MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep

MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep : Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure

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The MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep is the most accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date study guide if you are preparing for one of the four core exams required of this popular Microsoft certification. Updated for R2 versions of the product and the exam, this book serves as both a learning and practice tool. Organized according to the exam objectives, which help you quickly and easily assess your understanding of the key exam topics, the book features several key features that help you score better on the test: exam objective explanations, notes, tips, warnings, key terms, exercises, step-by-step examples, study strategies, fast facts, as well as multiple self-assessment opportunities. This is the ultimate study guide to help you prepare for this required MCSE exam. The 70-293 exam measures the ability to plan and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure.
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  • Paperback | 840 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.1 x 50.8mm | 1,133.99g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0789736500
  • 9780789736505
  • 2,330,769

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The MCSE 70-293 Exam Prep is the most accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date study guide if you are preparing for one of the four core exams required of this popular Microsoft certification. Updated for R2 versions of the product and the exam, this book serves as both a learning and practice tool. Organized according to the exam objectives, which help you quickly and easily assess your understanding of the key exam topics, the book features several key features that help you score better on the test: exam objective explanations, notes, tips, warnings, key terms, exercises, step-by-step examples, study strategies, fast facts, as well as multiple self-assessment opportunities. This is the ultimate study guide to help you prepare for this required MCSE exam. The 70-293 exam measures the ability to plan and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure.
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Table of contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Study and Exam Preparation Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part I: Exam Preparation

CHAPTER 1:

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure

Introduction

Planning a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure Strategy

TCP/IP Fundamentals

Analyzing IP Addressing Requirements

Planning an IP Configuration Strategy

Planning an IP Routing Solution

Planning and Modifying a Network Topology

Planning Physical Placement of Network Resources

Selecting Network Protocols

Planning for Network Traffic Monitoring

Using the Network Monitor

Using System Monitor

Troubleshooting TCP/IP Addressing

Troubleshooting Client Computers

Troubleshooting DHCP Server Issues

Planning and Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity

Planning Internet Connectivity

Troubleshooting Client Configuration Issues

Troubleshooting DNS Issues

Troubleshooting Network Address Translation (NAT) Issues

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 2

Planning and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

Introduction

Planning a Routing Strategy

What Is Routing?

Static Versus Dynamic Routing

Distance Vector Versus Link State

Planning the Correct Routing Protocol to Use

Planning a Routing Environment

Windows Server 2003 Routing Solutions

Using the route Command to Configure Static Routes

Implementing RIP Routing

Implementing OSPF Routing

Other Problems with Routing

Planning Routing for IP Multicast Traffic

Windows Server 2003 Multicast Specifics

Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

Routing Troubleshooting Tools

Troubleshooting RIP Environments

Troubleshooting OSPF Environments

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 3

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting DHCP

Introduction

Understanding DHCP

DHCP

BOOTP

What's New with Windows Server 2003 DHCP

Planning for DHCP

Planning a DHCP Infrastructure Type

Planning a DHCP Server Placement Strategy

Planning for DHCP Reservations

Planning for DHCP Options

Installing and Implementing DHCP

Installing the DHCP Server Service

Understanding DHCP Scopes

Creating a DHCP Scope

Configuring Scope Properties

Authorizing a DHCP Server in Active Directory

Configuring DHCP for DNS Integration

Configuring and Implementing a DHCP Relay Agent

Configuring Security for DHCP

Troubleshooting DHCP

Troubleshooting DHCP Server Authorization Problems

Using the DHCP Logs

Troubleshooting DHCP Reservations

Troubleshooting the DHCP Relay Agent

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 4

Planning and Implementing a Name Resolution Infrastructure

Introduction

Introduction to DNS

Hierarchies

Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDNs)

What's New with Windows Server 2003 DNS

Planning a DNS Namespace Design

Planning DNS Zone Requirements

Planning DNS Forwarding Requirements

Configuring DNS Security

Dynamic Updates

Zone Transfer Security

Securing the Cache Against Pollution

DNS Security (DNSSEC)

Integrating Active Directory and DNS

Active Directory DNS Permissions

Other DNS Security Configuration Items

Integrating with Third-Party DNS Solutions

Introduction to WINS

What's New in Windows Server 2003 WINS

Planning for WINS Replication

Planning Replication Partners

Planning Replication Type and Path

Planning Replication for LANs and WANs

Planning Server Placement

Enabling and Configuring WINS Replication

Configuring WINS Replication

Implementing NetBIOS Name Resolution

Integrating DNS and WINS

Troubleshooting Name-Resolution Problems

ipconfig

ping

nbtstat

tracert

pathping

nslookup

netsh

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 5

Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security

Introduction

Implementing Enterprise Security

Planning Secure Baseline Installations

Identifying Windows Server 2003 Default Security Settings

Identifying Windows XP Professional Default Security Settings

Selecting Secure Operating Systems

Planning and Implementing Role-Based Security Using Security Templates

Introducing the Windows Server 2003 Security Templates

Using the Security Configuration Manager Tools

Using Role-Based Security Templates and the Security Configuration Wizard

The Security Configuration Wizard

Using the Security Configuration Wizard

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 6

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Network Security Using IPSec

Introduction

Planning Security for Data Transmission

Understanding the Architecture and Components of IPSec

What's New with Windows Server 2003 IPSec

Configuring and Implementing IPSec

Understanding IPSec Policy Components

Creating Customized IPSec Policies

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Protocol Security

Monitoring IPSec

The Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) MMC Snap-In

General IPSec Troubleshooting

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Kerberos

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 7

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Secure Network Access

Introduction

Planning Secure Remote Administration Methods

Remote Assistance

Remote Desktop for Administration (RDA)

Planning Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security

Planning and Implementing Remote Access Security

Planning Authentication Methods

Using Dial-In Properties for Access Control

Planning and Creating Remote Access Policies

Remote Access Profiles

Advanced Network Access Configuration: The Network Access Quarantine Contro

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 8

Planning and Implementing Other Network Security Measures

Introduction

What's New in Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services?

Planning a Windows Server 2003 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Introduction to the PKI

Initial Planning for the PKI

Planning Appropriate Certificate Authority Types

Installing and Configuring an Enterprise Root CA

Configuring Active Directory for Certificate Publication

Planning Certificate Enrollment and Distribution

Planning a Smart Card Solution

Planning and Implementing a Security Update Infrastructure

Planning for Windows Server Update Services

Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Maintaining a Security Update Infrastructure

Planning a Security Framework

Planning for Security Monitoring

Planning for Change and Configuration Management

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 9

Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability

Introduction

Monitoring System Performance for Bottlenecks

The Performance Console

Introduction to System Monitor

Working with Counters

Using System Monitor to Discover Bottlenecks

Daily Monitoring for Usage

System Monitor Tips and Tricks

Planning Backup and Recovery Operations

New Windows Server 2003 Backup Features

Backup Methods and Media Rotation

Using Windows Backup

Using Automated System Recovery

Using Volume Shadow Copy

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

CHAPTER 10

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers

Introduction

Designing for High Availability

Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Fault-Tolerant Storage Systems

Redundant Networking Infrastructure

Planning High Availability Solutions

High Availability Solutions

High Availability Terminology

Planning and Implementing NLB Clusters

Port Rules

NLB Cluster Operation Mode

Creating an NLB Cluster

Planning and Implementing MSCS Clusters

Cluster Models

Cluster Operation Modes

Cluster Failover Policies

Creating a Cluster

Monitoring and Managing High Availability Solutions

Recovering from Failed Cluster Nodes

Monitoring Network Load Balancing

Chapter Summary

Key Terms

Apply Your Knowledge

Exercises

Review Questions

Exam Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Exam Questions

Suggested Readings and Resources

Part II: Final Review

Fast Facts

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure

Planning and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Routing

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting DHCP

Planning and Implementing a Name Resolution Infrastructure

Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Network Security Using IPSec

Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Secure Network Access

Planning and Implementing Other Network Security Measures

Monitoring and Maintaining Server Availability

Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Highly Available Servers

Practice Exam

Exam Questions

Answers to Practice Exam

Answers and Explanations

Part III: Appendix

APPENDIX A:

Accessing Your Free MeasureUp Practice Test

APPENDIX B:

MeasureUp's Product Features

Glossary

TOC110706
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About Will Schmied

Will Schmied

, BSET, MCSE, CWNA, TICSA, MCSA, Security+, Network+, A+, is a Senior

Systems Administrator for a world-renowned children's research hospital. As a freelance

writer, Will has worked with many publishers, including Microsoft and Pearson. Will has also

worked directly with Microsoft in the MCSE exam-development process and is the founder of

the popular Internet certification portal www.mcseworld.com.

Will holds a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering technology from Old Dominion

University along with his various IT industry certifications. Before becoming a civilian, he

served in the U.S. Navy for more than 12 years in the nuclear power field.

Will currently resides in northern Mississippi, with his wife Chris; their children, Christopher,

Austin, Andrea, and Hannah; their dogs, Charlie and Jack; and their cats, Smokey, Evin, and

Socks. When he's not busy working, you can find Will enjoying time with his family, taking in

a hockey game, or vegetating in front of the Xbox 360.
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