Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA on Windows 2000

Code: 2299
Course duration: 2 days
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2299: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA on Windows 2000 (2 Days)

About this Course

This two-day, instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 networked environment.

This course consists of lecture content and hands-on labs that provide experience focused exclusively on the skills and objectives that align withExam 70-292: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA Certified on Windows 2000.

This course is also meant as an aid in preparing for Exam 70-292: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA Certified on Microsoft Windows 2000. Note that this exam will be available only to individuals who hold an Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows 2000 or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows 2000 certification.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for Windows 2000 systems administrators with experience managing and supporting a Windows 2000-based Active Directory directory service-based network, and who need to learn how to apply those skills in a Windows Server 2003 environment.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the systems administration tasks in Windows Server 2003 that are new or different from the tasks performed in Windows 2000.
  • Manage user, computer, and group accounts in a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory-based environment.
  • Use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to manage Group Policy.
  • Manage resources and security.
  • Configure and manage Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Manage servers in remote locations.
  • Manage Terminal Services.
  • Manage Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Web Services.
  • Maintain computers that run Windows operating systems by implementing and managing Software Update Services.
  • Prepare for and implement disaster recovery solutions.

 

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Systems Administration in Windows Server 2003

This module explains how to perform systems administration tasks in a Windows Server 2003 environment; the module also introduces the scenarios and tools that will be used throughout the course.After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the products in the Windows Server 2003 family.
  • Describe the tools and resources available to perform tasks throughout the course.

Module 2: Managing Users, Computers, and Groups

This module explains how to manage users, computers, and groups in an Active Directory directory service environment, taking advantage of the new capabilities available in Windows Server 2003.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create user accounts by using CSVDE.
  • Create user accounts by using thedsaddcommand.
  • Modify the properties of multiple accounts.
  • Create computer accounts by using thedsaddcommand.
  • Create groups by using thedsaddcommand.
  • Add members to a group by using thedsmodcommand.
  • Copy the properties from an existing account when creating a new account.
  • Find Active Directory objects.
  • Move an Active Directory object by using the drag and drop technique of management in Active Directory Users and Computers.
  • Reset computer accounts.
  • Describe the effect of resetting passwords in Windows Server 2003.
  • Determine the effective permissions on an Active Directory object.

Module 3: Using the GPMC to Manage Group Policy

This module gives a hands-on, fast-paced opportunity to experienced users to orient themselves to Windows Server 2003 and learn how to use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to manage Group Policy.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement Group Policy by using the GPMC.
  • Manage Group Policy Objects (GPO) by using the GPMC, which includes:
  • Backing up a GPO.
  • Copying a GPO.
  • Importing a GPO.
  • Use Group Policy Results to troubleshoot Group Policy-related issues.
  • Use Group Policy Modeling to experiment with possible Group Policy configurations.

Module 4: Managing Resources and Security

This module explains how to use enhancements to the tools available in Windows Server 2003 to manage resources and security by using Windows Explorer, Group Policy management tools, and the Security Configuration and Analysis tool.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine the effective NTFS permissions for files and folders.
  • Change the owner for an existing file or folder.
  • Create custom security templates.
  • Apply security templates by using Group Policy.
  • Configure NTFS permissions by using security templates.
  • Audit security settings by using Security Configuration and Analysis.

Module 5: Managing DNS

This module gives a hands-on, fast paced opportunity to experienced users to orient themselves to Windows Server 2003 and learn how to configure and manage DNS.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install DNS by using the Manage Your Server tool.
  • Create forward lookup zones.
  • Create reverse lookup zones.
  • Configure DNS conditional forwarding.
  • Configure DNS zones, which includes:
  • Configuring zone options.
  • Configuring zones for secure dynamic update.
  • Configuring Active Directory integrated zones.
  • Create DNS stub zones.

Module 6: Managing Servers

This module explains how to manage servers remotely using secure best practices.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create desktop shortcuts that run theRun ascommand.
  • Connect to a remote server by using MMC snap-in tools.
  • Connect to a remote server by using the Remote Desktop Connection utility.
  • Determine the best tool to use for remote administration in specific situation.
  • Configure client connection speed for the Remote Desktop Connection utility.
  • Configure auto reconnect for the Remote Desktop Connection utility.

Module 7: Managing Terminal Services

This module explains how to configure and manage Terminal Services and take advantage of the new capabilities available with that service.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install Terminal Services.
  • Install a Terminal Services Licensing server.
  • Configure Terminal Services, which includes:
  • Setting the level of encryption for terminal server user sessions.
  • Controlling terminal server user connection access.
  • Configuring time-out settings from remote connections.
  • Monitoring remote desktop connection sessions.

Manage user sessions by using Terminal Services Manager.

  • Diagnose and resolve issues related to Terminal Services security.

Module 8: Managing IIS 6.0 Web Services

This module explores the new skills needed to manage and maintain the IIS service on Windows Server 2003. This module will provide students with hands-on experience configuring and managing the IIS service and highlights the default state of the service when Windows Server 2003 is installed.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install IIS 6.0
  • Configure authentication
  • Install ASP.NET
  • Allow ASP.NET in Web service extensions
  • Manage ASP.NET configuration files
  • Implement Web applications
  • Implement application pooling
  • Manage the IIS 6.0 metabase
  • Manage an IIS server in a remote location
  • Monitor and optimize IIS 6.0

Module 9: Maintaining Software by Using Software Update Services

This module explains how to use Software Update Services (SUS) to perform patch management for a networked environment.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure SUS on a server.
  • Configure automatic updates.
  • Use Group Policy to configure SUS clients.
  • Manage a software update infrastructure.
  • Back up and restore an SUS configuration.
  • Test an SUS implementation.

Module 10: Managing Disaster Recovery

This module explains how to use the new capabilities available with Windows Server 2003 to restore a system to a previous state. The students will practice troubleshooting and repairing a system by using features such as Automatic System Recovery (ASR) and driver rollback in a lab environment to restore a system to a predefined state.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use ASR to back up and restore a server.
  • Restore data from shadow copies.
  • Roll back to a previous version of a device driver.
  • Configure security for backup operations.
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with restoring data.

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