Daily Weekly Monthly Quarterly Tasks and Servers Accessed for Task Completion Requires Server Downtime?
X Check overall server functionality (login, access services, and so on) No
X Verify that backups are successful No
X Monitor Event Viewer No
X Check disk space No
X Verify hardware No
X Archive event logs No
X Run Disk Defragmenter No
X Run the Domain Controller Diagnostic Tool (DCDIAG.exe) No
X Test the UPS No
X Run CHKDSK Yes, if errors are found
X Validate backups and restores No
X Update documents No
X Check disk space No
X Change administrator passwords No
X Run offline defrag of NTDS.DIT Yes

Table 1 Categorizing Windows Server 2003 Maintenance Tasks