Windows 2000 – Administration

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


To provide an overview of typical Windows 2000 administrative tasks and strategies and to demonstrate how to use a number of administrative tools

Target Audience

Students preparing for Microsoft exam 70-215 and/or 70-210


Working knowledge of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0 from administrative, support, and architectural perspectives

Expected Duration

175 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Administration

  • identify the responsibilities of an administrator when setting up a new network and maintaining hardware and data.
  • recognize how to use elements of the Windows 2000 desktop interface, install different languages to create documents, and identify and configure different accessibility options.
  • recognize how to log on using a valid user name and password, and define the different user security options for locking your computer, changing your password, managing tasks, and logging off and shutting down your computer.
  • recognize the purpose of Microsoft Management Consoles (MMCs) and their components, identify the preconfigured MMCs and their functions, and create a customized console using existing snap-ins and extensions.
  • create an Microsoft Management Console (MMC ) by opening the MMC interface in Author mode and adding a snap-in to the Console Root, and create and save a new window with the Disk Defragmenter snap-in as the Console Root.
  • recognize the features and functionality of the Scheduled Tasks tool, add a task scheduled to run the same time every month, view the log file for a task, and view a remote scheduled task.
  • recognize how to centralize the management of network resources, identify how to delegate administrative control by assigning permissions, and identify the components of remote administration.
  • recognize the purpose of taskpads, and identify how to create a new taskpad and tasks, add a new task to an existing taskpad, and customize a taskpad.
  • create a taskpad and add a task to the taskpad.
  • identify the functions of the secondary logon facility, recognize how to create a shortcut to the Secondary Logon service, and identify the features of the RUNAS command.