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Managing Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003


This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS). Students will learn how to configure SMS components and how to manage the ongoing operations of an SMS infrastructure.


This course is intended for SMS Administrators who are responsible for configuring and managing one or more SMS sites and all supporting systems. They have one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Microsoft Windows® 2000 or Windows 2003 in medium to large enterprise organizations. 


After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and infrastructure of Systems Management Server 2003 (SMS).
  • Explore the SMS Site Architecture.
  • Deploy SMS clients.
  • Discover SMS resources.
  • Collect inventory and monitor software usage.
  • Query and report data.
  • Distribute software.
  • Implement Software Update Tools.
  • Use SMS Remote Tools for client support.
  • Work with SMS Hierarchies.
  • Perform site maintenance, backup and recovery tasks.


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Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completed Course 2272, Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional, or equivalent knowledge;
  • Completed Course 2277, Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network Services, or equivalent knowledge;
  • System administrator level working knowledge of: Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers;
  • TCP/IP networking;
  • SQL Server;
  • Active Directory® directory service.
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Expertise Counts!  Highlights of our SMS instructors:

  • Over 17 years of Networking Experience
  • Certified Microsoft Trainer
  • Microsoft Certified Application Developer
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Certified Novell Netware Administrator
  • Certified Novell Netware Engineer
  • Certified Technical Trainer

Desktop/Server Imaging/Certification

  • Microsoft SMS
  • Symantec Ghost
  • Novell ZENWorks
  • WinInstall, Wise Install