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Windows Server 2003 (Exam 70-290) Management

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This course maps directly to Microsoft®’s MCSE certification exam 70-290. Create and populate organizational units with user and computer accounts. Learn to manage user and computer accounts; create and manage groups; manage access to resources; implement and manage printing; manage access to objects in using organizational units; implement Group Policy; manage the user and computer environment by using Group Policy; audit accounts and resources; prepare to administer server resources; configure a server to monitor system performance; monitor system performance; manage device drivers, hard disks, data storage, and disaster recovery; use Microsoft Software Update Services; and maintain Windows Server 2003 security.

5 levels - 74 training modules


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MCSE 2003 (Exam 70-290) - Set of 5 w/ SelfTest Practice Exam (Individual License)
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Course Instructor: Kevin Wolford

Kevin Wolford started his computer career in 1983. He has been a technical writer, network administrator, and trainer. Kevin spent many years with Novell and is a CNI and Master CNE. In 1998 Kevin founded Tech Training, giving him a chance to test his training concepts on live labs. He is also an MCSE, MCT, and is certified in SMS, SQL Server, TCP/IP, NT Workstation, NT Server, Exchange Server, Windows 9x and 2000. Kevin has authored Microsoft certification books for New Riders and Sybex. He also owns a consulting company dedicated to teaching complex technical topics in a simple way.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Hardware and Disk Management
Hardware Management
  • Device Manager
  • Control Panel
  • Driver Signing
Disk Management
  • Disk Management Console
  • Disk Tools
Basic Disks
  • Partitions
  • Primary Partitions
  • Extended Partitions
Dynamic Disks
  • Volumes
  • Simple & Spanned Volumes
  • Striped Volumes
  • Fault Tolerant Volumes
Lesson 2: Users and Groups
Administrative Environment
  • MMC
  • Installing Tools
  • Active Directory Structure
User Accounts
  • Creating Accounts
  • Automated Account Creation
  • User Profiles
  • Logon Issues
  • Group Scopes
  • Creating Groups
  • Automated Group Creation
  • Managing Groups
Lesson 3: Resource Management
Computer Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Automating Account Creation
  • Joining Domains
  • Computer Account Issues
Using Groups
  • Local Groups
  • Permission Schemes
  • Permission Assignments
File Sharing
  • Creating Shares
  • Share Permissions
  • NTFS Permissions
  • Combining Permissions
Printer Management
  • Printer Sharing
  • Printer Management
  • Special Printer Issues
Lesson 4: Server Management
System Monitoring
  • Task Manager
  • Event Viewer
  • Key Performance Counters
  • System Monitor
  • System Optimization
Software Management
  • OS Updates
  • Web Server Configuration
  • Disk Quotes
  • Software Licensing
Remote Management
  • Remote Tools
  • Terminal Services
Lesson 5: Disaster Recovery
Automatic System Recovery (ASR)
  • Creating an Automatic System Recovery Set
  • Using ASR
  • Backup Schemes
  • Making Backups
  • Managing Backups
  • Restoring from Backup
Recovery Tools
  • Boot Process
  • Recovery Console
  • Shadow Copies