Lab 1 answer key
Preparing a Second Virtual
This lab contains the following exercises:
Exercise 1.1 Creating a Windows Server 2008 Virtual Appliance
Exercise 1.2 Performing Initial Configuration Tasks
Exercise 1.3 Testing Network Connectivity
Exercise 1.4 Installing the DNS Server Role
Exercise 1.5 Installing the DHCP Server Role
Estimated lab time: 95 minutes
Exercise 1.1 | Creating A Windows Server 2008 Virtual Appliance |
Overview | This lab assumes that you have the Active Directory Domain Controller and Windows 7 Machines you created in NT1230 (Server##) stored on your hard drive. You are creating a new computer virtual appliance with Windows ...view middle of the document...
4. You would like to continue. Click Yes.
5. Name your VM Appliance Server##A where ## is the number assigned by your instructor. And store the new Appliance in a newly created Windows Server 2008 Replica folder in you’re my Virtual Machines folder on your removable USB hard disk.
*Note | Online students can use Server01A as their Virtual Machine Name. |
6. Click next and choose the default disk size of 40GB, and click next.
7. Remember to customize Hardware and select Advance and “legacy systems” for the CD/DVD drive. Also change the Network Adapter Settings to Host Only.
8. Click finish and install Windows Server 2008 Standard (32bit). Remember uncheck the automatic activation and do not enter a key. Shut down your VM in order to proceed to the next exercise.
*Note | Depending on your version of VMWare Player you may be asked to choose the version of Windows Server 2008 to install. Ensure that Windows Server 2008 Standard is chosen. |
9. After you have finished the installation of your Windows Server 2008 Standard (32bit) machine and shut it down. Create a second folder in the My Virtual Machines folder and copy the contents of your first server folder to this new folder, giving you a second virtual appliance and a baseline backup.
Exercise 1.2 | Performing Initial Configuration Tasks |
Overview | Now that you have installed Windows Server 2008 you must configure the computer with appropriate settings in order for it to communicate with the computers on your test network. |
Completion time | 30 minutes |
1. Turn on the Server##A computer and log on using your Student## account and the password P@ssw0rd. The Initial Configuration Tasks window appears.
2. Take a screen shot showing the Initial Configuration Tasks window by pressing Alt+ Prt Scr, and then paste the resulting image into the Lab01_worksheet file in the page provided by pressing Ctrl + V.
3. Click Provide Computer Name And Domain. The System Properties dialog box appears with the Computer Name tab selected.
4. Click Change. The Computer Name/Domain Changes dialog box appears.
5. In the Computer Name text box, key Server##A where ##, supplied by your instructor, identifies your computer and click OK.
6. You will be prompted to restart the machine. Click OK. Then click close to close the Systems Properties sheet. A Microsoft Windows message box appears, reminding you again to restart the computer.
7. Click Restart Now. The computer restarts.
8. Log on to the Server##A computer using your Student## account and the password P@ssw0rd. The Initial Configuration Tasks window appears.
9. Click Configure Networking. The Network Connections window appears.
10. Right-click the Local Area Connection icon and, from the context menu, select Properties. The Local Area Connection Properties sheet appears.
11. Clear the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) checkbox.