Microsoft Course 2274 - Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment — A 5-Day Course

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This course has now been retired. Please see the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 section for a list of current courses.

Course Synopsis

This instructor-led M2274 course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage accounts and resources in a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 environment. The course is intended for systems administrator and systems engineer candidates who are responsible for managing accounts and resources. These tasks include managing user, computer, and group accounts; managing access to network resources; managing printers; managing an organizational unit in a network based on Active Directory directory service; and implementing Group Policy to manage users and computers.

This is the first course in the Systems Administrator and Systems Engineer tracks for Windows Server 2003 and serves as the entry point for other courses in the Windows Server 2003 curriculum.

Course Objectives

On completion of this M2274 training course, delegates should be able to:

Intended Audience

This Windows Server 2003 course is intended for individuals who are employed as or seeking employment as:

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this Windows Server 2003 course, students should have:

Microsoft Certified Professional Exams

This course will help the student prepare for the following Microsoft Certified Professional exam:

Exam 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Course Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Outline Course Contents

This module explains how to administer accounts and resources on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 software in a networked environment.

Part 1: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources

Managing User and Computer Accounts

This module explains how to modify user and computer accounts on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in a networked environment.

Managing Groups

This module explains how to perform various administrative functions by using groups.

Managing Access to Resources

This module explains how to enable resource access with permissions, manage access to files and folders by using permissions, and manage permission inheritance.

Implementing Printing

This module explains how to implement printing in a Windows Server 2003 environment.

Managing Printing

This module explains how to set up a network-wide printing strategy to meet the needs of users and troubleshoot installation or configuration problems.

Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units

This module explains the permissions available for managing access to Active Directory objects, how to move objects between organizational units in the same domain, and how to delegate control of an organizational unit.

Implementing Group Policy

This module explains the purpose and function of Group Policy in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. It also explains how to implement Group Policy objects (GPOs) and manage GPOs.

Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy

This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.

Implementing Administrative Templates and Audit Policy

This module explains how to manage security in an Active Directory domain and how to audit events to ensure the effectiveness of a security strategy.