Exam Subject Details - Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

Exam 70-642 TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring is a MCTS exam intended for professionals who works in complex computing environment. Passing this exam wil lead you towards "Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring" certification.

Exam 70-642 TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring is a professional examination for candidates who want to make their career in Network Administrating field.

Knowledge required for this exam:

- Candidates should have knowledge on configuring different IP addressing and services such as DHCP, Firewall, etc.
- You must have know the concepts of Domain Name System(DNS) and know how to configure DNS Zone, DNS replication, DNS records, etc.
- Configuring network access including configuration of remote access, Network Access Protection(NAP), Network Policy Server(NPS) and direct access.
- Configuring file server and print services with knowledge of backup and restore.
- Monitoring and managing a network infrastructure including configuration of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)server settings, performance monitoring, managing event logs and gathering network data.

The candidate should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2 in a complex environment with the following characteristics.
- 250 to 5,000 or more users with multiple physical connections and domain controllers.
- Network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, a firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualization, and client computer management
- Connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources and connecting corporate networks

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Configuring Addressing and Services
Configuring Addressing and Services weighs 24% of the exam and includes topics like, configuration of IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), routing and configuring Windows firewall with advanced security. You have to gain good knowledge in all the topics mentioned above.
Configuring File and Print Services
Configuring File and Print Services weighs only 13% and covers concepts of configuring a file server, configuring Distributed File System(DFS), backup and restore configuration and monitoring of print services. It also includes managing file server and resources, volume snapshot services (VSS), FSRM etc.
Configuring Names Resolution
Configuring Names Resolution weighs 27% of the Exam 70-642 and covers mainly configuration of Domain Name System(DNS). You must have knowledge on how to configure DNS server, DNS zones, DNS record, DNS replications and also how to configure name resolution for different clients in a network.
Configuring Network Access
Configuring Network Access weighs 22% of the exam and includes topics like configuration of direct access, Network Access Protection (NAP), Network Policy Server (NPS), direct access. One must have knowledge of NAT, SSTP, etc. to clear the exam successfully.
Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure
Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure category weighs 14% and covers topics like configuring Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server settings, configuring performance monitoring and event logs. It also covers gathering network data, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Group Policy object (GPO), etc.

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