Microsoft Windows Server Application Server

26. September 2016 Microsoft, Study Guides 0
Microsoft Windows Server Application Server
Description Application servers abound on modern networks. If you are preparing for the 98-365 Windows Administration Fundamentals exam, you will need to identify the different server types and the functions they provide to the network. Email servers allow users to send and receive emails. Database servers provide access to databases for user applications and other ...

Microsoft Windows Group Policy Management

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Microsoft Windows Group Policy Management
Description Group Policy allows you to centrally control and configure Windows computers that participate in your AD network. You can utilize local Group Policy on stand-alone servers and clients that are not members of an AD domain. Group Policy Objects (GPOs) contain policy settings, and they can be linked to one or more containers within ...

Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory Management

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Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory Management
Description Active Directory management includes four core tasks: architecture administration, user account management, group management, and organizational unit management. You can use the Active Directory Sites and Services, Active Directory Domains and Trusts, Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC), or the Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell to manage the architecture. You can manage user ...

Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory Configuration

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Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory Configuration
Description Active Directory (AD) installation begins with planning. A well-thought-out plan considers the forests, domains, and domain trees and ensures that an architecture is selected that will support the needs of today and the demands of the future. The actual installation process for your first domain controller (DC) involves the proper installation and configuration of ...

Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory

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Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory
Description Active Directory (AD) is the Microsoft networked directory services. It contains users, groups, organizational units (OUs), computers, printers, and servers. AD has both a logical and a physical architecture. The logical architecture includes domains, domain trees, forests, and OUs. The physical architecture includes the AD sites and the servers that build the domain (the ...

Microsoft Windows Server Services Administration

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Microsoft Windows Server Services Administration
Description Services are applications or innate operating system components that run on a Windows server and provide services to the local machine, the network, or both. Services may be configured to start up automatically, or they may be configured to be started manually. Services can also be disabled. You can start, stop, and restart services ...

Microsoft Windows Server Storage Management

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Microsoft Windows Server Storage Management
Description Windows servers support the same storage solutions as Windows clients with additional support for enhanced network storage features, such as the Distributed File System. Storage may be implemented as internal, external, and networked storage. Internal storage is usually implemented with hard drives. Hard drives come in many different sizes and form factors, and they ...

Microsoft Windows Server Installation

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Microsoft Windows Server Installation
Description Windows servers may be installed using interactive installations, unattended installations, or from Windows Deployment Servers (WDS). Interactive installations are common because many organizations have fewer than a dozen servers. In organizations with dozens or hundreds of servers, unattended installations are very useful because they save time during the installation process. You can also upgrade ...

Microsoft Windows Server Overview

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Microsoft Windows Server Overview
Description It is important to know that a server is used to provide services to multiple devices on a network. Servers are different from clients because they are dedicated to service provisioning, while clients are not dedicated to this task. Servers can play many different roles, and Windows servers even use the phrase “server role” ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-11 Lab #1

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-11 Lab #1
Your employer has installed two new Cisco routers in the network. Figure 3-5 shows the network layout. Your task is to configure the routers such that HostA can telnet into them to configure it further. Ensure correct hostnames and IP addresses are assigned. All passwords should be set to mypass123. When configuration is complete, save ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-10 Using Telnet on IOS

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-10 Using Telnet on IOS
Earlier in the chapter you learned that you can telnet into a Cisco device running IOS to manage it. It is also possible to telnet from a Cisco IOS device to another device. This can be useful when troubleshooting across multiple devices. In this section you will learn to initiate and manage telnet connections from ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-9 Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-9 Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is a proprietary protocol designed by Cisco to help in finding information about neighboring devices. Devices connected to each other exchange CDP packets to learn about each other. This can be useful in troubleshooting and documenting the network. CDP is enabled on all interfaces of all Cisco routers and switches. You ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-8 Password Recovery on a Cisco Router

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter  3-8 Password Recovery on a Cisco Router
While working with IOS based devices, it is not uncommon to forget passwords and lock yourself out of the devices. While password recovery procedures differ from device to device, most Cisco routers have a similar process for recovering the password. Recovering passwords for Cisco switches is a little different and not covered in CCNA, so ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-6 Configuring DNS & DHCP

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-6 Configuring DNS & DHCP
Resolving Names on IOS When working with advanced configuration such as routing and access lists on IOS based devices, you will often refer to other devices. There are two ways to refer to another device – using the IP address or hostnames. Remembering and using IP address of various devices is difficult and often cumbersome ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-4 Configuring Router Interfaces

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-4 Configuring Router Interfaces
While configuring interfaces of a switch are covered in Chapter 6, configuring the interfaces of a router is one of the basic things that you should know before forging further ahead. This is because unless the router is connected to the network, there isn’t much it can do. Configuring the interfaces is easy and usually ...

CCNA: Chapter 3-2 Using the Command-Line Interface (CLI)

10. September 2016 Cisco, Study Guides 0
CCNA: Chapter 3-2 Using the Command-Line Interface (CLI)
Once IOS has finished loading up, it will ask you to press Return to continue. While waiting for you to press return, it will display the status of every interface as shown below. Press RETURN to get started! *Mar  1 00:09:01.271: %LINK-5-CHANGED: Interface FastEthernet0/0, changed state to administratively down *Mar  1 00:09:01.583: %LINK-5-CHANGED: Interface FastEthernet0/1, ...