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CIT 215 - Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure


Revised : January 31, 2005 --Spring Semester--
Credits 5
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/cit215.html.
Textbook: Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure, by Microsoft Press. Available in the college bookstore.

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Prerequisite:
All other MCSE core classes should have been taken before starting this class.

SYLLABUS:
Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network infrastructure.

This Course is targeted towards the student training to become a information technology (IT) professional, or consultant, involved in network architect. This course will begin the process of preparing you to analyze the business, and the technical requirements of an organization and to create a networking services design that provides an appropriate solution by using Windows 2000 Operating System. In addition, you will learn how to evaluate existing designs and recommend solutions to improve the availability, security, and performance of the existing network. You will study and practice the process of analyzing Newtork Infrastructure design including, selecting an IP class, setting up DHCP, DNS, and other servers required to create a functioning network. You should also learn the process needed to decide what Security to implement including packet filtering and file encryption.


Major Learning Outcomes

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

1. Analyze Business Requirements Text Book chapters 1 - 15
2. Analyze Tecnical Requirements Text Book chapters 1 - 15
3. Design a TCP/IP Network Strategy chapter 2 and Project 1
4. Design DHCP Strategy chapter 8 and Project 7
5. Design DNS strategy chapter 9 and Project 8
6. Design WINS Strategy chapter 10 and Project 9
7. Analyze need for a recomend Distributed Data Access Solutions chapter 15 and Project 14
8. Implemement Internet Connectivity Solutions chapters 10, 11, 12, 13 and Projects 9, 10, 11, 12
9. Design when needed other services including Proxy Server, Remote Access Server, VPN, and Authentication Servers. chapters 11, 12, 13 and Projects 10,11, 12

Student Outcome Assessment
Assessment Method Learner Outcomes
Completion of Lab Projects and Chapter Activities 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Assignments and Qizzes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Classroom participation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Written and Skills examinations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

The goals of this class will be assessed through labs and other assignments along with a final exam. Your grade will be based 50% participation and class assignments, 10% group evaluation, and 40% on final exam. 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
The following is a tentative schedule for the course.
The instructor reserves the right to make schedule changes based on the needs of the students, and class progress.

Date       Activity
Week 1:
Introduction to course
Chapter 1, Lesson 1     Windows 2000 Networking Services overview
Chapter 1, Lesson 2     Network Deployment Process
Chapter 1, Lesson 3     Aspects of a Networking Services Design
Chapter 2, Lesson 1     TCP/IP Designs
Chapter 2, Lesson 2     Essential Concepts of TCP/IP Designs
Chapter 2, Lesson 3     TCP/IP Data Protection
Chapter 2, Lesson 4     TCP/IP Optimization
Chapter 2, Project 1

Week 2:
Chapter 3, Lesson 1     Designs with Multiple Protocols
Chapter 3, Lesson 2     IPX Designs
Chapter 3, Lesson 3     Appletalk Designs
Chapter 3, Lesson 4     SNA Designs
Chapter 3, Project 2
Quiz 1 on Chapters 1, 2, and 3; review quiz

Week 3:
Chapter 4, Lesson 1     IP Routing Designs
Chapter 4, Lesson 2     Essential IP Routing Design Concepts
Chapter 4, Lesson 3     Data Protection on Unsecured Segment
Chapter 4, Lesson 4     Optimizing IP Routing
Chapter 4, Project 3
Chapter 5, Lesson 1     Design with Multiprotocol Routers
Chapter 5, Lesson 2     IPX Routing
Chapter 5, Lesson 3     Appletalk Routing
Chapter 5, Project 4

Week 4:
Chapter 6, Lesson 1     Proxy Server Designs
Chapter 6, Lesson 2     Essential Proxy Server Designs
Chapter 6, Lesson 3     Data Protection using Proxy Server
Chapter 6, Lesson 4     Optimizing Proxy Server Designs
Chapter 6, Project 5
Quiz 2 on Chapters 4, 5, and 6; review quiz

Week 5:
Chapter 7, Lesson 1     NAT Designs
Chapter 7, Lesson 2     Essential NAT Designs
Chapter 7, Lesson 3     Data Protection on NAT Designs
Chapter 7, Lesson 4     Optimizing NAT Designs
Chapter 7, Project 6,    Midterm exam
Chapter 8, Lesson 1     Designs include DHCP
Chapter 8, Lesson 2     Essential DHCP Designs
Chapter 8, Lesson 3     Configuration Protection in DHCP
Chapter 8, Lesson 4     Optimizing DHCP
Chapter 8, Project 7

Week 6:
Chapter 9, Lesson 1     DNS Designs
Chapter 9, Lesson 2     Essential DNS Designs
Chapter 9, Lesson 3     Name Resolution Protection in DNS
Chapter 9, Lesson 4     Optimizing DNS Design
Chapter 9, Project 8
Quiz 3 on Chapters 7, 8, and 9; review quiz
Week: 7
Chapter 10, Lesson 1     WINS Designs
Chapter 10, Lesson 2     Essential WINS Designs
Chapter 10, Lesson 3     Name Resolution Protection in WINS
Chapter 10, Lesson 4     Optimizing WINS Designs
Chapter 10, Project 9
Chapter 11, Lesson 1     Remote Access Dial-up Design
Chapter 11, Lesson 2     Essential Concepts to Dial-up Design
Chapter 11, Lesson 3     Data Protection and Dial-up Access
Chapter 11, Lesson 4     Optimizing Dial-up Acess
Chapter 11, Project 10
Week 8:
Chapter 12, Lesson 1     VPN Remote Access
Chapter 12, Lesson 2     Essential Concepts of VPN Access
Chapter 12, Lesson 3     Data Protection using VPN Access
Chapter 12, Lesson 4     Optimizing VPN Access
Chapter 12, Project 11
Quiz 4 on Chapters 10, 11, and 12; review quiz

Week 9:
Chapter 13, Lesson 1     Designs using RADIUS
Chapter 13, Lesson 2     Essential Designs with RADIUS
Chapter 13, Lesson 3     Data Protection using RADIUS
Chapter 13, Lesson 4     Optimizing RADIUS
Chapter 13, Project 12
Chapter 14, Lesson 1     Monitoring Network Services
Chapter 14, Lesson 2     Responding to changes in Network
Chapter 14, Project 13
Week 10:
Chapter 15, Lesson 1     Optimizing Essential Network Services
Chapter 15, Lesson 2     Data Protection and Optimization
Chapter 15, Lesson 3     Advanced Design Optimization
Chapter 15, Project 14
Quiz 5 on Chapters 13, 14, and 15; review quiz

Week 11 Final Week:
teams Evaluation retruned to Instructor
WebCt Final exam, must be take within 5 days.


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