Microsoft Windows 2000
Installation and Administration


Participants will learn how to install and configure Windows 2000 Server and perform system administrator-level tasks on a Windows 2000 system. Students enrolling in this course should understand the Explorer interface and general networking concepts.


Windows 95: Introduction, Windows 98: Introduction, or Windows NT Workstation 9.0: Orientation; Microcomputer Hardware; and Essentials of Microsoft Networking; or equivalent knowledge.

What should you be familiar with?

Session Length

Five days, 9:00am - 5:00 pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

          Introduction to Windows 2000
          Overview of Windows 2000
          Overview of the Windows 2000 Active Directory
          Installing Windows 2000 Server

          System administration

          Administration overview
          The Control Panel and the Registry
          Configuration management

          Hard disk management

          Basic disk management
          Dynamic disk management

          Networking in a workgroup environment

          Creating and managing local user accounts
          Creating and managing local groups

          Sharing and securing file system resources

          Sharing files and folders
          Securing file systems with NTFS
          Security system interactions
          Managing file system resources
          Managing storage
          Backup and restore

          Windows 2000 network configuration

          Windows 2000 network components
          Using command-line network utilities
          Installing and configuring Microsoft TCP/IP
          Host name resolution with DNS

          Networking in a domain environment

          Creating an Active Directory domain
          Domain user accounts
          Groups in a domain environment

          Administering user accounts

          Group policies
          Modifying user accounts
          User profiles

          Managing the Active Directory

          Creating and locating objects
          Controlling access to objects
          Managing network storage
          Publishing a share in the directory
          Setting disk quotas
          Managing distributed storage

          Managing network printing

          An overview of Windows 2000 printing
          Administering printers
          Managing printing from a Web browser
          The Windows 2000 print process
          Auditing and monitoring
          Using Event Viewer
          Auditing events
          Using Performance Monitor

          Working in a multi-domain environment

          Creating a domain tree
          Managing a multi-domain environment

Performance-based objectives
  • Discuss the general features and the system requirements of Windows 2000. Discuss the Active Directory at an introductory level, and install Windows 2000 Server into a workgroup.
  • Use the Microsoft Management console to examine preconfigured consoles and create custom consoles, use the Control Panel and Registry Editor to modify system settings, and install new devices and create hardware profiles by using the Device Manager.
  • Work with basic disk storage partitions, upgrade their hard disks to dynamic disk storage, and work with volumes.
  • Create local users and groups.
  • Use NTFS permissions to secure network resources and determine effective permissions.
  • Enable and manage file compression and encryption, defragment files, backup and restore files, and schedule regularly occurring backups.
  • Install and manage networking components, use command-line network utilities to manage network services, install and manually configure TCP/IP, and configure DNS clients.
  • Promote a standalone server to an Active Directory domain controller; and create and manage user and group accounts in a domain environment.
  • Create and test a group policy to enable users to log on locally, modify and administer user accounts, and customize your local user profile.
  • Create, edit, and locate objects in the directory, and configure security features of the Active Directory to control access to objects and to delegate authority over portions of the directory hierarchy.
  • Create and publish a share in the directory, enable and set disk quotas, and configure and use the Distributed File System.
  • Manage and administer network printers.
  • Audit and monitor your system using Event Viewer and Performance Monitor.
  • Create and manage a domain tree.

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