Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

This five-day instructor-led 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 Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (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.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and configure an IPv4 network infrastructure
  • Implement DHCP within their organisation
  • Configure and troubleshoot DNS
  • Configure, transition to and troubleshoot IPv6
  • Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service
  • Implement Network Access Protection
  • Implement security features within Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that help to secure network communications
  • Configure and troubleshot file and print services
  • Enable and configure services to optimise branch office data access
  • Control and monitor network storage
  • Recover data on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers
  • Monitor Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server R2 network infrastructure services

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.

Storage Area Network Administrators who need to understand this information to deploy or extend their current storage infrastructure and Operations Managers who need this information to support troubleshooting efforts and business decisions would also benefit from this course.

This course also maps directly to the 70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring exam objective domain and is part of the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) prerequisites for the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator credential. As such people looking to take the 70-642 exam or obtain the MCITP: Server Administrator credential would also benefit from attending this course.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Must have an intermediate 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. Client Operating System knowledge equivalent to the below certifications would be of benefit.

Exam 70-680: Windows 7, Configuration

or

Exam 70-620: Windows Vista, Configuring

  • Should understand how Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) functions and have a basic understanding of addressing, name resolution (DNS/Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)), connection methods (wired, wireless, Virtual Private Network (VPN))
  • Should have an awareness of security best practices such as understanding file system permissions, authentication methods, workstation, and server hardening methods and so forth

The minimum level of knowledge required in the above three bullet points, excluding the client experience, can be covered by having knowledge equivalent to Course MS6420: Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008

  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory would also be of benefit

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS6421
Exam: 70-642
Level: 200

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