M6435: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6435

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Overview of Network Infrastructure Design (4 topics)

  • Preparing for Network Infrastructure Design
  • Designing the Network Topology
  • Designing Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Designing a Change Management Structure for a Network

Designing Network Security (5 topics)

  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Creating a Security Plan
  • Identifying Threats to Network Security
  • Analyzing Security Risks
  • The Defense-in-Depth Model

Designing IP Addressing (4 topics)

  • Designing an IPv4 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing an IPv6 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing DHCP Implementation
  • Designing DHCP Configuration Options

Designing Routing and Switching (5 topics)

  • Preparing for Designing a Network Routing Topology
  • Selecting Network Devices
  • Designing Internet Connectivity and Perimeter Networks
  • Designing Routing Communications
  • Evaluating Network Performance

Designing Security for Internal Networks (3 topics)

  • Designing Windows Firewall Implementation
  • Overview of IPSec
  • Designing IPSec Implementation

Designing Name Resolution (5 topics)

  • Information for a Name Resolution Design
  • Designing a DNS Server Strategy
  • Designing a DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zone Implementation
  • Designing Zone Replication and Delegation

Designing Advanced Name Resolution (3 topics)

  • Optimizing DNS Queries
  • Designing DNS for High Availability
  • Designing a WINS Name Resolution Strategy

Planning and Deploying the Application Virtualization Management System (5 topics)

  • Gathering Data for Designing Network Access Solutions
  • Securing and Controlling Network Access
  • Designing Remote Access Services
  • Designing RADIUS Authentication with Network Policy Services'
  • Designing Wireless Access

Designing Network Access Protection (4 topics)

  • Designing the NAP Platform Architecture
  • Network Policy Server Component Design
  • Designing NAP Enforcement Point and Client Component Requirements
  • IPSec Enforcement for NAP

Designing Operating System Deployment and Maintenance (4 topics)

  • Determining Operating System Deployment Requirements
  • Deploying an Operating System by Using WDS
  • Planning for the Creation and Modification of Images
  • Designing Multicast Transmission of Images

Designing File Services and DFS in Windows Server 2008 (3 topics)

  • Designing File Services
  • Designing DFS
  • Designing the FSRM Configuration

Designing Print Services in Windows Server 2008 (2 topics)

  • Overview of a Print Services Design
  • Designing Print Services

Designing High Availability in Windows Server 2008 (4 topics)

  • Overview of High Availability
  • Designing Network Load Balancing for High Availability
  • Designing Failover Clustering for High Availability
  • Designing Geographically Dispersed Failover Clusters


Before attending this course, students must have: Active Directory Technology Specialist level knowledge and concepts. Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience. Applications Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience. Windows Vista TS or D Experience with Windows operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista Intermediate understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, name resolution, and connection methods. Intermediate understanding of security best practices for authentication and file permissions. Intermediate understanding of server and network hardware.

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