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Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to effectively maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data on a computer running one of the operating systems in the Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 family.

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Praha3 15 950 CZK included in course price 30
Brno3 15 950 CZK included in course price 30
Bratislava3 360,00 EUR 189,00 EUR 30

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Who is the course for

This course is intended for individuals who are employed as or seeking employment as a systems administrator or systems engineer.

What we teach you

  • Prepare to administer server resources.
  • Configure a server to monitor system performance.
  • Monitor system performance.
  • Manage device drivers by configuring device driver signing and restoring a device driver.
  • Manage hard disks.
  • Manage data storage.
  • Manage disaster recovery.
  • Maintain software by using Microsoft Software Update Services.

    Required skills

    Course 2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment, or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

    Teaching methods

    Instructor-led classroom training with self-paced practical exercises in virtual environment

    Teaching materials

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

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Preparing to Administer a Server
  • Administering a Server
  • Configuring Remote Desktop to Administer a Server
  • Managing Remote Desktop Connections
  • Creating a Shared Folder on a Remote Computer
  • Defragmenting a Disk on a Remote Computer
  • Connecting to a Remote Console Session
  • Creating Shortcuts to Administration Tools
  • Explain the tasks, tools, and rights that are required to administer a server.
  • Configure Remote Desktop for Administration and client preferences.
  • Manage remote desktop connections.

    Module 2: Preparing to Monitor Server Performance

  • Introduction to Monitoring Server Performance
  • Performing Real-Time and Logged Monitoring
  • Configuring and Managing Counter Logs
  • Configuring Alerts
  • Selecting the Appropriate Monitoring Technique
  • Establish a performance baseline.
  • Perform real-time and logged monitoring.
  • Configure and manage counter logs.
  • Configure alerts.

    Module 3: Monitoring Server Performance

  • Monitoring Server Memory
  • Monitoring Processor Usage
  • Monitoring Disks
  • Monitoring Network Usage
  • Starting Performance with Administrative Controls
  • Configuring System Monitor to Track High CPU Usage
  • Creating and Configuring an Alert in Performance Logs and Alerts to Track High CPU Usage
  • Enabling the Messenger Service
  • Testing the High CPU Usage Alert
  • Explain how the four primary server subsystems affect server performance.
  • Monitor server memory.
  • Monitor processor usage.
  • Monitor disks.
  • Monitor network usage.
  • Identify the guidelines for using counters and thresholds.
  • Describe the best practices for monitoring server performance.

    Module 4: Maintaining Device Drivers

  • Configuring Device Driver Signing Options
  • Using Device Driver Rollback
  • Viewing the Current File Signature Verification Setting
  • Modifying the Default Setting
  • Adding a Computer to the Organizational Unit
  • Verifying the New File Signature Verification Setting
  • Configure device driver signing.
  • Restore the previous version of a device driver.

    Module 5: Managing Disks

  • Preparing Disks
  • Managing Disk Properties
  • Managing Mounted Drives
  • Converting Disks
  • Creating Volumes
  • Importing a Foreign Disk
  • Mounting Drive E to D:\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\Graphics
  • Changing Drive Letter D to X
  • Removing Mounted Drive E
  • Changing Drive Letter X to D
  • Initialize and partition a disk.
  • View and update disk properties.
  • Manage mounted drives.
  • Create volumes on a disk.
  • Convert a disk from basic to dynamic and from dynamic to basic.
  • Import disks.

    Module 6: Managing Data Storage

  • Managing File Compression
  • Configuring File Encryption
  • Implementing Disk Quotas
  • Configuring Disk Quota Entries
  • Exporting Disk Quota Entries
  • Importing Disk Quota Entries
  • Compressing a Folder
  • Encrypting a Folder
  • Manage NTFS file compression.
  • Configure file encryption.
  • Implement disk quotas.

    Module 7: Managing Disaster Recovery

  • Preparing for Disaster Recovery
  • Backing Up Data
  • Scheduling Backup Jobs
  • Restoring Data
  • Recovering from Server Failure
  • Selecting Disaster Recovery Methods
  • Installing the Recovery Console
  • Backing Up the System State Data
  • Creating a Windows Startup Disk
  • Recovering from a Corrupt Registry
  • Recovering from a Corrupt Boot File
  • Prepare for disaster recovery.
  • Back up data.
  • Schedule backup jobs.
  • Restore data.
  • Configure a shadow copy.
  • Recover from server failure.
  • Select a disaster recovery method.

    Module 8: Maintaining Software by Using Software Update Services

  • Introduction to Software Update Services
  • Installing and Configuring Software Update Services
  • Managing a Software Update Services Infrastructure
  • Creating a Group Policy Object to Configure Automatic Updates
  • Preparing Sample Software Update Packages for Your Clients
  • Verifying the
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