• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Windows Admin 2
  • Course #: CCIS2150
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the second of three courses in network administration using the latest two versions of Windows server operating systems. This course will employ the use of both server and workstation level computers to simulate the configuration of a business class network environment focusing mostly on user management through directory services and file server tier application services. Topics include working in active directory environments, printing, user account management, security management, Internet Protocol-address management, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), terminal services, and Domain Name System (DNS) services. The course will also utilize virtualization software to simulate client workstations.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Install the latest two versions of Windows server operating systems
Ensure correct driver configuration on servers
Upgrade standalone servers to roles of domain controllers using Active Directory
Manage directory based user accounts
Employ various user local and global security group memberships
Compare peer-to-peer networking security to that available using directory services
Follow current "best practices" for configuring users access permissions
Implement security policies administrated on the domain, organizational unit, and local computer levels
Adhere to currently accepted formats in handling user passwords in a secure environment
Set up network printer access for clients
Delegate a DHCP server for your network group
Adjust DNS and Internet Protocol settings to access the campus network and the Internet

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS1110
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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