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6421 - Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 Network Infrastructures. It will cover networking technologies most commonly used with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 such as DNS, DHCP, IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing, Network Policy server and Network Access Protection and configuring secure network access. It also covers fault tolerant storage technologies, Network Storage and routing and remote access, monitoring and compliance updates as well as other relevant technologies

6421 - Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure course offered at MasterGrade.

Who should attend?

This course will be of interest and benefit to attendees with different back grounds and career aspirations. It will be of interest to Network Administrators who currently are, or will be, working with Windows Server 2008 servers. It will also be of interest and benefit to Active Directory technology specialists who aspire to be Enterprise Administrators (Tier 4 day-to-day network operations) or experienced Server Administrators who aspire to be Enterprise Administrators.

6421 - Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Working experience with Windows Server 2003.
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory.
  • An understanding of security concepts and methodologies (for example, corporate policies).
  • Basic knowledge of DHCP.
  • Basic knowledge of IPsec.

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Servers

  • Installing Windows Server 2008
  • Managing Server Roles and Features
  • Overview of the Server Core Installation Option

Module 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Module 3: Configuring and Managing WINS

  • Overview of the Windows Internet Name Service
  • Managing the WINS Server
  • Configuring WINS Replication
  • Migrating from WINS to DNS

Module 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Securing DHCP

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP

  • Overview of IPv6
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Tunneling Technologies
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Troubleshooting IPv6

Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Overview of the Connection Manager Administration Kit
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Service

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

Module 8: Configuring Network Access Protection

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Module 9: Configuring IPsec

  • Overview of IPsec
  • Configuring Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring IPsec NAP Enforcement

Module 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec

  • Monitoring IPsec Activity
  • Troubleshooting IPsec

Module 11: Configuring and Managing Distributed File System

  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring DFS Replication

Module 12: Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies

  • Windows Server 2008 Storage Management Overview
  • Managing Storage Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Configuring Quota Management
  • Implementing File Screening
  • Managing Storage Reports

Module 13: Configuring Availability of Network Resources and Content

  • Backing Up Data
  • Configuring Shadow Copies
  • Providing Server and Service Availability

Module 14: Configuring Server Security Compliance

  • Securing a Windows Infrastructure
  • Using Security Templates to Secure Servers
  • Configuring an Audit Policy
  • Overview of Windows Server Update Services
  • Managing Windows Server Update Services

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Course Content
6421 - Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

  • Installing and Configuring Servers
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Managing WINS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Service
  • Configuring Network Access Protection
  • Configuring IPsec
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec
  • Configuring and Managing Distributed File System
  • Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies
  • Configuring Availability of Network Resources and Content
  • Configuring Server Security Compliance

 

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