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Implementing Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004
(Microsoft Training Course: 2824) - 5 days - £2640 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 as part of a larger security infrastructure.
> Course outline
  1. Overview of Microsft ISA Server 2004
  2. Installing and Maintaining ISA Server 2004
  3. Enabling Access to Internet Resources
  4. Configuring ISA Server 2004 as a Firewall
  5. Configuring Access to Internal Resources
  6. Integrating ISA Server 2004 and Microsoft Exchange Server
  7. Advanced Application and Web Filtering
  8. Configuring Virtual Private Network Access for Remote Clients and Networks
  9. Implementing Caching to Improve Browsing Performance
  10. Monitoring ISA Server 2004
  11. Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  12. Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Back-to-Back Firewall Scenario
  13. Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Site-to-Site VPN Scenario


Module 1: Overview of Microsft ISA Server 2004
  • Introducing ISA Server 2004
  • Deployment Scenarios for ISA Server 2004
  • Lab: Introducing ISA Server 2004
Skills
  • Describe the features and functionality in ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition.
  • List common deployment scenarios for ISA Server.
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Module 2: Installing and Maintaining ISA Server 2004
  • Installing ISA Server 2004
  • Choosing ISA Server Clients
  • Installing and Configuring Firewall Clients
  • Advanced Firewall Client Configuration
  • Securing ISA Server 2004
  • Maintaining ISA Server 2004
  • Lab: Installing and Maintaining ISA Server 2004
Skills
  • Install ISA Server 2004.
  • Install and configure ISA Server 2004 clients.
  • Improve the security of ISA Server.
  • Maintain ISA Server.
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Module 3: Enabling Access to Internet Resources
  • ISA Server 2004 as a Proxy Server
  • Configuring Multi-Networking on ISA Server
  • Configuring Access Rule Elements
  • Configuring Access Rules for Internet Access
  • Lab: Enabling Access to Internet Resources
Skills
  • Describe access to Internet resources and how ISA Server 2004 enables access.
  • Describe how ISA Server 2004 works as a proxy server.
  • Configure multiple networks on ISA Server.
  • Configure access rule elements.
  • Configure ISA Server to provide access to Internet resources.
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Module 4: Configuring ISA Server 2004 as a Firewall
  • Using ISA Server as a Firewall
  • Examining Perimeter Networks and Templates
  • Configuring System Policies
  • Configuring Intrusion Detection and IP Preferences
  • Lab: Configuring ISA Server as a Firewall
Skills
  • Describe the core functionality provided by firewalls and how this functionality is implemented in ISA Server 2004.
  • Describe the different types of perimeter network types and use ISA Server network templates to deploy perimeter networks.
  • Configure system policies.
  • Configure intrusion detection and IP preferences on ISA Server 2004.
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Module 5: Configuring Access to Internal Resources
  • Introduction to Publishing
  • Configuring Web Publishing
  • Configuring Secure Web Publishing
  • Configuring Server Publishing
  • Configuring ISA Server Authentication
  • Lab: Configuring Access to Internal Resources
Skills
  • Describe how ISA Server 2004 can be used to configure access to internal resources.
  • Configure Web publishing.
  • Configure secure Web publishing.
  • Configure server publishing.
  • Configure ISA Server authentication.
  • Configure publishing for additional services.
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Module 6: Integrating ISA Server 2004 and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Issues in E-Mail Security
  • Configuring ISA Server to Secure SMTP Traffic
  • Configuring ISA Server to Secure Web Client Connections
  • Configuring ISA Server to Secure Client Connections
  • Lab: Integrating ISA Server 2004 and Microsoft Exchange Server
Skills
  • Describe the issues in e-mail security.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure Simple Message Transfer Protocol (SMTP) traffic.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure client connections.
  • Configure ISA Server to secure Web client connections.
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Module 7: Advanced Application and Web Filtering
  • Advanced Application and Web Filtering Overview
  • Configuring HTTP Web Filters
  • Configuring Additional Application and Web Filters
  • Lab: Advanced Application and Web Filtering
Skills
  • Describe how application filtering and Web filtering work.
  • Configure HTTP Web filters.
  • Configure other application and Web filters.
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Module 8: Configuring Virtual Private Network Access for Remote Clients and Networks
  • Virtual Private Networking Overview
  • Configuring Virtual Private Networking for Remote Clients
  • Configuring Virtual Private Networking for Remote Sites
  • Configuring VPN Quarantine Control Using ISA Server 2004
Skills
  • Describe how VPNs work and the components required to configure VPNs.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPNs for remote clients.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPNs for remote sites.
  • Configure ISA Server to enable VPN quarantine service.
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Module 9: Implementing Caching to Improve Browsing Performance
  • Caching Overview
  • Configuring General Cache Properties
  • Configuring Cache Rules
  • Configuring Content Download Jobs
  • Lab: Configuring Caching on ISA Server 2004
Skills
  • Describe how caching is implemented on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure caching properties on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure cache rules on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure content download jobs on ISA Server 2004.
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Module 10: Monitoring ISA Server 2004
  • Monitoring Overview
  • Configuring Alerts
  • Configuring Session Monitoring
  • Configuring Logging
  • Configuring Reports
  • Monitoring Connectivity
  • Monitoring Services and Performance
  • Lab: Configuring Caching on ISA Server 2004
Skills
  • Describe how to use monitoring features on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure alerts on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure session monitoring, logging, and reports on ISA Server 2004.
  • Configure monitoring of connectivity on ISA Server 2004.
  • Monitor services and performance on ISA Server 2004.
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Module 11: Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  • Overview of ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  • Planning an ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition Deployment
  • Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
Skills
  • Describe the differences between ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition and ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition.
  • Plan an ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition deployment.
  • Install, configure and manage ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition.
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Module 12: Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Back-to-Back Firewall Scenario
  • Implementing a Back-to-Back Firewall Scenario
  • Lab: Implementing the Back-to-Back Firewall Scenario
Skills
  • Describe the issues involved with deploying ISA Server Enterprise Edition in a back-to-back firewall scenario, and describe solutions to those issues.
  • Implement ISA Server 2004 in a back-to-back firewall scenario.
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Module 13: Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Site-to-Site VPN Scenario
  • Implementing the Site-to-Site VPN Scenario
  • Lab: Implementing ISA Server Enterprise Edition
Skills
  • Describe the issues involved with deploying ISA Server Enterprise Edition in a site-to-site VPN scenario, and describe solutions to those issues.
  • Implement ISA Server 2004 in a site-to-site VPN scenario.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Successful completion of Course 2810 or equivalent knowledge of networking security.
  • Successful completion of Course 2273 or equivalent knowledge of the Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server operating system and network concepts.
  • Experience implementing network resources such as Web, FTP, and Microsoft Exchange servers.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will gain the skills to describe the functionality provided by ISA Server 2004, and explain valid deployment scenarios; install and maintain ISA Server 2004, and configure ISA Server clients; configure secure access to Internet resources; configure ISA Server 2004 as a firewall; configure ISA Server to provide secure access to Exchange Server for servers and clients located on the Internet; implement application and Web filters on ISA Server 2004; implement a virtual private network for remote clients and remote networks using ISA Server 2004; implement Web proxy caching on ISA Server 2004; monitor server performance, security, and usage on ISA Server 2004; plan an ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition deployment and install ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition; implement ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition in a back-to-back firewall scenario; implement ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition in a site-to-site VPN scenario.