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This self-paced training manual contains hands-on procedures to help you learn about Microsoft SQL Server 2000.


These procedures require a computer configured as a Windows 2000 domain controller. If you must perform these procedures on a server that is part of an existing domain in a larger network, you will not be able to perform some procedures at all. Other procedures will require modification of steps and scripts. Consult with your Network Administrator before you attempt any of these procedures in a larger network.

Hardware Requirements

The computer used for these hands-on procedures must have the following minimum configuration. All hardware should be on the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Hardware Compatibility List.




Intel or compatible processor, Pentium 166 MHz or higher


128 MB minimum, 256 MB recommended

Hard disk space

400 MB of free hard disk drive space


Required to install SQL Server 2000 from the compact disc

Network card


Sound card and speakers


Software Requirements

The following software is required to complete the procedures in this course. A copy of the SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition is included on the CD-ROM in the training kit.

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition


The SQL Server 2000 Evaluation Edition provided with this training kit
is provided only for the purposes of training and evaluation. Microsoft Technical Support does not support this edition. For additional support information regarding this book and the CD-ROM (including answers to commonly asked
questions about installation and use), visit the Microsoft Press Technical
Support Site at You can also e-mail TKINPUT@MICROSOFT.COM, or send a letter to Microsoft Press, Attn: Microsoft Press Technical Support, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399.

Setup Instructions

Configure your computer according to the following instructions.

  1. Set up your computer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Install Windows 2000 Server on the C drive, formatted as an NTFS partition, and using a NetBIOS name of SelfPacedCPU.
  3. Configure your server as a domain controller in the SelfPacedSQL.MSFT domain.
  4. Insert the Supplemental Course Materials CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
  5. Execute the Setup.cmd file in the root of your CD-ROM drive. This will copy the exercise files that you will need to complete the hands-on procedures in this book.

MCSE Microsoft SQL Server 2000 System Administration(c) Training Kit (c) Exam 70-228
MCSE Microsoft SQL Server 2000 System Administration(c) Training Kit (c) Exam 70-228
Year: 2001
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