Networking Protocols and Services in Microsoft Windows XP

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


To explain how to configure networking utilities and IIS and how to manage the remote assistance and remote desktop utilities in Windows XP Professional

Target Audience

Students preparing for the Microsoft Exam 70-270; Installing, configuring and administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 95/98, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0 from administrative, support, and architectural perspectives

Expected Duration

310 min.

Course Objectives

Networking Protocols and Services in Microsoft Windows XP

  • discuss TCP/IP communication in Windows XP Professional.
  • define subnets and IP address assignment.
  • troubleshoot IP addressing in Windows XP Professional.
  • enable DHCP on a Windows XP Professional computer and configure an alternative static address for the computer.
  • describe how to use dial-up connections in Windows XP Professional.
  • create a dial-up, remote access connection and a direct cable connection to a private network and configure an Internet connection to an ISP.
  • describe how to set up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows XP Professional.
  • connect through a VPN connection to a computer network using Windows XP Professional.
  • install IIS in Windows XP professional.
  • test and troubleshoot an IIS installation using Windows XP Professional.
  • enable and configure the Internet Connection Firewall.
  • enable ICF in Windows XP Professional.
  • describe how to use the remote desktop in Windows XP Professional.
  • to use remote assistance in Windows XP Professional.
  • configure and use remote assistance in Windows XP Professional.
  • use remote assistance.
  • configure and troubleshoot scheduled tasks in Windows XP Professional.