Implementing Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Server

Course id: 8410
Duration: 18


This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional on stand-alone and client computers that are part of a workgroup or domain. In addition, this course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 Server to create file, print, Web, and Terminal servers. It also provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for Course 2153—Implementing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure.


  • Describe the principal features of the Windows 2000 operating system and the basics of networking in a Windows 2000 environment.
  • Identify the tools used to perform common administrative tasks.
  • Describe the types of user accounts and the principal security features of a Windows 2000 environment.
  • Describe the features of the common network protocols used in Windows 2000.
  • Describe the fundamentals of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
  • Describe the communication process in a Windows 2000 network.
  • Differentiate between the various types of network architectures.
  • Describe the common hardware components used in network communication.
  • Describe the requirements for Internet access and Web security.


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At the end of the course, students will be able to:
  • Install or upgrade to Windows 2000.
  • Configure the Windows 2000 environment.
  • Connect clients running Windows 2000 to networks.
  • Create and manage user accounts.
  • Manage access to resources by using groups.
  • Manage data by using the NTFS file system.
  • Provide network access to file resources.
  • Monitor and optimize performance in Windows 2000.
  • Implement security in Windows 2000.
  • Configure printing.
  • Configure Windows 2000 for mobile computing.
  • Configure and manage disks.
  • Implement disaster protection.
  • Install and configure Terminal Services.
  • Implement Windows 2000 clients.
  • Implement Windows 2000 servers.


Module 1: Installing or Upgrading to Windows 2000

Preparing for Installation
Installing Windows 2000 Professional from a Compact Disc
Installing Windows 2000 Advanced Server from a Compact Disc
Upgrading to Windows 2000 Professional
Upgrading to Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Identifying Setup Errorsv

Installing Windows 2000

Students will be able to:
  • Prepare for a Windows 2000 installation.
  • Install Windows 2000 Professional from a compact disc.
  • Install Windows 2000 Advanced Server from a compact disc.
  • Upgrade to Windows 2000 Professional.
  • Upgrade to Windows 2000 Advanced Server.
  • Identify setup errors.
Module 2: Configuring the Windows 2000 Environment
Configuring and Managing Hardware
Configuring Display Options
Configuring System Settings
Configuring the Desktop Environment
Configuring Internet Options for Client Computers

Creating and Using Hardware Profiles
Modifying Startup and Recovery Options
Configuring Internet Options

Students will be able to:
  • Configure and manage hardware.
  • Configure display options.
  • Configure system settings.
  • Configure the desktop environment.
  • Configure Internet options.
Module 3: Connecting Windows 2000–based Clients to Networks

Windows 2000 Connectivity
Connecting to a Microsoft Network
Connecting to a Novell NetWare Network

Configuring and Testing IP Addresses
Installing and Configuring Gateway (and Client) Services for NetWare

Students will be able to:
  • Describe connectivity in Windows 2000.
  • Connect to a Microsoft network.
  • Connect to a Novell NetWare network.
Module 4: Creating and Managing User Accounts

Introduction to User Accounts
Guidelines for New User Accounts
Creating Local User Accounts
Creating and Configuring Domain User Accounts
Setting Properties for Domain User Accounts
Customizing User Settings with User Profiles
Best Practices

Creating Local User Accounts
Creating and Modifying Domain User Accounts

Students will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of user accounts.
  • Identify the guidelines for new user accounts.
  • Create local user accounts.
  • Create and configure domain user accounts.
  • Set properties for domain user accounts.
  • Customize user settings with user profiles.
  • Identify best practices for creating and configuring user accounts.
Module 5: Managing Access to Resources by Using Groups

Introduction to Windows 2000 Groups
Implementing Groups in a Workgroup
Implementing Groups in a Domain
Best Practices

Creating a Global Group

Students will be able to:
  • Identify how groups function and their characteristics.
  • Implement groups in a workgroup.
  • Implement groups in a domain.
  • Identify best practices for implementing groups.
Module 6: Managing Data by Using NTFS

Introduction to NTFS Permissions
How Windows 2000 Applies NTFS Permissions
Using NTFS Permissions
Using Special NTFS Permissions
Compressing Data on an NTFS Partition
Configuring Disk Quotas on NTFS Partitions
Securing Data by Using EFS

Using NTFS Permissions
Configuring Disk Compression and Quotas
Securing Files by Using EFS

Students will be able to:
  • Describe NTFS permissions.
  • Explain how Windows 2000 applies NTFS permissions.
  • Use NTFS permissions.
  • Grant special NTFS permissions.
  • Compress data on an NTFS partition.
  • Configure disk quotas on NTFS partitions.
  • Help protect data by using Encrypting File System (EFS).
Module 7: Providing Network Access to File Resources

Introduction to Shared Folders
Creating Shared Folders
Combining NTFS and Shared Folders Permissions
Using Administrative Shared Folders
Publishing a Shared Folder in Active Directory
Configuring Shared Folders by Using Dfs

Sharing and Securing Network Resources
Configuring Domain-based Dfs

Students will be able to:
  • Explain the purpose and use of shared folders.
  • Create shared folders.
  • Combine NTFS permissions and shared folder permissions.
  • Use administrative shared folders.
  • Publish a folder in the Active Directory™ directory service.
  • Configure shared folders by using Distributed file system (Dfs).
Module 8: Monitoring and Optimizing Performance in Windows 2000

Monitoring Event Logs
Using Task Manager to Monitor System Resources
Using System Monitor to Monitor System Performance
Using Alerts
Optimizing Performance

Using Task Manager and Event Viewer
Monitoring System Performance

Skills Students will be able to:
  • Monitor event logs to monitor information about system operations.
  • Use Task Manager to monitor system resources.
  • Use System Monitor to monitor system performance.
  • Use alerts to notify a user or an administrator when certain system criteria are met or exceeded.
  • Identify counters to monitor for optimizing performance.
Module 9: Implementing Security in Windows 2000

Helping Protect Desktops and Services by Using Security Policies
Auditing Access to System Resources

Configuring Windows 2000 Security Settings
Configuring Auditing

Students will be able to:
  • Help protect desktops and services by using security policies.
  • Audit access to system resources.
Module 10: Configuring Printing

Introduction to Windows 2000 Printing
Adding a Printer
Configuring a Network Printer
Configuring Internet Printing

Installing Printers on a Print Server
Installing a Client Printer and Managing Printers

Students will be able to:
  • Identify the requirements for setting up a network printer.
  • Add a shared printer on a print server and set up client computers to print.
  • Configure a network printer on a print server.
  • Configure Internet printing.
Module 11: Configuring Windows 2000 for Mobile Computing

Configuring Hardware for Mobile Computing
Configuring Power Management Options for Mobile Computing
Making Files Available for Offline Use
Connecting to Networks and Computers
Identifying Solutions to Mobile Computing Problems

Configuring Power Management Options
Configuring Offline Files

Skills Students will be able to:
  • Configure hardware for mobile computing. Configure power management options for mobile computing.
  • Make files available offline by configuring client computers and the server.
  • Connect to computers and networks remotely.
  • Identify solutions to mobile computing problems.
Module 12: Configuring and Managing Disks

Windows 2000 Disk Types
Creating Partitions on a Basic Disk
Creating Volumes on a Dynamic Disk
Performing Common Disk Management Tasks
Best Practices

Working with Dynamic Disks
Creating and Mounting a New Volume

Students will be able to:
  • Describe disk types in Windows 2000.
  • Create partitions on a basic disk.
  • Create volumes on a dynamic disk.
  • Perform common disk management tasks.
  • Apply best practices for configuring and managing disks.
Module 13: Implementing Disaster Protection

Introduction to Disaster Protection
Configuring an Uninterruptible Power Supply
Implementing Fault Tolerance by Using RAID
Backing Up and Restoring Data
Using Disaster Recovery Tools

Implementing Fault-Tolerant Volumes
Backing Up and Restoring System State Data

Students will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of disaster protection and recovery.
  • Configure an uninterruptible power supply.
  • Provide data redundancy with fault-tolerant volumes.
  • Back up and restore data in Windows 2000.
  • Use disaster recovery tools.
Module 14: Installing and Configuring Terminal Services

Introduction to Terminal Services
Planning the Installation
Installing Terminal Services
Configuring Terminal Services
Establishing a Terminal Session
Configuring Session Settings
Installing Applications on a Terminal Server

Installing Terminal Services
Installing an Application

Skills Students will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose and use of Terminal Services.
  • Plan a Terminal Services installation.
  • Install Terminal Services.
  • Configure Terminal Services.
  • Establish a Terminal session.
  • Configure session settings.
  • Install applications on a Terminal server.
Module 15: Implementing Windows 2000 Clients

Deploying Windows 2000
Performing a Manual Network Installation
Customizing Installations and Upgrades by Using Switches
Installing Windows 2000 Using the Setup Manager Wizard
Using Disk Duplication
Installing Windows 2000 Using RIS
Troubleshooting Windows 2000 Setup

Creating an Answer File for an Unattended Installation
Running the System Preparation Tool

Students will be able to:
  • Describe the primary deployment methods for Windows 2000.
  • Perform a manual network installation of Windows 2000.
  • Customize installations and upgrades using switches.
  • Use the Setup Manager wizard.
  • Describe the process of disk duplication.
  • Perform a remote installation of Windows 2000.
  • Troubleshoot Windows 2000 setup.
Module 16: Implementing Windows 2000–based Servers

Common Implementation Features
Implementing a File Server
Implementing a Print Server
Implementing an Application Server
Implementing a Web Server
Routine Administration Tasks

Students will be able to:
  • Describe common implementation features.
  • Implement a file server.
  • Implement a print server.
  • Implement an application server.
  • Implement a Web server.
  • Describe routine administration tasks.