M2028: Microsoft Windows 2000 Basic Administration

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2028

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


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Introduction to Windows 2000 Administration (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Network Administration
  • Introduction to Windows 2000 Networks
  • Gaining Access to Network Resources
  • Using Administrative Tools
  • Using the Domain Administrator Account
  • Using Windows 2000 Help

Setting Up User Accounts (6 topics)

  • Introduction to User Accounts
  • Requirements for New User Accounts
  • Creating a Domain User Account
  • Setting Password Requirements
  • Setting Properties for User Accounts
  • Best Practices

Using Groups to Organize User Accounts (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Groups
  • Implementing Group Strategies
  • Implementing Groups
  • Implementing Local Groups
  • Implementing Built-in Groups
  • Best Practices

Administering File Resources Using NTFS Permissions (8 topics)

  • How Windows 2000 Applies NTFS Permissions
  • Granting NTFS Permissions
  • Copying and Moving Files and Folders
  • Sharing Resources
  • Creating Shared Folders
  • NTFS Permissions and Shared Folders
  • Troubleshooting Access Problems
  • Best Practices

Administering User Accounts (7 topics)

  • Finding User Accounts
  • Administering User Accounts
  • Managing User Profiles
  • Creating Home Folders
  • Introduction to Group Policies
  • Troubleshooting User Accounts
  • Best Practices

Administering Printer Resources (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Administering Printers
  • Managing Printer Permissions
  • Managing Printers
  • Managing Documents in the Print Queue
  • Administering Printers by Using a Web Browser
  • Best Practices

Managing Data Storage (5 topics)

  • Managing Data Compression
  • Managing Disk Quotas
  • Encrypting Data
  • Using Disk Defragmenter
  • Troubleshooting Data Storage

Remote Administration of Shared Folders (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Monitoring Shared Folders
  • Monitoring Shared Folders on Remote Computers
  • Administering Shared Folders on Remote Computers

Monitoring Event Logs (7 topics)

  • Introduction to Monitoring Event Logs
  • Monitoring Security Events
  • Analyzing Security Events
  • Monitoring System and Application Events
  • Viewing Event Logs
  • Managing Event Logs
  • Best Practices

Backing Up and Restoring Data (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Preparing to Back Up Data
  • Backing Up Data
  • Restoring Data
  • Best Practices


- Proficiency using the Windows interface to locate, create, and manipulate folders and files, and to configure the desktop environment. - General knowledge of basic computer hardware components, including memory, hard disks, and central processing units. - General knowledge of basic networking concepts, including the network operating system, server-client relationship, and local area network.

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