Firewall Configuration in ISA Server 2004

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To give an overview of firewall configuration in ISA Server 2004

Target Audience

IT professionals responsible for implementing network and perimeter security measures, including Internet firewalls, application layer filters, and screened networks; IT professionals responsible for implementing caching servers and additional mechanisms to protect public-facing Web servers; IT professionals who have a need to simplify ongoing management, reduce support costs and prevent security breaches


Fundamentals of Network Security, or equivalent knowledge of networking security; Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment, or equivalent knowledge of the Windows Server 2003 operating system and network concepts, or equivalent knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000 Server operating system and network concepts; experience in implementing network resources such as Web, FTP, and Microsoft Exchange servers, detailed knowledge about deploying these resources is not required

Expected Duration

200 min.

Course Objectives

Firewall Configuration in ISA Server 2004

  • recognize how ISA Server 2004 implements firewall functionality.
  • distinguish between perimeter network configurations.
  • recognize how to install network templates and modify system policies.
  • configure intrusion detection and IP preferences.
  • configure ISA Server 2004 as a firewall.
  • recognize how application and web filters work.
  • recognize how to configure HTTP web filter properties in ISA Server 2004 and identify the signature used by an application.
  • recognize how to implement HTTP filtering in ISA Server 2004.
  • configure HTTP filtering in ISA Server 2004.
  • identify advanced application filters, and recognize that application and web filters can be developed using the ISA Server SDK.