• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Additionally, this course teaches how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

Learning Objectives

Install and configure domain controllers
Manage objects in AD DS by using graphical tools and Windows PowerShell
Implement AD DS in complex environments
Implement AD DS sites, and configure and manage replication
Implement and manage Group Policy Objects (GPO)
Manage user settings by using GPOs
Secure AD DS and user accounts
Implement and manage a certificate authority (CA) hierarchy with AD CS
Deploy and manage certificates
Implement and administer AD FS
Implement and administer Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
Implement synchronization between AD DS and Azure AD
Monitor, troubleshoot, and establish business continuity for AD DS services

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.


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