The Supplemental Course Materials compact disc contains a variety of informational aids that may be used throughout this book, including Windows 2000 white papers and an online version of this book (including a glossary, which does not appear in the printed book). You can use these files directly from the CD-ROM or copy them onto your hard drive. For more information regarding the contents of this CD-ROM, see the section of this introduction entitled "Getting Started."
The materials on the CD supplement some of the key concepts covered in the book. You should view these materials when suggested, and then use them as a review tool while you work through the training. An online version of this book is also available on the CD with a variety of viewing options available. For information about using the online book, see the section of this introduction entitled "About the Online Book."
The other CD-ROM included with this book contains an evaluation edition of Windows 2000 Advanced Server. Although you won't need this software to perform any of the activities and labs in this book, it is helpful to have a system with which to practice, and you may find it useful for evaluating Windows 2000 solutions.