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College Catalog 2023-2024 
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ITOS 1410 - Windows Server Administration 1

Credit Hours: 4.00
Prerequisites: ITNT 1500  

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and configure a Microsoft Windows server environment. Topics include managing user accounts, resource management, hardware configuration, monitoring system performance, file and print services, basic Active Directory management, IP addressing, basic virtualization technologies, and basic Windows security principles.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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  1. Install and Configure Servers
    1. Install the current Windows Server
    2. Convert between Server Core and full GUI
    3. Configure local storage
  2. Configure Server Roles and Features
    1. Create network file shares
    2. Configure local and network file permissions
    3. Configure printers
    4. Configure remote management
  3. Configure Virtualization
    1. Create a virtual machine
    2. Configure memory and storage on virtual machines
    3. Configure virtual networks
  4. Configure networking services
    1. Configure IP addresses
    2. Configure DHCP services
    3. Configure DNS services
  5. Configure Active Directory
    1. Install an Active Directory Domain Controller
    2. Create Active Directory Users
    3. Create Active Directory Groups
    4. Create Active Directory Organizational Units
  6. Configure Group Policy
    1. Create Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
    2. Configure security policies
    3. Configure application restriction policies
    4. Configure Windows Firewall

  • 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

  1. Installing Servers
    1. Install Windows Server
    2. Configure initial settings
  2. Configuring Servers
    1. Convert between Server Core and GUI
    2. Install roles and features
  3. Configuring Local Storage
    1. Plan server storage
    2. Configure Windows disk settings
    3. Create disks, partitions, volumes, and file systems
  4. Configuring File and Share Access
    1. Create network file shares
    2. Assign permissions
    3. Configure Volume Shadow Copies
    4. Configure disk quotas
  5. Configuring Print and Document Services
    1. Install printers
    2. Share printers
    3. Manage documents and printers
  6. Configuring Servers for Remote Management
    1. Use Server Manager
    2. Use Remote Server Administration Tools
    3. Use PowerShell
  7. Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Settings
    1. Virtualization architecture
    2. Use virtualization software
    3. Configure virtual machine resources
  8. Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Storage
    1. Install virtual disks
    2. SAN technologies
  9. Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks
    1. Create virtual switches
    2. Configure virtual network adapters
  10. Configuring IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
    1. IPv4 subnetting
    2. IPv6 structure
    3. Assign addresses
  11. Deploying and Configuring the DHCP Service
    1. DHCP packets
    2. DHCP options
    3. Designing a DHCP deployment
    4. Install DHCP
  12. Deploying and Configuring the DNS Service
    1. DNS and Internet domain names
    2. Create DNS domains
    3. Install a DNS Server
  13. Installing Domain Controllers
    1. Active Directory architecture
    2. Install a Domain Controller
  14. Creating and Managing Active Directory Users and Computers
    1. Create users
    2. Create computers
  15. Creating and Managing Active Directory Groups and Organizational Units
    1. Design domain structure
    2. Create Organizational Units
    3. Group types and group scopes
    4. Create groups
  16. Creating Group Policy Objects
    1. Group Policy architecture
    2. Create Group Policy Objects
  17. Configuring Security Policies
    1. Configure user security policies
    2. Configure computer security policies
    3. Configure User Account Control
  18. Configuring Application Restriction Policies
    1. Install software with Group Policy
    2. Restrict software with Group Policy
    3. AppLocker
  19. Configuring Windows Firewall
    1. Basic firewall configuration
    2. Firewall profiles
    3. Custom firewall rules

Primary Faculty
Hornung, Patrick
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Evans-Mach, Patrick
Balsamo, Michael

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

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