Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Candidates for this exam perform tasks related to the networking features and functionalities available in Windows Server 2016. Candidates should have familiarity with implementing and managing DNS, DHCP, and IPAM, as well as deploying remote access solutions such as VPN and RADIUS. Candidates should also have experience managing DFS and branch cache solutions, configuring high performance network features and functionality, and implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN) solutions such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.
Exam 70-741 includes such topics as: Implement Domain Name System (DNS), Implement DHCP and IPAM, Implement Network Connectivity and Remote Access Solutions, Implement Core and Distributed Network Solutions, and Implement an Advanced Network Infrastructure.
Candidates for this exam manage identities using the functionalities in Windows Server 2016. Candidates install, configure, manage, and maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) as well as implement Group Policy Objects (GPOs). Candidates should also be familiar implementing and managing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), and Web Application proxy.
Exam 70-742 includes such topics as: Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS, Manage and Maintain AD D, Create and Manage Group Policy, Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) and Implement Identity Federation and Access Solutions.
Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who implement the Windows Server 2016 core infrastructure services. Candidates have already earned an MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 certification. This exam covers key aspects of installation, storage, compute, networking, and identity functionality available in Windows Server 2016.
Exam 70-743 includes such topics as: Install Windows Servers in Host and Compute Environments, Implement Storage Solutions, Implement Hyper-V, Implement Windows Containers, Implement High Availability, Implement Domain Name System (DNS), Implement Network Connectivity and Remote Access Solutions, Implement an Advanced Network Infrastructure, Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and Implement Identity Federation and Access Solutions.