Course details

Microsoft Windows Server Systems

IW2 Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 5 credits

Current academic year

Detailed insight into TCP/IP, routing, NAT and Windows Firewall. Active Directory: user and computer accounts, OUs, user groups, Group Policy and management of user environments, security and delegation, administrative tastks scripting, remote software installation and Remote Installation Services, backup and restore, troubleshooting hardware, IIS. Introduction to security and cryptography, EFS, introduction to IPSec and VPN (PPTP a L2TP).

Guarantor

Deputy Guarantor

Kurečka Radomír, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 26 hrs pc labs

Assessment points

55 exam, 25 half-term test, 20 exercises

Department

Lecturer

Solár Peter, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to implement, manage, maintain and support Microsoft Windows server systems as well as troubleshoot common issues.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

General insight into problems of computer networks and their implementation.

Learning objectives

To obtain strong knowledge about administering, implementing and designing Microsoft Windows server systems and network technologies based on the technologies. Course will provide students with hands on practice at lab environment. Course will provide guidance for preparation for Microsoft certification exams for server systems.

Why is the course taught

This course is follow up IW1 course and focused on Windows Server technology. This course is practically oriented. It is based on theoretical knowledge, which student should get in courses about operation systems, computer networks, computer security etc. You can get knowledge how to setup computer networks in Windows enviroment, secure it, provide installation and setup, but also troubleshooting.

Successful student can obtain industry-recognized Microsoft certification.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Common user ability to work with Microsoft Windows. Basic knowledge of administration based on IW1 course.

Study literature

  • Dauti, Bekim. Windows Server 2016 Administration Fundamentals. Birmingham: Packt Publishing, 2017.
  • Petr Šetka: Mistrovství v Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Ze začínajícího správce expertem. ISBN: 80-251-0036-7
  • Francis, Dishan. Mastering Active Directory : automate tasks by leveraging PowerShell for Active Directory Domain Services 2016. Birmingham, UK: Packt Publishing, 2017. 
  • Moskowitz, Jeremy. Group policy : fundamentals, security, and the managed desktop. Indianapolis, Ind: Wiley, 2010.
  • Thomas, Orin. Inside out : Windows Server 2016. Microsoft, 2016.

Fundamental literature

  • Dauti, Bekim. Windows Server 2016 Administration Fundamentals. Birmingham: Packt Publishing, 2017.
  • Francis, Dishan. Mastering Active Directory : automate tasks by leveraging PowerShell for Active Directory Domain Services 2016. Birmingham, UK: Packt Publishing, 2017. 
  • Moskowitz, Jeremy. Group policy : fundamentals, security, and the managed desktop. Indianapolis, Ind: Wiley, 2010.
  • Thomas, Orin. Inside out : Windows Server 2016. Microsoft, 2016.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Instalation and upgrade, Minimal systemrequirements, RIS, sysprep a riprep - server part,RIS Instalation and configuration, WDS, Other imaging software
  2. Hardware a výkon serveru, Podpora serverového hardware, RAID, Odlišnosti hardware od stanic, Více procesorová podpora. Správce zařízení Botlencsk subsystems - procesor, paměť, disk, síť, Task manager, System monitor a Performance logs and alerts konzole
  3. Windows update services, skript, GPO distribution , Hotfix deployment methods, WUS (SUS) instalation and administration, MBSA
  4. Server network services (DHCP, TCP/IP), scopes, DHCP options, reservations, leases
  5. Server name services (WINS a DNS), DNS resource types, root servers, dns aktualization
  6. Active directory architecture, aplication, concetps: Sites, forest, domain, domain tree, Global katalog AD instalation a promotion to DC / member server
  7. Domain accounts, Default domain groups and users, Account properties, user profiles, computers in AD.
  8. Distributed file system (DFS), resources structure, distribution
  9. Group policy objects (GPO), Gpupdate, gpmc, Security Configuration Tool Set.
  10. Internet information services (IIS), WWW, virtual directory, scripts support, web configuration 
  11. Resolving problems with access to network ressources, disk quotas, permittions, network availability
  12. Restore and backup, Automatic recovery, shadow copies, network services backup
  13. Terminal services and remote administration, terminal servicec licencing, Remote desktop sessions maintaining

Controlled instruction

Attendance at any forms of education is optional. Exercises can be substituted in any other term (but we can not guarantee free space in the classroom - priority is given to enrolled students).

Exam prerequisites

Attendance at any forms of education is optional. For entering the exam, students have to get at least 20 points from the semester.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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