Exam 98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals/Understanding Server Maintenance

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This lesson covers Understanding Server Maintenance. It looks at the startup process, business continuity, updates, and troubleshooting methodology.

Activity 1 - Identify Steps in the Startup Process[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: bios; bootsector; bootloader; MBR; boot.ini; bcdedit; POST; Safe Mode.

  1. Read Power-On Self Test Process.
  2. Read Troubleshooting the Startup Process.
  3. Read Boot Configuration Data Editor.
  4. Read Start Your Computer in Safe Mode.

Activity 2 - Understand Business Continuity[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: backup and restore; disaster recovery; clustering; AD restore; folder redirection; data redundancy; uniterruptible power supply (UPS).

  1. Read Folder Redirection Overview.
  2. Read Windows Server Backup.
  3. Read Create Backups of the System State.
  4. Read System State Data.

Activity 3 - Understand Updates[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: software; driver; operating systems; applications; Windows Update; Windows Server Update Service (WSUS).

  1. Read Windows Server Update Services.
  2. Read Update Management Process.

Activity 4 - Understand Troubleshooting Methodology[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: processes; procedures; best practices; systematic vs. specific approach; perfmon; Event Viewer; Resource Monitor; Information Technology Infrastructure Library; central logging; event filtering; default logs.

  1. Read Using Event Viewer.
  2. Read Event Viewer.
  3. Read Resource Availability Troubleshooting Getting Started Guide.

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