco Network
Administration in a Month of Lunches" from Manning Publications. He holds
numerous certifications from Cisco, Citrix, and Microsoft.