This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional on stand-alone and client computers that are part of a workgroup or domain. In addition, this course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 Server to create file, print, Web, and Terminal servers. It also provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 2153-Implementing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Install or upgrade to Windows 2000.
- Configure the Windows 2000 environment.
- Connect clients running Windows 2000 to networks.
- Create and manage user accounts.
- Manage access to resources by using groups.
- Manage data by using the NTFS file system.
- Provide network access to file resources.
- Monitor and optimize performance in Windows 2000.
- Implement security in Windows 2000.
- Configure printing.
- Configure Windows 2000 for mobile computing.
- Configure and manage disks.
- Implement disaster protection.
- Install and configure Terminal Services.
- Implement Windows 2000 clients.
- Implement Windows 2000 servers.
| Microsoft Certified Professional Exams
This course will help the student prepare for the following Microsoft Certified Professional exams:
Successful completion of course Course 2151-Microsoft Windows 2000 Network and Operating System Essentials , or equivalent knowledge. This includes the ability to:
- Describe the principal features of the Windows 2000 operating system and the basics of networking in a Windows 2000 environment.
- Identify the tools used to perform common administrative tasks.
- Describe the types of user accounts and the principal security features of a Windows 2000 environment.
- Describe the features of the common network protocols used in Windows 2000.
- Describe the fundamentals of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
- Describe the communication process in a Windows 2000 network.
- Differentiate between the various types of network architectures.
- Describe the common hardware components used in network communication.
- Describe the requirements for Internet access and Web security.
Module 1: Installing or Upgrading to Windows 2000
- Preparing for Installation
- Installing Windows 2000 Professional from a Compact Disc
- Installing Windows 2000 Advanced Server from a Compact Disc
- Upgrading to Windows 2000 Professional
- Upgrading to Windows 2000 Advanced Server
- Identifying Setup Errors
Module 2: Configuring the Windows 2000 Environment
Module 3: Connecting Windows 2000-based Clients to Networks
- Configuring and Managing Hardware
- Configuring Display Options
- Configuring System Settings
- Configuring the Desktop Environment
- Configuring Internet Options for Client Computers
Module 4: Creating and Managing User Accounts
- Windows 2000 Connectivity
- Connecting to a Microsoft Network
- Connecting to a Novell NetWare Network
- Introduction to User Accounts
- Guidelines for New User Accounts
- Creating Local User Accounts
- Creating and Configuring Domain User Accounts
- Setting Properties for Domain User Accounts
- Customizing User Settings with User Profiles
- Best Practices
Module 5: Managing Access to Resources by Using Groups
Module 6: Managing Data by Using NTFS
- Introduction to Windows 2000 Groups
- Implementing Groups in a Workgroup
- Implementing Groups in a Domain
- Best Practices
Module 7: Providing Network Access to File Resources
- Introduction to NTFS Permissions
- How Windows 2000 Applies NTFS Permissions
- Using NTFS Permissions
- Using Special NTFS Permissions
- Compressing Data on an NTFS Partition
- Configuring Disk Quotas on NTFS Partitions
- Securing Data by Using EFS
Module 8: Monitoring and Optimizing Performance in Windows 2000
- Introduction to Shared Folders
- Creating Shared Folders
- Combining NTFS and Shared Folders Permissions
- Using Administrative Shared Folders
- Publishing a Shared Folder in Active Directory
- Configuring Shared Folders by Using Dfs
Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows 2000
- Monitoring Event Logs
- Using Task Manager to Monitor System Resources
- Using System Monitor to Monitor System Performance
- Using Alerts
- Optimizing Performance
Module 10: Configuring Printing
- Helping Protect Desktops and Services by Using Security Policies
- Auditing Access to System Resources
Module 11: Configuring Windows 2000 for Mobile Computing
- Introduction to Windows 2000 Printing
- Adding a Printer
- Configuring a Network Printer
- Configuring Internet Printing
Module 12: Configuring and Managing Disks
- Configuring Hardware for Mobile Computing
- Configuring Power Management Options for Mobile Computing
- Making Files Available for Offline Use
- Connecting to Networks and Computers
- Identifying Solutions to Mobile Computing Problems
Module 13: Implementing Disaster Protection
- Windows 2000 Disk Types
- Creating Partitions on a Basic Disk
- Creating Volumes on a Dynamic Disk
- Performing Common Disk Management Tasks
- Best Practices
Module 14: Installing and Configuring Terminal Services
- Introduction to Disaster Protection
- Configuring an Uninterruptible Power Supply
- Implementing Fault Tolerance by Using RAID
- Backing Up and Restoring Data
- Using Disaster Recovery Tools
Module 15: Implementing Windows 2000 Clients
- Introduction to Terminal Services
- Planning the Installation
- Installing Terminal Services
- Configuring Terminal Services
- Establishing a Terminal Session
- Configuring Session Settings
- Installing Applications on a Terminal Server
Module 16: Implementing Windows 2000-based Servers
- Deploying Windows 2000
- Performing a Manual Network Installation
- Customizing Installations and Upgrades by Using Switches
- Installing Windows 2000 Using the Setup Manager Wizard
- Using Disk Duplication
- Installing Windows 2000 Using RIS
- Troubleshooting Windows 2000 Setup
- Common Implementation Features
- Implementing a File Server
- Implementing a Print Server
- Implementing an Application Server
- Implementing a Web Server
- Routine Administration Tasks