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LAN Implementation and Management (ITEC 2910)

Total Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 3
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course provides you with the skills to plan for, install, configure and administer Windows network servers and Windows desktop clients. You will become familiar with the concepts and basic administration of a local area network (LAN) and understand how various components work together to build a functioning network system. Additionally, you will learn how to plan for deployment, develop security strategies, work with group policies and user profiles, configure access control, configure resource sharing, manage hardware and media, use the registry, monitor performance, administer Active Directory, configure DNS and DHCP, optimize, and troubleshoot. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Modern Windows Server operating systems; and Windows client operating system
2. LAN organization and management
3. Network equipment
4. Windows Server roles and services
5. Access control and security strategies
6. Configuration, management and troubleshooting

Learning Outcomes:
1. Be able to install and configure a Windows server to provide services and resources to a network
2. Design and create a LAN with server(s), clients and appropriate network equipment
3. Set up access control and user account control on a server; deploy security features
4. Monitor and optimize performance using appropriate tools
5. Identify issues and problems; troubleshoot using appropriate tools
6. Install, configure, and troubleshoot remote access services

Prerequisites:  ITEC 1475 or ITEC 2710