Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

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Course code MS2273



This official Microsoft course combines five days of instructor-led training with additional e-Learning content to provide students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Serverô 2003 environment.

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.


Duration 5 day(s)


Skills and Key Topics After completing this course, you will be able to:

q       Create and populate organizational units with user and computer accounts.

q       Manage user and computer accounts.

q       Create and manage groups.

q       Manage access to resources.

q       Implement printing.

q       Manage printing.

q       Manage access to objects in organizational units.

q       Implement Group Policy.

q       Manage the user and computer environment by using Group Policy.

q       Audit accounts and resources.

q       Prepare to administer server resources.

q       Configure a server to monitor system performance.

q       Monitor system performance.

q       Manage device drivers by configuring device driver signing and restoring a device driver.

q       Manage hard disks.

q       Manage data storage.

q       Manage disaster recovery.

q       Maintain software by using Microsoft Software Update Services.




Before attending this course, students must have:


        CompTIA A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge and skills.

        CompTIA Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge and skills.


Instructional Method†††††††† Interactive presentation and practical application through hands-on labs and group activities


Certification PreparationThis course will prepare you for the following MCP exam 70-290

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