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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (70-297) Tutorial


Microsoft network infrastructures can grow to become very large and complex. To master the design of network infrastructures, you will need the ability to understand and engineer complex customer needs and requirements. This course will carry you though the process of understanding and designing a Microsoft Server 2003 Active Directory and Network infrastructure. author Brad Causey gives a detailed guide of Active DIrectory, from concepts through practical applications, to help you prepare for the 70-297 certification exam. To begin learning simply click on the links.

Intro to Active Directory Design

Overview of Active Directory Design
What Active Directory Design is

Active Directory Introduction

Active Directory Introduction
Server 2003
Domain Controllers
Roles
Forests
Domains
Trust Types
Organizational Units
DNS
WINS
DHCP
Sites
Replication
RRAS/RADIUS

Analyzing The Existing Infrastructure

Analyzing the Existing Infrastructure
Physical Layout
Infrastructure Devices
Addressing Schemes
Operating Systems
Hardware
Performance
Analyzing It All

Basic Active Directory Design Elements

Domain Structure Pt.1
Domain Structure Pt.2
Domain Structure Pt.3
NT vs. Server 2003
Functional Levels
Analyzing it all
Common Solutions

Designing Name Resolution

DNS Components
DNS Zones
Zone Transfers
Server Roles
DNS Structure
Internal DNS vs. Public DNS
Putting It All Together

Designing The Network Infrastructure

IP Addressing
Subnets
Router Placement
DMZs
DHCP
Implementation Considerations

Designing A Security Infrastructure

Overview
Organizational Units
User and Computer Accounts
OU Design
Password Requirements
Group Types
Group Scopes
Group Strategies
Group Policies
GPO Implementations
Overall Group & Group Policy Strategy

Designing Internet Access

Internet Access Considerations
ISPs
WAN Implementations
Bandwidth
NAT
Overall Internet Access Strategy

Designing A Remote Access Strategy

Remote Access Components
Wireless Access
ISA
RRAS
Remote Authentication
VPNs
RADIUS

Designing Sites

AD Sites
Site Design Considerations
Domain Controller Placement
Domain and Forest Role Placement
Global Catalog Placement
Replication
Site Strategies

Case Study - Timekeepers Inc

Company Background
Existing Infrastructure
Interviews
Geographical Layout
Goals
Designing Network Infrastructure

Wrap Up Movie

In Review

Taking The Exam

Taking the Exam

Author Movie

About the Author


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