Introduction to Windows Server 2019


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Introduction to Windows Server 2019

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to install DHCP, install Windows Server 2019, install and configure Active Directory, configure Azure Active Directory, and more! This course will prepare those who are looking to migrate to Windows Server 2019 and for students who are new to Windows Server altogether and want to get started.


Will Panek, MCSE, MCT, 5xMVP

Course Information

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Better understand Windows Server 2019 requirements
  • Hybrid networks
  • Install DHCP
  • Better understand virtualization
  • Install Windows Server 2019
  • Install and configure Active Directory
  • Manage User accounts and Groups
  • Configure Azure Active Directory
  • Better understand Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Use PowerShell in Server 2019

Who Should Attend This Course

This online training course is intended for professionals who need exposure to Windows Server 2019.


None, but it is recommended that before attending this course, students have:

  • A basic understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • An awareness and understanding of security best practices.
  • An understanding of basic AD DS concepts.
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware.
  • Experience supporting and configuring Windows client operating systems such as Windows 8 or Windows 10.

Course Outline

Introduction to Windows Server 2019

  • New Microsoft certifications
  • Windows Server 2019 versions
  • Windows Server 2019 new features
  • Requirements
  • Server Core vs. Desktop Experience
  • On-site vs. cloud networks
  • Hybrid networks

Designing the network Infrastructure

  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Introduction to DNS
  • Installing DHCP
  • Using DFS

Installation of Windows Server 2019

  • Understanding virtualization
  • Installing Windows Server 2019 using an on-site VM
  • Installing Windows Server 2019 in an Azure VM

Understanding Active Directory

  • Requirements
  • Installing on-site Active Directory
  • Configuring Active Directory
  • Managing User accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Understanding Sites

Using Azure

  • Introduction to cloud services
  • Configuring Azure Active Directory
  • Creating and Managing User Accounts
  • Using Azure AD Connect tool
  • Introduction to Autopilot

Federation Services

  • Understanding Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Active Directory Federation Service requirements
  • Using the Active Directory Federation Services role

Working with Windows Systems

  • Installing Windows 10
  • Installing Windows Systems in an Enterprise Environment
  • DISM for Windows Server and Windows 10
  • Adding Windows Systems to a Domain
  • Adding Windows Systems to Azure Active Directory

Using PowerShell

  • Working with PowerShell in Server 2019
  • PowerShell Commands for an onsite network
  • PowerShell Commands for Azure AD


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