Windows Server 2003 Administration MCSE 70-290 Series: Managing Physical and Logical Disks
Product Code: w29002 Time: 6.0 hour(s) CEUs: Available


This course explains how the operating system enables learners to interface with the physical and logical disks in a computer. Learners learn how to optimize disk performance to increase the overall performance of a server using the Windows 2003 Server operating system.


  • Understand disk terminology and concepts
  • Understand and manage physical and logical disks
  • Optimize disk performance
  • Understand and use remote storage
  • Troubleshoot disks and volumes


  • Understanding disk terminology and concepts
  • Managing disks with the MMC
  • Managing disks with command-line utilities
  • Managing basic disks
  • Managing dynamic disks
  • Understanding disk fragmentation
  • Using the disk defragmenter
  • Understanding disk quotas
  • Enabling and configuring disk quotas
  • Implementing RAID Solutions
  • Understanding remote storage
  • Installing and configuring remote storage
  • Administering remote storage
  • Troubleshooting disks and volumes

Technical Requirements:

P500+ Processor, 128MB of RAM; Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Minimum screen resolution 800x600, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher; Flash 8.0 or higher; 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended; Javascript, DHTML and cookies enabled; Sound card with speakers or headphones strongly recommended.

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