MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration Study Guide Exam 70-642

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Get ready for the new Windows Server 2008 certification track.With Microsoft's release of Windows Server 2008 and a new generation of certification exams, network administrators have more reason than ever to certify their expertise in the world's leading server software. Inside, find the full coverage you need to prepare for Exam 70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring, one of three specializations in the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification track and a prerequisite for the MCITP certifications in Windows Server 2008. Look for:Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam. Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills. Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles. Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day. Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective.Order your copy today!

Author Biography

William Panek, MCSA+ Security and Messaging, MCSE+ Security and Messaging, MCDBA, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA, CHFI, is founder of Stellacon Corporation, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and a Certified Learning Solutions Provider and leading training provider on the East Coast.

Tylor Wentworth, MCSA+ Security and Messaging, MCSE+ Security and Messaging, MCT, CCNA, CCNP, is Director of Operations with Stellacon Corporation. James Chellis, CEO of Comcourse Learning Solutions, is a bestselling educator, author, editor, and publisher. He has provided training to dozens of Fortune 500 corporations and many universities and governmental organizations.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xvii
Assessment Testp. xxviii
Understanding Windows Server 2008 Networkingp. 1
Understanding the OSI Modelp. 2
Protocol Stacksp. 4
Communication Between Stacksp. 13
How Microsoft's Network Components Work with the OSI Modelp. 14
Device Drivers and the OSI Modelp. 14
Network Protocol Basicsp. 15
About Windows Network Modelsp. 21
Windows Peer-to-Peer Networkp. 21
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Networkp. 24
Summaryp. 26
Exam Essentialsp. 26
Review Questionsp. 27
Answers to Review Questionsp. 33
TCP/IPp. 37
Understanding TCP/IPp. 38
Details of the TCP/IP Modelp. 38
How TCP/IP Layers Communicatep. 39
Understanding Port Numbersp. 39
Understanding IP Addressingp. 41
The Hierarchical IP Addressing Schemep. 41
Understanding Network Classesp. 43
Subnetting a Networkp. 46
Implementing Subnettingp. 47
An Easier Way to Apply Subnettingp. 53
Applying Subnetting the Traditional Wayp. 57
Working with Classless Inter-Domain Routingp. 65
Understanding IPv6p. 68
IPv6 History and Needp. 68
IPv6 New and Improved Conceptsp. 69
IPv6 Addressing Conceptsp. 71
IPv6 Integration/Migrationp. 76
Configuring IPsecp. 79
IPsec Fundamentalsp. 80
IPsec Authenticationp. 83
Summaryp. 84
Exam Essentialsp. 84
Review Questionsp. 85
Answers to Review Questionsp. 92
Domain Name System (DNS)p. 97
Introducing DNSp. 98
Understanding Servers, Clients, and Resolversp. 103
Understanding the DNS Processp. 104
Introducing DNS Database Zonesp. 111
Understanding Primary Zonesp. 112
Understanding Secondary Zonesp. 114
Understanding Active Directory-Integrated DNSp. 115
Understanding Stub Zonesp. 116
Understanding Zone Transfers and Replicationp. 117
New Functionality in Windows Server 2008 DNSp. 121
Background Zone Loadingp. 121
Support for IPv6 Addressesp. 122
Support for Read-Only Domain Controllersp. 122
GlobalName Zonesp. 122
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-Vp. 123
Server Core Installationp. 123
Introducing DNS Record Typesp. 123
Start of Authority Recordsp. 124
Name Server Recordsp. 125
Host Recordsp. 126
Alias Recordsp. 127
Pointer Recordsp. 127
Mail Exchanger Recordsp. 128
Service Recordsp. 128
Configuring DNSp. 129
Installing DNSp. 129
Load Balancing with Round Robinp. 130
Configuring a Caching-Only Serverp. 131
Setting Zone Propertiesp. 132
Configuring Zones for Dynamic Updatesp. 136
Delegating Zones for DNSp. 137
Manually Creating DNS Recordsp. 138
Link-Local Multicast Name Resolutionp. 141
Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNSp. 141
Monitoring DNS with the DNS Snap-Inp. 142
Troubleshooting DNSp. 144
Summaryp. 150
Exam Essentialsp. 151
Review Questionsp. 153
Answers to Review Questionsp. 160
Managing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)p. 163
Overview of DHCPp. 164
Introducing the DORA Processp. 164
Advantages and Disadvantages of DHCPp. 165
The DHCP Lease Processp. 167
ipconfig Lease Optionsp. 170
Understanding Scope Detailsp. 171
Installing and Authorizing DHCPp. 173
Installing DHCPp. 173
Introducing the DHCP Snap-Inp. 177
Authorizing DHCP for Active Directoryp. 178
Creating and Managing DHCP Scopesp. 180
Creating a New Scope in IPv4p. 180
Creating a New Scope in IPv6p. 188
Changing Scope Properties (IPv4 and IPv6)p. 192
Changing Server Propertiesp. 193
Managing Reservations and Exclusionsp. 196
Setting Scope Options for IPv4p. 198
Activating and Deactivating Scopesp. 201
Creating a Superscope for IPv4p. 202
Creating IPv4 Multicast Scopesp. 203
Integrating Dynamic DNS and IPv4 DHCPp. 206
Using Multiple DHCP Serversp. 208
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-Vp. 208
Server Core Installationp. 209
Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCPp. 210
Monitoring DHCP Leasesp. 210
Logging DHCP Activityp. 211
Working with the DHCP Database Filesp. 213
Reconciling IPv4 DHCP Scopesp. 216
Recovering a Broken DHCP Serverp. 217
Correcting Client Problemsp. 217
Summaryp. 218
Exam Essentialsp. 218
Review Questionsp. 220
Answers to Review Questionsp. 228
Managing Routing and Remote Accessp. 233
Understanding Routingp. 234
What Routing Doesp. 234
How Routing Worksp. 235
Routing in Windows Server 2008p. 244
Installing RRASp. 245
Configuring IP Routingp. 250
Creating and Managing Interfacesp. 250
Setting IP Routing Propertiesp. 265
Managing Routing Protocolsp. 267
Managing Static Routesp. 270
Configuring TCP/IP Packet Filtersp. 272
Configuring VPN Packet Filtersp. 275
PPTP Packet Filtersp. 275
L2TP Packet Filtersp. 278
Managing IP Routingp. 278
Using the route print Commandp. 280
Troubleshooting IP Routingp. 281
Troubleshooting Examplep. 281
Summaryp. 283
Exam Essentialsp. 283
Review Questionsp. 285
Answers to Review Questionsp. 291
Managing Remote Access Servicesp. 295
Overview of Dial-Up Networking (DUN)p. 296
What DUN Doesp. 297
How DUN Worksp. 298
Overview of Virtual Private Networksp. 301
What VPNs Dop. 302
VPNs and Windows Server 2008p. 302
How VPNs Workp. 303
Configuring Your Remote Access Serverp. 306
Configuring PPP Optionsp. 306
Installing a VPNp. 310
How VPN Worksp. 311
Enabling RRAS as a VPNp. 313
Configuring a VPNp. 313
Configuring VPN Portsp. 314
Troubleshooting VPNsp. 315
Managing Your Remote Access Serverp. 316
Managing Remote Users with a RADIUS Serverp. 317
Monitoring Overall Activityp. 317
Controlling Remote Access Loggingp. 317
Reviewing the Remote Access Event Logp. 323
Monitoring Ports and Port Activityp. 323
Integrating RRAS with DHCPp. 324
Installing the DHCP Relay Agentp. 324
Configuring the DHCP Relay Agentp. 324
Configuring a RAS or VPN Clientp. 327
The General Tabp. 328
The Options Tabp. 329
The Security Tabp. 331
The Networking Tabp. 333
The Advanced Tabp. 334
Creating a VPN Connection on a Windows XP Clientp. 334
Introduction to Authentication Protocolsp. 336
Overview of Wireless Accessp. 339
Configuring Wireless Accessp. 340
Internet Connection Sharingp. 341
Summaryp. 341
Exam Essentialsp. 342
Review Questionsp. 343
Answers to Review Questionsp. 350
Managing Security for Remote Access Servicesp. 353
Remote Access Securityp. 354
User Authenticationp. 354
Connection Securityp. 356
Access Controlp. 356
Configuring User Accessp. 357
Setting Up User Profilesp. 357
Using Network Access Policiesp. 359
Using Remote Access Profilesp. 366
Setting Up a VPN Network Access Policyp. 371
Configuring Securityp. 374
Controlling Server Securityp. 375
Configuring Network Access Protectionp. 380
Configuring Firewall Optionsp. 381
Troubleshooting Techniquesp. 384
Summaryp. 386
Exam Essentialsp. 386
Review Questionsp. 388
Answers to Review Questionsp. 396
Managing File and Print Servicesp. 399
Understanding File Serversp. 400
Configuring File Serversp. 401
Sharing Foldersp. 401
Making Active Directory Objects Available to Usersp. 402
Configuring Offline Foldersp. 404
Understanding Permissionsp. 409
Configuring Disk Quotasp. 417
Configuring Distributed File System (DFS)p. 420
Advantages of DFSp. 420
Types of DFSp. 420
Using the DFS Management Consolep. 424
Understanding Printingp. 428
Creating and Publishing Printersp. 429
Configuring Printersp. 433
Migrating Print Serversp. 437
Summaryp. 438
Exam Essentialsp. 438
Review Questionsp. 440
Answers to Review Questionsp. 449
Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructurep. 453
Configuring Windows Server Update Servicesp. 455
Windows Updatep. 456
Windows Automatic Updatesp. 457
Using Windows Server Update Servicesp. 458
Overview of Windows Server 2008 Performance Monitoringp. 469
Using Windows Server 2008 Performance Toolsp. 471
Introducing the Reliability and Performance Monitorp. 471
Using Other Performance Monitoring Toolsp. 481
Backup and Recoveryp. 495
Overview of the Windows Server 2008 Backup Utilityp. 496
Backing Up Active Directoryp. 500
Restoring Datap. 506
Understanding Shadow Copiesp. 509
Summaryp. 513
Exam Essentialsp. 513
Review Questionsp. 515
Answers to Review Questionsp. 522
About the Companion CDp. 525
Glossaryp. 529
Indexp. 547
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