Published: March 6, 2008
Languages: English, German, Japanese
Audiences: IT professionals
Technology: Windows Server 2008
Credit toward certification: MCP, MCSA, MCTS
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Configuring addressing and services (21%)
Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
Configure IP address options; subnetting; supernetting; multi-homed; interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6
Configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
DHCP options; creating new options; PXE boot; default user profiles; DHCP relay agents; exclusions; authorize server in Active Directory; scopes; DHCPv6
Static routing; persistent routing; Routing Internet Protocol (RIP); metrics; choosing a default gateway; maintaining a routing table; demand-dial routing; IGMP proxy
Configure Windows Firewall with advanced security
Inbound and outbound rules; custom rules; authorized users; authorized computers; configure firewall by using Group Policy; network location profiles; service groups; import/export policies; isolation policy; IPsec group policies; Connection Security Rules
Configuring TCP/IP networking
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Windows firewall and IPsec policy deployment step-by-step guide
Configuring names resolution (22%)
Configure a Domain Name System (DNS) server
Conditional forwarding; external forwarders; root hints; cache-only; socket pooling; cache locking
Configure DNS zones
Zone scavenging; zone types; Active Directory integration; Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS); Secure DDNS; GlobalNames; zone delegation; DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC); reverse lookup zones
Configure DNS records
Record types; Time to live (TTL); weighting records; registering records; netmask ordering; DnsUpdateProxy group; round robin; DNS record security; auditing
Configure DNS replication
DNS secondary zones; DNS stub zones; Active Directory Integrated replication scopes; securing zone transfer; SOA refresh; auditing
Configure name resolution for client computers
Configuring HOSTS file; Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR); broadcasting; resolver cache; DNS server list; Suffix Search order; DNS devolution
IPv4 name resolution
Configure a DNS server to use forwarders
Configuring zone properties
Configuring network access (18%)
Configure remote access
Dial-up; Remote Access Policy; Network Address Translation (NAT); VPN protocols, such as Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) and IKEv2; Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS); packet filters; Connection Manager; VPN reconnect; RAS authentication by using MS-CHAP, MS-CHAP v2, and EAP
Configure Network Access Protection (NAP)
Network layer protection; DHCP enforcement; VPN enforcement; RDS enforcement; configure NAP health policies; IPsec enforcement; 802.1x enforcement; flexible host isolation; multi-configuration System Health Validator (SHV)
IPv6; IPsec; server requirements; client requirements; perimeter network; name resolution policy table
Configure Network Policy Server (NPS)
IEEE 802.11 wireless; IEEE 802.3 wired; Group Policy for wireless; RADIUS accounting; Connection Request policies; RADIUS proxy; NPS templates
Network access protection deployment guide
DirectAccess configuration, tips, tricks, and best practices
Configuring file and print services (20%)
Configure a file server
File share publishing; Offline Files; share permissions; NTFS permissions; encrypting file system (EFS); BitLocker; Access-Based Enumeration (ABE); branch cache; Share and Storage Management console
Configure Distributed File System (DFS)
DFS namespace; DFS configuration and application; creating and configuring targets; DFS replication; read-only replicated folder; failover cluster support; health reporting
Configure backup and restore
Backup types; backup schedules; managing remotely; restoring data; shadow copy services; volume snapshot services (VSS); bare metal restore; backup to remote file share
Manage file server resources
FSRM; quota by volume or quota by user; quota entries; quota templates; file classification; Storage Manager for SANs; file management tasks; file screening
Configure and monitor print services
Printer share; publish printers to Active Directory; printer permissions; deploy printer connections; install printer drivers; export and import print queues and printer settings; add counters to Performance Monitor to monitor print servers; print pooling; print priority; print driver isolation; location-aware printing; print management delegation
File services for Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 file services: Deep dive
Print and document services
Monitoring and managing a network infrastructure (20%)
Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server settings
Update type selection; client settings; Group Policy object (GPO); client targeting; software updates; test and approval; disconnected networks
Configure performance monitoring
Data Collector Sets; Performance Monitor; Reliability Monitor; monitoring System Stability Index; page files; analyze performance data
Configure event logs
Custom views; application and services logs; subscriptions; attaching tasks to events find and filter
Gather network data
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP); Network Monitor; Connection Security Rules monitoring
Managing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 servers
Performance and reliability monitoring getting started guide for Windows Server 2008
Monitoring and status tools
Your network contains 100 servers that run Windows Server 2008 R2.
A server named Server1 is deployed on the network. Server1 will be used to collect events from the Security event logs of the other servers on the network.
You need to define the Custom Event Delivery Optimization settings on Server1.
Which tool should you use?
A. Event Viewer
B. Task Scheduler
Your network contains a server that runs Windows Server 2008 R2. You plan to create a custom script.
You need to ensure that each time the script runs, an entry is added to the Application event log.
Which tool should you use?
You can create custom events in an event log by using the Eventcreate utility. This can be useful as a diagnostic tool in scripts when you record an error or event directly into the logs without using VBScript or another language to log the event.
Your network contains a server that has the SNMP Service installed.
You need to configure the SNMP security settings on the server.
Which tool should you use?
A. Local Security Policy
D. Services console
Your network contains a server named Server1 that runs Windows Server 2008 R2. Server1 has the SNMP Service installed.
You perform an SNMP query against Server1 and discover that the query returns the incorrect identification information.
You need to change the identification information returned by Server1.
What should you do?
A. From the properties of the SNMP Service, modify the Agent settings.
B. From the properties of the SNMP Service, modify the General settings.
C. From the properties of the SNMP Trap Service, modify the Logon settings.
D. From the properties of the SNMP Trap Service, modify the General settings.
You need to capture the HTTP traffic to and from a server every day between 09:00 and 10:00.
What should you do?
A. Create a scheduled task that runs the Netsh tool.
B. Create a scheduled task that runs the Nmcap tool.
C. From Network Monitor, configure the General options.
D. From Network Monitor, configure the Capture options.
nmcap /networks * /capture LDAP /file c:\file.cap If you want a timer add the following
/startwhen /timeafter x hours