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Computer Sys & Network Technology Courses:
|CSN202 - Network Operating Systems|
Catalog Description: Explores concepts and requirements of network operating systems with an emphasis on the current Microsoft Windows family of server operating systems and the problems and techniques involved with successfully implementing a computer network in a corporate environment. Introduces the various tools for installing, administering, configuring and supporting Windows Server Operating Systems. Prepares students to take the corresponding Microsoft certification examination. Fall only. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: CSN201.
Lecture: 2 hrs.
Lab: 2 hrs.
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs):
After successful completion of this course the student will:
1. Identify the key differences among the Windows Server editions and the logical components and concepts of Active Directory.
2. Demonstrate proficiency in the installation, upgrading and patching of Windows Server and create a domain controller. *
3. Demonstrate familiarity with terminology, processes, and tools as documented by unit tests and quizzes. *
4. Configure, capture and monitor performance data.
5. Understand and configure licensing modes.
6. Understand, plan, create, and manage local and domain user accounts, groups and profiles.
7. Monitor, manage, maintain, backup and restore of network resources and local storage devices.
8. Create and manage file system shares and work with share permissions.
9. Manage file sharing using Microsoft Internet Information Services. (IIS)
10. Install, configure, and troubleshoot network protocols, drivers, DNS, printers, folder and file permissions, compression, quotas and encryption.
11. Write a case study paper that demonstrates knowledge of the current application of principles.
12. Pass a comprehensive final exam that requires the same level of proficiency as the corresponding Microsoft industry standard certification exam.
* This course objective has been identified as a student learning outcome that must be formally assessed as part of the College's Comprehensive Assessment Plan. All faculty teaching this course must collect the required data (see Assessing Student Learning Outcomes form) and submit the required analysis and documentation at the conclusion of the semester to the Office of Assessment and Special Projects.
1. Managing and Maintaining the Operating System
A. Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server
B. Administering a Microsoft Windows Server
C. Monitoring a Microsoft Windows Server
D. Backing Up and Restoring Data
E. Maintaining the Operating System
2. Managing and Maintaining Users, Groups, and Computers
A. Working with User Accounts
B. Working with Groups
C. Working with Computer Accounts
3. Managing and Maintaining Shared Resources
A. Sharing File System Resources
B. Working with Printers
4. Managing and Maintaining Hardware
A. Managing Device Drivers
B. Managing Disk Storage
Effective Term: Fall 2005