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MS1560 - Upgrading Support Skills from NT 4.0 to Windows 2000

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The goal of this course is to provide Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 support professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to support Microsoft Windows 2000-based networks. This is a performance-based course designed for the job-related tasks a support professional must perform using new or modified features in the Windows 2000 operating system.
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Prerequisites

A thorough understanding of Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 including DHCP, WINS and Internet Protocol subnetting and routing
 
Detailed Class Syllabus


Introduction to Microsoft Windows 2000
  • The Windows 2000 platform

  • Windows 2000 Professional

  • Windows 2000 Server

  • Windows 2000 Advanced Server

  • Windows 2000 Datacenter Server


  • Installing Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Preparing for installation

  • Installing Windows 2000 from a compact disc

  • Installing Windows 2000 over a network

  • Automating installations by using the Windows 2000 Setup Manager Wizard

  • Automating installations by using disk duplication

  • Performing remote installations of Windows 2000

  • Troubleshooting Windows 2000 setup


  • Implementing DNS in Windows 2000
  • Installing the DNS Server service

  • Configuring zones in Windows 2000

  • Configuring zone transfers

  • Configuring Active Directory integrated zones

  • Configuring zones for dynamic updates

  • Testing the DNS Server service


  • Exploring Active Directory
  • Introduction to Active Directory

  • Logical structure

  • Physical structure

  • Specific domain controller roles

  • Installing Active Directory


  • Creating the Physical Structure of Active Directory
  • Exploring the physical structure of Active Directory

  • Implementing the physical structure of Active Directory


  • Administering Active Directory
  • Creating and managing Active Directory objects

  • Managing groups

  • Controlling access to Active Directory objects

  • Delegating administrative control of Active Directory objects


  • Managing File Resources
  • Sharing and publishing file resources

  • Administering shared folders by using Distributed file system (Dfs)

  • Exploring NTFS permissions

  • Managing disk quotas on NTFS volumes

  • Increasing security with EFS

  • Defragmenting hard disks


  • Using Group Policy to Manage Desktop Environments
  • Introduction to Group Policy

  • Applying Group Policy

  • Configuring Group Policy

  • Guidelines for implementing Group Policy


  • Using Group Policy to Manage Software
  • Examining the software life cycle

  • Deploying software

  • Upgrading software

  • Removing software

  • Managing software

  • Troubleshooting software deployment


  • Installing and Configuring Terminal Services
  • Introduction to Terminal Services

  • Planning the installation

  • Installing Terminal Services

  • Configuring Terminal Services

  • Establishing a Terminal session

  • Installing applications on a server running Terminal Services

  • Configuring client settings

  • Examining remote administration


  • Configuring Remote Access
  • Exploring new protocols

  • Configuring outbound connections

  • Configuring inbound connections

  • Examining remote access policies

  • Examining remote access policy evaluation

  • Creating a remote access policy


  • Supporting DHCP and WINS
  • New DHCP functionality

  • Authorizing a DHCP server in Active Directory

  • Examining dynamic update of DNS name servers

  • Configuring DHCP scopes in Windows 2000

  • Examining options classes

  • Examining Automatic Private IP Addressing

  • New WINS functionality


  • Performing Disk Management
  • Windows 2000 disk storage types

  • Using disk management

  • Creating dynamic Volumes

  • Performing common disk management tasks


  • Implementing Disaster Protection
  • Disaster protection features in Windows 2000

  • Using fault-tolerant volumes

  • Examining advanced startup options

  • Examining the Recovery Console

  • Using the backup utility


  • Upgrading a Network to Windows 2000
  • Planning a network upgrade

  • Establishing the root domain

  • Upgrading domain controllers

  • Upgrading and promoting member servers

  • Upgrading client computer operating systems
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