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Unit 20:

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Network Infrastructure

Learning Outcomes
A candidate following a programme of learning leading to this unit will be able to: Configure TCP/IP addressing on a server computer Manage DHCP Troubleshoot TCP/IP addressing Troubleshoot DHCP Install and configure the DNS Server service Manage DNS Monitor DNS Implement secure network administration procedures Monitor network protocol security Troubleshoot network protocol security Configure Routing and Remote Access user authentication Manage remote access Manage TCP/IP routing Implement secure access between private networks Troubleshoot user access to remote access services Troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access routing Monitor network traffic Troubleshoot connectivity to the Internet Troubleshoot server services.

NB Before starting this unit please refer to the Vendor website for available examinations, up-to-date examination specifications and availability.

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Unit Content: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Network Infrastructure
Assessment Objectives 1 Plan and implement TCP/IP a Configure TCP/IP addressing on a server computer b Manage DHCP d Troubleshoot DHCP Configure appropriate network addresses for all network adapters Manage DHCP clients and leases Manage DHCP Relay Agent Manage DHCP databases Manage DHCP scope options Manage reservations and reserved clients Diagnose and resolve issues related to Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA). Diagnose and resolve issues related to incorrect TCP/IP configuration Diagnose and resolve issues related to DHCP authorisation Verify DHCP reservation configuration Examine the system event log and DHCP server audit log files to find related events Diagnose and resolve issues related to configuration of DHCP server and scope options Verify that the DHCP Relay Agent is working correctly Verify database integrity Configure DNS server options Configure DNS zone options Configure DNS forwarding Manage DNS zone settings Manage DNS record settings Manage DNS server options Use tools effectively including System Monitor, Event Viewer, Replication Monitor, and DNS debug logs Implement security baseline settings and audit security settings by using security templates Implement the principle of least privilege Use tools effectively including the IP Security Monitor Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in and Kerberos support tools Use tools effectively including the IP Security Monitor MMC snap-in, Event Viewer, and Network Monitor
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Knowledge, Skills and Understanding

Troubleshoot TCP/IP addressing.

e Install and configure the DNS Server service

Manage DNS

g Monitor DNS

h Implement secure network administration procedures

2 Manage network access a Monitor network protocol security

b Troubleshoot network protocol security

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Assessment Objectives c Configure Routing and Remote Access user authentication

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding Configure remote access authentication protocols Configure Internet Authentication Service (IAS) to provide authentication for Routing and Remote Access clients Configure Routing and Remote Access policies to permit or deny access Manage packet filters Manage Routing and Remote Access routing interfaces Manage devices and ports Manage routing protocols Manage Routing and Remote Access clients Manage routing protocols Manage routing tables Manage routing ports Configure secure VPN or other encrypted, secure communication between remote networks Diagnose and resolve issues related to remote access VPNs Diagnose and resolve issues related to establishing a remote access connection Diagnose and resolve user access to resources beyond the remote access server Troubleshoot demand-dial routing Troubleshoot router-to-router VPNs Use tools effectively including Network Monitor and System Monitor Diagnose and resolve proxy server, ADSL, dial up and other access problems Diagnose and resolve issues related to service dependency Use service recovery options to diagnose and resolve service-related issues

d Manage remote access e Manage TCP/IP routing f Implement secure access between private networks

g Troubleshoot user access to remote access services

h Troubleshoot Routing and Remote i j k Monitor network traffic Troubleshoot connectivity to the Internet Troubleshoot server services

Assessment
This unit will be assessed by an on-line Microsoft set examination Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Network Infrastructure. Notes for Tutors The knowledge and understanding within this unit follows on from Unit 20: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Environment and relates to Unit 22 - Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows. Developments in software by Microsoft present centres with the option to choose one from a number of examinations. Please check the Microsoft website to ensure the validity of content and examination being taken.
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This unit may be delivered stand alone by using the Microsoft Official Curriculum. For students wishing to do all the Microsoft units it is advised that they complete both unit 20 and unit 21 before attempting the Microsoft examinations as the knowledge required for the units is complementary and will improve chances of success in most cases. Knowledge gained in Unit 22 will also be relevant.

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