MCSE 2003 Accelerator

10 Day Course
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This 10-day instructor led accelerated course is designed to provide delegates with the necessary knowledge to pursue certification as a 2003 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). This credential is one of the most widely recognised technical certifications in the industry. The Windows 2003 MCSE is a first-rate certification for IT professionals who design, administer, manage and implement business solutions based on the Microsoft Windows 2003 platform.

Please note: This course requires extended hours (8.30 am – 6.30 pm) and self-study before and during the course.

As this is an accelerated 10 day programme it is not possible for delegates to attend only week one or week two

There is no official course reading but the recomended book is "Mastering Windows 2003 Server" by Mark Minasi.

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M2272 - Implementing and Supporting Microsoft XP Professional (11 topics)

  • Installing Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Automating an Installation of Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Configuring Hardware on a Computer Running Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Managing Disks Configuring and Managing File Systems
  • Troubleshooting the Boot Process and Other System Issues
  • Configuring the Desktop Environment
  • Configuring TCP/IP Addressing and Name Resolution
  • Configuring Microsoft Windows XP Professional to Operate in Microsoft Windows Networks
  • Supporting Remote Users
  • Configuring Microsoft Windows XP for Mobile Computing
  • Monitoring Resources and Performance

M2274 - Managing a MS Windows Server 2003 Environment (10 topics)

  • Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources
  • Managing User and Computer Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing Access to Resources
  • Implementing Printing
  • Managing Printing
  • Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy
  • Introduction to Security in Windows Server 2003

M2275 - Maintaining a MS Windows Server 2003 Environment (8 topics)

  • Preparing to Administer a Server
  • Preparing to Monitor Server Performance
  • Monitoring Server Performance
  • Maintaining Device Drivers
  • Managing Disks
  • Managing Data Storage
  • Managing Disaster Recovery
  • Maintaining Software by Using Software Update Services

M2276 - Implementing a MS Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts (5 topics)

  • Reviewing the Suite of TCP/IP Protocols
  • Assigning IP Addresses in a Multiple Subnet Network
  • Configuring a Client IP Address
  • Configuring a Client for Name Resolution
  • Isolating Common Connectivity Issues

M2277 - Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a MS Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services (10 topics)

  • Configuring Routing by Using Routing and Remote Access
  • Allocating IP Addressing by Using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Managing and Monitoring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Resolving Names
  • Resolving Host Names by Using Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Managing and Monitoring Domain Name System
  • Resolving NetBIOS Names by Using Windows Internet Naming Service
  • Securing Network Traffic by Using IPSec and Certificates
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Managing and Monitoring Network Access

M2278 - Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a MS Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (11 topics)

  • Introducing Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure Planning, Tools, and Documentation
  • Planning and Optimizing a TCP/IP Physical and Logical Network
  • Planning and Troubleshooting Routing and Switching
  • Planning, Optimizing, and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Planning a DNS Strategy
  • Optimizing and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Planning and Optimizing WINS
  • Planning and Troubleshooting IPSec
  • Planning Network Access
  • Troubleshooting Network Access
  • Planning a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure

M2279 - Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a MS Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure (11 topics)

  • Introduction to Active Directory Infrastructure
  • Implementing an Active Directory Forest and Domain Structure
  • Implementing an Organizational Unit Structure
  • Implementing User, Group, and Computer Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Deploying and Managing Software by Using Group Policy
  • Implementing Sites to Manage Active Directory Replication
  • Implementing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Managing Operations Masters
  • Maintaining Active Directory Availability
  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Infrastructure

M2282 - Designing a MS Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure (9 topics)

  • Introduction to Designing an Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Designing a Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing a Site Infrastructure
  • Designing the Administrative Structure
  • Designing for Group Policy
  • Designing the Physical Network
  • Designing for Network Connectivity
  • Designing a Name Resolution Strategy
  • Designing the Network Access Infrastructure


Delegates are expected to meet the following:· - Meeting that prerequisites and skills required – this will be assessed by sales and instructor telephone interviews An MCSE candidate should have at least one year of experience implementing and ideally administering a network operating system in environments with the following characteristics: · 200 to 26,000 supported users · Up to 150 physical locations Typical network services and applications include file and print, databases, messaging, proxy server or firewall, dial-in server, desktop management, and Web hosting. Connectivity needs include connecting individual offices and users at remote locations to a corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet. In addition, an MCSE candidate should have at least one year of experience in implementing and administering a desktop operating system

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