MODULE DETAILS

 

Module 20: Windows Administration

 

Nominal duration: 3 weeks (24 hours total time commitment).

 

This time commitment includes the preparation reading, attendance at each webinar (1 hour plus 15-30 minutes for discussion), and the time necessary to complete the assignments and further study

 

MODULE PURPOSE

 

Windows Server 2008 enables organizations to build robust and reliable enterprise infrastructures to manage and secure users, resources and network applications. This module provides the essential foundation for managing Windows Server 2012 systems. It offers basic experience in evaluating, designing and managing a Windows Server 2012 environment.

 

PRE-REQUISITE MODULES, UNITS

/CO-REQUISITES

 

 

None

 

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

 

 

To evaluate the achievement of the learning outcomes; written assignments, group projects and practical exercises are set.

 

SUMMARY OF LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

1.      Examine and discuss the installation and configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2

 

2.      Examine and discuss the services and features of Windows Server 2012 R2

 

 



Learning Outcome 1

 

Examine and discuss the installation and configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2

 

Assessment Criteria

 

1.1   Outline the differences between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2008

 

 

1.2   Examine and discuss the installation of (or upgrading to) and configuration of Windows Server 2012 R2

 

 

1.3   Examine and discuss the scaling and migration of Virtual Machines (VMs)

 

 

1.4   Examine and discuss the use of Hyper-V

 

 

 

 



Learning Outcome 2

 

Examine and discuss the services and features of Windows Server 2012 R2

 

Assessment Criteria

 

2.1 Examine and discuss the use of Remote Desktop Services and VDI

 

 

2.2 Demonstrate organization and administration of the Active Directory

 

 

2.3 Demonstrate the management of file, network and printer resources

 

 

2.4 Examine and discuss IIS 8, DirectAccess and the Network Policy Server

 

 

2.5 Outline the implementation of security on local and remote network resources

 

 


Delivery mode

A combination of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning delivery comprising a judicious mix of interactive online web conferencing, simulation (virtual labs) software, remote online labs, online videos, PowerPoint slides, notes, reading and study materials (in PDF, HTML and Word format) accessed through the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS).

Software/Hardware Used

Software

  • Active Directory Users and Computers 

Hardware

  • Remote Lab