Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring


Program Overview: Windows Server 2008 is the latest generation of Microsoft server operating systems, providing enhanced versions of many of the familiar features of Windows Server 2003. Aside from an appearance similar to Windows Vista, Server 2008's key changes include the new and informative Server Manager, providing an overview of and the ability to add a range of server roles and role services. Another major enhancement - the more integrated support for IPv6 - has an impact on a range of services from routing and addressing to DHCP and remote access. This Certification path covers the processes and technologies used to configure Windows Server 2008's core network infrastructure services including DNS name resolution, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, dynamic IP address allocation using DHCP, and the ability to use Windows Server 2008 as a router. Also covered are major authentication and authorization protocols, and the integrated support of IPSec policy in remote and wireless network access. The Certification path also highlights the role of file and print servers and the ability of Windows Server 2008 to provide software and updates for network clients through the installation of Windows Server Update Services.
Target Audience: Administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise; individuals seeking certification on Microsoft's new generation server platform.
Prerequisites: 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.
Requirements: Students must pass the following exam requirement to attain the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring Certification:


70-642 TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

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