Windows XP

Jan and Kim Levering have decided to expand their IT consulting business. They have leased space in a nearby building. The following are the details: They will have an entire floor that has the following: a receptionist area 2 offices (one for Jan and one for Kim) a conference room an office that will accommodate 15 cubes for their consultants a computer room to house their server(s) They currently have 8 Windows XP systems set up in a workgroup They would like you to develop a 2-phased plan. The first phase involves moving from the current office to the new office. In a 3–4-page report, you need to do the following: Diagram the network and identify the topology and components: Their existing equipment is as follows: 8 XP systems 1 each in Jan and Kim’s offices 6 systems cubes (1 per cube) 1 Windows Server 2008 (standard edition) system in the computer room 1 printer in the computer room Include the following: IP addressing scheme (use static addressing) subnetting/supernetting subnet mask for phase 1 Provide an installation guide on how to set up the Windows Server 2008 system and the network, including the following: illustrations of the server installation process a minimum of 8 Windows Server 2008 screenshots, with detailed explanations descriptions of the settings for the following: server roles naming conventions disk format (NTFS or FAT) joining security centralized versus decentralized administration a discussion of TCP/IP configuration a comparison of settings between workgroup and domain an explanation of typical installation problems/difficulties related to the following: hardware software the network The second phase, to be completed later, will be to expand their network to accommodate additional equipment. The answer should be in a 3-4 page Words Document