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Microsoft Network Administration (ITEC 2710)

Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 3.00
Lab Credits: 1.00

Description: This course provides you with the skills to plan for, install, configure and administer Windows network servers and Windows desktop clients. You will become familiar with the concepts and basic administration of a local area network and understand how various components work together to build a functioning network system. Additionally, you will learn how to plan for deployment, develop security strategies, work with group policies and user profiles, configure access control, configure resource sharing, manage hardware and media, use the registry, monitor performance, administer Active Directory, configure DNS & DHCP, optimize, and troubleshoot. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:

1. Modern Windows Server operating systems
2. Installation and configuration of services and roles offered in Windows Server; such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File Services, Printer Services
3. Management and administration of Windows Server
4. Troubleshooting tools and techniques used with Windows Server
5. Network policies and access services
6. Client-server network monitoring and management


Learning Outcomes:
1. Install Windows Server and configure client-server networking
2. Install and configure Windows server features such as DNS, DHCP, file server, print server
3. Understand and deploy security settings in a Windows Server network
4. Identify problems in Windows Server environments; use troubleshooting strategies and appropriate tools to identify and resolve problems
5. Develop and implement appropriate strategies for maintaining and optimizing Windows Servers
6. Configure remote networking and services 

Prerequisites:

ITEC 1100, ITEC 1110, ITEC 1250 and ITEC 1425.