Course Title: Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server network

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: ISYS5677C

Course Title: Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server network

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6084 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sanket Kakkad
Email Address: sanket.kakkad@rmit.edu.au
Contact No.: 99254381

Ted Bown
Email Address: ted.bown@rmit.edu.au
Contact No.: 99254694

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil.

Course Description

This competency standard unit covers interconnecting computers to form a local area network (LAN). It encompasses applying different computer and network operating systems on a single LAN, using network standards and protocols, selecting network topology and physical media, disaster planning recovery, performance management and documentation of work activities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED024B Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server network

Element:

1. Prepare to install multiple operating systems on computers and a client server network.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed.
1.3 Operating systems, devices, software and services required are determined from network performance specifications and in consultations with persons of higher authority.
1.4 Network security policy is reviewed in network performance specifications and in consultation with person(s) of higher authority.
1.5 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved on the work.
1.6 Appropriate persons are consulted to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others involved or affected by the work.

Element:

2. Install and configure computer and network operating systems

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Knowledge of computer and network operations and
network infrastructure are applied to installing and configuring operating systems and software on computers and client server.
2.3 Network protocols are installed and configured to
integrate computers using different operating systems in compliance with industry standards and variants as specified for the network.
2.4 Security measures of the network are implemented
in compliance with security policy, industry standards and requirements specified for the network.
2.5 Disaster recovery plan is tested for absolute effectiveness and compliance with enterprise security policy.
2.6 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are
selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.

Element:

3. Monitor and optimise computer and network performance

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
3.2 Network is monitored and common methods are implemented to optimise system performance.
3.3 Common computer and server malfunctions are identified and rectified using logical techniques and known solutions.
3.4 Computer and server operating system incremental updates and security patches are installed as soon as they are available.
3.5 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.
3.6 On-going checks of the quality of work outcomes are undertaken in accordance with job specification, technical standards, enterprise policy and/or regulatory requirements.
3.7 Work is carried out efficiently without unnecessary waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

Element:

4. Report integration and outcome of network monitoring activities

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Written justification is made for solutions used to rectify malfunctions and appropriate person/s notified in accordance with established procedures.
4.2 Computer and network installation and monitoring records are maintained in accordance with established procedures.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

This competency standard unit covers interconnecting computers to form a local area network (LAN). It encompasses applying different computer and network operating systems on a single LAN, using network standards and protocols, selecting network topology and physical media, disaster planning recovery, performance management and documentation of work activities.
Note:
It ia a pre-curser to the "Network Services" cluster, to be undertaken in first year of the Program.


Teaching Schedule

Week 1
UEENEED024B 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1
Introduction to course, course guide, assessment, topics breakdown, resources, OHS issues
Lecture: Introduction to Networking Concepts
Lab: Basic Concepts of Active Directory

Week 2
UEENEED024B 1.3, 2.2,
Lecture: Installing Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Lab: Introducing to Networking Concepts

Week 3
UEENEED024B 2.3, 3.3
Lecture: Configuring and Managing the DHCP Server Role
Lab: Instaling Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Week 4
UEENEED024B 2.3, 3.3
Lecture: Configuring and Managing the DNS Server Role
Lab: Configuring and Managing the DHCP Server Role

Week 5
UEENEED024B 2.3, 3.3
Lecture: Configuring Routing and Remote Access (RRAS) and Wireless Networking
Lab: Configuring and Managing the DNS Server Role

Week 6
UEENEED024B 2.3, 3.3
Lecture: Configuring File Services
Lab: Configuring Routing and Remote Access (RRAS)

Week 7
UEENEED024B 2.3, 3.3
Lecture: Configuring Print Services
Lab: Configuring File Services

Week 8
UEENEED024B 1.5, 2.4, 3.4
Lecture: Maintaining and Updating Windows Server 2008
Lab: Configuring Print Services

Week 9
UEENEED024B 1.1,1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
Lecture: Revision & Preparation for Lab Exam I
Lab: Lab Exam I

Week 10
UEENEED024B 1.4, 1.5, 2.5, 3.5
Lecture: Securing Data Transmission and Authentication
Lab: Maintaining and Updating Windows Server 2008

Week 11
UEENEED024B 1.5, 1.6, 2.6, 3.6, 4.2
Lecture: Maintaining Network Health
Lab: Securing Data Transmission and Authentication

Week 12
UEENEED024B 1.5, 1.6, 2.6, 3.6, 3.7 4.2
Lecture: Maintaining Windows Server 2008 File Services
Lab: Configuring Network Health

Week 13
UEENEED024B 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.6, 3.1 - 3.7, 4.1, 4.2
Lecture: Revision/Catch Up
Lab: Maintaining Windows Server 2008 File Services

Week 14
UEENEED024B 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.6, 3.1 - 3.7, 4.1 - 4.2
Lecture: Revision/Catch Up
Lab: Revision/Catch Up

Week 15
UEENEED024B 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.6, 3.1 - 3.7, 4.1 - 4.2
Lecture: Revision/Catch Up
Lab: Lab Exam II

Week 16
UEENEED024B 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.6, 3.1 - 3.7, 4.1 - 4.2
Lecture: Exam Preparation
Lab: Resit Exam (if required)

Week 17
UEENEED024B 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.6, 3.1 - 3.7, 4.1 - 4.2
Written Exam

Week 18
Resit Exam (if required)


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Microsoft Official Academic Course, Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration, Exam 70-642


References


Other Resources

Lecture Notes, Lab Notes on S:Drive under Microsoft Academy/70-642 Network Infrastructure


Overview of Assessment

Laboratory Exercises
Laboratory Test
Simulated Microsoft Exam


Assessment Tasks

Assessment task 1 : 25% (Practical Exam I) 

Assessment task 1 will be a practical LAB exam conducted in Week 9. This will be based on labs completed in class hours up to Week 7.

Assessment task 2 : 25% (Practical Exam II)

Assessment task 2 will be a practical LAB exam conducted in Week 15. This will be based on labs completed in class hours up to Week 14.

Assessment task 3 : 50% (Written Exam)

Assessment task 3 will be a Written exam conducted in Week 17/18. This will be based on the theory/lecture completed in class hours up to Week 17.

Assessment task 4 : 10% (Lab Journal)

Assessment task 4 will be ongoing and will be based on the completion of Lab Journal by students every week for the labs completed.

 

This course is graded using the following course grades-

CHD- Competent with High Distinction
CDI- Competent with Distinction
CC- Competent with Credit
CAG- Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC- Not Yet Competent
DNS- Did Not Submit for Assessment

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Assessment Matrix

Competency
National Code
Competency TitleTutorial/
Practical Exercises
ProjectExaminationProject
Report
WIL
UEENEED024BIntegrate multiple computer operating
systems on a client server network
                                X                      X  

Other Information

In this course , minimum student directed hours is 12 hour in addition to 88 scheduled teaching hours. Student directed hours involve reading, wrinting lab notes, and individual student consultations. Students will have to pass all parts of the assessments for the course.

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