+44 (0)1737 821590
Networking Microsoft Systems  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Networking Microsoft Systems course description

A hands-on course covering the network aspects of Microsoft systems. The course progresses from basic TCP/IP tools and configuration settings through to advanced security considerations finishing with an overview of Exchange and IIS. Hands on sessions are based on a choice of Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 server and Windows XP or Windows 2000 professional. Customised versions with other Microsoft platforms are also available.

What will you learn
  • Design networks with consideration for Microsoft issues such as logons.
  • Design, configure and troubleshoot TCP/IP, DNS, WINS and DHCP.
  • Configure security features such as PKI and IPSec.
  • Describe the Windows TCP/IP implementation details.
Networking Microsoft Systems course details

Networking Microsoft Systems course contents

  • Configuring network cards
  • PnP, resources, Ethernet cards, wireless cards, dial up networking, other cards, Ethernet settings, layer 2 QoS.

  • Configuring and supporting IP
  • Basic IP settings, advanced IP settings, advanced TCP settings, DrTCP and registry settings, security

  • DHCP
  • DHCP server, authorising the DHCP service, DHCP client, DHCP relays, Address pools, options, lease duration's, Integrating with DNS.

  • Microsoft networking overview
  • Workgroups and domains, Domain controllers, the logon process in a network, the role of Active Directory, synchronisation, protocol stacks and bindings.

  • Accessing file and print resources
  • Shared folders, permissions, network printers, browsing, NetBIOS, SMB.

  • WINS
  • Servers, clients, Client registration, renewing and releasing of names. NetBIOS node types.

  • DNS1
  • Overview, Primary and secondary servers, DDNS, zones, resource records.

  • The browser service
  • Master, backup and other browser roles, elections, announcements, recovery from failure, Inter subnet browsing.

  • TCP/IP implementation details
  • Dead gateway detection, Multi homing, multicasting, MTU path discovery, registry settings, QOS and RSVP, Windows as a router, performance implications of Microsoft services.

  • Internet Access
  • Options, NAT, Firewall capabilities and Proxy server, Internet Authentication Service.

  • Remote Access
  • Installing, RAS servers. RAS process, protocols

  • Security: PKI
  • PPTP, L2TP, What is IPSec, configuring IPSec.

  • Security: VPNs
  • PPTP, L2TP, What is IPSec, configuring IPSec.

  • Other Microsoft networking services & tools
  • Netmeeting, instant messaging, white boarding, document collaboration, video conferencing Microsoft Exchange, IIS, Directory replication, SNMP, Net Monitor, integration with other platforms.

Learning path



Based on overall ratings

M. H. - Bovis Homes

"Able to customise course which was excellent."

D. N. - Janet

"The training was very well engineered to our requirements."

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.