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CIT 251 - Windows Server Administration

Credits: 4
4 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 120  

This course provides students with knowledge and skills related to the installation and administration of a Windows Server environment. Students perform tasks related to Windows-based networking, Active Directory, account management and system recovery.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe server installation considerations with respect to device drivers, services and server installation options.
  2. Identify the roles of application servers, Web services, remote access, file and print services and server virtualization.
  3. Manage various types of Active Directory accounts and groups.
  4. Administer Active Directory infrastructure and group policy.
  5. Classify storage technologies and their typical usage.
  6. Implement performance monitoring methodology and procedures.
  7. Explain steps in the startup process and update process.
  8. Utilize best practices and tools related to troubleshooting methodology.
Listed Topics
  1. Service settings
  2. Server roles
  3. Remote access
  4. Server virtualization
  5. Active Directory infrastructure
  6. Group policy
  7. Performance monitoring
Reference Materials
Textbook/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lectures and demonstration as required by the instructor, access to the internet.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 10/18/2021

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