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6420B: Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure and Application Platform

This five-day instructor-led course introduces students to network and applications infrastructure concepts and configurations provided by Window Server 2008. Students will be able to acquire a fundamental understanding in order to pursue advanced topics available for certification in the network and applications infrastructure areas.


This course is intended for new IT employees or Desktop Support workers moving into server support. The information in this course allows them acquire a fundamental understanding of Windows networks to pursue advanced topics. This course is also useful for those migrating from competitive platforms to Windows Server 2008.


Before attending this course, students must have:

• A+, Server+, hardware portion of Net+, and familiarity with Windows (client side)

• Working knowledge of networking technologies

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Describe the fundamentals of an enterprise networking environment.

• Describe the typical roles of IT Professionals in an enterprise environment.

• Describe TCP/IPv4 configurations, protocols, and tools.

• Describe the fundamentals of communication technologies.

• Create an IPv4 address range and subnet.

• Configure IPv6 addresses.

• Administer a Windows 2008 server.

• Describe basic security concepts for server roles.

• Describe how to secure network traffic by using certificates.

• Configure Windows Firewall.

• Configure and troubleshoot remote access.

• Describe routing concepts, protocols, and quality of service.

• Configure and test network load balancing.

• Configure network print resources and printing pools.

• Describe the functions included with Windows Server Virtualization (WSV


Course Registration


5 days


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