Microsoft SMS 2003: Key Features and Enhancements

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To familiarize the learner with the key features and enhancements of SMS 2003

Target Audience

Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003


A working knowledge of both client and server Windows operating systems, in particular Windows XP Professional and Windows Server 2003; an administrator-level knowledge of SQL Server, Active Directory, and TCP/IP

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

Microsoft SMS 2003: Key Features and Enhancements

  • identify the functions of SMS and the various features that carry out these functions.
  • recognize the new features of SMS 2003.
  • identify the function and types of SMS sites.
  • differentiate between the elements of an SMS site.
  • identify the purpose of roaming boundary configuration in SMS 2003.
  • identify features of SMS 2003 site architecture.
  • identify SMS hierarchical models and site communication methods.
  • identify the different types of SMS 2003 clients.
  • identify the different hierarchy models and clients in SMS 2003.