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Network technicians and managers, network administrators and anyone who will be involved in linking PC systems with an integrated TCP/IP network.  The course can be made relevant to the Windows  2003, 2008 and 2012 Server platforms - please specify the operating system you are using when booking.

Dates (Bath):

16 Feb 2015

20 Apr 2015

20 July 2015

21 Sept 2015

23 Nov 2015

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Also available on your site, please call for details.


Delegates should have a keen interest in networking and ideally a good understanding of the Windows Server Operating system.  Attending our Windows Server Administration & Configuration course would be a benefit.


3 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

The course will allow the delegate to identify and configure all major aspects of TCP/IP connectivity with Windows Server. On completion of the course the delegate will fully understand the theory of TCP/IP as well as basic network features and concepts, be able to configure SNMP, NetBIOS, DHCP server and clients and implement IP routing.

Course Content

Organisation and Standards
The OSI Reference Model
The OSI Layers
IEEE Project 802
TCP/IP Architecture
Layered Protocols
Data Flow in TCP/IP Environments

Network Infrastructures in TCP/IP
Ethernet Networks
Ethernet Frame
Characteristics of Bus Based LAN Structures
Ethernet Frame
Fibre Networks
ADSL Networks

Internet Addressing
IP Stack
IP Labelling Formats
IP Classes
Private Addresses
IPv4 and v6 Special and Reserved Addresses
IPv4 and v6 Multicast Addresses

Subnet Addressing
Subnet Addressing
Subnet Addressing Implementation
Defining a Subnet Mask
Subnetting more than one Octet
Practice: Subnetting
Defining a Subnet IDs
Practice: Defining a Subnet IDs
Defining Host IDs Range per Subnet
Practice: Defining Host IDs Range per Subnet
Practice: Supernetting

Implementing DNS in Windows
Domain Name Space
DNS in Windows Environment
Installing the DNS Server Service
Creating Active Directory Integrated Zones
Creating Forward and Reverse Lookup Zones for Windows
Zones Information transfer
Converting to an Active Directory Integrated Zone
Configuring Zones for Dynamic Updates
Testing the DNS Server Service
LAB: Installing and Configuring the DNS Server Service

Understanding Active Directory Components
What is Active Directory
Active Directory and DNS
Logical Structure
Domain Modes – Mixed and Native
Organisational Units
Trees and Forest
Physical Structure
Domain Controllers
Global Catalogue Server
Master Operations
Installing Active Directory
Preparing to Install Active Directory
Installation Options
Establishing the Root Domain
Post Installation
Creating a Child Domain
Creating a Tree in an Existing Forest
LAB: Installing Active Directory

Managing Active Directory Objects: User, Group, OU Accounts
Creating and Managing Active Directory Objects
Moving Objects
LAB: Creating Organizational Units and User Accounts
Managing Group
LAB: Manager User Accounts

Securing Access to Windows Resources
Securing and Access to Active Directory Objects
Active Directory Permissions
Security Access: ‘Rule of Thumb’
Folder and File Access Permissions
Granting Active Directory Permissions
Permissions on Copied or Moved Files or Directory Object
Delegating Administrative Control of active Directory
Creating Task Pads
LAB: Securing and Access to Windows Resources
Sharing Directories
Interaction of Group and User Permissions
LAB: Securing and Access to Windows Resources

Using Group Policy to Manage Desktop Environments
Group Policy Setting
Group Policy Objects
Inheritance of Group Policy in Active Directory
Modifying Inheritance
Refreshing Group Policy Settings
Managing Group Policy Object Permissions
Disabling Group Policy Objects
Examining the Group Policy Interface
User Group Configuration
LAB: Implementing Group Policy
Assigning Scripts by using group policy
LAB: Implementing Templates and Script Policy
Guidelines for Implementing Group Policy

TCP/IP Services: Supporting DHCP and WINS
What is TCP/IP?
TCP/IP Configuration parameters
TCP/IP Printing
New DHCP Functionality
Authorising a DHCP Server In Active Directory
Configuring DHCP Scopes in Windows
Lab Supporting DHCP and WINS
WINS Server Functionality
WINS Client Functionality

IP Printing and Publishing in Windows
Printing Terminology Used By Windows
Network Printers
Components Of Printing Within Windows Environment
Creating And Connecting to A Remote Printer
Managing IP Printing and Publishing the Printer Environment
Troubleshooting Printing Problems
Module Lab Managing Printers

IP related protocols (IPSec)
IP Security Protocol
IP Security in a Windows Environment
Configuring IPSec (Prerequisites)
Collecting Information
Preparing for Test
Configuring the IP Security Monitor
Impact of IPSec Security Policy on a Windows Computer
Allowing non-IPSec computers to communicate
Building a Custom IPSec Policy
Configuring an IKE Authentication Method
Configuring an IPsec Filter List
Testing a custom IPSec Policy
IPSec Rule editor
Certificate revocation
Understanding IKE Negotiation
Lab: Configuring and Managing IPSec between Windows Servers

IP Version 6
IP Version 6 Addressing and Compatibility
IP Version 6 Packet Format
IP Version 6 and Domain names
IP Version 6 Transition Mechanisms

Introduction to Firewalls
The Different Firewall Types
Packet Layer Filtering Firewalls
Application Layer Firewalls
Firewall Policies
Connecting Firewalls
Screened Router
Dual Homed Gateway
Tri-Homed Gateway
Screened Host
Screened Subnet
Virtual Private Network
Data Encryption and Authentication
Terminal Access Control Access Control System (TACACS)
Remote Access Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
Data Encryption and Authentication

TCP/IP Applications
TCP/IP Applications
Client Server Model
TCP/IP Servers
Telnet, ftp, SMTP,MIME, SNMP
R(remote) Commands
Line Printer Service PLS
NFS and Architecture
TCP/IP Commands
Configuration Files
LAB ftp

Remote Access Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)
Extensible Authentication Protocol
Layer 2 Tunnelling protocol
Configuring Outbound Connections
Creating a Dial-up Connection and Configuring a Virtual Private Network
Configuring an Internet Connection and Remote Access server
Configuring a Virtual Private Network Server
Module Lab: Configuring a VPN Connection
Examining Remote Access Policies
Enabling Caller ID
Configuring Remote Access Policies
Implementing Demand Dial Routing
Configuring Routing and remote Access
Creating a Demand Dial Interface
Using DHCP, DNS and WINS for small Remote Access Networks
Configuring Network Address Translation
Module Lab: Configuring and Testing Remote Access Policies

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