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CTS 235 - Windows Server Networking

3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
Formerly CSI 266 - Windows Server Networking

Install, configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot Windows networking including the use of networking protocols and networking services such as DHCP, DNS, WINS, RRAS, IP Routing, IPSec, Internet Connection Sharing, NAT, and certificate services. Complete relevant hands-on labs to reinforce concepts and skills. Lab fee $40.

Prerequisite(s): CTS 234  or permission of CTS department chair.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understand basic networking models and protocols
    • Identify the basic components of a network
    • Describe the characteristics of IPv4 and IPv6
    • Understand the protocols used in networking and the Internet
    • Troubleshoot TCP/IP on networks
  • Install and configure Windows Server
    • Understand Windows Server editions and characteristics
    • Install and configure Full and Server core versions of Windows Server
  • Understand and implement DHCP
    • Describe the components and process of DHCP
    • Install DHCP in a Windows Server environment
    • Configure the DHCP server
    • Administer DHCP on clients and servers
    • Troubleshoot DHCP
  • Understand and implement DNS and Active Directory
    • Describe Active Directory Services
    • Install Active Directory Services
    • Describe the basics of DNS
    • Configure DNS clients
    • Install a standard DNS server
    • Create standard DNS zones
    • Troubleshoot DNS
    • Manage Windows Internet Name Service
  • Understand and configure file services
    • Discuss File Services in Windows Server
    • Install the Distributed File System in Windows Server
    • Discuss and create shared file resources in Windows Server
  • Understand print management and installation of printers
    • Understand the Windows Printer model and its implementation
    • Install Printer Services components
    • Deploy printer with Windows Server
    • Configure printers on a Windows Server network
  • Understand and configure routing and remote access
    • Configure routing in Windows Server
    • Configure remote access in Windows Server
    • Understand Network Policy Server
    • Understand wireless networking with Windows Server
  • Secure Windows Server
    • Manage security in Windows Server
    • Understand threats to Internet Protocol Security
    • Create Internet Protocol Security policies
    • Understand and install Network Access Protection
  • Manage and monitor Windows Server networks
    • Use management console to maintain Windows Server
    • Update and maintain clients using Windows Server Update Service
    • Monitor Windows Server using build-in and downloadable utilities
    • Perform backup and restore tasks