The goal of this two-day course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to configure a Windows-based computer to operate in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 networking infrastructure. This is the third course in the Systems Administrator and Systems Engineer tracks for Windows Server 2003.
The target audience for this course includes individuals who are either employed by, or who are seeking employment as, a Systems Administrator in Medium and Large organizations (M/LORG). The entry criterion for this course includes individuals who are:
- Entry-level IT professionals, new to hands-on Windows server and network administration.
- Preparing for Exam 70-291: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure, a core requirement for the MCSA and MCSE certification credentials.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol architecture.
- Convert Internet Protocol (IP) addresses between decimal and binary.
- Calculate a subnet mask.
- Create subnets using Variable-Length Subnet Mask (VLSM) and Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR).
- Configure a host to use a static IP address.
- Assign IP addresses in a multiple subnet network.
- Describe the IP routing process.
- Configure a host to obtain an IP address automatically.
- Configure a host so that automatic private IP address configuration is disabled.
- Configure a host to use name servers.
- Isolate common connectivity issues.