Free evaluation copies of much of the software required to complete the exercises in this training kit can be obtained from the Microsoft web site (www.microsoft.com). Look for the "Free Downloads" link on the main page. After clicking the link, search for the appropriate software that you will need. Follow the download instructions provided via the web site; and then use the following configurations to complete all of the exercises in this book.
Unless otherwise noted, all exercises are completed on Computer 1. Computer 1 will run SMS 2.0 and SQL Server version 7.0.
TCP/IP static address for the Computer 1 is: 18.104.22.168. Configure DHCP for class B, 22.214.171.124. Configured with DHCP scope: 126.96.36.199 _ 188.8.131.52
A menu of choices appears.
|Password and Confirm Password||PASSWORD|
|User Must Change Password at Next Logon||Clear this checkbox|
In Chapter 2, SMS 2.0 will be installed.
Computer 2 will first be configured to run Windows NT Workstation 4.0. Then it will be configured to run Windows NT Server version 4.0 as a member server.
Next configured to run Windows NT Server 4.0 configured as a member server w/SP4a installed.
SMS will be installed on the D: partition in Chapter 11.
Unless otherwise noted in the exercises, logon to Computer 1 as Administrator with no password.
Throughout this kit, objects (nodes) in the Microsoft Management Console can be right-clicked if you are right handed or left-clicked if you are left handed, to display context menus. For clarity, attributes of objects in the MMC will be selected from the console pull-down menus and toolbars.
If you are using the Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse with the ClickSaver feature enabled, disable this function before completing the exercises in this guide.
Set up your computer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
If your computer is part of a larger network, you must verify with your network administrator that the computer name, domain name, and other information used in setting up Microsoft SQL Server version 7.0 as described in Chapter 2 does not conflict with network operations. If it does conflict, ask your network administrator to provide alternative values and use those values throughout all of the procedures in this book.
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 120-day Evaluation Edition
You will install Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 in Chapter 2, "Installing a Primary Site." You can perform the procedures in the rest of the chapters only after you have installed Systems Management Server 2.0.
The Exercise Files
The SMS 2.0 Supplemental Course CD-ROM contains a set of exercise files that you will need to install on your hard disk drive to complete many of the procedures in this book.
The Demo Files
The Supplemental Course Materials CD-ROM contains a set of audio visual demonstration files that can be viewed by running the files from the CD-ROM. You will find prompts within the book indicating when the demonstrations should be run. You must have installed Microsoft Media on your computer to view these files. (Microsoft Media Player is included on this CD for this purpose. To install this software, see the installation instructions in the README.TXT files on the CD.)
To view the demonstrations
This will run the appropriate demonstration in the Microsoft Media Player.