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Course Outline

School: Eng. Tech. & Applied Science

Department: Information and Communication


Engineering Technology (ICET)

Course Title: Windows Server Operating System

Course Code: CNET 202

Course Hours/Credits: 56

Prerequisites: CNET 101, CNET 102

Co-requisites: N/A

Eligible for Prior Learning, Yes


Assessment and Recognition:

Originated by: Stephen Franks, Petros Passas

Creation Date: Summer 2013

Revised by: Aleksandar Zikic

Revision Date: Summer 2016

Current Semester: Fall 2017

Approved by:

Chairperson/Dean

Students are expected to review and understand all areas of the course outline.

Retain this course outline for future transfer credit applications. A fee may be charged for
additional copies.

This course outline is available in alternative formats upon request.


CNET 202 CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Windows Server Operating System

Course Description
This introductory course provides a basic understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of a Network
Operating System (NOS) and its organization. It will present different features of NOS, their
applications,functionalities and security models. Using Windows Server Operating System, students will
examine server NOS, by focusing on the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 administration. The course will
include server installation and configuration, management and monitoring of various network services, file
systems, print services. Students will also explore how to administer a Microsoft Server environment
using GUI and configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Features.

Program Outcomes
Successful completion of this and other courses in the program culminates in the achievement of the
Vocational Learning Outcomes (program outcomes) set by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills
Development in the Program Standard. The VLOs express the learning a student must reliably
demonstrate before graduation. To ensure a meaningful learning experience and to better understand
how this course and program prepare graduates for success, students are encouraged to review the
Program Standard by visiting http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/pepg/audiences/colleges/progstan/. For
apprenticeship-based programs, visit http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/training-standards.

Course Learning Outcomes


The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to:
1. Describe the main elements and purpose of a Network Operating System.
2. Discuss file system from a functionality perspective,essential network protocols and server roles
(DNS, Active Directory, print service, file service, etc.).
3. Install Windows NOS and manage Active Directory, Domain Naming System, and Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol.
4. Review, configure, manage and troubleshoot resource access.
5. Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Console
6. Describe, create and configure virtual servers and virtual networks

Essential Employability Skills (EES)


The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to*:
1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the
purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
2. Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective
communication.
4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
7. Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values belief systems, and contributions of others.
9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships
and the achievement of goals.
10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
*There are 11 Essential Employability Skills outcomes as per the Ministry Program Standard. Of these 11 outcomes, the above will be assessed
in this course.

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Global Citizenship and Equity (GC&E) Outcomes


The student will reliably demonstrate the ability to*:
2. Identify beliefs, values and behaviours that form individual and community identities and the basis
for respectful relationships.
6. Support personal and social responsibility initiatives at the local, national or global level.
*There are 6 institutional Global Citizenship & Equity outcomes. Of these 6 outcomes, the above will be assessed in this course.

Methods of Instruction
The course material is imparted in a lecture-discussion-lab format. Materials and assignments will be
provided through the courses eCentennial site. Faculty may assign group/pair/individual work etc. during
class sessions

Text and other Instructional/Learning Materials


Text Book(s):
Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2. Microsoft Official Academic Course
ISBN 13: 9781-118-88231-3

Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Official Academic Course
Lab Manual. ISBN 13: 978-1-118-88229-0

OR

Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 with Lab Manual Set Microsoft Official
Academic Course
ISBN 13: 978-1-118-96609-9
Material(s) required for completing this course:
A removable, USB-connectable hard disk drive, as specified by the instructor.

Classroom and Equipment Requirements


The lab portion of the course is conducted in a laboratory equipped with appropriate operating systems.
A removable USB hard disk drive as specified by the instructor is required.

Evaluation Scheme
Laboratory Work: Tests Practical Implementation and problem solving based on theory
Quiz: Based on text book lessons 1-6
Test 1: Based on text book lessons 1-10
Test 2: Comprehensive Test based on text book lessons 1-17,19
Lab Test: Tests students' acquired practical skills through the laboratory work.

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Evaluation Name CLO(s) EES GCE Weight/100


Outcome(s) Outcome(s)
Laboratory Work 3, 4, 5, 6 1, 2, 4, 5, 2, 6 25
7, 8, 9, 10,
11
Quiz 1, 2, 3 2, 4, 5, 10, 10
11
Test 1 1, 2, 3, 4 2, 4, 5, 7, 20
10, 11
Test 2 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 2, 4, 5, 7, 20
10, 11
Lab Test 3, 4, 5, 6 2, 4, 5, 7, 25
10, 11
Total 100%
If students are unable to write a test they should immediately contact their professor or program Chair for
advice. In exceptional and well documented circumstances (e.g. unforeseen family problems, serious
illness, or death of a close family member), students may be able to write a make-up test.

All submitted work may be reviewed for authenticity and originality utilizing Turnitin. Students who do not
wish to have their work submitted to Turnitin must, by the end of the second week of class,
communicate this in writing to the instructor and make mutually agreeable alternate arrangements.

When writing tests, students must be able to produce official College photo identification or they may be
refused the right to take the test or test results will be void.

Student Accommodation
Students with permanent or temporary accommodations who require academic accommodations are
encouraged to register with the Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) located at Ashtonbee (L1-04),
Progress (C1-03), Morningside (Rm 190), and Story Arts Campus (Rm 284). Documentation outlining the
functional limitations of a disability is required; however, interim accommodations pending receipt of
documentation may be possible. This service is free and confidential. For more information, please email
csd@centennialcollege.ca.

Use of Dictionaries
Any dictionary (hard copy or electronic) may be used in regular class work.
Dictionary use is not permitted in test or examination settings.

Program or School Policies


N/A

Course Policies
Students must obtain a passing score (greater than 50%) on the average of the theory tests and also on
the final summative practical test in order to be successful in this course. Students who obtain a passing
grade in the theory portion of the course but who are unsuccessful in the final summative practical test
shall be offered a chance to retake the practical test as long as they obtained a minimum mark of 35% on
the first attempt of the final summative practical test. Retakes of the final practical shall be graded as

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pass/fail with a score of 50% being recorded if successful. The retake test will be different than the
original test.

College Policies
Students should familiarize themselves with all College Policies that cover academic matters and student
conduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from
discrimination and harassment and promotes respect and equity. Centennial policies ensure all incidents
of harassment, discrimination, bullying and violence will be addressed and responded to accordingly.

Academic honesty is integral to the learning process and a necessary ingredient of academic integrity.
Academic dishonesty includes cheating, plagiarism, and impersonation. All of these occur when the work
of others is presented by a student as their own and/or without citing sources of information. Breaches of
academic honesty may result in a failing grade on the assignment/course, suspension or expulsion from
the college.

For more information on these and other policies, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/about-
centennial/college-overview/college-policies.

Students enrolled in a joint or collaborative program are subject to the partner institution's academic
policies.

PLAR Process
This course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). PLAR is a process by
which course credit may be granted for past learning acquired through work or other life experiences. The
PLAR process involves completing an assessment (portfolio, test, assignment, etc.) that reliably
demonstrates achievement of the course learning outcomes. Contact the academic school to obtain
information on the PLAR process and the required assessment.

This course outline and its associated weekly topical(s) may not be reproduced, in whole or in
part, without the prior permission of Centennial College.

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Topical Outline (subject to change):


Week Topics Readings/Materials Weekly Learning Outcome(s) Instructional Strategies Evaluation Evaluation
Name Date
1 Introduction to Instructor hand out, Install and upgrade current and upcoming Students should Formative test Labs due
Windows Server. course outline. Windows NOS. download installed at Professors end of
Overview of the Lab Lessons 1 and 2 Configure the Windows Environment. servers and attempt to discretion class week
environment and CLO 1,2 install one themselves Labs 1.-1.2, 2
Virtual Machines. Teacher-led instruction 2.1-2.3
Planning Windows
Server 2012 and
deployment ( WDS
Server ,Sever Core
etc.)
Installing, Upgrading
and Configuring
Servers
2 Planning and Lessons 3 and 4 Planning storage, working with disks, Teacher-led instruction, Labs 3.1-3.3 Labs due
configuring local configuring shares, permissions, shadow Assessment of labs and Labs 4.1,4.2 end of
storage copies etc or assignment of end of and 4.4 class week
Configuring file and CLO 1,2,4 chapter Knowledge 3
share access

3 Configuring print and Lessons 5 and 6 Deploying a print server and using the print Teacher-led instruction, Labs 5.1-5.3 Labs due
document services and document services role. In class assessment of Labs 6.1 and end of
Configuring servers Using Server manager and remote server labs and or assignment 6.2 class week
for remote administration tool of end of chapter 4
management CLO 2,4 Knowledge
Assessments or Case
Scenarios at
Professors discretion.
4 Creating and Lessons 7 and 8 Virtualizing servers, installing Hiper-V, Teacher-led instruction, Quiz Covers Labs due
configuring virtual configuring resource metering, working with In class assessment of lessons 1-6 end of
machine settings and virtual disks and connecting to SAN labs and or assignment Labs 7.1-7.3 class week
storage CLO 6 of end of chapter Labs 8.1-8.5 5 Labs
Knowledge from
Assessments or Case Weeks 1-3
Scenarios at not
Professors discretion. accepted
after end of
week 4
unless a
permission
is granted

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Week Topics Readings/Materials Weekly Learning Outcome(s) Instructional StrategiesEvaluation Evaluation


Name Date
5 Creating and Lesson 9 Creating virtual switches, network adapters Teacher-led instruction, Labs 9.1-9.2 Labs due
configuring virtual (NIC), NIC teaming and creating VN In class assessment of Catch-up labs end of
networks (VN) configurations labs and or assignment from the class week
CLO 6 of end of chapter previous 6
Knowledge weeks
Assessments or Case
Scenarios at
Professors discretion.
6 Configuring IPv4 & 6 Lesson 10 Understanding IPv4 & 6 addressing, planning Teacher-led instruction, Labs 10.-10.3 Labs due
addressing an IP transition and using dual stack In class assessment of Catch-up labs end of
CLO 2,3 labs and or assignment from the class week
of end of chapter previous 7 Labs
Knowledge weeks from
Assessments or Case Weeks 4
Scenarios at and 5 not
Professors discretion. accepted
after end of
week 6
unless a
permission
is granted
7 Test 1 N/A CLO 1,2,3,4,6 N/A Catch up labs Permitted
Lessons 1-10 late lab
inclusive submission
s from
week 1-6
end
8 Deploying and Lessons 11 and 12 Understanding DHCP and DNS, deploying Teacher-led instruction, Labs 11.1- Labs due
configuring DHCP and DHCP and DNS servers, deploying DHCP In class assessment of 11.4 end of
DNS services relay agent, creating Internet domains labs and or assignment Labs 12.1- class week
deploying a DNS server of end of chapter 12.4 9
CLO 2,3 Knowledge
Assessments or Case
Scenarios at
Professors discretion.
9 Installing Domain Lessons 13 and 14 Introduction to Active Directory (AD) concept, Teacher-led instruction, Labs 13.1- Labs due
Controllers and deploying Active Directory Domain Services, In class assessment of 13.4 end of
creating and Creating user and computer objects and AD labs and or assignment Labs 14.1- class week
managing domain object management of end of chapter 14.3 10
users and computers CLO 3 Knowledge
Assessments or Case
Scenarios at

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Week Topics Readings/Materials Weekly Learning Outcome(s) Instructional Strategies Evaluation Evaluation
Name Date
Professors discretion.
10 Creating and Lessons 15 and 16 Working with OU and groups, introducing Teacher-led instruction, Labs 15.1- Labs due
managing AD groups GOP concept, create multiple locl GOPs, use In class assessment of 15.4 end of
and organizational GP management console labs and or assignment Labs 16.1- class week
units (OU), creating CLO 3 of end of chapter 16.4 11
group policy objects Knowledge
(GPO) Assessments or Case
Scenarios at
Professors discretion.
11 Configuring Security Lessons 17 Configuring security policies using GP, Teacher-led instruction, Labs 17.1&2 Labs due
Application configuring local users and groups and user In class assessment of end of
account control labs and or assignment class week
CLO 3,4,5 of end of chapter 12 Labs
Knowledge from
Assessments or Case Weeks 8-
Scenarios at 10 not
Professors discretion. accepted
after end of
week 11
unless a
permission
is granted
12 Configuring Windows Lesson 19 Building a firewall, using the Windows firewall Teacher-led instruction, Labs 19.1- Labs due
firewall control panel and advanced security console In class assessment of 19.3 end of
CLO 5 labs and or assignment class week
of end of chapter 13
Knowledge
Assessments or Case
Scenarios at
Professors discretion.
13 Practical Final Exam N/A CLO 3-6 N/A N/A All labs due
at the end
of week 13
14 Final Written Exam N/A CLO 1-6 N/A N/A N/A
COMPREHENSIVE,
Includes all lessons,
more emphases on
Lessons 11-17,19

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