Windows 2000 – Advanced File and Folder Management

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


To provide an overview of the advanced file and folder services and features in Windows 2000

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

225 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Advanced File and Folder Management

  • identify the components of the distributed file system (Dfs) tree structure and its advantages for network operations, recognize the features of standalone and fault-tolerant Dfs, and identify the replication process and the problems that can arise.
  • recognize how to create a standalone distributed file system (Dfs) root, add a child node, configure a fault-tolerant Dfs root, and create a replica of both a Dfs root and child node.
  • create a standalone distributed file system (Dfs) root node and a new shared folder, and create a child node in a Dfs root node.
  • recognize how to redirect user data and folders to the network, how to use Group Policy to identify a target location and create a folder for each user, and identify users’ rights.
  • create a shared folder, create a Group Policy object and open the Group Policy Editor, redirect users’ Start menus to the shared folder, and specify policy removal settings.
  • recognize how to make network files and folders available off line, define Windows 2000 caching options, identify the functions of the Synchronization Manager, and configure Offline File settings.
  • share a network folder and enable Automatic Caching for Documents, configure Windows 2000 to use Offline Files, make a file available off line and create a shortcut to the folder, and synchronize the Offline Files folder with the network.
  • recognize how Internet Information Services (IIS) interacts with other services and utilities for web-enabled applications on the network.
  • recognize the function of the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) tool, and identify how to create and publish a virtual directory using Windows 2000.
  • create a virtual directory and publish a web folder using Windows 2000.
  • identify the different Internet standard protocols supported by Windows 2000 and other methods of controlling access to web resources, recognize safety measures for administering a web site, and recognize how to configure access permissions.
  • recognize how to diagnose web site problems and determine the solutions.