Designing a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
Cost: $125 USD (Varies according to country)
Questions: 45 approx. (5 or 6 case studies including 5 to 10 questions each)
Pass Marks: 700/1000
Duration: 120 minutes -Different time limit for each case study( up to 210 minutes for non-English countries)
Credit toward certification
When you pass the 70-297 exam, you achieve Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status. You also earn credit toward the following certifications:
•Core credit toward Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 certification.
This certification exam measures your ability to design a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and network infrastructure.
Creating the Conceptual Design by Gathering and Analyzing Business and Technical Requirements
- Analyze the impact of Active Directory on the existing technical environment.
- Analyze DNS for Active Directory directory service implementation.
- Analyze existing network operating system implementation.
- Analyze security requirements for the Active Directory directory service.
- Design the Active Directory infrastructure to meet business and technical requirements.
- Design the network services infrastructure to meet business and technical requirements.
- Identify network topology and performance levels.
- Analyze the impact of the infrastructure design on the existing technical environment.
Creating the Logical Design for an Active Directory Infrastructure
- Design an OU structure.
- Design a security group strategy.
- Design a user and computer authentication strategy.
- Design a user and computer account strategy.
- Design an Active Directory naming strategy.
- Design migration paths to Active Directory.
- Design a strategy for Group Policy implementation.
- Design an Active Directory directory service site topology.
Creating the Logical Design for a Network Services Infrastructure
- Design a DNS name resolution strategy.
- Design a NetBIOS name resolution strategy.
- Design security for remote access users.
- Design a DNS service implementation.
- Design a remote access strategy.
- Design an IP address assignment strategy.
Creating the Physical Design for an Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
- Design DNS service placement.
- Design an Active Directory implementation plan.
- Specify the server specifications to meet system requirements.
- Design Internet connectivity for a company.
- Design a network and routing topology for a company.
- Design the remote access infrastructure.