COMP06142 2012 Managing and Maintaining a Server Network Infrastructure

General Details

Full Title
Managing and Maintaining a Server Network Infrastructure
Transcript Title
Server Management 202
Code
COMP06142
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Diane O'Brien
Programme Membership
SG_KSYSN_B07 201200 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCMPT_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KCOMP_G07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_G06 201500 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCOMP_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCOMP_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Description

This Module provides students with the skills necessary to implement and manage a Server Network infrastructure

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Installing and Configuring Servers as Domain Controllers

2.

Configure and Troubleshoot Domain Name System (DNS)

3.

Configure and Troubleshoot DHCP

4.

Configure and Troubleshoot File and Print Services

5.

Securing a Server

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be done by practical exams on virtual machines to test the students ability to configure, manage and maintain a server infrastructure

Indicative Syllabus

Installing and Configuring Servers as Domain Controllers

  • Installing Windows Server 2008
  • Install Active Directory Domain Services
  • Create Domains

Configuring and Troubleshoting DNS

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Securing DHCP

Configuring and Troubleshooting File and Print Services

  • Install the File and Print Services Roles
  • Create a Share
  • Create a DFS Namespace
  • Add a Folder to Namespace
  • Test Namespace Access
  • Configure DFS Replication
  • Install a Printer
  • Deploy Printers using Active Directory

Secure a Server

  • Create Users and User Groups
  • Creating Files and Folders
  • Assigning Permissions
  • Testing Access
  • Configuring Password Policies

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical Evaluation Practical Evaluation to examine students on the ability to install and configure Domain Controllers, DNS and DHCP Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 7 1,2,3
2 Practical Evaluation Practical Evaluation to examine students on the ability to install and troubleshoot File and Print Services and securing a server infrastructure Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 12 4,5
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Written exam to test the students theroretical on all the learning outcomes Final Exam UNKNOWN 50 % Week 15 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Configuring and Maintaining a Server Network Infrastructure 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Theory of Server Management 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Laboratory Practice 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Windows Server 2008 - Network Infrastructure Configuration

  • 2009
  • Wiley
  • ISBN 9780470225158

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-642): Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

  • Tony Northrup and J.C. Mackin
  • 2008
  • ISBN 9780735625129
Other Resources

Software - Windows Virtual PC or VMWare Player

Additional Information
None