M2276: Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2276

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The target audience for this course includes individuals who are either employed by, or who are seeking employment as, a Systems Administrator in Medium and Large (M/LORG) organizations. The entry criterion for this course includes individuals who are entry-level IT professionals, new to hands-on Windows server and network administration; or, individuals preparing for exam 70-291, Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure, a core requirement for the MCSA and MCSE Windows 2003 certification credentials.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol architecture.
  • Convert Internet Protocol (IP) addresses between decimal and binary.
  • Calculate a subnet mask.
  • Create subnets using Variable-Length Subnet Mask (VLSM) and Classless
  • Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR).
  • Configure a host to use a static IP address.
  • Assign IP addresses in a multiple subnet network.
  • Describe the IP routing process.
  • Configure a host to obtain an IP address automatically.
  • Configure a host so that automatic private IP address configuration is disabled.
  • Configure a host to use name servers.
  • Isolate common connectivity issues

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Reviewing the Suite of TCP/IP Protocols (3 topics)

  • Overview of the OSI Model
  • Overview of the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Viewing Frames Using Network Monitor

Assigning IP Addresses in a Multiple Subnet Network (5 topics)

  • Assigning IP Addresses
  • Creating a Subnet
  • Creating Subnets Using VLSM
  • Creating Subnets Using CIDR
  • Using IP Routing Tables

Lab: Viewing and Modifying the Routing Table (3 topics)

  • Exercise 1: Viewing the Routing Table
  • Exercise 2: Adding a Route to the Routing table
  • Exercise 3: Removing a Route from the Routing table

Configuring a Client IP Address (3 topics)

  • Configuring a Client to Use a Static IP Address
  • Configuring a Host to Obtain an IP Address Automatically
  • Using Alternate Configuration

Configuring a Client for Name Resolution (6 topics)

  • Resolving Client Names
  • Managing the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Cache
  • Overview of NetBIOS
  • Using Static Naming Methods
  • Using Dynamic Naming Methods
  • Summarizing the Name Resolution Process

Isolating Common Connectivity Issues (2 topics)

  • Isolating Common Connectivity Issues
  • Using Utilities and Tools to Isolate Connectivity Issues

Lab: Isolating Common Connectivity Issues (2 topics)

  • Exercise 1: Isolating Connectivity Issues
  • Exercise 2: Resolving Common Connectivity Issues


Before attending this course, students must have completed A+ certification, Network+ certification and course MS2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment, or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Prerequisite Certifications

  • CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today's computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software ve...
  • The CompTIA Network+ certification is the global standard for professionals with at least nine months of experience in network support or administration. Network+ Certification demonstrates technical ...

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