Network Infrastructures

Weekly classes 2+0+2
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 The course aims to develop students' skills to install, configure, maintain and administer network infrastructures based on Microsoft Windows Server. Issues related to dynamic IP address assignment, DNS and WINS naming systems, remote access, static and dynamic packet routing, remote installation, strategies for administering Microsoft Windows Server networks, troubleshooting Windows networks and connecting to resources of other operating systems are covered.


1. Introduction to Microsoft Windows network infrastructures. Remote access methods.

2. Dynamic address assignment. DHCP protocol. Installing a DHCP server. Configuration.

3. Domain Name System. The process of names resolution. DNS configuration.

4. WINS. Connection to NetBIOS based networks. Configure WINS server and client.

5. Access protection. Configure security through Public Key Infrastructure. Use of certificates. Configuration via IPSec.

6. Remote access. Input and output connections. Configuring identification and coding protocols.

7. Remote access policies. Maintain remote access. Remote access troubleshooting.

8. Introduction to Internet Authentication Service. Installation and configuration.

9. Routing. Static and dynamic routing. Configure a Windows server as a router. Configuring RIP.

10. Configuring Internet access. Router configuration. Configuration via NAT.

11. Introduction to Microsoft Internet Information Services. Configuring IIS. IIS administration. Web server configuration.

12. Remote RIS installation. Configuring RIS. RIS troubleshooting solutions.

13. Administering Windows Server Networks. Administrative strategies. Remote administration. SNMP protocol.

14. Troubleshooting Windows networks. Problems with TCP / IP and DNS. Network traffic monitoring.

15. Access to resources of other operating systems. Access to Linux resources.