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MCSE: Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell by Paul Murphy, Michael Moncur

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Chapter 8. Study Guide

This chapter includes the following sections, which address various topics covered on the Windows 2000 Server MCSE exam:

Window 2000 Server Basics

Describes the editions of Windows 2000 Server, including Advanced and Datacenter Server. Covers Windows 2000 architecture, including user and kernel modes, the Hardware Abstraction layer, and networking basics.

Installing Windows 2000 Server

Describes the hardware requirements and installation options for Windows 2000. Covers the installation steps, including pre-copy, text mode, and GUI mode. Covers unattended installation options and failed installations. Also covers NT domains and Active Directory.

Managing Disk Storage

Covers NTFS Version 5, including disk quotas, reparse points, and Native Structured Storage. Also covers link tracking, sparse files, the Distributed Filesystem, and the Encrypted Filesystem.

Windows 2000 Active Directory

Covers Active Directory basics, installation, and management of Active Directory. Also gives definitions of common Active Directory terminology.

Managing Network Components

Describes Internet Information Server 5, Telnet and FTP services, Terminal Services, and remote access.

Administration and Security

Describes users, user profiles, groups, group nesting, and managing Group Policies. Also covers printing, device drivers, auditing, and Kerberos.

Optimization and Troubleshooting

Describes the Task Manager, Performance Console, Network Monitor, SNMP, and disk tools. Also covers hardware issues, ...

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