This hands-on course follows on from COMP 2629. Students, who already understand network design and TCP learn to work in teams to plan, install and administer the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 in a virtual environment using VMWARE. Students are required to provide their own SSD drive with 120 GB capacity for back-up each week. Participants will gain experience of administration practices used in a client /server network environment. Topics include: Design and Implement Active Directory, creating and maintaining users and groups, roaming profiles, DHCP, DNS, VPN, Terminal Services management, storage solutions using RAID, print servers, group policies, backup management, and an disaster recovery management. File management techniques using Dynamic Disks and RAID will also be discussed. There is an overview of troubleshooting, performance monitoring and the fine-tuning a MS Windows Server 2016 for optimal performance. This course also provides some preparation for the MCSE exam 70-741; however additional self-study is required before writing the certification exam. Participants will be prepared to continue on to COMP 4704 Applied Network Security prior to COMP 4912 Applied Virtual Networks. Upon successful completion of COMP 3700 Microsoft Windows Server Administration, students will be able to use built-in troubleshooting tools, monitor performance, and implement a security and recovery plan for Windows Server 2016.
COMP 1002 - Applied Computer Concepts and COMP 2629 - Enterprise Networking Fundamentals, or equivalent knowledge
Please review the prerequisite(s) prior to registering for this course. No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval. The start and end dates have changed from April 18 – July 4 to April 25 – July 11.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Plan and implement a Windows 2016 Server Core.
Plan, design and implement Active Directory Domain Services.
Create and manage users, groups, shares, and file permissions.
Implement and test Roaming profiles for clients.
Plan and implement Group Policies and Security Policies.
Plan and implement file management techniques using Dynamic Disks and RAID.
Implement and configure Print Servers using universal print drivers or manufacture provided drivers.
Plan and implement Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services.
Install and configure a Domain name System (DNS) Server.
Plan and implement a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Plan and Implement Terminal Services.
Strategy for backup management and implement it using Windows backup built-in tool
Plan and implement a disaster recovery plan for Windows server environment.
Troubleshoot a Windows 2016 Server using built-in troubleshooting tools.
Fine tune and performance monitor on Windows 2016 Server.
Effective as of Winter 2018
COMP 3700 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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