Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure & Security
Data is often the lifeblood to an organisation, keeping it safe and ensuring only the right people have access is of paramount importance. This course follows on from our Windows Server 2008 Administration course and covers all aspects of networking and security.
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This course goes through how to use Windows Server 2008 to meet an organisations needs from understanding the fundamental networking principles through to remote access and how to implement complex security solutions using multi-factor authentication.
Any server administrator who will be designing, implementing and managing Windows based networks and security systems using Windows Server 2008. Or anybody who is preparing for a Windows Server 2008 MCTS or MCITP qualification.
This course is not recommended for anyone who has attended our Windows 2003 Networking or Windows 2003 Security course. Please see 'Alternative Courses' for more relevant training.
- Configure IP addressing and connectivity
- Manage DHCP and DNS servers
- Create a Public Key Infrastructure and deploy certificates
- Secure communications with IPSec and VPN technologies
- Control network access with Firewalls, Radius and NAP
Secure and reliable networking is crucial, and Windows Server 2008 is the Microsoft server system of choice, so make sure your network administration team have the knowledge and skills to support your activities of your organisation by keeping it connected securely.
Networking has changed in Server 2008 and there is a lot more to know these days. Let an expert guide you through understanding the traditional and the new concepts in networking, while receiving new hands on skills, that will extend and update your knowledge.
Network and Sharing Centre
Introducing the Windows 2008 Firewall
Introduction to TCP/IP
Assigning IP Addresses Manually
A Worked Subnetting Example
Understanding Routing and Routing Tables
Managing Routing Protocols Configuring the Routing and Remote Access Service
What is Network Address Translation?
What is Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol?
The DHCP Process
DHCP Installation Process
Managing a DHCP Server
DHCP Server Options
Routing IPv4 DHCP
Implementing Multiple DHCP Servers
What is DNS?
DNS on the Internet
Internal DNS and Active Directory
Installing Windows 2008 DNS
Domain Name System Records
Dynamically Registering & Updating DNS Records
DNS Zone Types
Configuring Forwarders and Conditional Forwarding
Further DNS Server Configuration
What is IP Security?
IPsec Communication Modes
Managing IPSec Policy Components
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Remote Access Service and Network Policy Server
Creating VPN Connections
Configuring a Remote Access Client
Remote Access Policies
Integrating Remote Access with RADIUS
What is RADIUS?
Installing & Implementing NPS
Introduction to Network Access Protection
Implementing and Configuring NAP
Configuring the NAP Client
Combing Network Policy Server (NPS) and VPN Access
Delegates should have attended ONE of the following courses or have equivalent knowledge. Windows Server 2003 Administration or Windows Server 2008 Administration. In addition, attendance of our Active Directory Design and Implementation course or equivalent knowledge is highly advantageous as some knowledge from it is assumed during this course. An understanding of managing Windows desktop operating systems is assumed during this course.