Module 1: Preparing to Administer a Server
This module explains how to administer a server. It describes how to manage servers remotely, what tools to use, and the rights and permissions that are needed to administer a server.
Module 2: Preparing to Monitor Server Performance
- Administering a Server
- Configuring Remote Desktop to Administer a Server
- Managing Remote Desktop Connections
This module explains how to monitor server performance by using performance tools, configure and manage performance logs, configure and manage alerts, and manage system monitor views.
Module 3: Monitoring Server Performance
- Introduction to Monitoring Server Performance
- Performing Real-Time and Logged Monitoring
- Configuring and Managing Counter Logs
- Configuring Alerts
This module explains how to collect performance data by monitoring primary server subsystems. It also covers how to identify system bottlenecks by using the Performance console and Task Manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
Module 4: Maintaining Device Drivers
- Monitoring Server Memory
- Monitoring Processor Usage
- Monitoring Disks
- Monitoring Network Usage
This module explains how to maintain device drivers.
Module 5: Managing Disks
- Configuring Device Driver Signing Options
- Using Device Driver Rollback
This module explains how to manage disks and how to use the tools to manage and set up disks.
Module 6: Managing Data Storage
- Preparing Disks
- Managing Disk Properties
- Managing Mounted Drives
- Converting Disks
- Creating Volumes
- Importing a Foreign Disk
This module explains the Encrypting File System (EFS), which contributes to the safe storage of data and helps to keep the network from harm. It also explains how to administer disk quotas.
Module 7: Managing Disaster Recovery
- Managing File Compression
- Configuring File Encryption
- Implementing Disk Quotas
This module explains the permissions available for managing access to Active Directory objects, how to move objects between organizational units in the same domain, and how to delegate control of an organizational unit.
Module 8: Implementing Group Policy
- The Role of the Organizational Unit
- Modifying Permissions for Active Directory Objects
- Delegating Control of Organizational Units
This module explains the purpose and function of Group Policy in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. It also explains how to implement Group Policy objects (GPOs) and manage GPOs.
Module 9: Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy
- Implementing Group Policy Objects
- Implementing Group Policy Objects on a Domain
- Managing the Deployment of Group Policy
This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.
Module 10: Implementing Administrative Templates and Audit Policy
- Configuring Group Policy Settings
- Assigning Scripts with Group Policy
- Configuring Folder Redirection
- Determining Applied GPOs
This module explains how to manage security in an Active Directory domain and how to audit events to ensure the effectiveness of a security strategy.
- Overview of Security in Windows Server 2003
- Using Security Templates to Secure Computers
- Testing Computer Security Policy
- Configuring Auditing
- Managing Security Logs