Course Title: Develop computer network services

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: COSC6154C

Course Title: Develop computer network services

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - 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 99254381
Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 120

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

UEENEEE101A

Course Description

This unit covers developing services for network clients to support access to network resources. It encompasses safe working practices, configuring IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, installing and configuring name resolution using Domain Name Server (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), configuring routing and firewalls, configuring remote access and authentication services, file and print services, update services, performance monitoring, data collection services, and documenting development activities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED116A Develop computer network services

Element:

1 Prepare to develop network services.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The extent of network services to be developed is determined from network performance specifications and in consultation with relevant persons.
1.4 Activities are planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved in the work.
1.5 Appropriate development tools and software are selected based on specified requirements and performance standard.
1.6 Strategies are implemented to ensure network development is carried out efficiently.

 

Element:

2 Install, configure and manage network services.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Knowledge and complexities of network infrastructure are applied to developing network services.
2.3 Network infrastructure components in current use and installed and configured in compliance with industry standards and variants as specified for the network. (See Note 1)
2.4 Management components of network services are configured in compliance with industry standards and requirements specified for the network. (See Note 2)
2.5 Security components of network services are created in compliance with current industry standards and requirements specified for the network.
2.6 Network malfunctions are identified and rectified using logical techniques and drawing knowledge of complex network infrastructure.
2.7 Network is monitored and solutions are developed to optimise network performance and reliability in accordance with established procedures.
2.8 Approaches to issues/problems are analysed to provide most effective solutions.
2.9 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organisational or professional standards.
Notes.
1. Examples of network infrastructure components may include DNS, DHCP, Remote Access, Network Protocols, IP Routing and WINS
2. Examples of management components may include Management Consoles, Server Manager, and Remote administration tools.
 

Element:

3 Report network administration activities.

Performance Criteria:

3 Report network administration activities
3.1 Written justification is produced for network services development activities and appropriate person/s notified in accordance with established procedures.
3.2 Network service development records are maintained in accordance with established procedures.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Practicals
• Review questions
• Case projects
• Lab journal


Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:

EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEED116A in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

 The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1Lecture: Assign the lab journal to be handed in during week 16. A sample of the lab journal is to be submitted in week 4 for feedback. 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

 
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
2Lecture: 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
 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
3Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
4Lecture: 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, Lab Journal review and feedback
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
5Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
6Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
7Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
8Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
9Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
10Lecture: Configuring Routing in Windows Server 2008, Configuring Remote Access Services in Windows Server 2008
Lab: Activities 9-1,9-2,9-3,9-4
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
11Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
12Lecture: Managing Security in Server 2008,Internet Protocol Security
Lab: Activities 10-1,10-2,10-3,10-4,10-5,10-6
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
13Lecture: 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

 
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
14Lecture: 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
 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
15Lecture: 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
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
16Lecture: Revision
Lab: Practical Test
Lab journal submission
 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2
17-18Closed Book Test 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 3.1, 3.2


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration (Exam#70-642), Michael Bender.

9781423902362


References


Other Resources

Oracle Virtual Box virtualisation software - available for download from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
Microsoft 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

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.


Assessment Tasks

• Lab Journal,20%
• Practical Test, 40%
• Closed Book Test, 40 %

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:

80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.
 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment vs UEENEED116A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEED116A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.93.13.2
Lab Journalxxx  xxx x x x x  x x x 
Practical Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Closed Book Testxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Lab Journal X XXX XX  XXXXX 
Practical Test  XXX  XX X  X X X XX X
Closed Book Test   X X XX X  X   X X
All Assessments

UEENEED116A
 

1032303320232232
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element

Other Information

• Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 20 hours outside the class time.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

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Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration


Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please Refer: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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