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Routing and Remote Access Services in Windows Server 2008 provide remote access to clients through dial-up services and virtual private network (VPN) configuration. Remote and mobile users are continuing to increase in numbers with the wide availability of high-speed and wireless Internet access. This course discusses how Windows Server 2008 provides those clients with VPN access, offering support for security mechanisms including a range of tunneling techniques, network and wireless authentication protocols, and access control using the Network Policy Server (NPS). It also reviews the continued support for the Internet Connection Sharing feature and highlights the Connection Manager tools provided to help set up and manage remote connections. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-642 TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
The audience for this path includes administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise. The audience also includes individuals seeking certification on Microsoft’s new generation server platform.
As an exam prerequisite, any candidate should have a minimum of one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in an environment that has the following characteristics:
• 250 to 5,000 or more users
• three or more physical locations
• three or more domain controllers
• network services and resources such as messaging, a database, file and print, a proxy server, a firewall, the Internet, an intranet, remote access, and client computer management
• connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to the corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet