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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (70-293) Tutorial

Designed for IT professionals who work in complex computing environments of medium to large size companies, Microsoft exam 70-293, "Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows® Server 2003 Network Infrastructure" is a core networking system requirement for the MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) on Microsoft Windows® Server 2003 certification. Certified MCT and MCSE, author, Brian Culp, shows users real world network solutions, as well as academic solutions to help users take and pass the MCSE 70-293 exam. He discusses the various server roles and availability, IP addressing, network infrastructure and security, as well as Internet connectivity strategy. This tutorial is essential for anyone considering tackling the MCSE 70-293 exam. To being learning today, simply click on one of the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 - 70-293 lessons.

Server Roles

Tutorial Overview
Server 2003 Versions
Understanding Server Roles
Domain Controllers
Single Master Roles
File and Print Servers
Web Servers
Application Servers and Terminal Servers

Maintaining IP Addressing

Understanding Network Protocols
TCP IP Basics
IP Addressing
IP Rules
Binary Addressing
Address Classes
IP Address Rules
Classless Internet Domain Routing
Automatic Private IP Addressing
Using an Alternate Configuration
Subnetting Shortcuts
Installing DHCP
DHCP Lease Process
Authorizing/Client Reservations
Manage DHCP Options
DHCP in a Routed Environment
Configuring DHCP Relay Agent
Using Superscopes

Network Infrastructure

Resolving a Host Name
Recursive and Iterative Queries
Reverse Queries
Installing the DNS Server Service
DNS Server Roles
Manage DNS Zones
Stub Zone
DNS Server Options
Creating a Reverse Lookup Zone
Resource Records
DNS Forwarders
Implementing Dynamic DNS
Integrating DNS and Active Directory
Modifying a Zone
Aging and Scavenging
Monitoring and Management
Delegating Zones
Migrating DNS Information
Integrating Windows and UNIX
Understanding NetBIOS Names pt. 1
Understanding NetBIOS Names pt. 2
Understanding WINS
Planning WINS Replication
Adding a WINS Replication Partner
Static WINS Entries
WINS Database Backup
Troubleshoot NetBIOS Resolution
Troubleshoot Host Resolution

Routing and Remote Access

Understanding Routing
Selecting Connectivity Devices
Configuring RAS
Configure a Remote Access Client
Remote Access User Authentication
Authentication Protocols
Internet Authentication Service
Configuring the IAS Server
Remote Access Policies
Default Remote Access Policies
Create a Remote Access Policy
Manage Routing Tables
Manage Routing Protocols
Demand Dial Routing
Configuring NAT
Configuring a Firewall
Internet Connection Sharing
Setting Up a VPN
Router to Router VPN
Secure Callback and Caller ID
Remote Access Account Lockout
Multilink and BAP
Configuring Remote Assistance
Using Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop Security
Troubleshoot RAS

Internet Connectivity Strategy

Connecting the LAN to the Internet
Network Address Translation
Internet Connection Sharing
Wireless Access Considerations pt. 1
Wireless Access Considerations pt. 2
Wireless Encryption and Security
Using the Connection Manager
Creating a Service Profile
Customizing Service Profiles

Maintaining Network Security

Identifying Security Requirements
Principle of Least Privilege
Understanding Security Templates
Configuring a Security Template
Security Configuration and Analysis
IPSec Basics
Enabling IPSec
Configuring IPSec Policy
IPSec Policy Rules
IPSec Policy Example pt. 1
IPSec Policy Example pt. 2
Using IPSec Monitor
Resultant Set of Policy

Security Infrastructure

Security Overview
Using NTFS Permissions
NTFS Permission Behavior
Permissions with the Command Line
Combining Share and NTFS Permissions
Effective Permission
Securing the Schema
Creating an Audit Policy
Reviewing Audit Policy
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
Creating a Baseline Analysis
Software Update Services
Using SUS
Public Key Cryptography
Understanding Certification Authorities
Microsoft Certificates Services

Maintaining Server Availability

Understand Performance Bottlenecks
Monitor with System Monitor
Setting up a Performance Log
Installing Network Monitor
Monitor Traffic with Network Monitor
Windows Backup/Backup Types
Configuring a Backup
Using the Command Line
Automated System Recovery
Performing a Restore
Basic and Dynamic Disks
Disk Fault Tolerance
Server Clustering
Configuring a Server Cluster
Network Load Balancing
NLB Clusters


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