The following configuration and naming conventions are used throughout this
course and are required for the hands-on labs:
Each computer is configured as a member of the WORKGROUP workgroup.
The instructor computer is named Instructorx (where x is a number that is
unique to the intranet).
Student machines are named Studentx (where x is a unique number for each
computer on the intranet).
This course requires a classroom with a minimum of one computer for the
instructor and one for each student. Before class begins, install and configure all
computers by using the following information and instructions.
Although only one instructor computer is required for course
1561B, it is recommended that you set up a second instructor computer to serve
as a domain controller in the nwtraders.msft domain. This will provide a backup
domain controller in case the primary instructor computer fails.
This course recommends a classroom with one computer for the instructor and
one computer for each student. Before class begins, install and configure all of
the computers by using the information and instructions in this setup guide. All
hardware that is used must be listed on the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)
for Microsoft Windows XP. This course requires Microsoft® Certified
Technical Education Center (Microsoft CTEC) hardware level 3 for 2001 for
the instructor computer and Microsoft CTEC hardware level 2 for 2001 for the