Updating Skills: Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003

This course provides a comprehensive look at the different skills needed to administer a Windows Server 2003 network for those who are currently managing a Windows NT 4.0 network. There is a brief introduction to Active Directory in order to familiarize the student with some major new concepts of Windows Server 2003. (A Windows 2003 - Active Directory course is recommended as a follow-up.)This course will include topics for those who need to upgrade, perform or manage the transition from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003. By the end of the course students will have had a complete look at the many differences in implementing and managing a Windows Server 2003 network.
Students should have previously attended a course in Windows NT 4.0 Administration or the Microsoft Official courses 803 and 922. They should have at least two years experience administering a Windows NT 4.0 network. To be successful in this course the student needs an in-depth understanding of the many administering tasks performed on a Windows NT 4.0 network.
5 Days/ Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for any IT person currently supporting/managing a Windows NT 4.0 network and will be responsible for similar tasks in Windows 2003. Anyone who wants to learn more about managing Windows Server 2003 networks will find this course informative and beneficial. This course is also useful for people who need a good review of Windows 2000 concepts and at the same time need to be exposed to the new features/concepts of Windows Server 2003.
  • Installing Windows Sever 2003
  • Introduction to Active Directory
  • Installing Active Directory
  • Managing Active Directory
  • Administering Active Directory
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Supporting DHCP and WNS
  • File Resources
  • Printer Resources
  • Disk Management
  • Disaster Recovery

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