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MS6435 - Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

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This five-day course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to design Network and Application Infrastructure with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The course will allow students to design such infrastructure to meet varying business and technical requirements and will prepare IT Professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator.
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Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience configuring Windows 7.

  • Experience configuring Active Directory Domain Services, such as domains, forests, sites, trusts, certificates, user and computer accounts.

  • Experience configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, such as IP addressing, name resolution, network access, file and print services, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

  • Experience configuring applications infrastructure such as server deployment, remote desktop services, and web services infrastructure.

  • Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
  • 6421B: Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

  • 6425C: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

  • 6426C: Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

  • 6427A: Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2008

  • 6428A: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services
    Detailed Class Syllabus

    Module 1: Designing IP Addressing and Configuration
  • Designing an IPv4 Addressing Scheme

  • Designing an IPv6 Addressing Scheme

  • Designing an IPv6 Transition Strategy

  • Designing a DHCP Implementation

  • Planning DHCP Configuration Options

  • Module 2: Designing Name Resolution
  • Collecting Information for a Name Resolution Design

  • Designing a DNS Server Strategy

  • Designing a DNS Namespace

  • Designing DNS Zone Implementation

  • Designing Zone Replication and Delegation

  • Module 3: Designing Advanced Name Resolution
  • Optimizing DNS Queries

  • Designing DNS for High Availability

  • Designing a NetBIOS Name Resolution Strategy

  • Module 4: Designing Network Access
  • Gathering Data for Designing Network Access Solutions

  • Securing and Controlling Network Access

  • Designing Remote Access Services

  • Designing RADIUS Authentication with Network Policy Services

  • Designing Wireless Access

  • Designing Internet Connectivity and Perimeter Networks

  • Module 5: Designing Network Security
  • Defense-in-Depth Model Overview

  • Overview of Network Security Design

  • Creating a Network Security Plan

  • Identifying Threats to Network Security

  • Analyzing Security Risks

  • Designing Windows Firewall Implementation

  • Designing NAP Policy

  • Designing NAP Enforcement and Remediation

  • Module 6: Designing Application Deployment
  • Overview of Application Deployment

  • Designing Deployment of Local Applications

  • Designing Deployment of Virtual Applications

  • Designing Deployment of Virtual Desktop

  • Module 7: Designing Remote Desktop Services
  • Designing Remote Desktop Services Connectivity

  • Designing RemoteApp

  • Designing Remote Connectivity for RDS

  • Designing Monitoring and Management for Remote Desktop Services

  • Module 8: Designing IIS for Web-Based Applications
  • Designing Web-based Application Infrastructure

  • Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability

  • Designing IIS Security

  • Designing IIS Maintenance

  • Module 9: Designing File and Print Services
  • Designing File Services

  • Designing File Server Resource Management

  • Designing File Encryption

  • Designing Print Services

  • Module 10: Designing File Replication and Caching
  • Branch Office Data Access

  • Designing a Distributed File System

  • Designing File Caching

  • Module 11: Designing for Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Designing Windows Network Load Balancing

  • Designing Failover Clustering

  • Designing Geographically Dispersed Clusters

  • Module 12: Designing an Update Deployment Strategy
  • Designing a WSUS Topology

  • Designing an Update Management Strategy

  • Module 13: Designing a Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Virtualization of a Test Server Environment

  • Virtualization and Migration of Legacy Applications

  • Branch Office Servicing Through Virtualization

  • Designing and Testing a Virtualized Development Environment

  • Designing a Virtual Server Provisioning Workflow Model

  • Evaluating Appropriateness for Virtualization

  • Evaluating Customization to a Standard Configuration
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