This morning I passed the Microsoft exam 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2016, which is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742. Exam 70-743 validates skills related to core features and functionality of Windows Server 2016, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator for Windows Server 2012 R2.

This exam measures the following skills:

EXAM 70-740

• Install Windows Servers in a host and compute environments
• Implement storage solutions
• Implement Hyper-V
• Implement Windows containers
• Implement high availability
• Maintain and monitor server environments

EXAM 70-741

• Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
• Implement DHCP
• Implement IP Address Management (IPAM)
• Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions
• Implement core and distributed network solutions
• Implement an advanced network infrastructure

EXAM 70-742

• Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
• Manage and maintain AD DS
• Create and manage Group Policy
• Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
• Implement identity federation and access solutions

If you want to take that exam you should really be familiar with the products and solutions mentioned above. Otherwise, you will have a hard time passing the exam. To know more about the exam, check out this link: