Windows Server 2003 Network Management MCSE 70-291 Training
The Windows Server 2003 Network Management MCSA/MCSE 70-291 series is designed to help learners prepare for Microsoft exam number 70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure. This online training series covers topics such as networking models, IP addressing and routing, classless subnet masking and client address configuration, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). In addition, the informative courses detail Windows Internet Name Server (WINS), Domain Naming System (DNS), Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS), and Virtual Private Networking (VPN) Services. Finally, learners are taught to understand security templates and software updates, monitoring and troubleshooting network activity, and LAN routing.
This Windows Server 2003 Network Management MCSE 70-291 online training series provides 54 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:
1 . TCP/IP Protocol
2 . IP Addressing and Routing
3 . Classless Subnet Masking and Client Address Configuration
4 . The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
5 . Integrating and Troubleshooting DHCP
6 . Windows Internet Name Server (WINS)
7 . WINS Client and Interoperability and NetBIOS
8 . Domain Naming System Concepts
9 . The DNS Server
10 . Routing and Remote Access Service VPN Services
11 . Security Templates and Software Updates
12 . Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Activity
13 . LAN Routing and Dial-Up Services
14 . LAN and Dial-Up Security
This course provides an overview of the OSI, Microsoft, and TCP/IP Networking Models, as well as major application layer protocols.
- OSI networking model: physical and data link layers
- Network and transport layers
- Session, presentation, and application layers
- Microsoft networking model
- Protocol suite network interface layer
- Protocol suite internet layer
- Protocol suite host-to-host transport layer
- Protocol suite application layer
IP Addressing and Routing
This course provides an overview of IP addressing and routing, including binary conversion, network classes, subnetting, and name resolution.
- IP addresses and binary conversions
- Network ID and host ID
- Subnetting and subnet masking
- Custom subnet masks
- Public and private IP addresses
- IP routing name resolution
- IP routing tables
- Static and dynamic IP routers
- Routing utilities and example network
Classless Subnet Masking and Client Address Configuration
This course provides an overview of subnetting, supernetting, the XP/2000 routing table, assigning IP addresses, and APIPA.
- Classless subnet masking
- Subnetting Class B networks
- Subnetting Class C networks
- Example classless subnetting
- Supernetting a Class C network
- The Windows XP/2000 routing table
- Windows XP/2000 routing table entries
- The Windows 2003 routing table
- Disabling automatic metric calculation
- Adding and removing routing table entries
- Assigning static IP addresses
- Assigning dynamic IP addresses and APIPA
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
This course provides an overview of DHCP leases, as well as installing and configuring DHCP service.
- DHCP leases
- The DHCP lease process
- Lease renewal
- Installing the DHCP service
- Configuring scopes
- Configuring server and scope options
- Configuring user and vendor class options
- Configuring reservations and BOOTP tables
- Multicast scopes
- IP address allocation
Integrating and Troubleshooting DHCP
This course provides an overview of configuring the DHCP Relay Agent, Dynamic DNS, Routing and Remote Access, and Active Directory. It also covers automatic addressing, as well as managing and monitoring DHCP.
- Configuring the DHCP relay agent
- DHCP server and Dynamic DNS
- DHCP and Routing and Remote Access
- DHCP and Active Directory
- Automatic private IP addressing
- Managing the DHCP server database
- Server statistics and administration
- Monitoring DHCP
- Data sniffing and audit log
- Log files and client-side troubleshooting
Windows Internet Name Server (WINS)
This course provides an overview of WINS, including installation, push and pull replication, records management, and database administration.
- Overview of WINS
- Installing the WINS server
- Creating replication partners
- Configuring pull replication
- Configuring push replication
- Managing WINS records
- Creating static records
- State and expiration fields
- Record reconciliation and integrity
- Database consistency
- Database size and advanced options
- WINS database backup
- Ntbackup and database restores
WINS Client and Interoperability and NetBIOS
This course provides an overview of configuring WINS clients, troubleshooting WINS clients and servers, and NetBIOS name resolution, registration, and node types.
- Configuring the WINS client
- WINS and DHCP
- WINS and DNS
- WINS and RRAS or Active Directory
- WINS and Browser service or Win9x/NT clients
- WINS System Monitor Objects
- Troubleshooting WINS Clients
- Troubleshooting WINS servers
- NetBIOS name resolution
- Name registration and resolution
- NetBIOS terminology
- NetBIOS node types
- The LMHOSTS file
Domain Naming System Concepts
This course provides an overview of DNS conventions, resolution, namespace, concepts, resource records, zones, and Active Directory service integration.
- DNS overview
- Name conventions and resolution
- The DNS namespace
- Basic DNS concepts
- Zones and records
- Adding records and zone transfers
- Host name resolution
- Server roles and testing
- Adding zones
- Dynamic DNS servers
- Stale records and extensions
- AD integrated DNS zones
The DNS Server
This course provides an overview of installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting a DNS server.
- Installing the configuring the DNS server
- Configuring forward lookup zones
- Adding DNS database records
- Configuring reverse lookup zones
- Configuring your DNS server
- Configuring your DNS zones
- Configuring DNS clients
- Resolving DNS queries
- Integrating the DNS server with DHCP
- DNSUpdateProxy group security
- WINS and DNS
- Integrating the DNS server with BIND
- Monitoring the server with DNS console
- Monitoring the server with System Monitor
- Monitoring the server with Network Monitor
- Troubleshooting the DNS server
Routing and Remote Access Service VPN Services
This course provides an overview of enabling remote access, configuring a VPN server, authenticating VPN clients, creating dial-up connections and gateways, and troubleshooting VPN.
- Remote access concepts
- Enabling remote access
- VPN server network structure
- VPN server infrastructure
- PPP authentication process, PAP and SPAP
- Authentication protocols CHAP, MS-CHAP, and EAP
- VPN tunneling protocols
- Configuring the VPN server
- Configuring the VPN server for remote access
- Configuring the VPN remote access clients
- VPN gateway infrastructure
- Demand-dial connections and IP addressing support
- Creating gateways and static packet filters
- VPN gateway configuration
- Troubleshooting VPN services
Security Templates and Software Updates
This course provides an overview of network security settings, analyzing security, applying security templates, and installing software updates.
- Security templates
- Network security settings
- Analyzing baseline security
- Applying baseline security
- Installing security templates
- Installing software updates
- Installing automatic client update settings
- Configuring automatic client update settings
- Legacy clients and testing
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Activity
This course provides an overview of installing and configuring Network Monitor, including trace interpretation, NAT logging, troubleshooting name resolution and client configuration, quarantine control, DHCP issues, and monitoring IPSec connection.
- Installing network monitor
- Configuring network monitor
- Interpreting a trace
- NAT logging
- Troubleshooting name resolution
- IP addressing client configuration issues
- Quarantine control and DHCP issues
- Monitoring IPSec connections
LAN Routing and Dial-Up Services
This course provides an overview of configuring LAN routing, RAS, PPP Multilink, BAP, and wireless connections.
- Configuring LAN routing
- Setting up LAN routing
- Configuring RRAS packet filters
- Configuring dial-up RRAS server
- Configuring dial-up RRAS gateway
- PPP multilink and bandwidth allocation protocol
- Configuring multilink with BAP
- Configuring wireless connections
- Wireless networking policies
- Configuring wireless networking
LAN and Dial-Up Security
This course provides an overview of remote access policies, router protocols, RIP, OSPF, IGMP, firewall support, NAT, ICMP, remote access client and server connections, and IAS.
- Remote access policies
- Configuring remote access policies
- Understanding router protocols
- OSPF and IGMP
- Configuring basic firewall support
- RRAS NAT services
- ICMP router discovery
- Troubleshooting remote access client connections
- Troubleshooting remote access server connections
- Internet Authentication Services
- Configuring IAS
Windows Server 2003 Network Management MCSE 70-291
This online training series is for anyone preparing for the MCSA/MCSE Exam 70-291 or anyone who wants an introduction to Windows Server 2003.
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