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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITOS 1510 - Windows Server Administration 2

Credit Hours: 4.00
Prerequisites: ITOS 1410 

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and configure a Microsoft Windows server environment. Topics include operating system deployment, patch management, server monitoring, advanced file sharing, network infrastructure services, remote access, network security, intermediate Active Directory management, and Group Policy.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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  1. Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers
    1. Deploy an operating system with WDS
    2. Configure WSUS to distribute patches
    3. Create a Data Collector Set for server monitoring
  2. Configure File and Print Services
    1. Configure a highly available DFS file server
    2. Configure quotas
    3. Configure file system encryption
    4. Configure audit policies
  3. Configure Network Services and Access
    1. Create a DNS zone
    2. Create DNS resource records
    3. Configure VPN access
    4. Configure DirectAccess
  4. Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure
    1. Configure RADIUS
    2. Create network policies using NPS
    3. Configure Network Access Protection
  5. Configure and Manage Active Directory
    1. Configure service authentication
    2. Configure Domain Controllers
    3. Back up Active Directory
    4. Configure user password policy
  6. Configure and Manage Group Policy
    1. Configure Group Policy processing
    2. Configure Group Policy settings
    3. Configure Group Policy preferences

• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES

  1. Deploying and Managing Server Images
    1. Install WDS
    2. Capture images
    3. Deploy images
  2. Implementing Patch Management
    1. Install WSUS
    2. Synchronize WSUS
    3. Deploy patches with WSUS
  3. Monitoring Servers
    1. Interpret events with Event Viewer
    2. Assess performance using Performance Monitor
    3. Assess reliability with Reliability Monitor
  4. Configuring Distributed File System (DFS)
    1. Install DFS
    2. Create namespace
    3. Create highly available file services
  5. Configuring File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
    1. Install FSRM
    2. Create quotas
    3. Create file screen
  6. Configuring File Services and Disk Encryption
    1. Encrypt files with EFS
    2. Encrypt files with BitLocker
  7. Configuring Advanced Audit Policies
    1. Configure auditing
    2. Create audit policies
  8. Configuring DNS Zones
    1. Explain DNS hierarchy
    2. Create DNS zone
    3. Configure DNS Server settings
  9. Configuring DNS Records
    1. Create DNS resource records
    2. Explain DNS resource record types
  10. Configuring VPN and Routing
    1. Configure routing
    2. Configure remote access
    3. Configure NAT
  11. Configuring DirectAccess
    1. Compare DirectAccess and VPN
    2. Create a DirectAccess server layout
    3. Configure DirectAccess
  12. Configuring a Network Policy Server
    1. Configure RADIUS
    2. Explain use case for RADIUS
  13. Configuring NPS Policies
    1. Configure network policies
  14. Configuring Network Access Protection (NAP)
    1. Configure NAP
    2. Explain use case for NAP
  15. Configuring Server Authentication
    1. Compare NTLM and Kerberos
    2. Configure service accounts
  16. Configuring Domain Controllers
    1. Explain Global Catalog
    2. Configure Global Catalog
    3. Explain FSMO roles
    4. Configure FSMO roles
  17. Maintaining Active Directory
    1. Explain Active Directory components
    2. Back up Active Directory
  18. Configuring Account Policies
    1. Configure domain password policy
  19. Configuring Group Policy Processing
    1. Explain Group Policy processing order
    2. Configure Group Policy filtering
  20. Configuring Group Policy Settings
    1. Install software using Group Policy
    2. Configure folder redirection
  21. Managing Group Policy Objects
    1. Back up Group Policy Objects
  22. Configuring Group Policy Preferences
    1. Configure Windows settings
    2. Configure user interface using Group Policy

Primary Faculty
Hornung, Patrick
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Evans-Mach, Patrick
Balsamo, Michael

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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