Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

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Course Code MS6421



This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot a Windows Sever 2008 network infrastructure. Students will learn to implement and configure secure network access and implement fault tolerant storage technologies. Students will gain an understanding of the network technologies most commonly used with Windows Server 2008 and IP-enabled networks. Students will also learn how to secure servers and maintain update compliance.

The primary audience for this course includes Active Directory technology specialists aspiring to be Enterprise Administrators or Network Administrators. Experienced Server Administrators aspiring to be Enterprise Administrators would also benefit from this course.

The secondary audience for this course includes Storage Area Network Administrators who need to understand this information to deploy or extend their current storage infrastructure. Operations Managers who need this information to support troubleshooting efforts and business decisions would also benefit from this course


Course Length 5 days


Before attending this workshop, students should have:

  • Working experience with Windows Server 2003.

  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory.

  • An understanding of security concepts and methodologies (for example, corporate policies).

  • Basic knowledge of DHCP.

  • Basic knowledge of IPSec.


Skills and Key Topics After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Install and configure servers.

  • Configure and troubleshoot DNS.

  • Configure and manage WINS.

  • Configure and troubleshoot DHCP.

  • Configure and troubleshoot IPv6 TCP/IP.

  • Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access.

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service.

  • Configure Network Access Protection.

  • Configure IPSec.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot IPSec.

  • Configure and manage Distributed File System.

  • Configure and manage storage technologies.

  • Configure availability of network resources and content.

  • Configure server security compliance.


Instructional Method         Interactive presentation and practical application through hands-on labs and group activities


Certification Preparation  This course will prepare you for the following MCTS exam 70-642

                                            TS Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure: Configuring


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