M2824: Implementing Microsoft Internet Security & Acceleration Server 2004

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2824

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Overview of Microsoft ISA Server 2004 (5 topics)

  • This module provides an introduction to ISA Server 2004. It introduces the core functionality provided by ISA Server 2004 and presents an overview of how ISA Server 2004 integrates with other security practices to form a defense-in-depth approach to network security. The module also describes the most common deployment scenarios for ISA Server 2004.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the features and functionality in ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.
  • Describe how to integrate ISA Server 2004 with a defense-in-depth security strategy.
  • List common deployment scenarios for ISA Server.

Installing and Maintaining ISA Server 2004 (6 topics)

  • This module describes how to install ISA Server 2004, how to install and configure the ISA Server client software, and how to maintain ISA Server 2004 after installation.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install ISA Server 2004.
  • Install and configure ISA Server 2004 clients.
  • Secure the ISA Server.
  • Maintain ISA Server.

Enabling Access to Internet Resources (6 topics)

  • This module explains how to provide access to Internet resources for internal corporate clients while maintaining network security. The module discusses different ways to implement this and also how to configure rules for access.After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe access to Internet resources and how ISA Server 2004 enables access.
  • Describe how ISA Server 2004 works as a proxy server.
  • Configure multiple networks on ISA Server.
  • Configure access rule elements.
  • Configure ISA Server to provide access to Internet resources.

Configuring ISA Server as a Firewall (6 topics)

  • This module explains how to configure ISA Server 2004 to provide firewall capabilities and restrict traffic into and out of the network. The module describes how to configure firewall policies and rules to provide specific functionality.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the core functionality provided by firewalls and how this functionality is implemented in ISA Server 2004.
  • Describe the different types of perimeter network types and use ISA Server network templates to deploy perimeter networks.
  • Configure system policies.
  • Configure intrusion detection and IP preferences on ISA Server 2004.

Configuring Access to Internal Resources (8 topics)

  • This module explains how to configure Web and server publishing rules to publish internal network resources to the Internet without compromising internal network security.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how ISA Server 2004 can be used to configure access to internal resources.
  • Configure Web publishing.
  • Configure secure Web publishing.
  • Configure server publishing.
  • Configure ISA Server authentication.
  • Configure publishing for additional services.

Integrating ISA Server 2004 and Microsoft Exchange Server (7 topics)

  • This module explains how Microsoft Exchange Server is a critical network service that is virtually always accessible from the Internet and how ISA Server 2004 can be used to provide security for Exchange Server and for securing client connections to Exchange.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the issues in e-mail security.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure Simple Message Transfer Protocol (SMTP) traffic.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure client connections.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure Web client connections.

Advanced Application and Web Filtering (5 topics)

  • This module explains how application and Web filtering can be used for very specific filtering of traffic that flows through the ISA Server. The module shows how to configure application and Web filtering to provide advanced protection for the internal network.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how application filtering and Web filtering work.
  • Configure HTTP Web filters.
  • Configure other application and Web filters.

Configuring Virtual Private Network Access for Remote Clients and Networks (6 topics)

  • This module explains how to provide access to the internal network for remote users while maintaining network security by implementing a virtual private network (VPN). The module shows how to configure ISA Server 2004 to provide a VPN solution.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how virtual private networks (VPNs) work and the components required to configure VPNs.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPNs for remote clients.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPNs for remote sites.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPN quarantine service.

Implementing Caching to Improve Browsing Performance (6 topics)

  • This module explains how ISA Server can cache content that clients request from the Internet to provide a quicker response to the client. This module discusses how to configure caching for maximum efficiency.
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how caching is implemented on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure caching properties on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure cache rules on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure content download jobs on ISA Server 2004.

Prerequisites

This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites: Successful completion of Course 2152: Implementing Microsoft Windows® 2000 Professional and Server, or equivalent knowledge of Windows 2000 Server Successful completion of Course 2153: Implementing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure, or equivalent knowledge Or Successful completion of Course 2273: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 Environment, or equivalent knowledge of Windows Server 2003 operating system and network concepts And Successful completion of Course 2810: Fundamentals of Network Security, or equivalent knowledge.

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