Windows 2000 Network Management MCSA 70-218 Series: Administering Name Resolution and DNS
Product Code: w21810 Time: 4.0 hour(s) CEUs: Available


This course provides an overview of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting DNS.


  • Explain how NetBIOS and host names are resolved
  • Use the Nslookup utility
  • Resolve a host name
  • Determine a local address
  • Identify and resolve Lmhosts file errors
  • Verify WINS configuration
  • Identify and resolve Hosts file errors
  • Verify DNS configuration
  • Define DNS and explain its hierarchy
  • Describe the process for resolving host names into IP addresses
  • Install the DNS Server service
  • Configure, administer, and troubleshoot DNS
  • Configure a caching only server


  • Resolving a NetBIOS name
  • Resolving Host names and determining a local address
  • Resolving a NetBIOS name
  • Socket connection errors and troubleshooting tools
  • Installing the DNS Server service
  • Configuring zones
  • Configuring Root name servers and secondary servers
  • Configuring a caching-only server and understanding dynamic DNS
  • Setting up DNS delegated zones and using resource records
  • Troubleshooting DNS
  • Using NSLookup and IPconfig

Technical Requirements:

P500+ Processor, 128MB of RAM; Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Minimum screen resolution 800x600, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 8.0 or higher; 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended; Javascript, DHTML and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones strongly recommended.

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