This instructor-led course introduces students to network and applications infrastructure concepts and configurations provided by Window Server 2008. Students will be able to acquire a fundamental understanding in order to pursue advanced topics available for certification in the network and applications infrastructure areas.

Target Audience

This course is intended for new IT employees or Desktop Support workers moving into server support. The information in this course allows them acquire a fundamental understanding of Windows networks to pursue advanced topics. This course is also useful for those migrating from competitive platforms to Windows Server 2008.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of an enterprise networking environment.
  • Describe the typical roles of IT Professionals in an enterprise environment.
  • Describe TCP/IPv4 configurations, protocols, and tools.
  • Describe the fundamentals of communication technologies.
  • Create an IPv4 address range and subnet.
  • Configure IPv6 addresses.
  • Administer a Windows 2008 server.
  • Describe basic security concepts for server roles.
  • Describe how to secure network traffic by using certificates.
  • Configure Windows Firewall.
  • Configure and troubleshoot remote access.
  • Describe routing concepts, protocols, and quality of service.
  • Configure and test network load balancing.
  • Configure network print resources and printing pools.
  • Describe the functions included with Windows Server Virtualization (WSV).

Course Outline

Module 1: Fundamentals of Network Infrastructure:

Lab: Identifying Network Components

Module 2: IT Professionals in the Enterprise:

Lab: Developing a Training Plan

Module 3: Configuring Basic TCP/IPv4:

Lab: Configuring Basic TCP/IPv4 Settings and Validating TCP/IPv4 Connectivity

Module4: Fundamentals of Communication Technologies

Module 5: Creating IPv4 Address Spaces:

Lab: Creating IPv4 Address Spaces

Module 6: IPv6 Fundamentals:

Lab: Configuring IPv6

Module 7: Fundamentals of Administering Windows Server 2008:

Lab: Administering Windows Server 2008

Module 8: Security Fundamentals:

Lab: Configuring Data Security

Module 9: Fundamentals of Securing Network Communication:

Lab: Securing a Web Site by using SSL

Module 10: Windows Firewall and Caching Fundamentals:

Lab: Using Windows Firewall

Module 11: Remote Access Fundamentals:

Lab: Implementing Remote Access

Module 12: Routing Fundamentals:

Lab: Configuring Routing

Module 13: Network Load Balancing Fundamentals:

Lab: Implementing Network Load Balancing

Module 14: Configuring Print Resources and Printing Pools:

Lab: Implementing Printing

  • Module 15: Server Virtualization Overview

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