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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: ISYS5677C

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

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6110 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Luke Eberbach
Phone: +61 3 9925 4381
Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au

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


Prepare to install multiple operating systems on computers and a client server network.
Install and configure computer and network operating systems . 
Monitor and optimise computer and network performance . 
Report integration and outcome of network monitoring activities .


Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials,practicals, class discussion, audio-visual presentations, prescribed reading, review questions,case projects, and maintenance of an engineering journal.


Teaching Schedule

Week 1: Introduction to Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Assign the Engineering Journal to be handed in during week 16. Client,Servers, and Windows Network Models,Windows Server 2008 Editions, Windows Server 2008 Hardware Requirements, New Technologies in Windows Server 2008, New Roles and Features in Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 User Interface,Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 1-1,1-2,1-3,1-4,1-5,1-6,1-7
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 2: Installing Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Deployment Improvements in Windows Server 2008,Preparing to Install Windows Server 2008, Installing Windows Server 2008 with Server Core,Configuring Windows Server 2008,Introduction to Windows Server 2008 Server Core,Chapter Summary.
Lab: Activities 2-1,2-2,2-3,2-4,2-5,2-6,2-7,2-8
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 3: Networking with Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Introduction to Networking, Network Addressing with TCP/IP, IPv6 Address Types
Lab: Activities 3-1,3-2,3-3,3-4,3-5,3-6
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 4: Networking with Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Configuring Clients for IPV4 and IPv6,Upgrading your Network to IPv6, Troubleshooting TCP/IP Networking, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 3-7,3-8,3-9,3-10,3-11,3-12,3-13
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 5: Installing and Configuring the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Lecture: Basics of DHCP, Exploring DHCP Components and Processes, Installing DHCP in a Windows Server 2008 Environment,Configuring the DHCP Server, DHCP Administration, Troubleshooting DHCP,Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 4-1,4-2,4-3,4-4,4-5,4-6,4-7,4-8,4-9,4-10,4-11,4-12,4-13,4-14,4-15,4-16
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 6: Introduction to DNS in Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Domain Name System, Configuring DNS Clients, Installing DNS in Windows Server 2008, DNS Zones, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 5-1,5-2,5-3,5-4,5-5,5-6,5-7,5-8,5-9,5-10,5-11,5-12
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 7: Managing and Administering DNS in Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services, Managing DNS, Troubleshooting DNS, WINS, New DNS Features, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 6-1,6-2,6-3,6-4,6-5,6-6,6-7,6-8,6-9,6-10,6-11,6-12,6-13,6-14,6-15,6-16,6-17,6-18,6-19,6-20
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 8: Configuring File Services in Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Introduction to Files Services, File and Folder Sharing, Distributed File System, Managing Windows Server 2008 with FRSM, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 7-1,7-2,7-3,7-4,7-5,7-6,7-7,7-8,7-9,7-10,7-11,7-12,7-13,7-14,7-15,7-16,7-17,7-18,7-19
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 9: Introduction to Printers in a Windows Server 2008 Network
Lecture: Windows Printer Model for Windows Server 2008, Deploying Printers and Print Services,Configuring Printer Resources, Managing Printers and Print Services, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 8-1,8-2,8-3,8-4,8-5,8-6,8-7,8-8,8-9,8-10,8-11,8-12,8-13,8-14,8-15,8-16,8-17,8-18,8-19,8-20
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 10: Network Policy and Access Services in Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Configuring Routing in Windows Server 2008, Configuring Remote Access Services in Windows Server 2008
Lab: Activities 9-1,9-2,9-3,9-4
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 11: Network Policy and Access Services in Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Introduction to Network Policy Server, Wireless Access Configuration in Windows Server 2008,Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 9-5,9-6,9-7,9-8,9-9
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2


Week 12: Securing Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Managing Security in Server 2008,Internet Protocol Security
Lab: Activities 10-1,10-2,10-3,10-4,10-5,10-6
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 13: Securing Windows Server 2008
Lecture: Introduction to Network Access Protection, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 10-7,10-8,10-9,10-10,10-11,10-12,10-13,10-14
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2

Week 14: Managing and Monitoring a Windows Server 2008 Network
Lecture: Managing Windows Server 2008, Updating Windows Server 2008,Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1
Lab: Activities 11-1,11-2,11-3,11-4,11-5,11-6,11-7,11-8,11-9,11-10
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

Week 15: Managing and Monitoring a Windows Server 2008 Network
Lecture: Monitoring Windows Server 2008, Backup and Restore in Windows Server 2008, Chapter Summary
Lab: Activities 11-11,11-12,11-13,11-14,11-15,11-16,11-17,11-18,11-19,11-20,11-21
Performance Criteria UEENEED024B: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2


Week 16: Revision Week and Open Book Practical Test
Lecture: Revision
Lab: Open Book Practical Test

Week17&18: Centralised Closed Book Test
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuartion, Michael Bender

9781423902362


References


Other Resources

Oracle Virtual Box virtualisation software - available for download from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial - available for download from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Up to 120-Day Evaluation - supplied with the prescribed text
External USB Hard disk storage device with minimum capacity of 500GB


Overview of Assessment

Lab Journals
Practical Test
Closed Book Tests


Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following three assessment tasks:

1. Open Book Practical Test - Week 16
2. Engineering Journal - Assigned in week 1 and due for submission in week 16
3. Centralised Closed Book Test - to be held during weeks 17&18
 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskWeightingPerformance Criteria
Open Book Practical Test40%1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7
 
Engineering Journal20%1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.6, 3.1, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2
Centralised Closed Book Test40%1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2

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