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Windows Server 2003 Infrastructure MCSE 70-297 Training


This series is designed to help learners prepare for the qualifying exam for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certifications. This series covers topics on creating the conceptual design by gath

This Windows Server 2003 Infrastructure MCSE 70-297 online training series provides over 22 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

1 . Assessing the Environment
2 . Designing Logical Components
3 . Developing the Active Directory Infrastructure Design
4 . Developing the Network Services Design
5 . Name Resolution
6 . Practice Exam
7 . Remote Access and Address Management
8 . Service Placement and Sizing
9 . The Physical Design

Lesson Detail:

Assessing the Environment
This course explains how to assess your company's business and technical environment in preparation for implementing Windows Server 2003.

  • Administrative models
  • Assessing the current model
  • Formulating new models
  • Service levels
  • Hardware and software deployments
  • Interoperability
  • Assessing the current domain model
  • Infrastructure placement
  • Analyzing DNS namespaces
  • Assessing DNS infrastructure
  • Analyzing network topography
  • Creating a network map
  • Analyzing network performance
  • Assessing impact of proposed designs

Designing Logical Components
This course explains how to design the logical components (organizational units, user accounts, and security groups) of a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Defining standards
  • Defining a forest structure and hierarchy
  • Naming a forest
  • Domains in the forest
  • Assessing and defining a migration path
  • Defining authentication mechanisms
  • Trusts and collaboration
  • Designing the organizational unit model
  • OU design and group policy
  • Group policy requirements
  • Group policy and delegation
  • Group policy settings
  • Exploring groups
  • Exploring roles
  • Defining replication topology

Developing the Active Directory Infrastructure Design
This course details how to design the Active Directory infrastructure for a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Designing the administrative model
  • Defining the forest design
  • Forest models
  • Ownership
  • Creating a domain design
  • Domain names and hierarchies
  • Domain models
  • Trees and domains
  • Developing an OU model
  • OU design models
  • Developing a replication design
  • Replication models
  • Replication topology options

Developing the Network Services Design
This course explains how to design the network services infrastructure for a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Developing DNS designs
  • DNS design features
  • DNS and the Internet
  • DNS and Active Directory
  • Developing WINS designs
  • DHCP design principles
  • DHCP design features
  • Developing a Remote Access strategy

Name Resolution
This course provides an overview of the name resolution capabilities of Windows Server 2003 and explains how to incorporate DNS into a Windows Server 2003 network design.

  • Understanding DNS design
  • DNS design options
  • DNS interoperability
  • DNS zones
  • DNS requirements
  • DNS zone placement
  • Delegation and security
  • DNS servers
  • WINS design strategy
  • WINS topologies

Practice Exam
This course provides a case study of a hypothetical organization and a series of review questions covering the design and implementation of this organization's Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Taking the exam
  • Practice exam

Remote Access and Address Management
This course explains how to design a strategy for Remote Access in a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Remote Access Service servers
  • ISO/OSI reference model
  • Remote Access requirements
  • Remote Access authentication requirements
  • Authentication design
  • Implementing Remote Access
  • Defining security policies
  • Defining the audit strategy
  • IP address management and DHCP
  • DHCP security considerations

Service Placement and Sizing
This course explains how to place and size services in a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Planning service placement
  • Active directory implementation
  • Active directory sizing
  • Domain controller sizing
  • Global catalog and DNS server sizing
  • Flexible single master operations roles
  • Placing FSMO roles
  • FSMO failover and recovery

The Physical Design
This course explains how to plan the physical layout and design of a Windows Server 2003 network.

  • Internet connectivity
  • Domain name registration
  • Segmenting the Intranet from the Internet
  • Network topologies
  • Subnets
  • Addressing and DHCP
  • Router placement
  • The network perimeter
  • Design requirements for Remote Access
  • Authentication requirements for Remote Access
  • Remote Access infrastructure

Windows Server 2003 Infrastructure MCSE 70-297

This series is for anyone preparing for the Microsoft Certification Exam 70-297 or for anyone who wants to learn more about Windows Server 2003 infrastructure.


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You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the Windows Server 2003 Infrastructure MCSE 70-297 training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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