Configuring Web Service Protocols in Windows Server 2008

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

Expected Duration
120 minutes

Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.0 enable users to upload and download files and to send e-mail via the company web server. These features are made possible by two optional components in Windows Server 2008; the FTP service and the SMTP service. This course covers the configuration of both services, the benefits and requirements of each, along with important security and authentication configurations that ensure a level of security to meet your company standards. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator.


Configuring a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server

  • install the FTP server
  • provision an FTP site
  • configure user access and permissions
  • configure user access and permissions via the IIS Manager permissions
  • select the appropriate FTP user isolation option
  • provision an FTP site
  • configure user access and permission
  • select the appropriate FTP User Isolation option

Configuring Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

  • enable the SMTP feature in Windows Server 2008
  • create a new SMTP virtual server
  • create a new domain
  • configure an SMTP virtual server
  • secure the SMTP virtual server
  • recognize the three types of authentication supported by SMTP server
  • configure encryption for outgoing messages
  • configure the relay restrictions on the SMTP server
  • recognize the purpose of LDAP routing
  • configure the SMTP virtual server
  • configure SMTP relay restrictions





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