Title:

Microsoft Windows Server Systems

Code:IW2
Ac.Year:2010/2011
Term:Summer
Curriculums:
ProgrammeBranchYearDuty
IT-BC-3BIT2ndElective
Language:Czech
Public info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/IW2/public/
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/IW2/private/
Credits:5
Completion:accreditation+exam
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:2600260
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:55252000
Guarantee:Honzík Jan M., prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Fiedor Jan, Ing., DITS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
Prerequisites: 
Microsoft Windows Desktop Systems (IW1), DIFS
Follow-ups:
Microsoft Enterprise Solutions (IW4), DIFS
Microsoft Windows Network Technologies (IW3), DIFS
Programming .NET and C# (IW5), DIFS
 
Learning objectives:
  To obtain strong knowledge about administering, implementing and designing Microsoft Windows server systems and network technologies based on the technologies. Course will provide students with hands on practice at lab environment. Course will provide guidance for preparation for Microsoft certification exams for desktop systems.
Description:
  Detailed insight into TCP/IP, routing, NAT and Windows Firewall. Active Directory: user and computer accounts, OUs, user groups, Group Policy and management of user environments, security and delegation, administrative tastks scripting, remote software installation and Remote Installation Services, backup and restore, troubleshooting hardware, IIS. Introduction to security and cryptography, EFS, introduction to IPSec and VPN (PPTP a L2TP).
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Common user ability to work with Microsoft Windows. Basic knowledge of administration based on IW1/MW1 course.
Subject specific learning outcomes and competences:
  Ability to implement, manage, maintain and support Microsoft Windows server systems as well as troubleshoot common issues.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  General insight into problems of computer networks and their implementation.
Syllabus of lectures:
 
  1. Instalation and upgrade, Minimal systemrequirements,  RIS, sysprep a riprep - server part,RIS Instalation and configuration, WDS,  Other imaging software
  2. Hardware a výkon serveru, Podpora serverového hardware, RAID, Odlišnosti hardware od stanic, Více procesorová podpora
    Správce zařízení Botlencsk subsystems - procesor, paměť, disk, síť, Task manager, System monitor a Performance logs and alerts konzole
  3. Windows update services, skript, GPO distribution , Hotfix deployment methods, WUS (SUS) instalation and administration, MBSA
  4. Server network services (DHCP, TCP/IP), scopes, DHCP options, reservations, leases
  5. Server name services (WINS a DNS), DNS resource types, root servers, dns aktualization
  6. Active directory architecture, aplication, concetps: Sites, forest, domain, domain tree, Global katalog
    AD instalation a promotion to DC / member server
  7. Domain accounts, Default domain groups and users, Account properties, user profiles, computers in AD 
  8. Distributed file system (DFS), resources structure, distribution
  9. Group policy objects (GPO), Gpupdate, gpmc, Security Configuration Tool Set.
  10. Internet information services (IIS), WWW, virtual directory, scripts support, web configuration 
  11. Resolving problems with access to network ressources, disk quotas, permittions, network availability
  12. Restore and backup, Automatic recovery, shadow copies, network services backup
  13. Terminal services and remote administration, terminal servicec licencing, Remote desktop sessions maintaining
Syllabus of computer exercises:
 
  1. Network (IPv4, IPv6, routing, traffic monitoring)
  2. DNS (hierarchy, zones, records, queries, resolution) a DHCP (address allocation, DHCP relay)
  3. Active Directory (IDA, components, installation, objects), Server Core, Operations masters
  4. GPO (client, object types, processing, storage and replication, administrative templates, software instalation)
  5. RODC (properties, installation), PSO, Replication (sites, targets, intra-site and inter-site replication, bridgehead servers)
  6. Active Directory maintainance and protection (database and system state backup and restore), Active Directory recycle bin, Trusts (types, security)
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Holme, D., Ruest, N., Ruest, D.: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Microsoft Press, 2008
  • Piltzecker, A., Alpern, N., Azad, T., Hunter, L., Karnay, J., Martin, J., Whitley, G.: The Real MCTS/MCITP Exam 70-640 Prep Kit, Syngress, 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Library: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349801.aspx
Study literature:
 
  • Holme, D., Ruest, N., Ruest, D.: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Microsoft Press, 2008
  • Piltzecker, A., Alpern, N., Azad, T., Hunter, L., Karnay, J., Martin, J., Whitley, G.: The Real MCTS/MCITP Exam 70-640 Prep Kit, Syngress, 2008
  • Poulton, D.: MCTS 70-640 Exam Cram: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring, Que, 2008
  • Microsoft MVPs, The Microsoft Windows Server Team: Windows Server 2008 Resource Kit, Microsoft Press, 2008
  • Reimer, S., Kezema, C., Mulcare, M., Wright, B., The Microsoft Active Directory Team: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Resource Kit, Microsoft Press, 2008
  • Stanek, W. R.: Mistrovství v Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Computer Press, 2009
  • Russinovich, M. E., Solomon, D. A., Ionescu, A.: Windows Internals, Fifth Edition, Microsoft Press, 2010
  • Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Library: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349801.aspx
Controlled instruction:
  Attendance at any forms of education is optional.
Exam prerequisites:
  Attendance at any forms of education is optional. For entering the exam, students have to get at least 20 points from the semester.