Building your IT Lab

Create an IT lab on your home computer or in the cloud for free!

Course Description

Learn how to build your own virtual IT lab from scratch using either VirtualBox or in Amazon Web Services (AWS). While we offer all in-browser virtual IT labs as a part of our Full-Access membership, this course is extremely popular among users who want to build their own Virtual Machine and gain advanced experience. Enroll now and build your own virtual IT machine.

What skills will I learn?

  • Virtualization basics
  • Create an AWS Account
  • Create AWS EC2 Instances
  • Create an IT lab with VirtualBox!

Course Curriculum

What labs will I complete?

IT labs allow you to get hands-on experience so you can learn by doing. This is much more effective than simply watching videos and taking quizzes. Listed below are all the hands-on IT labs you will complete in this course.

You can learn more about our IT labs by clicking here.

About your instructor

paul hill

Paul Hill

Expert IT Instructor

Paul is an IT Professional with over 14 years of experience currently working as a Network Administrator in contract support of various Federal Agencies in the United States.

He has been teaching online courses for the past 5 years and taught over 250k students in 195 countries.

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Building your IT Lab

Free lessons:

Virtualization Overview
VirtualBox: On Premises Lab Section Overview
Downloading and Installing VirtualBox
Creating a Virtual Network with VirtualBox
How to Create Virtual Machines with VirtualBox
How to Install Windows Server 2016 on Your Virtual Machine
Installing Windows 10 in our IT Lab

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Included in this course

  • 1 Hour of Content
  • 11 Video Lessons
  • 2 Articles

Server Academy also includes

  • 14 Courses with 91.5 Hours of Content
  • 407 On-Demand Video Lessons
  • 152 Articles and Quizzes
  • 53+ Hands-on IT Labs