Highly Available Network Services and Logical-Network Solutions in Windows 2000

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


To describe highly available solutions in relation to the Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, WINS, and logical-network solutions

Target Audience

Candidates preparing for the MCSE elective exam 70-226: Designing Highly Available Web Solutions with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Technologies; IT professionals with experience administering and monitoring web servers; IT professionals that work in multiserver, n-tier application environments; IT professionals wanting to become more familiar with the design aspects of highly available web solutions


A knowledge of TCP/IP technologies such as WINS, DHCP, and DNS; familiarity with Windows 2000 integration with TCP/IP technologies; familiarity with network topologies and switching and routing; a knowledge of the functionality of Internet Information Server 5.0, Application Center 2000, Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000, and SQL Server 2000

Expected Duration

260 min.

Course Objectives

Highly Available Network Services and Logical-Network Solutions in Windows 2000

  • describe the process of planning Active Directory solutions.
  • provide an overview of good practices for designing a highly available Active Directory solution.
  • describe Active Directory high availability.
  • plan DHCP high availability.
  • discuss best practices for implementing DHCP high availability.
  • describe the role of DNS services in a multitiered environment.
  • describe Active Directory involvement in a DNS solution.
  • choose DNS design configurations for a particular scenario.
  • discuss highly available WINS solutions.
  • design public-logical networks.
  • make decisions regarding public-logical network configurations.
  • discuss how to design private-logical networks.
  • place servers in a web infrastructure.