Networking is the communication between the interconnected devices basically to share the network resources.
Types of Networks
Local Area Network
Wide Area Network
Metropolitan Area Network
Local-area Networks (LANs)
Wide-area Networks (WANs)
A hub is a device into which you can connect all devices on a home network so that they can talk together.
A switch is also a device into which you can connect all devices on a home network so that they can talk together.
Unlike a hub, traffic sent from Server A to Server B will only be received by Server B.
Router is device which allows communication possible between two or more different networks present in different geographical locations.
The Network interface card is frequently called a NIC. It forms an interface between the networked device ( Computer ) and the Ethernet ( LAN ).
Workgroup Model or Peer-To-Peer Model
Domain Model or Client/Server Model
Overview Peer-to-Peer Network Model Hub Computer1 Os: win98 User: u1 Computer3 Os: win95 User: u3 Computer2 Os: win 2k Prof User: u2 Computer4 Os: win Nt Workstation User: u4
Client/Server Network Model Overview Server Client2 Client1 Client3 Printer Hub U1 U2 U3 U4
Introduction Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
MCSE on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Certification Requirements Core Exams (6 Exams Required) Four networking system exams Exam 70–290 : Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment Exam 70–291 : Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure Exam 70-293 : Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure Exam 70-294 : Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure One client operating system exam Exam 70–270 : Installing,Configuring, & Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional Exam 70-210 : Installing,Configuring, & Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional One design exam Exam 70-297 : Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure Elective Exams (1 Exam Required) Exam 70-227 : Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000, Enterprise Edition Exam 70-284 : Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 2000
Windows NT 3.1
Windows NT 3.5
Windows NT 4.0
Windows NT 5.0 was Renamed as Windows 2000 Windows 2003 Server also known as . NET Server The History of Microsoft N/w Operating system
Windows 2000 Professional
Windows 2000 Server
Windows 2000 Advance Server
Windows 2000 Data Center Server
Windows 2000 Flavors
Requirements 64 GB 8 GB 4 GB 2 GB Max. RAM 256 MB 128 MB 128 MB 64 MB Recommended RAM 32 8 4 2 No. of Processors 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB 32 MB RAM 950 MB 950 MB 950 MB 650 MB Free Hard Disk Space Pentium 166MHz Pentium 166MHz Pentium 166MHz Pentium 166MHz Processor Windows 2000 Data Center Server Windows 2000 Advance Server Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 Professional Requirements
Windows 2003 Standard Edition
Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition
Windows 2003 Data Center Server
Windows 2003 Web Edition
Windows 2003 Flavors
Requirements 1.5 GB 1.5 GB for x86-based computers. 2.0 GB for Itanium-based computers. 1.5 GB for x86-based computers. 2.0 GB for Itanium-based computers. 1.5 GB Disk Space for Setup Up to 2 Minimum 8-way Maximum 64 Up to 8 Up to 4 Multiprocessor Support 2 GB 64 GB for x86-based computers. 512 GB for Itanium-based computers. 32 GB for x86-based computers. 64 GB for Itanium-based computers. 4 GB Maximum RAM 256 MB 1 GB 256 MB 256 MB Recommended Minimum RAM 128 MB 512 MB 128 MB 128 MB Minimum RAM 550 MHz 733 MHz 733 MHz 550 MHz Recommended CPU Speed 133 MHz 400 MHz for x86-based computers. 733 MHz for Itanium-based computers. 133 MHz for x86-based computers. 733 MHz for Itanium-based computers. 133 MHz Minimum CPU Speed Web Edition Datacenter Edition Enterprise Edition Standard Edition Requirement
Win2K and Windows 2003 Servers and Clients Windows XP (Supports Extra Features) Win2K and WinXP Professional Preferred client Windows 2003, Web Edition None Web server Windows 2003,Small Business Server Win2K Small Business Server One-stop-shop server for all business needs Windows 2003, Datacenter Edition Win2K Datacenter Server Mission-critical server Windows 2003, Enterprise Edition Win2K Advanced Server General use server Windows 2003, Standard Edition Win2K Server Departmental server Windows 2003 Windows 2000
Built on NT technology 32 / 64 Bit operating System Supports symmetric multiprocessing Supports preemptive multitasking Highly Reliable Availability Scalable Easy Installation Larger Hardware support/ Supports Plug and Play Inbuilt Terminal Services Active Directory Features of Windows 2003 Secondary Logon Services
Internet Protocol Security
Support for smart card
Distributed File System Centralized deployment of applications DNS Dependency Backup on any Media Supports FAT16, FAT32,NTFS and EFS Volume Shadow Copy Remote Installation Service Disk Quotas Features of Windows 2003