This chapter prepares you to perform a variety of administrative tasks. You will learn about performing configuration, setup, and maintenance tasks related to SQL Server 2000. These tasks include configuring the Windows operating system, the SQL Server service, the SQL Server Agent services, and SQL Server Enterprise Manager. You also learn to set up additional features of SQL Server 2000, including SQLAgentMail, SQL Mail, linked servers, and XML support. Finally, you learn about performing periodic maintenance tasks.
To complete this chapter, you must have