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MS2282 - Designing a Server 2003 AD and Network Infrastructure

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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design a Microsoft Active Directory directory service and network infrastructure for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. The course is intended for systems engineers who are responsible for designing directory service and/or network infrastructures.
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Course MS2279, Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure
Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Designing an Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Explain basic design principles.

  • Describe the process of and the tasks involved in designing an Active Directory infrastructure.

  • Module 2: Designing a Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Gather and analyze the information that you need to design a forest and domain infrastructure

  • Create a logical forest design.

  • Create a domain design.

  • Design a DNS namespace strategy for forests and domains.

  • Create a trust strategy for forests.

  • Determine a migration plan for the existing infrastructure.

  • Design a schema management policy.

  • Module 3: Designing a Site Infrastructure
  • Determine the information needed to design a site infrastructure

  • Create a site design.

  • Modify the site design for replication

  • Determine the placement of domain controllers in the site design

  • Determine the placement of global catalog servers in the site design

  • Determine the placement of single operations masters in the site design

  • Module 4: Designing the Administrative Structure
  • Determine the information needed to design an administrative structure

  • Design a network administration model.

  • Design an organizational unit structure

  • Design an account strategy.

  • Module 5: Designing for Group Policy
  • Determine the information needed to design for Group Policy

  • Design a Group Policy structure

  • Create an organization unit (OU) structure for Group Policy

  • Create a Group Policy management design

  • Module 6: Designing the Physical Network
  • Explain the preparation necessary to design a network infrastructure

  • Create an IP addressing scheme

  • Design a DHCP infrastructure

  • Design a change management structure for networking.

  • Module 7: Designing for Network Connectivity
  • Determine the information that you need to design for network connectivity

  • Evaluate connection types

  • Design a connectivity infrastructure.

  • Create a design for Internet connectivity

  • Module 8: Designing a Name Resolution Strategy
  • Determine the information needed to design a name-resolution strategy

  • Design a strategy for interoperability with Active Directory, BIND, WINS, and DHCP

  • Design a WINS replication strategy

  • Design a name resolution strategy for clients

  • Module 9: Designing the Network Access Infrastructure
  • Gather data for network access design

  • Design network access security

  • Choose remote access methods

  • Design a remote access infrastructure

  • Design a wireless access infrastructure.
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