Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Sever 2008 Network Infrastructure Training

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Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Sever 2008 Network Infrastructure training explains how to configure and troubleshoot Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 network infrastructures. The expert professional will explain the most commonly used network technologies among these two servers. These technologies include DNS, DHCP, IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing. The training also lays emphasis on the Network Policy Server, Network Access Protection, Network Storage, Fault Tolerant Storage Technologies, along with monitoring and compliance updates

At the completion of Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Sever 2008 Network Infrastructure course, the participants will be able to:

  • Plan, implement, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot IPv4 network infrastructure and DHCP
  • Configure and troubleshoot DNS and IPv6 TCP/IP
  • Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access
  • Install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • Implement Network Access Protection (NAP) and security features within Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Create, configure, encrypt, and troubleshoot network file and print services
  • Enable and configure services to optimize branch office data access
  • Manage the task associated with network storage
Target audience
  • Network Administrators
  • Active Directory technology specialists
  • Server Administrators
  • Enterprise Administrators
  • Storage Area Network Administrators
  • Operations Managers
Prerequisites

The candidates must have the following skillset to undergo this training:

  • Understanding of Windows Server operating systems such as Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 and Windows client operating systems such as Windows Vista or Windows 7 
  • Understanding of TCP/IP functions,  addressing pattern, name resolution (Domain Name System [DNS]/Windows Internet Name Service [WINS]), and connection methods (wired, wireless, virtual private network [VPN])
  • Awareness of security best practices covering authentication methods, file system permissions, workstation, and server hardening methods
Exams

70-642:TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

6421: Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Sever 2008 Network Infrastructure

Planning and Configuring IPv4

  • Implementing an IPv4 Network Infrastructure
  • Overview of Name Resolution Services in an IPv4 Network Infrastructure
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP

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

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

Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP

  • Overview of IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

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
  • Configuring DirectAccess

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

Implementing Network Access Protection

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

Increasing Security for Windows Servers

  • Windows Security Overview
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Deploying Updates with Windows Server Update Services

Increasing Security for Network Communication

  • Overview of IPsec
  • Configuring Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring NAP with IPsec Enforcement
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec

Configuring and Troubleshooting Network File and Print Services

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting File Shares
  • Encrypting Network Files with EFS
  • Encrypting Partitions with BitLocker
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Printing

Optimizing Data Access for Branch Offices

  • Branch Office Data Access
  • DFS Overview
  • Overview of DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring DFS Replication
  • Configuring BranchCache

Controlling and Monitoring Network Storage

  • Monitoring Network Storage
  • Controlling Network Storage Utilization
  • Managing File Types on Network Storage

Recovering Network Data and Servers

  • Recovering Network Data with Volume Shadow Copies
  • Recovering Network Data and Servers with Windows Server Backup

Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

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