[sysconfig1] Test #3 Review Pointers

  • From: rstep@xxxxxxxxxx
  • To: sysconfig1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2003 19:15:50 -0700 (PDT)

The following are some pointers to help you prepare for Test #3:

1. How is the Windows 2000 Registry organized logically and physically?
2. How does Linux provide a desktop environment? Do you have a choice of
desktops? How do you load the desktop from the command prompt?
3.What are the minimum and recommended requirements for Windows 2000?
4. What are the files used to boot Windows 2000 and what role does each
one play in the process? What is the boot.ini file and how can you
modify it? What are the sections of the boot.ini file and how does the
OS use this file? What is the boot timeout and how can you change it?
Why would you want to change it?
5. What is the Recovery Console and why would you use it? Which commands
are available while using the Recovery Console? How may you start the
Recovery Console?
6. What is Windows File Protection?
7. What are the 2 basic types of Windows 2000 user accounts?
8. What is Windows 2000 mixed and native modes and when would they be
implemented?
9. Know how to use the basic Linux commands like cat and ls.
10. What is Disk Management? How do you access it and what is is used
for? What is a basic disk and a dynamic disk?
11. What are the main Windows 2000 user groups and how do their
privileges differ?
12. What is Diskpart and how is it used?
13. In Windows 2000, what are disk quotas and how is it implemented?
14. How do you backup the Registry in Windows 2000? What are the
Registry editors available in Windows 2000?
15. How do you start the installation of Windows 2000? How does
upgrading to Windows 2000 differ from a clean installation? How would
you start the upgrade process? Which program is executed? What are the
considerations when upgrading from Windows 98?
16. How is the Windows 2000 ERD different from a Windows NT 4 ERD?
17. What is the EFS and how is it implemented? Can files be encrypted
from the command line?
18. What is the MMC?
19. What is Active Directory?
20. How do you shut down Linux from the command prompt?
21. What are the file allocation units called in UNIX/Linux? How does
Linux identify hard disks and their partitions?
22. What is an unattended Windows 2000 installation? When and why would
you choose this type of installation?

By reviewing the PowerPoint slides, reading chapters 7 & 8 and 13, and
reviewing what you did in lab you should be able to capture this
information and answer these and other questions. Prepare early and
prepare well.

Burt

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