COMP07121 2012 Directory Service Configuration

General Details

Full Title
Directory Service Configuration
Transcript Title
Server Management 301
Code
COMP07121
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
2018 - Full Academic Year 2018-19
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_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 aims to provide the student with the skills necessary to plan and implement an Directory Service infrastructure including the configuration and management of Sites, Global Catalog Server and other Flexible Single Master Operations roles.  The automation of the creation of Active Directory objects through PowerShell scripting.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services

2.

Configure Active Directory Infrastructure

3.

Configuring Active Directory Roles and Services

4.

Creating and Maintaining Active Directory objects through PowerShell scripting

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be done by practical exams on vitual machines to test the students ability to configure an Active Directory infrastructure

Indicative Syllabus

Install and Configure Active Directory domain services

  • Introducing Active Directory, Identity, and access
  • Active Directory Components and Concepts
  • Install Active Directory Domain Services 

Configuring the Active Directory infrastructure

  • Configure a forest or a domain.
  • Configure trusts.
  • Configure sites.
  • Configure Active Directory replication.
  • Configure the global catalog.
  • Configure operations masters.

Configuring Active Directory Roles and Services

  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS).
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Service (AD RMS).
  • Configure the read-only domain controller (RODC).
  • Configure Active Directory Federation Services (AD FSv2).

Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects through PowerShell scripting

  • Automate creation of Active Directory accounts using PowerShell.
  • Maintain Active Directory accounts.
  • create, modify, delete, and support group objects in Active Directory.
  • create and configure computer accounts.

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 ability to install and configure sites and manage replication Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 6 1,2
2 Practical Evaluation Practical Evaluation to examine students ability to to manage the creation of objects in AD and manage the global catalog and FSMO roles Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 11 3,4
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Written Exam to assess students theoretically on all of the learning outcomes Final Exam UNKNOWN 50 % Week 15 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Configuration of Active Directory 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Theory of Server Management 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Practice Labs 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration

  • Wiley
  • ISBN 978-0-470-13330-9

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

  • Dan Holme, Nelson Ruest, and Danielle Ruest
  • ISBN 978-0-735-62513-6
Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None