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COURSE NUMBER: INFO253
COURSE TITLE:Managing a Network Environment
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, manage, monitor, configure, and troubleshoot DNS, DHCP, Remote Access, Network Protocols, IP Routing, and WINS in a Windows network infrastructure. In addition, students will learn the skills required to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Network Address Translation and Certificate Services.

PREREQUISITES:
INFO213

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Implement, manage, maintain, and provision services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment, and prove mastery of core services such as user and group management, network access, and data security.
  • Demonstrate understanding of key components in a networked environment, and when and how those components should be integrated into the network.
  • Evaluate the benefit of the primary server roles, and effectively communicate how those roles will benefit an organization.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Deploying and Managing Server Images
  2. Implementing Patch Management
  3. Monitoring Servers
  4. Configuring Distributed File System (DFS)
  5. Configuring File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  6. Configuring File Services and Disk Encryption
  7. Configuring Advanced Audit Policies
  8. Configuring DNS Zones
  9. Configuring DNS Records
  10. Configuring VPN and Routing
  11. Configuring Direct Access
  12. Configuring a Network Policy Server
  13. Configuring NPS Policies
  14. Configuring Network Access Protection (NAP)
  15. Configuring Server Authentication
  16. Configuring Domain Controllers
  17. Maintaining Active Directory
  18. Configuring Account Policies
  19. Configuring Group Policy Processing
  20. Configuring Group Policy Settings
  21. Managing Group Policy Objects
  22. Configuring Group Policy Preferences

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student’s progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests, and a final exam.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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