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Course Content and Outcome Guide for CIS 288M

Course Number:
CIS 288M
Course Title:
Microsoft Network Administration
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Covers preparation for an entry-level systems administrator position utilizing Microsoft server operating systems. Focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to design, install, configure, and administer a network infrastructure that uses Microsoft Windows Server products. Prerequisites: CIS 240M or instructor permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

The student working at home will need the capability to setup a virtual environment running at least 3 virtual machines.

Intended Outcomes for the course

On completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Configure the networking components of a current Microsoft server operating system.
  • Install and implement  DHCP on a Microsoft server operating system.
  • Install and implement DNS on a Microsoft server operating system.
  • Trouble shoot Windows Server and server networking related issues.

Course Activities and Design

The course consists of lectures, group discussion, and lab assignments. Lab assignments include both individual lab assignments and group lab assignments.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Through exams and lab assignments students will be assessed to determine if they can:
 

  • Describe the TCP/IP Architecture.
  • Configure IP addressing.
  • Configure the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server service.
  • Describe the Domain Name System host name resolution process.
  • Configure the Domain Name System Server service.
  • Describe the Windows Internet Name Service name resolution process.
  • Configure the Windows Internet Name Server service.
  • Configure network security protocols.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Describe the TCP/IP Architecture.
    • Define the overall architecture of TCP/IP.
    • Identify Application layer protocols in the TCP/IP protocol suite.
    • Compare and contrast TCP and UDP Transport layer protocols.
    • Describe the role of IP, ICMP, AND ARP Internet layer protocols.
  • Configure IP addressing.
    • Describe TCP/IP addressing.
    • Define TCP/IP parameters.
    • Configure TCP/IP networks.
    • Describe TCP/IP subnetting.
    • Describe TCP/IP supernetting.
  • Configure the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server service.
    • Describe the benefits of using DHCP.
    • Describe the DHCP lease and renewal process.
    • Configure a DHCP server.
    • Describe the purpose of a DHCP relay agent.
  • Describe the Domain Name System host name resolution process.
    • Compare and contrast a computer€™s host name to its NetBIOS name.
    • Describe the role of root, top level, and sublevel domain servers in the host name resolution process.
    • Describe forward lookup name resolution.
    • Describe reverse lookup name resolution.
  • Configure the Domain Name System Server service.
    • Explain the functions and types of DNS zones.
    • Create, configure and manage a DNS delegated zone.
    • Describe the integration of Active Directory and DNS, including Dynamic DNS.
  • Describe the Windows Internet Name Service name resolution process.
    • Describe name registration.
    • Describe name release and renewal.
    • Describe name resolution.
  • Configure the Windows Internet Name Server service.
    • Install and configure WINS.
    • Configure WINS replication.
  • Configure network security protocols.
    • Describe IP security issues and how the IPSec protocol addresses them.
    • Describe, contrast and compare the features of various types of encryption
    • Implement IPSec.
    • Create IPSec policies.
    • Create and manage IP Filter Lists and Filter Actions.
    • Describe the features of Windows Server 2003 remote access capabilities.
    • Configure a remote access server.
    • Create and configure remote access policies.
    • Enable and configure Routing and Remote Access Services in a VPN environment.