MOC 6421 B Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

This 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 DNS, DHCP, IPv4 and 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
Before attending this course, students must have:-You 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: TS: Windows 7, ConfigurationOrExam 70-620: TS: Windows Vista, Configuring-You should understand how TCP/IP functions and have a basic understanding of addressing, name resolution (Domain Name System [DNS]/Windows Internet Name Service [WINS]), connection methods (wired, wireless, virtual private network [VPN]). -You 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 the MOC course 6420B: Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 or by obtaining the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications listed below.-98-365: Windows Server Fundamentals-98-366: Networking Fundamentals-98-367: Security Fundamentals-Basic knowledge of Active Directory would also be of benefit
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
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
  • Planning and Configuring IPv4
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Service
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Increasing Security for Windows Servers
  • Increasing Security for Network Communication
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Network File and Print Services
  • Optimizing Data Access for Branch Offices
  • Controlling and Monitoring Network Storage
  • Recovering Network Data and Servers
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers

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