Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Configuring Network Infrastructure

Course Info:

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and troubleshoot a Windows Sever 2008 network infrastructure. Students learn to implement and configure secure network access and implement fault-tolerant storage technologies. In this course, student will gain an understanding of the network technologies most commonly used with Windows Server 2008 and IP-enabled networks, and will learn how to secure servers and maintain update compliance.

Course Prerequisites

Students should possess the knowledge and experience with implementing and administering a network operating system or successfully completed the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Configuring Active Directory (SSMS640) course or passed the Microsoft 70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring certification exam.

Course Notes

A Student Textbook is provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate. Due to the dynamic nature of the IT industry, job success mandates that an individual not only learns the theory, but also obtains the skill to locate resources that provide answers and help to solve problems on the job. We encourage our students to develop research and study skills that will help them to make the transition from the classroom to the work environment. Independent thinking is required of anyone considering IT courses and a career in IT.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing; Subnet a Windows Server 2008 Environment; IP Addressing; Configure a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server; DHCP on Server Core; Setting up a DHCP Server

Module 2: Configure Routing; Routing Protocols; IP Routing Tables; Configure RRAS, RIP, and Routing Tables; IPSec Authentication and Security; Configure IPSec Policies; Creating New IPSec Policies

Module 3: Configure a DNS Server; DNS and Command Line Administration; DNS Forwarding; Configuring DNS; Client Name Resolution; Configuring Domain Suffix Searches; Configure DNS Clients

Module 4: Create DNS Zones; Configure DNS Records; Troubleshoot DNS; Configuring a DNS Zone; DNS Stub Zones and Secondary Zones; Configure DNS Zone Transfer; Configuring Replication Scope; Configuring DNS Replication and Scope

Module 5: Remote Access Services; Remote Access Technologies; Internet Connection Sharing; Configuring Remote Access and ICS; Configure Network Authentication; Configure Wireless Access; Configuring Access Protocols

Module 6: Configure Network Access Protection; NAP Enforcement Methods; Configure NAP; Windows Server 2008 Advanced Firewall; Configure the Windows Server 2008 Advanced Firewall; Creating Firewalls Rules

Module 7: Configure File Services; Configure Print Services; Configure File Storage Services; Configure File Share Publishing; Working with File and Print Services; Configure Backups and Restores; Configure Distributed Files System; Configuring the DFS Root

Module 8: Configure Windows Server Update Services; Windows Server Update Services Client Configuration; Test Software Updates; Configuring Settings and Updates; Performance Monitoring; Monitor Event Logs; Using the Performance Monitor


Course Aim:

This course prepares students to write the following Microsoft exam: 70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring.

Of interest to:

Those individuals interested in pursuing a career in IT, specifically related to Windows Server technology. Also of interest to those wishing to obtain a MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification.

Method of Delivery:

Online learning supported by a qualified College Facilitators or Online Instructors.


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