M2151: Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Operating Systems Essentials

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2151

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Windows 2000 Training Courses.


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Introduction to Windows 2000 and Networking (7 topics)

  • Windows 2000 Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Windows 2000 Implementation of Networking
  • Labs
  • Identifying Computer Networks
  • Identifying the Features of Windows 2000 Network
  • Logging On to Windows 2000

Administration of a Windows 2000 Network (6 topics)

  • Windows 2000 Help
  • Administrative Tasks
  • Administrative Tools
  • Labs
  • Using Windows 2000 Help
  • Identifying Administrative Tools

Securing a Windows 2000 Network (8 topics)

  • User Accounts
  • Groups
  • User Rights
  • Permissions
  • Labs
  • Examining Users and Groups
  • Examining User Rights
  • Examining File and Folder Permissions

Examining the Network (7 topics)

  • Scope of Networks
  • Basic Connectivity Components
  • Network Topologies
  • Network Technologies
  • Expanding the Network
  • Lab
  • Examining the Network Architecture

Examining Network Protocols (8 topics)

  • Introduction to Protocols
  • Protocols and Data Transmissions
  • Common Protocols
  • Other Communication Protocols
  • Remote Access Protocols
  • Lab
  • Identifying Protocol Capabilities

Examining TCP/IP (8 topics)

  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Name Resolution
  • Examining the Data Transfer Process
  • Routing Data
  • Labs
  • Using TCP/IP Utilities
  • Identifying Processes and Protocols in TCP/IP

Examining IP (9 topics)

  • Addressing
  • Classful IP Addressing
  • Subnetting a Network
  • Planning IP Addressing
  • Assigning TCP/IP Addresses
  • Labs
  • Determining Class Addresses and Subnet Masks
  • Identifying Valid IP Addresses
  • Examining the Configuration of TCP/IP

Optimising IP Address Allocation (8 topics)

  • Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
  • Binary IP Addresses
  • Binary Subnet Masks
  • IP Address Allocation Using CIDR
  • Labs
  • Using Calculator to Convert Decimal and Binary Numbers
  • Determining Local and Remote Destinations
  • Allocating IP Addresses

Examining Web Services (7 topics)

  • Identifying Internet Concepts
  • Using Client Technologies
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Identifying Web Server Concepts
  • Labs
  • Accessing an FTP Site by Using Internet Explorer
  • Identifying Web Concepts


Before attending this course, students must be able to demonstrate the following skills:
  • Proficiency using the Windows interface to locate, create, and manipulate folders and files and to configure the desktop environment
  • General knowledge of computer hardware components, including memory, hard disks, and central processing units, such as is provided by the A+ Hardware course
  • General knowledge of networking concepts, including network operating system, server-client relationship, and local area network (LAN), such as is provided by the Network+ course.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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