National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
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Administering, Supporting & Troubleshooting Microsoft® Windows 2003

Join us for two information-packed days of training that give you the essential know-how you need to get the latest Microsoft OS technology up and running!

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Learn Everything You Need to Know About Windows 2003 in Two Fast-Paced Days!

The verdict is in ... MS Windows 2003 is a revolutionary upgrade over Windows NT and 2000 and it works!

Windows 2003 helps success-minded organizations – just like yours – do more with less by providing the best options for today’s cost-conscious business. Users of Windows 2003 found they could operate their server infrastructure with greater efficiency and productivity leading to maximum savings for their overhead.

But make no mistake: Windows 2003 is dramatically different from 2000 and NT. Virtually every aspect has been changed and improved. Its advantages are vast, but with more options and features come new complexities and more hurdles to clear.

That’s why we’ve developed this comprehensive new workshop: Administering, Supporting, & Troubleshooting Microsoft® Windows 2003. Get expert insights and discover which installation methodology will best meet your organization’s unique needs ... explore the active directory at the heart of 2003 ... find out how to select the optimal networking protocol for your OS ... understand which key resources to monitor and optimize.

Filled with insider information you simply can’t learn elsewhere, this intensive workshop is the fastest, easiest way to build your skills in Windows 2003. Learning side by side with your IT peers, you’ll get a full-scale briefing on the key information you need to run and manage a reliable, rock-solid network that fully supports your end-users.

What’s more, you’ll get tons of tips, tricks and shortcuts for maximizing Windows 2003’s amazing new upgrades and features.

During two comprehensive days of training, you’ll ...

This comprehensive workshop was developed to address your real-life, day-to-day challenges. Whether your organization is already running Windows 2003 … is ready to make the switch to 2003 from 2000/NT … or is considering implementing Windows 2003 for the first time, this workshop delivers critical information and strategies that will prove absolutely invaluable.

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Who Should Attend...

... and anyone else who wants the latest information on installing, integrating, supporting, managing, optimizing and troubleshooting Windows 2003.


Workshop Agenda

Windows Server 2003 Overview

Four Versions of Server

Operating System Architecture

New Features



Migration Wizard

Clean Installs

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Active Directory (AD)




Managing File Resources

File Management Enhancements: NTFS vs. FAT/FAT32

Volume Shadow Copy

Managing Permissions

Quota Management

Command Line and Scripting

Overview of Command Line Tools Batch Files

The NET Commands

Windows Scripting Host (WSH) 101

Administering Active Directory

Managing Users, Groups and OUs

Master the Big Three Active Directory Tools

Group Policies

New Group Policy Features and Settings Group Policy Management Console (GPMC)

Creating Custom Group Policies

Software Distribution and Maintenance


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Network Services


Routing and Remote Access Services

Terminal Services

Internet Information Services 6

Securing Windows Server 2003



Encrypting File System (EFS)

Troubleshooting and Optimizing

Built-in Troubleshooting Tools

Other Important Tools You Must Have in Your Arsenal

Understanding the Boot Process

Performance Optimization

Your Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction

We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

Program Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m.

Group Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends FREE!

Lunch is on your own.

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Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop,

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