M2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2274

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Windows 2003 Training Courses.


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Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources (7 topics)

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources
  • The Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Logging on to Windows Server 2003
  • Installing and Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Creating User Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Creating an Organizational Unit

Managing User and Computer Accounts (7 topics)

  • Modifying Users and Computer Account Properties
  • Enabling and Unlocking User and Computer Accounts
  • Creating a User Account Template
  • Locating User and Computer Accounts in Active Directory
  • Saving Queries
  • Resetting User and Computer Accounts
  • Moving Domain Objects

Managing Groups (6 topics)

  • Creating Groups
  • Managing Group Membership
  • Strategies for Using Groups
  • Modifying Groups
  • Using Default Groups
  • Best Practices for Managing Groups

Managing Access to Resources (5 topics)

  • Overview of Managing Access to Resources
  • Managing Access to Shared Folders
  • Managing Access to Files and Folders Using NTFS Permissions
  • Determining Effective Permissions
  • Managing Access to Shared Files Using Offline Caching

Implementing Printing (5 topics)

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Printing in the Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Installing and Sharing Printers
  • Managing Access to Printers Using Shared Printer Permissions
  • Managing Printer Drivers
  • Implementing Printer Locations

Managing Printing (4 topics)

  • Changing the Location of the Print Spooler
  • Setting Printer Priorities
  • Scheduling Printer Availability
  • Configuring a Printing Pool

Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units (3 topics)

  • Multimedia: The Role of the Organizational Unit
  • Modifying Permissions for Active Directory Objects
  • Delegating Control of Organizational Units

Implementing Group Policy (3 topics)

  • Implementing Group Policy Objects
  • Implementing Group Policy Objects on a Domain
  • Managing the Deployment of Group Policy

Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy (4 topics)

  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Assigning Scripts with Group Policy
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Determining Applied GPOs

Introduction to Security in Windows Server 2003 (5 topics)

  • Overview of Security in Windows Server 2003
  • Using Security Templates to Secure Computers
  • Testing Computer Security Policy
  • Configuring Auditing
  • Managing Security Logs


Before attending this course, students must have A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge and skills and Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Prerequisite Certifications

  • CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today's computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software...
  • The CompTIA Network+ certification is the global standard for professionals with at least nine months of experience in network support or administration. Network+ Certification demonstrates technic...

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