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M2277

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE):
Windows Server 2003 M2277 70-291

Course Title: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft


Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services

Course Code: M2277
Version: C
Level: 300
Duration: 5 Days

Course Overview

The Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network M2277 instructor-led training course has been designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills to implement, manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure.

The course is intended for systems administrator and systems engineer candidates who are responsible for implementing, managing, and maintaining server networking technologies. These tasks include implementing routing; implementing, managing, and maintaining Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS); securing Internet Protocol (IP) traffic with Internet Protocol security (IPSec) and certificates; implementing a network access infrastructure by configuring the connections for remote access clients; and managing and monitoring network access.

M2277 is the fourth course in the Systems Administrator and Systems Engineer track for Windows Server 2003, and it is the final course in the Systems Administrator track.

Target Audience

Candidates who should consider attending the M2277 MicroMicrosoft Certified Professional (MCP) statussoft training course are individuals who are employed as, or are seeking employment as, a systems administrator or systems engineer.

Course Objectives

On successfully completing the M2277 course candidates will be able to:
  • Allocate IP addressing by using DHCP
  • Manage and monitor DHCP
  • Resolve names
  • Resolve host names by using DNS
  • Manage the integration of Active Directory and DNS
  • Manage and monitor DNS
  • Resolve network basic input/output system (NetBIOS) names by using WINS
  • Secure network traffic by using IPSec and certificates
  • Configure routing by using the Routing and Remote Access service
  • Configure network access
  • Manage and monitor network access

Course Prerequisites

Candidates attending the M2277 Microsoft training course should have previously attended and completed the M2276, Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts course, or possess the equivalent knowledge and skills.

Testing and Certification

The M2277 Microsoft training course, along with the M2276, is the recommended preparation for the 70-291 - Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure exam.

The M2278, Planning & Maintaining a MS Windows Server 2003 Server Infrastructure course is recommended for further study.

Course Content

Module 1: Allocating IP Addressing by Using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

In this module candidates will learn how to allocate IP addressing in a network environment.


Lessons:
  • Multimedia: The Role of DHCP in the Network Infrastructure
  • Adding and Authorising a DHCP Server Service
  • Configuring a DHCP Scope
  • Configuring DHCP Reservations and Options
  • Configuring a DHCP Relay Agent
Lab: Identifying and Resolving Common Issues When Allocating IP Addressing by Using DHCP
  • Identifying and Resolving Common Issues When Allocating IP Addressing by Using DHCP
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe the role of DHCP in the network infrastructure
  • Add and authorise a DHCP Server service
  • Configure a DHCP scope
  • Configure DHCP reservations and options
  • Configure a DHCP relay agent

Module 2: Managing and Monitoring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

In this module candidates will learn how to manage the DHCP service to reflect changing client IP addressing needs as well as how to monitor DHCP server performance due to the DHCP environment being dynamic.


Lessons:
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Monitoring DHCP
  • Applying Security Guidelines for DHCP
Lab: Managing and Monitoring DHCP
  • Managing and Monitoring DHCP
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Manage a DHCP database
  • Monitor DHCP
  • Apply security guidelines for DHCP

Module 3: Resolving Names

In this module candidates will learn how to assign computer names to the IP addresses of the source and destination hosts as well as how to use the computer name to contact the hosts.


Lessons:
  • Multimedia: Introduction to the Name Resolution Process
  • Viewing Names on a Client
  • Configuring Host Name Resolution
  • Configuring NetBIOS Name Resolution
Lab: Resolving Names
  • Troubleshooting Name Resolution
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe the name resolution process
  • View names on a client
  • Configure host name resolution
  • Configure NetBIOS name resolution

Module 4: Resolving Host Names by Using Domain Name System (DNS)

In this module candidates will learn how to resolve host names by using Domain Name System.
Lessons:

  • Multimedia: The Role of DNS in the Network Infrastructure
  • Installing the DNS Server Service
  • Configuring the DNS Server Service
  • Configuring the DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Configuring a DNS Client
Lab: Resolving Host Names by Using Domain Name System
  • Implementing a DNS Infrastructure
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe the role of DNS in the network infrastructure
  • Install the DNS Server service
  • Configure the DNS Server service
  • Configure the DNS zones
  • Configure DNS zone transfers
  • Configure a DNS client

Module 5: Integrating Domain Name System and Active Directory

In this module candidates will learn how to manage integration between Active Directory directory service and Domain Name System (DNS).


Lessons:
  • Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
  • Configuring DNS Dynamic Updates
  • Understanding How Active Directory Uses DNS
Lab: Integrating DNS and Active Directory
  • Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe how Active Directory integrated zones function
  • Configure DNS to support dynamic updates
  • Explain how Active Directory uses DNS

Module 6: Managing and Monitoring Domain Name System (DNS)

In this module candidates will learn how to manage and monitor DNS servers to ensure that they are functioning properly to optimise network performance.


Lessons:
  • Managing DNS Records
  • Testing the DNS Server Configuration
  • Monitoring DNS Server Performance
Lab: Managing and Monitoring DNS
  • Managing and Monitoring DNS
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Manage the properties of DNS records
  • Test DNS server configuration
  • Monitor DNS server performance

Module 7: Resolving NetBIOS Names by Using Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)

In this module candidates will learn how to use WINS to register NetBIOS names and resolve them to IP addresses.


Lessons:
  • Multimedia: The Role of WINS in the Network Infrastructure
  • Installing and Configuring a WINS Server
  • Managing Records in WINS
  • Configuring WINS Replication
  • Managing the WINS database
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe the role of WINS in the network infrastructure
  • Install and configure a WINS server
  • Manage records in WINS
  • Configure WINS replication
  • Manage a WINS database

Module 8: Configuring Routing by Using Routing and Remote Access

In this module candidates will learn how to configure a routing solution for their network environment.


Lessons:
  • Multimedia: The Role of Routing in the Network Infrastructure
  • Enabling and Configuring the Routing and Remote Access Service
  • Configuring Packet Filters
Lab: Configuring Routing by Using Routing and Remote Access
  • Configure Routing and Remote Access
  • Plan a Routing Topology
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe the role of routing in the network infrastructure
  • Enable and configure the Routing and Remote Access service
  • Configure packet filters

Module 9: Securing Network Traffic by Using IPSec and Certificates

In this module candidates will learn how to secure network traffic and to use certificates with IPSec for increased security.


Lessons:
  • Implementing IPSec
  • Understanding IPSec Deployment Scenarios
  • Monitoring IPSec
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Implement IPSec
  • Understand IPSec deployment scenarios
  • Monitor IPSec

Module 10: Configuring Network Access

In this module candidates will learn how to configure a server with the Routing and Remote Access service, create appropriate remote access connections on a network access server and how to configure user access rights.


Lessons:
  • Introduction to a Network Access Infrastructure
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Configuring Dial-up Access
  • Configuring Wireless Access
  • Controlling User Access to a Network
  • Centralising Network Access Authentication by Using IAS
  • Protecting Remote Access by Using Network Access Quarantine
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe a network access infrastructure
  • Configure a virtual private network (VPN) connection
  • Configure a dial-up connection
  • Configure a wireless connection
  • Control remote user access to a network
  • Centralise authentication and policy management for network access by using IAS
  • Control remote access to a network by using Network Access Quarantine

Module 11: Managing and Monitoring Network Access

In this module candidates will learn how to manage and monitor network access.


Lessons:
  • Managing the Network Access Services
  • Configuring Logging on a Network Access Server
  • Collecting and Monitoring Network Access Data
Lab: Managing and Monitoring Remote Access
  • Monitoring a Remote Access Server
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Manage the network access services
  • Configure logging on the network access server
  • Collect and monitor network access data
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