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CIT 213
Managing a MS Windows Server 2003 Network


Semester: Spring 2006
Revised: January 11, 2006
Credits: 3
Instructor:Patrick O'Hanahan
Office: HTC 131
Phone: 753-2288 (office with voice mail)
E-mail: patricko@gbcnv.edu
Class Web Page: http://cot.gbcnv.edu/~pat/class/cit213.html.
Classroom: HTC139
Class Times: Saturday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Textbook: Jason Eckert, M. John Schitka, 70-291 MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network, Enhanced,
Course Technology Incorporated, 2006, ISBN 0-619-21753-7
Available through the college bookstore.

The Instructor can be contacted at the phone number listed above.
Appointments can be arranged to fit almost any schedule. Walk-ins are welcome during office hours.
Office hours are posted on my office door and on the web site.
The schedule of reading assignments, homework, and tests is found below.
Additional assignments will be provided verbally or as handouts in class.


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Course Recommendations
CIT 212 is a highly recommended prerequisite for this course.
Students should have the following knowledge and skills prior to starting the course.
It may be possible for a student to acquire this knowledge and skills through additional study during the course. COURSE Description:

This hands-on course is designed to prepare you for managing your network infrastructure around features supported by Windows Server 2003, and for the challenges you will face as a Microsoft networking professional. Lectures, projects and exercises reinforce skills as they are learned. Specific topic coverage includes: Networking Overview, IP Addressing Basics, Configuring a Network Interface, Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Managing and Monitoring DHCP, Configuring Name Resolution, Implementing and Managing the DNS Service, Implementing and Managing WINS, Securing Network Traffic, Remote Access, Internet Authentication Service, Routing, Security Templates, and Troubleshooting Network Connectivity.


Major Learning Outcomes

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION of this class a student will be able to:

1. Prepare for and perform the installation of Windows 2003 Server. Define the roles of each of the Windows Sever 2003 OP. Systems. chapter 1, Text book Lab 1
2. Install and Configure TCP/IP Protocol. Set-up default and custom IP addressing. Lab 2
3. Identify, install, and configure the various types of Network Protocols. TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, Appletalk, and cofigure binding order. chapters 2 and 3 Lab 1 and 3
4. Install and configure DHCP, including the services supported. chapters 4 and 5 Lab 4 and 5
5. Provide infromation and configure multiple types of "Name Resolution" chapter 6 Lab 6
6. Create and configure DNS and WINS and its various services. chapters 7 and 8 Labs 7 and 8
7. Secure Network Traffic Using IPSec chapter 9 Lab 9
8. Discuss and use Routing and Remote Access and VPN on the network. chapter 10 Lab 10
9. Create, Anaylse, and set-up routing, Routing Tables, Routing Protocols, and Packet Filters chapter 12 Lab 12
10. Create and configure an RADIUS Server. chapter 11 Lab 11
11. Recognize the need for and configure and apply Security Templates chapter 13 Lab 13
12. Troubleshoot and correct common problems using known solutions when operating within a MS Windows 2003 Server Network chapter 14 Lab 14

Student Outcome Assessment
Assessment Method Learner Outcomes
Completion of Lab Manual and labs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Assignments and Qizzes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Classroom participation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Written and Skills examinations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

Grading and Class Conduct:
Cell phones are prohibited, except for work and family emergency. Please notifiy the Professor if you need to have your cell phone available.
PDA usage is limited to course related activites only.
Internet usage for any purpose other than course related activites is grounds for loss of participation points.

The goals of this class will be assessed through labs and other assignments along with a final exam. Your grade will be based 30% on assignments and exercises, 10% on participation, and 60% on mid-term and final.
This is a letter grade class, an A=90-100%, B=80-89%, C=70-79%, D=60-69%, F=59% or less or W=Official Withdrawal if done before the withdrawal deadline. There is no curve in this grading scale. All assignment due dates will be noted, when the assignments are given. Any excused absences must be agreed to by the instructor in advance unless there are strong extenuating circumstances. One (1) unexcused absences may result in an Failing grade. The code of conduct stated in The Rules and Disciplinary Procedures for Members of the University Community will be enforced.

COURSE SCHEDULE topics by week: (subject to change based on class progress)
  1. 1/28/06----Chapters 1-3, Labs 1-3
  2. 2/04/06----QUIZ 1,
  3. 2/11/06----QUIZ 2,
  4. 2/25/06----Chapters 10-12, Labs 10-12
  5. 3/04/06----Chapters 13-14, Labs 13-14

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