Windows 2000 – Storage and Printing

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


To explain Windows 2000 storage, to demonstrate how to secure files and folders using EFS, and how to configure and manage disks and printing

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

325 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Storage and Printing

  • recognize the Windows 2000 basic and dynamic storage types, identify the types of dynamic disk volumes, and recognize the function of the Disk Management snap-in.
  • identify how to create a new volume, import a foreign disk, create a spanned volume, extend a simple volume, delete a volume, and recognize how to convert a volume to NTFS.
  • identify the attributes of the mirrored and Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) volumes, recognize how to create a mirrored volume and a RAID-5 volume, and identify the methods for correcting errors.
  • create a striped volume that contains two disks.
  • recognize the requirements, procedures, and attributes of file compression.
  • compress a folder and change the color of compressed folders.
  • recognize how to use disk defragmentation, define the purpose of disk quotas and the rules that apply, and set disk quotas for the network and specific users.
  • set disk quotas for a network and set a disk quota for a specific user.
  • define the Encrypting File System (EFS) functions, recognize how encryption works, identify the different cipher commands, and encrypt a folder.
  • encrypt a folder and its contents.
  • identify the functions of the Windows 2000 recovery policy and recovery agents, recognize how to set up an Enterprise Certificate Authority, and recognize how to recover an encrypted file.
  • change the attributes of a file to decrypt the file.
  • identify the Windows 2000 printing features and components, recognize the steps for the printing process, and define the basic document datatypes and fonts.
  • state the different connection types supported by Windows 2000, identify the local port types, and determine which type of port to use based on different network printer connections.
  • configure a local printer for a Windows 2000 computer, identify how to add a network printer and share the printer on the network, and recognize how to install a printer from a browser for Internet printing.
  • install a local printer and share a printer on a network.
  • define the different levels of standard print permissions, change the printer permissions for a domain local group, and identify the security and authentication methods for Internet printing.
  • define the higher-level and lower-level printer management tasks, recognize how to perform various printer tasks, and identify how to manage printers using a web browser.
  • add a user and grant the user printer permissions, and modify printer settings.
  • recognize different printer problems and how to resolve them using troubleshooting techniques.