ICT 234 - Server Management

The main goal of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and to prepare students to tackle server administration. The course focuses on selecting server and client hardware, installing and configuring a server, managing users, groups and computer accounts, setting up and managing network printing services, understanding the elements of Active Directory and security, managing and implementing backup and disaster recovery, administering web resources, monitoring and tuning a server, and troubleshooting problems. Another goal is to prepare students for the Windows 2008 Server certification exam 70-640.


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 15



ICT 108 Operating Systems I


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Overview of Active Directory
- An Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
- Implementing Active Directory
- Working With Active Directory Sites
- Global Catalog and FSMO Roles
- Active Directory Administration
- Security Planning and Administrative Delegation

- Introduction to Group Policy


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Windows 2008 Server in the areas of primary user and administration tasks
- Install, configure, troubleshoot, and administer an Active Directory environment
- Define, configure and implement a Group Policy Management Strategy
- Plan for and perform common disaster recovery strategies for Active Directory

- Install and configure Active directory Certificate Services


Grading System: Letters


Passing Grade: D (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact your local bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.