COMP07133 2018 Directory Service Maintenance and Troubleshooting

General Details

Full Title
Directory Service Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Transcript Title
Directory Service Maintenance
Code
COMP07133
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
COMP - Computing
Department
COEL - Computing & Electronic Eng
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2018 - Full Academic Year 2018-19
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
John Weir, Diane O'Brien
Programme Membership
SG_KCMPU_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KCMPU_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Computing SG_KNCLD_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure SG_KNCLD_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure
Description

This module provides the student with the ability to maintain, secure and troublehoot a Directory Service infrastructure, including security planning, group policy and backing up Active Directory both onsite and using the Cloud

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Configure the user and computer environment using group policy

2.

Manage Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings

3.

Maintain the Active Directory Environment

4.

Configure Active Directory Certificate Services

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered using the flipped classroom where students will be provided with the lectures and labs on video through moodle and the class time will be used to master compentency in this practical area

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be done by practical exams on virtual machines to test the students ability to manage and maintain an Active Directory Infrastructure

Repeat Assessments

Students presenting with a genuine case will be permitted to repeat the practical assessment.

Indicative Syllabus

Configure user and computer environment using Group Policy

  • Understand Group Policy
  • Implement a Group Policy
  • Explore Group Policy Settings and Features
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing

 Manage Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy settings

  • Deploy and manage software by using GPOs.
  • Configure account policies.
  • Configure audit policy by using GPOs.

Maintaining the Active Directory environment

  • Configure backup and recovery.
  • Perform offline maintenance.
  • Monitor Active Directory.

Configure Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Install Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Configure CA Server settings 
  • Manage Certificate templates
  • Manage enrolments 
  • Manage Certificate revocations

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 Project Practical Evaluation on configuring and controlling group policy and managing security with group policy, issuing certificates, backing up and restoring active directory Continuous Assessment Practical Evaluation 50 % Week 4 1,2,3,4
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam written 2 hour examination to assess the student on all the learning outcomes from a thereotical perspective Final Exam Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Semester 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Maintaining, securing and troubleshooting an Active Directory Infrastructure 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Theory of Server Management 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Offsite Laboratory Practice 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2014-02-15 Exam Ref 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (MCSA): Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Press

Fully updated for Windows Server 2012 R2! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-410 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing and configuring core services in Windows Server 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Install and configure servers
  • Configure server roles and features
  • Configure Hyper-V
  • Deploy and configure core network services
  • Install and administer Active Directory
  • Create and manage Group Policy

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives.
  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you.

Recommended Reading
2014-01-17 Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 Sybex
ISBN 1118289420 ISBN-13 9781118289426

Paperback. Pub Date :2013-12-23 Pages: 1670 Language: English Publisher: Sybex Check out the new Hyper-V. find new and easier ways to remotely connect back into the office. or learn all about Storage Spaces-these are just a few of the features in Windows Server 2012 R2 that are explained in this updated edition from Windows authority Mark Minasi and a team of Windows Server experts led by Kevin Greene. This book gets you up to speed on all of the new features and functions of Windows Server. and includes real-world scenarios to put them in perspective If youre a system administrator upgrading to. migrating to. or managing Windows Server 2012 R2. find what you need to do the job in this complete resource Learn all about..: Installing or upgrading to and managing Windows Server 2012 R2 Understanding Microsoft NIC teams 2012 and PowerShell Setting up via GUI or updated Server C...

Module Resources

URL Resources

https://technet.microsoft.com

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-deploying-ws-ad-guidelines

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/canitpro/2013/10/02/step-by-step-deploying-active-directory-to-azure/

 

Additional Information

https//technet.microsoft.com