• Configure Routing for Windows Server 2008
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    Configure Routing for Windows Server 2008

    In this section I will look at using Windows Server 2008 as a router. In most cases you will use a hardware router on a commercial network, but for the exam you need to know how to configure a router. If you ever use your server for remote access, it pays to understand how routing working inside windows server 2008. Routing is the process of selecting a path through a network for your data to travel. Consider this, a computer is connected to a switch. It can communicate directly with any other device connect to this switch. For example this printer, assuming the device has an ip address in that…

  • Configure Remote Access on Windows Server 2008 R2
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    Configure Remote Access on Windows Server 2008 R2

    In this section I will look at configuring remote access. Now days with more people working away from the office and even at home, remote access is an important topic to understand. In this video I will first look at the 3 stages that make up a remote connection. It is important to understand these steps to help you troubleshooting network problems. Next I will look at Nat. Nat is a technology that allows one public IP address to be used by many computers. On smaller networks and at home you may however want to consider using internet connection sharing. This is simpler to NAT but requires a dedicated computer…