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MCSE Exam 70-086 Requirements Matrix
1. What Is Systems Management Server?
Overview of Systems Management Server. Resolving Problems with SMS. SMS Key Components and Features.
2. Using SMS to Monitor an Enterprise.
Viewing Software and Hardware Inventory. Working with SMS Sites.
II. SITE PLANNING.
3. SMS Site Design.
Planning an SMS Installation. Designing an SMS Site.
4. SMS Site Hierarchy.
SMS Site Architectural Design. Adding Domains to a Site. Planning For Various Situations.
5. SMS Security Strategy Plan.
SMS Service Accounts. SMS Security Administrator. Windows NT 4.0 Security Model.
6. Interoperability and Upgrade Plan.
Upgrading an SMS Site. Planning the Interoperability of a Mixed Site. Upgrading Client Operating Systems Using SMS PDFs.
III. INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING SMS SERVER.
7. Establishing a Primary SMS Site.
SMS Preinstallation Procedures. Setting Up and Installing SMS. Using and Managing SMS.
8. Configuring, Modifying, and Navigating an SMS Site.
Configuring and Modifying SMS. Installing and Removing New SMS Components. Launching, Viewing, and Navigating SMS.
IV. CONFIGURING AND MANAGING RESOURCES.
9. Configuring, Auditing, and Controlling Network Clients with SMS.
SMS Inventory. Software Metering. Using SMS as a Help Desk Tool.
10. Managing the SMS System Model.
SMS Network Architecture. Software Distribution Management. Creating Database Reports.
V. INTEROPERABILITY OF AN SMS NETWORK.
11. SMS Network Installation and Configuration.
Installing and Configuring an SMS Client Computer. Installing and Configuring Remote Utilities in Clients. Installing and Configuring Windows NT Event. Installing and Configuring Health Monitor. Additional Remote Management Tools.
VI. MONITORING AND OPTIMIZATION.
12. Monitoring SMS.
Maintaining and Analyzing SMS Network Data. Generating and Tracking SMS Events. Identifying Changes to a Site Server After SMS Installation. Monitoring SMS Status Messages. Monitoring the Progress of SMS Functions. Monitoring the SMS Database.
13. Diagnosing and Resolving SMS Problems.
Remote Troubleshooting. Using Diagnostics and Help Desk Utilities. Choosing the Appropriate Diagnostic Tool. Diagnosing and Resolving Installation Problems. Optimizing SQL Server for SMS.
14. Restoring SMS Sites.
Restoring an SQL Server. Restoring an SMS Site. Using the Internet with SMS.
Appendix A- Chapter Review Answers.
Appendix B- Glossary.