Windows 2000 – Implementing a Network Infrastructure: Addressing and Naming Services

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


To provide an overview of the Windows 2000 network infrastructure and services, including DHCP, DNS, and WINS

Target Audience

Students preparing for Microsoft exam 70-216; students working in a medium to very large computing environments that use the Windows 2000 network operating system


Familiarity with the Windows 2000 network operating system

Expected Duration

355 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Implementing a Network Infrastructure: Addressing and Naming Services

  • define the functions of DHCP in a TCP/IP network and list the capabilities of the Windows 2000 implementation of DHCP.
  • install and remove a DHCP server.
  • install and authorize a DHCP server.
  • identify scope options and parameters, and configure an IP address scope.
  • configure DHCP functions on a server.
  • configure a DHCP relay agent, specify a server on the receiving subnet, and configure a new interface.
  • integrate DHCP servers with other network services, monitor DHCP-related events, and launch the Jetpack program.
  • summarize the functions and structure of DNS, and outline the processes for DNS integration and replication.
  • install a DNS server and configure DNS.
  • install a DNS server service on a Windows 2000 server and configure a root name server.
  • manage zones and enable automatic updates.
  • convert a primary zone into an Active Directory-integrated zone and enable secure updates.
  • define and protect DNS resource records.
  • add an alias record to a forward lookup zone and add a pointer record to a reverse lookup zone.
  • give a brief account of the DNS troubleshooting tools available with Windows 2000, check for records using the nslookup command, and configure logging on a DNS server.
  • enable query logging and schedule testing.
  • give a brief account of the features and functions of WINS.
  • install WINS and configure a WINS client-server connection, DNS-WINS interoperability, and a WINS proxy.
  • install a WINS service and configure a WINS client.
  • give a brief account of WINS replication partners and configure WINS replication.
  • configure pull replication.
  • compact and back up a WINS database, view WINS entries, and remove a WINS service.