Welcome to CIT 260, Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure. This course will begin the process of preparing you to analyze an organization's business and technical requirements and design a Windows 2000 directory services infrastructure. You will study and practice the four-stage Active Directory infrastructure design process, which includes creating a forest, domain, OU, and sites. You should also learn the process needed to decide what objects (resources) will need to be considered, and what questions to ask in an interview so the planning phase can be implemented. You will also study how to plan a migration from Windows NT 4 directory services to Active Directory and planning directory services synchronization with Active Directory. All other MCSE core classes should have been taken before starting this class. UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION of this class a student should:
Your grade will be based on 10% group, 60% Project, and 30% on tests. 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 results in a Failing grade. The code of conduct stated in The Rules and Disciplinary Procedures for Members of the University Community will be enforced.