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  • NEW - Approved by CramSession, the world's leading independent evaluator of technology certification study material.
    • Students benefit from study material that has been subjected to rigorous technical review by experts, ensuring both thoroughness and technical accuracy.

  • NEW - Includes accompanying CD-ROM containing PrepLogic Practice Tests, Preview Edition software plus one complete PrepLogic Practice Test for Microsoft Exam 70-293.
    • Gives students realistic practice with an exam designed to closely match the content and approach of Microsoft's own certification exam.

  • NEW - Supported by an active Web-based MCSA/MCSE preparation community at www.examcram2.com, including industry news, study tips, practice exams, and discussion boards.
    • Gives students comprehensive online support throughout the entire exam preparation process.

  • NEW - Edited by Ed Tittel, the worlds leading authority on MCSE certification preparation.
    • Gives students the benefit of Ed Tittels world-class expertise in preparing certification candidates rapidly and effectively.

  • NEW - Complemented by Que's new and comprehensive Web certification training resources.
    • Gives students ongoing access to a wide range of valuable resources for mastering and staying up-to-date with Windows Server 2003 and networking infrastructure technologies.

  • Comprehensive coverage—Covers every MCSE/MCSA Exam 70-293 topic, including server roles, security, routing, remote access, availability, and much more.
    • Offers students a single source for all the information they need both to prepare for certification exams and to succeed with Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure planning, implementation, and management in real-world environments.

  • Rapid-mastery features, outstanding pedagogy—Includes a wide range of features designed to help students achieve mastery, including review questions, case studies, last-minute study tools, and much more.
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  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3013-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3013-8

The 70-293 exam is a core exam for the MCSE Windows 2003 certification, and tests professionals on their ability to plan and maintain a Windows 2003 network infrastructure. As of January 2003 there were over 200,000 Microsoft Certified Professionals. Not only will the majority of these be looking to upgrade to their 2003 MCSE, but the exam is expected to grow with new users. This Training Guide offers in-depth coverage of exam topics and offers hands-on instruction that helps readers to pass the 70-293 exam. This book can be used as a sole study guide or it can be used with instructor-led classes, Exam Cram 2 books, and/or CBT training.

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Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Name Resolution Infrastructure

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Name Resolution Infrastructure for MCSE Exam 70-293

Table of Contents


Study and Exam Prep Tips.

Learning Styles. Study Tips. Exam Layout and Design. Question-Handling Strategies. Mastering the Inner Game. Final Considerations.

1. Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security.

Introduction. Implementing Enterprise Security. Planning Secure Baseline Installations. Planning and Implementing Role-Based Security Using Security Templates.

2. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure.

Introduction. Planning a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure Strategy. Analyzing IP Addressing Requirements. Planning an IP Routing Solution. Planning and Modifying a Network Topology. Planning for Network Traffic Monitoring. Troubleshooting TCP/IP Addressing. Planning and Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity.

3. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Name Resolution Infrastructure.

Introduction. Introduction to DNS. Planning a DNS Namespace Design. Planning DNS Zone Requirements. Planning DNS Forwarding Requirements. Configuring DNS Security. Integrating with Third-Party DNS Solutions. Introduction to WINS. Implementing WINS Replication. Implementing NetBIOS Name Resolution. Troubleshooting Name Resolution Problems.

4. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access.

Introduction. Planning a Routing Strategy. Planning Routing for IP Multicast Traffic. Planning and Implementing Remote Access Security. Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing. Troubleshooting OSPF Environments.

5. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers.

Introduction. Designing for High Availability. Planning High Availability Solutions. Planning and Implementing NLB Clusters. Planning and Implementing MSCS Clusters. Monitoring and Managing High Availability Solutions.

6. Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability.

Introduction. Monitoring System Performance for Bottlenecks. Planning Backup and Recovery Operations.

7. Planning and Maintaining Network Security.

Introduction. Planning Secure Remote Administration Methods. Planning Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security. Planning Security for Data Transmission.

8. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Security Infrastructure.

Introduction. What's New in Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services? Planning a Windows Server 2003 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Planning and Implementing a Security Update Infrastructure. Planning a Security Framework.

Fast Facts.

Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Name Resolution Infrastructure. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers. Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability. Planning and Maintaining Network Security. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Security Infrastructure.

Practice Exam.

Exam Questions Answers and Explanations

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM?

PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition.

Appendix C: Using PrepLogic, Preview Edition Software.

Exam Simulation. Question Quality. Interface Design. Effective Learning Environment. Software Requirements. Installing PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition. Using PrepLogic Practice Exams, Preview Edition. Get More Exams. Customer Service.



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