Windows 2000 – Groups and Terminal Services

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


To demonstrate how to plan, configure, and use groups to implement administrative, security, and messaging policies and show how to install and configure Terminal Services to facilitate remote administration and thin-client computing

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

205 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Groups and Terminal Services

  • recognize the purpose of groups, rights, and permissions, differentiate between security and distribution groups, and identify the scope of a security group.
  • identify the function of local groups, and the different built-in global, domain local, local and system groups provided by Windows 2000.
  • identify the steps required for planning a network group strategy, and recognize the guidelines for using universal groups.
  • identify the appropriate groups for network resource allocation to plan the group structure on a network.
  • recognize the requirements and purpose of groups, create an Active Directory group and a local group, and identify how to add members to a group.
  • create a group and add members to a group.
  • change a group’s scope, rename a group, delete a group, and move a group from one organizational unit to another.
  • recognize the purpose and features of Terminal Services, and identify how administrators are able to monitor, configure, and manage the network and server from remote locations.
  • determine application and hardware requirements for Terminal Servers, distinguish between the different Terminal Server modes and licenses, and identify how to install Terminal Services.
  • identify how to install a Terminal Services client using a client installation disk or shared network folder, and recognize how to configure user settings for Terminal Services.
  • start a terminal session, recognize requirements for applications being installed on the Terminal Server, and recognize how to configure Terminal Services to address performance and security issues.
  • initiate a Terminal Session from a client computer.