Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Active Directory Technology Specialist level knowledge and concepts.
  • Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience.
  • Applications Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience.
  • Windows Vista TS level of knowledge and experience.
  • Intermediate understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, name resolution, and connection methods.
  • Intermediate understanding of security best practices for authentication and file permissions.
  • Intermediate understanding of server and network hardware.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Network Infrastructure Design

This module describes the key components of network infrastructure design.

Module 2: Designing Network Security

This module explains how to design a secure network.

Module 3: Designing IP Addressing

This module describes how to design a plan for allocating IP addresses to workstations and servers.

Module 4: Designing Routing and Switching

This module explains how to design a network topology.

Module 5: Designing Security for Internal Networks

This module explains the internal considerations for network security and how they can be addressed.

Module 6: Designing Name Resolution

This module explains how to design an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates DNS.

Module 7: Designing Advanced Name Resolution

This module explains an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates DNS and WINS.

Module 8: Planning and Deploying the Application Virtualization Management System

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Module 9: Designing Network Access Protection

This module explains how to design a NAP solution.odule explains how to design a solution for network access.

Module 10: Designing Operating System Deployment and Maintenance

This module explains how to design a solution for operating system deployment and maintenance.

Module 11: Designing File Services and DFS in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design the deployment of file services and DFS.

Module 12: Designing High Availability in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design high availability for applications and services.

Module 13: Designing Print Services in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design print services in Windows Server 2008.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe key components of network infrastructure design.
  • Describe how to design a secure network.
  • Design a plan for allocating IP addresses to workstations and servers.
  • Design a network topology.
  • Describe the internal considerations for network security and how they can be addressed.
  • Design an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Optimize a name resolution system that incorporates DNS and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).
  • Design a solution for network access.
  • Design a Network Access Protection (NAP) solution.
  • Design a solution for operating system deployment and maintenance.
  • Design the deployment of file services.
  • Design print services in Windows Server 2008.
  • Design high availability for applications and services.