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Course Description

Expert-led training on Network Infrastructure. In this course you will learn the skills needed to make strategic decisions about planning network infrastructure in an enterprise environment. It provides support professionals with the skills necessary to design, install, configure and support network infrastructure effectively. 


Familiarity with system administration and configuration of Windows Server 2003.

Course Objectives

What's this course about? Just about everything you'll ever want to know about TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, and DHCP in three information-packed days. The course is designed to save you time and money by being concise and to the point and helping you get the greatest learning potential.

     In this course, you'll get in-depth knowledge of architecture, design and implementation. You'll also get detailed information on related security and troubleshooting issues. This course is perfect for current Windows administrators and system engineers who want to study Network Services in-depth. It's meant to expand your knowledge, teach essential skills, and can also help you take your skills to the next level.
     The major focus is in Network Services design, architecture, implementation, security and troubleshooting. This training will:

Who is This Training For?

As one of the previous attendees has said, "Every current IT administrator and systems engineer should take this course." The course is, in deed, designed for IT administrators and systems engineers, but will also benefit IT managers and other support staff who need an essential background in TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and related technologies.

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What Training Path Does This Course Relate To?

This course relates well to Exam 70-291. There is, however, little coverage of RRAS. The focus is on planning, architecture, security and implementation of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, and WINS.
Exam 70-291
Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
Key to the matrix:
  The course includes material to prepare you for this task.
  The course includes some material to prepare you for this task. You will need to supplement the course with additional work.
  The course provides a general introductory overview of this task. You will need to supplement the course with additional work.
Skills measured by exam 70-291  
Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining IP Addressing
Configure TCP/IP addressing on a server computer.
Manage DHCP.
  • Manage DHCP clients and leases.
  • Manage DHCP Relay Agent.
  • Manage DHCP databases.
  • Manage DHCP scope options.
  • Manage reservations and reserved clients.
Troubleshoot TCP/IP addressing.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA).
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to incorrect TCP/IP configuration.
Troubleshoot DHCP.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to DHCP authorization.
  • Verify DHCP reservation configuration.
  • Examine the system event log and DHCP server audit log files to find related events.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to configuration of DHCP server and scope options.
  • Verify that the DHCP Relay Agent is working correctly.
  • Verify database integrity.
Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Name Resolution
Install and configure the DNS Server service.
  • Configure DNS server options.
  • Configure DNS zone options.
  • Configure DNS forwarding.
Manage DNS.
  • Manage DNS zone settings.
  • Manage DNS record settings.
  • Manage DNS server options.
Monitor DNS. Tools might include System Monitor, Event Viewer, Replication Monitor, and DNS debug logs.
Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Network Security
Implement secure network administration procedures.
  • Implement security baseline settings and audit security settings by using security templates.
  • Implement the principle of least privilege.
Monitor network protocol security. Tools might include the IP Security Monitor Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in and Kerberos support tools.
Troubleshoot network protocol security. Tools might include the IP Security Monitor MMC snap-in, Event Viewer, and Network Monitor.
Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access
Configure Routing and Remote Access user authentication.
  • Configure remote access authentication protocols.
  • Configure Internet Authentication Service (IAS) to provide authentication for Routing and Remote Access clients.
  • Configure Routing and Remote Access policies to permit or deny access.
Manage remote access.
  • Manage packet filters.
  • Manage Routing and Remote Access routing interfaces.
  • Manage devices and ports.
  • Manage routing protocols.
  • Manage Routing and Remote Access clients.
Manage TCP/IP routing.
  • Manage routing protocols.
  • Manage routing tables.
  • Manage routing ports.
Implement secure access between private networks.
Troubleshoot user access to remote access services.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to remote access VPNs.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to establishing a remote access connection.
  • Diagnose and resolve user access to resources beyond the remote access server.
Troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access routing.
  • Troubleshoot demand-dial routing.
  • Troubleshoot router-to-router VPNs.
Maintaining a Network Infrastructure
Monitor network traffic. Tools might include Network Monitor and System Monitor.
Troubleshoot connectivity to the Internet.
Troubleshoot server services.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to service dependency.
  • Use service recovery options to diagnose and resolve service-related issues.

Who's Teaching?

Instruction by one of the world's leading experts:
William R. Stanek -- no substitutes, no second-stringers.

I teach all classes. There will never be a substitute. Here's the bio blurb if you need to know more:

William R. Stanek (williamstanek@aol.com) has over 20 years of hands-on experience with advanced programming and development. He is a leading technology expert and an award-winning author. Over the years, his practical advice has helped millions of programmers, developers and network engineers all over the world. He has written over 50 computer books, which are sold all over the world and there are more than 3 million copies of his books in print. Current or forthcoming books include Windows Server 2008 Inside Out, Windows Command-Line Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Windows Server 2003 Administrator's Pocket Consultant 2nd Edition, Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Windows Vista Administrator's Pocket Consultant and IIS 7.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant.

William has been involved in the commercial Internet community since 1991. His core business and technology experience comes from over 11 years of military service. He has substantial experience in developing server technology, encryption, and Internet solutions. He has written many technical white papers and training courses on a wide variety of topics. He is widely sought after as a subject matter expert.

William has an MS in Information Systems degree with distinction and a BS Computer Science degree magna cum laude. He is proud to have served in the Persian Gulf War as a combat crewmember on an electronic warfare aircraft. He flew on numerous combat missions into Iraq and was awarded nine medals for his wartime service, including one of the United States of America's highest flying honors, the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross. Currently, he resides in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and children.

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About the Related Book

Part 1: Windows Server 2003 Overview and Planning

1 Introducing Windows Server 2003
2 Planning for Windows Server 2003

Part 2: Windows Server 2003 Installation

3 Preparing for the Installation and Getting Started
4 Managing Interactive Installations
5 Managing Unattended Installations
6 Using Remote Installation Services

Part 3: Windows Server 2003 Upgrades and Migrations

7 Preparing for Upgrades and Migrations
8 Upgrading to Windows Server 2003
9 Migrating to Windows Server 2003

Part 4: Managing Windows Server 2003 Systems

10 Configuring Windows Server 2003
11 Windows Server 2003 MMC Administration
12 Managing Windows Server 2003
13 Managing and Troubleshooting Hardware
14 Managing the Registry
15 Performance Monitoring and Tuning
16 Comprehensive Performance Analysis and Logging

Part 5: Managing Windows Server 2003 Storage and File Systems

17 Planning for High Availability
18 Preparing and Deploying Server Clusters
19 Storage Management
20 Managing Windows Server 2003 File Systems
21 File Sharing and Security
22 Using Volume Shadow Copy
23 Using Removable Media

Part 6: Managing Windows Server 2003 Networking and Print Services

24 Managing TCP/IP Networking
25 Managing DHCP
26 Architecting DNS Infrastructure
27 Implementing and Managing DNS
28 Implementing and Maintaining WINS
29 Installing and Maintaining Print Services
30 Using Remote Desktop for Administration
31 Deploying Terminal Services

Part 7: Managing Active Directory and Security

32 Active Directory Architecture
33 Designing and Managing the Domain Environment
34 Organizing Active Directory
35 Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication
36 Implementing Active Directory
37 Managing Users, Groups, and Computers
38 Managing Group Policy
39 Active Directory Site Administration

Part 8: Windows Server 2003 Disaster Planning and Recovery

40 Disaster Planning
41 Backup and Recovery

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