Configure, Manage, and Maintain IP Services in Windows Server 2008

Administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise; 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

Expected Duration
126 minutes

Routing services and protocols are vital for maintaining secure and efficient communication in a network infrastructure. Windows Server 2008 provides key services including routing, remote access, and support for TCP/IP and security protocols. Windows Server 2008 can act as a router providing static IPv4 and IPv6 routing to remote networks and can provide dynamic routing through the support of routing protocols such as Routing Information Protocol (RIP). Another key IP service is the IP security protocol (IPSec), which offers essential security capabilities in Windows Server 2008 by providing improved authentication and cryptographic support, and by being closely integrated with the Windows Firewall and Advanced Security feature, Network Access Protection, and Active Directory Group Policy. 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.


Configuring Routing

  • configure the RRAS service on Windows Server 2008
  • distinguish between the RIP and OSPF routing protocols
  • configure RIP routing
  • configure routing on an IPv4 routing table
  • configure routing on an IPv6 routing table
  • configure RRAS on Windows Server 2008
  • configure RIP routing
  • configure IPv4 and IPv6 routing tables

Configuring IPSec

  • recognize how IPSec supports network security
  • configure IPSec policies
  • create an IPSec policy





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