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MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep: Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure, 2nd Edition

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MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep: Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 800
  • Edition: 2nd
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6865-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6865-0

The MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep is the most accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date study guide if you are preparing for one of the four core exams required of this popular Microsoft certification. Updated for R2 versions of the product and the exam, this book serves as both a learning and practice tool. Organized according to the exam objectives, which help you quickly and easily assess your understanding of the key exam topics, the book features several key features that help you score better on the test: exam objective explanations, notes, tips, warnings, key terms, exercises, step-by-step examples, study strategies, fast facts, as well as multiple self-assessment opportunities. This is the ultimate study guide to help you prepare for this required MCSE exam. The 70-293 exam measures the ability to plan and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Study and Exam Preparation Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part I: Exam Preparation

CHAPTER 1:

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure

Introduction

Planning a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure Strategy

            TCP/IP Fundamentals

Analyzing IP Addressing Requirements

            Planning an IP Configuration Strategy

Planning an IP Routing Solution

Planning and Modifying a Network Topology

            Planning Physical Placement of Network Resources

            Selecting Network Protocols

Planning for Network Traffic Monitoring

            Using the Network Monitor

            Using System Monitor

Troubleshooting TCP/IP Addressing

            Troubleshooting Client Computers

            Troubleshooting DHCP Server Issues

Planning and Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity

            Planning Internet Connectivity

            Troubleshooting Client Configuration Issues

            Troubleshooting DNS Issues

            Troubleshooting Network Address Translation (NAT) Issues

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 2

Planning and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

Introduction

Planning a Routing Strategy

            What Is Routing?

            Static Versus Dynamic Routing

            Distance Vector Versus Link State

            Planning the Correct Routing Protocol to Use

Planning a Routing Environment

            Windows Server 2003 Routing Solutions

            Using the route Command to Configure Static Routes

            Implementing RIP Routing

            Implementing OSPF Routing

            Other Problems with Routing

Planning Routing for IP Multicast Traffic

            Windows Server 2003 Multicast Specifics

Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

            Routing Troubleshooting Tools

            Troubleshooting RIP Environments

            Troubleshooting OSPF Environments

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 3

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting DHCP

Introduction

Understanding DHCP

            DHCP

            BOOTP

What’s New with Windows Server 2003 DHCP

Planning for DHCP

            Planning a DHCP Infrastructure Type

            Planning a DHCP Server Placement Strategy

            Planning for DHCP Reservations

            Planning for DHCP Options

Installing and Implementing DHCP

            Installing the DHCP Server Service

            Understanding DHCP Scopes

            Creating a DHCP Scope

            Configuring Scope Properties

            Authorizing a DHCP Server in Active Directory

            Configuring DHCP for DNS Integration

            Configuring and Implementing a DHCP Relay Agent

            Configuring Security for DHCP

Troubleshooting DHCP

            Troubleshooting DHCP Server Authorization Problems

            Using the DHCP Logs

            Troubleshooting DHCP Reservations

            Troubleshooting the DHCP Relay Agent

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 4

Planning and Implementing a Name Resolution Infrastructure

Introduction

Introduction to DNS

            Hierarchies

            Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDNs)

What’s New with Windows Server 2003 DNS

Planning a DNS Namespace Design

Planning DNS Zone Requirements

Planning DNS Forwarding Requirements

Configuring DNS Security

            Dynamic Updates

            Zone Transfer Security

            Securing the Cache Against Pollution

            DNS Security (DNSSEC)

            Integrating Active Directory and DNS

            Active Directory DNS Permissions

            Other DNS Security Configuration Items

Integrating with Third-Party DNS Solutions

Introduction to WINS

            What’s New in Windows Server 2003 WINS

Planning for WINS Replication

            Planning Replication Partners

            Planning Replication Type and Path

            Planning Replication for LANs and WANs

            Planning Server Placement

Enabling and Configuring WINS Replication

            Configuring WINS Replication

Implementing NetBIOS Name Resolution

Integrating DNS and WINS

Troubleshooting Name-Resolution Problems

            ipconfig

            ping

            nbtstat

            tracert

            pathping

            nslookup

            netsh

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 5

Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security

Introduction

Implementing Enterprise Security

Planning Secure Baseline Installations

            Identifying Windows Server 2003 Default Security Settings

            Identifying Windows XP Professional Default Security Settings

Selecting Secure Operating Systems

Planning and Implementing Role-Based Security Using Security Templates

            Introducing the Windows Server 2003 Security Templates

            Using the Security Configuration Manager Tools

Using Role-Based Security Templates and the Security Configuration Wizard

            The Security Configuration Wizard

            Using the Security Configuration Wizard

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 6

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Network Security Using IPSec

Introduction

Planning Security for Data Transmission

            Understanding the Architecture and Components of IPSec

            What’s New with Windows Server 2003 IPSec

Configuring and Implementing IPSec

            Understanding IPSec Policy Components

            Creating Customized IPSec Policies

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Protocol Security

            Monitoring IPSec

            The Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) MMC Snap-In

            General IPSec Troubleshooting

            Monitoring and Troubleshooting Kerberos

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 7

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Secure Network Access

Introduction

Planning Secure Remote Administration Methods

            Remote Assistance

            Remote Desktop for Administration (RDA)

Planning Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security

Planning and Implementing Remote Access Security

            Planning Authentication Methods

            Using Dial-In Properties for Access Control

            Planning and Creating Remote Access Policies

            Remote Access Profiles

            Advanced Network Access Configuration: The Network Access Quarantine Contro

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 8

Planning and Implementing Other Network Security Measures

Introduction

What’s New in Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services?

Planning a Windows Server 2003 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

            Introduction to the PKI

            Initial Planning for the PKI

            Planning Appropriate Certificate Authority Types

            Installing and Configuring an Enterprise Root CA

            Configuring Active Directory for Certificate Publication

            Planning Certificate Enrollment and Distribution

            Planning a Smart Card Solution

Planning and Implementing a Security Update Infrastructure

            Planning for Windows Server Update Services

            Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

            Maintaining a Security Update Infrastructure

Planning a Security Framework

            Planning for Security Monitoring

            Planning for Change and Configuration Management

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 9

Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability

Introduction

Monitoring System Performance for Bottlenecks

            The Performance Console

            Introduction to System Monitor

            Working with Counters

            Using System Monitor to Discover Bottlenecks

            Daily Monitoring for Usage

            System Monitor Tips and Tricks

Planning Backup and Recovery Operations

            New Windows Server 2003 Backup Features

            Backup Methods and Media Rotation

            Using Windows Backup

            Using Automated System Recovery

            Using Volume Shadow Copy

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 10

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers

Introduction

Designing for High Availability

            Uninterruptible Power Supplies

            Fault-Tolerant Storage Systems

            Redundant Networking Infrastructure

Planning High Availability Solutions

            High Availability Solutions

            High Availability Terminology

Planning and Implementing NLB Clusters

            Port Rules

            NLB Cluster Operation Mode

            Creating an NLB Cluster

Planning and Implementing MSCS Clusters

            Cluster Models

            Cluster Operation Modes

            Cluster Failover Policies

            Creating a Cluster

Monitoring and Managing High Availability Solutions

            Recovering from Failed Cluster Nodes

            Monitoring Network Load Balancing

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

            Exercises

            Review Questions

            Exam Questions

            Answers to Review Questions

            Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

Part II: Final Review

Fast Facts

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure

Planning and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting DHCP

Planning and Implementing a Name Resolution Infrastructure

Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Network Security Using IPSec

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Secure Network Access

Planning and Implementing Other Network Security Measures

Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers

Practice Exam

Exam Questions

Answers to Practice Exam

Answers and Explanations

Part III: Appendix

APPENDIX A:

Accessing Your Free MeasureUp Practice Test

APPENDIX B:

MeasureUp’s Product Features

Glossary

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