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Exam Cram MCSE 70-293 Planning and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure

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MCSA/MCSE 70-293 Exam Cram, Second Edition is the perfect study guide if you need help passing the 70-293 exam. Among exam objectives, you must learn to use remote desktop for administration, manage IIS 6.0, revive a failed server, choose between forest and domain functional levels, and configure software update services. This new edition covers all these topics, includes two full practice exams, and has been updated against Microsoft's official courseware (MOC) that corresponds to this exam.

MCSA/MCSE 70-293 Exam Cram, Second Edition  is perfect for you if you need a refresher on important concepts as well as a guide to exam topics and objectives. You'll get test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, a CD-ROM testing engine, and a special Cram Sheet that includes tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Authors
  3. About the Technical Editors
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. We Want to Hear from You!
  6. Reader Services
  7. Introduction
    1. The Microsoft Certified Professional Program
    2. Taking a Certification Exam
    3. Tracking MCP Status
    4. How to Prepare for an Exam
      1. What This Book Is Designed To Do
      2. What This Book Will Not Do
    5. About This Book
      1. Chapter Formats
      2. Contacting the Author
  8. Self-Assessment
    1. MCSEs in the Real World
    2. The Ideal MCSE Candidate
    3. Put Yourself to the Test
      1. Educational Background
      2. Hands-on Experience
      3. Testing Your Exam-Readiness
    4. What’s Next?
  9. 1. Microsoft Certification Exams
    1. Assessing Exam Readiness
    2. What to Expect at the Testing Center
    3. Exam Layout and Design
      1. The Single-Answer and Multiple-Answer Multiple-Choice Question Formats
      2. The Build-List-and-Reorder Question Format
      3. The Create-a-Tree Question Format
      4. The Drag-and-Connect Question Format
      5. The Select-and-Place Question Format
      6. Hot Area Question Types
      7. Active Screen Question Types
      8. Simulation Question Types
      9. Design Exam Question Formats
    4. Microsoft’s Testing Formats
      1. The Fixed-Length Strategy
      2. Testlet Exam Strategy
    5. Question-Handling Strategies
    6. Mastering the Inner Game
    7. Additional Resources
  10. 2. Server Roles and Security
    1. Select the Operating System to Install
      1. Web Server Edition
      2. Standard Edition
      3. Enterprise Edition
      4. Datacenter Edition
      5. Windows Server 2003 System Requirements
    2. Server Roles in Windows Server 2003
      1. Domain Controller Role
        1. Domain Controller Installation Overview
        2. Securing Domain Controllers: Security Templates
        3. Creating New Security Templates
      2. Remote Access/VPN Server Role
      3. File Server Role
      4. Web Server Role
      5. Print Server Role
      6. Mail Server Role
      7. Terminal Server Role
      8. DNS Server Role
      9. DHCP Server Role
      10. WINS Server Role
    3. Securing Servers: Standards and Best Practices
      1. Server Access
      2. Network Traffic
    4. Exam Prep Questions
    5. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    6. Need To Know More?
  11. 3. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure
    1. Overview of TCP/IP
      1. OSI Model
      2. IP Addressing
      3. Subnet Masks
      4. Create an IP Subnet Scheme
      5. IP Address Classes
        1. TCP/IP Class A Addresses
        2. TCP/IP Class B Addresses
        3. TCP/IP Class C Addresses
        4. TCP/IP Class D Addresses
        5. TCP/IP Class E Addresses
      6. Well-Known Ports
    2. Plan a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure Strategy
      1. Analyze IP Addressing Requirements
        1. Public/Private IP Address
        2. IP Address Assignment
          1. Manual IP Addressing
          2. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
          3. Automatic Private IP Addressing
      2. Optimize TCP/IP Performance
    3. Troubleshooting TCP/IP Addressing Problems
      1. The PING Command
      2. The ARP Command
      3. The IPCONFIG Command
      4. The NBTSTAT Command
      5. The NETSTAT Command
      6. The ROUTE Command
      7. The HOSTNAME Command
      8. The TRACERT Command
      9. The PATHPING Command
      10. The FTP Command
      11. The TFTP Command
      12. The TELNET Command
      13. The RCP Command
      14. The RSH Command
      15. The REXEC Command
    4. Planning a DHCP Strategy
      1. DHCP Server Placement
        1. DHCP Relay Agent
        2. 80/20 Rule
        3. Centralized Versus Decentralized
        4. Client Reservations
        5. DHCP Options
      2. Securing DHCP
      3. Optimizing DHCP
    5. Plan a Host Name Resolution Strategy
      1. Understanding Name Resolution
      2. Planning DNS Servers
        1. DNS Server Placement
        2. DNS Server Roles
      3. DNS Zone Overview
        1. Standard Primary Zones
        2. Standard Secondary Zones
        3. Stub Zones
        4. Active Directory Integrated Zones
        5. Zone Data Replication
        6. (A) Records
        7. Alias Records
        8. MX (Mail Exchanger) Records
        9. NS (Name Server) Records
        10. PTR (Pointer) Records
        11. SOA (Start of Authority) Records
        12. SRV (Service) Records
      4. Choosing a DNS Namespace
      5. Zone Delegation
      6. Optimizing DNS
      7. Client Dynamic Updates and DHCP
    6. Plan a NetBIOS Name Resolution Strategy
      1. WINS Replication
    7. Exam Prep Questions
    8. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    9. Need To Know More?
  12. 4. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access
    1. Plan a Routing Strategy
      1. Routing Tables
    2. Routing and Remote Access
      1. Routing Devices
      2. Identify Routing Protocols to Use
        1. Routing Information Protocol
        2. Open Shortest Path First
      3. Plan for Internet Connectivity
        1. Network Address Translation
      4. Virtual Private Network
      5. VLANs
    3. Plan Security for Remote Access Users
      1. Plan Remote Access Policies
        1. Managing Remote Access Conditions
        2. Controlling Remote Access Permissions
        3. Configuring a Remote Access Profile
        4. Evaluating Remote Access Policies
      2. Analyze Protocol Security Requirements
      3. Plan Authentication Methods for Remote Access Clients
    4. Troubleshoot TCP/IP Routing
      1. Network Monitor
      2. System Monitor
    5. Exam Prep Questions
    6. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    7. Need To Know More?
  13. 5. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Server Availability
    1. Plan Services for High Availability
      1. Network Load Balancing
        1. Implementing Network Load Balancing
        2. Considering Systems for Network Load Balancing
      2. Clustering Services
        1. Cluster Models
        2. Cluster Node States
        3. Recovering from Node Failure
        4. Planning for Cluster Service
          1. Cluster Applications
          2. Server Hardware
          3. Network Configuration
          4. Domain Membership
          5. Points of Failure
          6. Security Considerations
        5. Understanding Cluster Management
    2. Implement a RAID Solution
    3. Plan a Backup and Recovery Strategy
      1. Identifying Appropriate Backup Types
        1. Normal Backups
        2. Copy Backups
        3. Daily Backups
        4. Incremental Backups
        5. Differential Backups
      2. Restore Strategies
        1. Restoring from a Full Backup
        2. Restoring from an Incremental Backup
        3. Restoring from a Differential Backup
      3. Identifying a Backup Strategy That Uses Volume Shadow Copy
      4. Planning a System Recovery That Uses Automated System Recovery
        1. Creating an ASR Set
        2. System Recovery Using ASR
    4. Identify System Bottlenecks
      1. Identifying System Bottlenecks Using System Monitor
        1. Memory
        2. Processor
        3. Disk
        4. Network
    5. Exam Prep Questions
    6. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    7. Need to Know More?
  14. 6. Planning and Maintaining Network Security
    1. System Services
    2. Plan Security for Data Transmission
      1. IPSec Modes
      2. IPSec and NAT
    3. Configure Security for Data Transmission
      1. Default IPSec Policies
      2. Creating an IPSec Policy
      3. Configure IPSec Policy Settings
        1. IPSec Policy Rules
        2. IPSec Filter Lists and Filter Actions
        3. IPSec Policy Authentication Methods
        4. IPSec Policy Connection Types
    4. Troubleshoot Security for Data Transmission
      1. IPSec Monitor
      2. The netsh Command
      3. Resultant Set of Policy
      4. Event Viewer
    5. Plan Secure Network Administration Methods
      1. Create a Plan to Offer Remote Assistance to Client Computers
        1. Solicited Remote Assistance Option
        2. Offer Remote Assistance Option
        3. Disabling Remote Assistance
      2. Plan Remote Administration Using Terminal Services
        1. Remote Desktop for Administration
        2. Remote Desktop for Administration Considerations
    6. Exam Prep Questions
    7. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    8. Need to Know More?
  15. 7. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining Security Infrastructure
    1. Plan a Security Update Infrastructure
      1. Windows Update
        1. Manually Downloading Updates
        2. Automatic Updates
    2. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
    3. Windows Server Update Services
      1. Installing WSUS
        1. Disk Requirements
        2. Hardware Requirements
        3. Software Requirements
        4. Firewall Requirements
        5. WSUS Setup
      2. Configuring WSUS
        1. Configuring Proxy Settings
        2. Products and Updates
        3. Synchronization
        4. Advanced Options
          1. Storage Options
          2. Deferred Downloads Options
          3. Filtering Updates Options
          4. Express Installation Options
      3. Configuring WSUS Clients
        1. Installing the WSUS Client
        2. Configuring WSUS Clients
          1. Using Active Directory to Configure WSUS Clients
        3. Configuring WSUS Clients Locally
    4. Plan a Public Key Infrastructure That Uses Certificate Services
      1. Identify the Appropriate Type of Certificate Authority
        1. Enterprise Root CAs
          1. Enterprise Subordinate CAs
        2. Standalone Root CAs
        3. Standalone Subordinate CAs
      2. Plan the Enrollment and Distribution of Certificates
        1. Certificate Templates
        2. Certificate Enrollment
        3. Automated Certificate Enrollment
      3. Plan the Use of Smart Cards for Authentication
    5. Plan a Framework for Planning and Implementing Security
      1. Plan for Security Monitoring
        1. Auditing
        2. Security Configuration And Analysis
    6. Exam Prep Questions
    7. Answers to Exam Prep Questions
    8. Need to Know More?
  16. 8. Practice Exam 1
  17. 9. Answers to Practice Exam 1
    1. Question 1
    2. Question 2
    3. Question 3
    4. Question 4
    5. Question 5
    6. Question 6
    7. Question 7
    8. Question 8
    9. Question 9
    10. Question 10
    11. Question 11
    12. Question 12
    13. Question 13
    14. Question 14
    15. Question 15
    16. Question 16
    17. Question 17
    18. Question 18
    19. Question 19
    20. Question 20
    21. Question 21
    22. Question 22
    23. Question 23
    24. Question 24
    25. Question 25
    26. Question 26
    27. Question 27
    28. Question 28
    29. Question 29
    30. Question 30
    31. Question 31
    32. Question 32
    33. Question 33
    34. Question 34
    35. Question 35
    36. Question 36
    37. Question 37
    38. Question 38
    39. Question 39
    40. Question 40
    41. Question 41
    42. Question 42
    43. Question 43
    44. Question 44
    45. Question 45
    46. Question 46
    47. Question 47
    48. Question 48
    49. Question 49
    50. Question 50
    51. Question 51
    52. Question 52
    53. Question 53
    54. Question 54
    55. Question 55
    56. Question 56
    57. Question 57
    58. Question 58
    59. Question 59
    60. Question 60
  18. 10. Practice Exam 2
  19. 11. Answers to Practice Exam 2
    1. Question 1
    2. Question 2
    3. Question 3
    4. Question 4
    5. Question 5
    6. Question 6
    7. Question 7
    8. Question 8
    9. Question 9
    10. Question 10
    11. Question 11
    12. Question 12
    13. Question 13
    14. Question 14
    15. Question 15
    16. Question 16
    17. Question 17
    18. Question 18
    19. Question 19
    20. Question 20
    21. Question 21
    22. Question 22
    23. Question 23
    24. Question 24
    25. Question 25
    26. Question 26
    27. Question 27
    28. Question 28
    29. Question 29
    30. Question 30
    31. Question 31
    32. Question 32
    33. Question 33
    34. Question 34
    35. Question 35
    36. Question 36
    37. Question 37
    38. Question 38
    39. Question 39
    40. Question 40
    41. Question 41
    42. Question 42
    43. Question 43
    44. Question 44
    45. Question 45
    46. Question 46
    47. Question 47
    48. Question 48
    49. Question 49
    50. Question 50
    51. Question 51
    52. Question 52
    53. Question 53
    54. Question 54
    55. Question 55
    56. Question 56
    57. Question 57
    58. Question 58
    59. Question 59
    60. Question 60
  20. A. Windows Server 2003 Resources
  21. Glossary