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MCSA/MCSE Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (Exam 70-291)

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Audience
MCSE candidates preparing to take Exam 70-291

Paperback, 800 Pages

Published: October 2003

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-1-931836-92-0

Contents


  • Foreword

    Chapter 1 Reviewing TCP/IP Basics

    Introduction

    Understanding the Purpose and Function of Networking Models

    Understanding the Department

    Understanding the OSI Model

    The Microsoft Model

    1.1/1.3 Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite

    Layer 1: Network Interface

    Layer 2: Internet

    Layer 3: Host-to-Host Transport

    Layer 4: Application

    1.1/1.3 Understanding IP Addressing

    Converting from Decimal to Binary

    Network ID and Host ID

    Class A

    Class B

    Class C

    Class D and Class E

    Address Class Summary

    Understanding Subnetting

    Understanding Subnet Masking

    How Bitwise ANDing Works

    Default Subnet Mask

    Custom Subnet Mask

    Public and Private IP Addresses

    Understanding Basic IP Routing

    Name and Address Resolution

    How Packets Travel from Network to Network

    Example of a Simple Classful Network

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 2 Variable Length Subnet Masking and Client Configuration

    Introduction

    Review of Classful Subnet Masking

    Variable Length or Nonclassful (Classless) Subnet Masking

    Example of Subnetting a Class A Network

    Example of Subnetting a Class B Network

    Example of Subnetting a Class C Network

    Variable Length Subnetting Summary

    Supernetting Class C Networks

    Example of Supernetting a Class C Network

    4.3.2 The Windows XP/Windows 2000 Routing Table

    Adding Routing Table Entries

    Removing Routing Table Entries

    4.3.2 The Windows Server 2003 Routing Table

    Creating Routing Table Entries

    Removing Routing Table Entries

    Assigning IP Addressing Information to Network Clients

    Static IP Addressing

    Dynamic IP Addressing

    APIPA

    Configuring Alternate

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 3 The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

    Introduction

    1.2 Review of DHCP

    1.2.1 DHCP Leases

    General Lease Duration Rules

    The DHCP Lease Process

    Lease Renewal

    1.2.1/1.2.4Configuring the Windows

    1.2.5/1.4.4 Server 2003 DHCP Server

    Installing the DHCP Service

    1.2.4 Configuring DHCP Scopes

    Configuring DHCP Options

    User and Vendor Class Options

    1.2.5 Configuring DHCP Reservations

    Configuring BOOTP Tables

    Configuring Superscopes

    Configuring Multicast Scopes

    Configuring Scope Allocation of IP Ad

    1.2.2/1.4.5Configuring the DHCP Relay Agent

    BOOTP versus DHCP Relay

    Configuring the DHCP Relay Agent

    Integrating the DHCP Server with Dynamic DNS

    Dealing with Windows NT 4.0 and Win9x Clients

    1.4/1.4.1 Integrating the DHCP Server with Routing and Remote Access

    DHCP and RRAS Scenarios

    Scenario 1: RRAS Acts as DHCP Server

    Scenario 2: RRAS Passes Requests to Another DHCP Server

    Scenario 3: Static IP Assigned to User

    Integrating DHCP with Active Directory

    Authorizing DHCP Servers in the Active Directory

    Rogue DHCP Server Detection

    1.3.1/1.3.2Understanding Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)

    How APIPA Works

    Disabling APIPA

    1.2/1.4.6 Managing the Windows Server 2003 DHCP Server

    1.2.3 Managing the DHCP Server Database

    Viewing and Recording DHCP Server Statistics

    Delegating DHCP Administration

    1.4.3/1.4 DHCP Administrators Group

    1.4/1.4.3 1.4.4/5.3/ 5.3.1/5.3.2 DHCP Users Group the Windows Server 2003 DHCP Server

    Using the Event Viewer

    Using System Monitor

    1.4.3 Real World Data Sniffing

    1.4.3 Using the DHCP Server Audit Log

    Using DHCP Log Files

    Client-Side Troubleshooting

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 4 NetBIOS Name Resolution and WINS

    Introduction

    Review of NetBIOS Name Resolution

    Network Browsing

    NetBIOS Name Registration

    Standard NetBIOS Name Resolution

    NetBIOS Over TCP/IP

    Resolving NetBIOS Names to IP Addresses

    The NetBIOS Node Types

    b-node (Broadcasts)

    p-node (Peer-to-peer)

    m-node (Mixed)

    h-node (Hybrid)

    Enhanced h-node

    The LMHOSTS file

    The Windows Server 2003 Windows Internet Name Server

    Overview of WINS

    Installing the WINS Servers

    Configuring and Managing the WINS Server

    Configuring the WINS Client

    Possible WINS Clients

    WINS Proxy Agent

    Network Service Interoperability

    WINS and DHCP

    WINS and DNS

    WINS and RRAS

    5.3 WINS and Active Directory

    WINS and the Browser Service

    WINS and Win9x/NT Clients

    5.3/5.3.1/5.3.2 Monitoring and Troubleshooting the Windows Server 2003 WINS Server

    WINS System Monitor Objects

    Troubleshooting WINS Clients

    Troubleshooting WINS Servers

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 5 Domain Naming System Concepts

    Introduction

    Review of DNS

    Comparing NetBIOS and DNS Naming Conventions

    The DNS Namespace

    Basic DNS Concepts

    DNS Zones

    Delegation and Glue Records

    DNS Zone Transfer

    Host Name Resolution

    Order of Host Name Resolution

    Recursive Queries

    Iterative Queries

    Forward Lookups

    Reverse Lookups

    2.2.3 Windows Server 2003 DNS Server Roles

    Standard Primary DNS Servers

    Standard Secondary DNS Servers

    Caching-only DNS Server

    DNS Forwarder and DNS Slave Servers

    Dynamic DNS Servers

    Aging and Scavenging of Stale Records

    DNS Extensions

    Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Integrated DNS Servers

    Secure Dynamic Updates

    Active Directory Integrated Zones

    Active Directory Related DNS Entries

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 6 The Windows Server 2003 DNS Server

    Introduction

    2.1/2.1.1/2.1.2/2.1.3/2.2/2.2.1/2.2.2 Installing and Configuring the Windows Server 2003 DNS Server

    2.1.1 Configuring Your DNS Server

    2.1.2 Configuring Your DNS Zones

    2.2 Configuring DNS Clients

    Using DHCP to Configure DNS Clients

    Integrating the Windows

    Server 2003 DNS Server with DHCP

    DNS Updating Options

    DNSUpdateProxy Group

    Integrating the Windows Server 2003 DNS Server with WINS

    WINS and DNS

    Integrating the Windows Server 2003 DNS Server with BIND

    2.3 Monitoring the Windows Server 2003 DNS Server

    DNS Console

    System Monitor

    Network Monitor

    5.3/5.3.1/5.3.2 Troubleshooting the Windows Server 2003 DNS Server

    Logging

    Diagnostic Tools

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 7 Configuring the Windows Server 2003 Routing and Remote Access Service VPN Services

    Introduction

    Review of Windows Server 2003 Remote Access Concepts

    Enabling the Windows Server 2003 Remote Access Service

    4.1/4.1.1/4.5.1 Configuring the Windows Server 2003 VPN Server

    Supporting Network Infrastructure

    PPP Authentication Process and Protocols

    VPN Tunneling Protocols

    4.5/4.5.1/4.6.2 Configuring the Windows Server 2003 VPN Gateway

    Supporting Network Infrastructure

    Creating the Demand-Dial Connection

    IP Addressing Support for VPN Gateways

    Creating the Local and Remote Gateways

    Creating the Static Packet Filter

    Troubleshooting Windows Server 2003 VPN Services

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 8 Configuring the Windows 2003 Routing and Remote Access Service LAN Routing, Dial-up Services, and Routing Protocols

    Introduction

    4.3.3/4.6/4.6.1 Configuring LAN Routing

    4.2/4.2.1/4.2.2/4.2.3 Configuring RRAS Packet Filters

    4.5.3/4.6.1 Configuring the Windows 2003 Dial-up RAS Server

    Configuring the Windows

    2003 Dial-up RAS Gateway

    PPP Multilink and Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (BAP)

    PPP Multilink Protocol

    BAP Protocols

    4.1.1 Configuring Wireless Connections

    Categorizing Wireless Networks

    Wireless Security

    4.1.3/4.2.5 Configuring Remote Access Policies

    4.2.4/4.3 4.3.1/4.3.3 Understanding Router Protocols

    RIP

    OSPF

    IGMP

    Configuring Basic Firewall Support

    4.2.5/5.3/5.3.1/5.3.2 RRAS NAT Services

    ICMP Router Discovery

    4.2.5/4.5/4.5.2/4.5.3 Troubleshooting Remote Access Client Connections

    5.3/5.3.1/5.3.2 Troubleshooting Remote Access Server Connections

    Configuring Internet Authentication Services

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 9 Security Templates and Software Updates

    Introduction

    3.1/3.1.1/3.1.2 Security Templates

    Types of Security Templates

    Network Security Settings

    Analyzing Baseline Security

    Applying Security Templates

    Software Updates

    Install and Configure Software Update Infrastructure

    Install and Configure Automatic Client Update Settings

    Supporting Legacy Clients

    Testing Software Updates

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Chapter 10 Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Activity

    Introduction

    3.3/5.1 Using Network Monitor

    Installing Network Monitor

    Basic Configuration

    Network Monitor Default Settings

    Configuring Monitoring Filters

    Configuring Display Filters

    Interpreting a Trace

    5.2 Monitoring and Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity

    NAT Logging

    Name Resolution

    IP Addressing

    3.2/3.3 Monitoring IPSec Connections

    IPSec Monitor Console

    Network Monitor

    netsh

    ipseccmd

    netdiag

    Event Viewer

    Summary of Exam Objectives

    Exam Objectives Fast Track

    Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions

    Self Test

    Self Test Quick Answer Key

    Self Test Appendix

    Index






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