District Syllabus
CET1730C
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: CGS1061C Introduction To Computers In Technology and
CTS1300C Administering Microsoft Windows Workstation
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory and prepares students for the Microsoft Exam 70-640.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Test Out Corporation. Online (Hybrid) Course: LabSim access code, 2012 ed., Test Out, 2012. ISBN: 9781935080251
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
The student will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to 
install, configure, and maintain a Windows Server 2008 Active 
Directory structure.
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
Configuring Domain Names System (DNS) for Active Directory.

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
Domain Names System (DNS) for Active Directory using Windows Server 
2008:
    Configure DNS Zones,
    Configure DNS server settings, and
    Configure zone transfers and replications.



Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure.

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
the Active Directory Infrastructure using Windows Server 2008:
    Configure a forest or a domain,
    Configure trusts,
    Configure sites,
    Configure Active Directory replication,
    Configure the global catalog, and
    Configure operations masters.

Configure Active Directory Roles and Services

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
Active Directory Roles and Services using Windows Server 2008:
    Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service
       (AD LDAP),
    Configure Active Directory Rights Management Service
       (AD RMS),
    Configure the read-only domain controller (RODC), and
    Configure Active Directory Federation Services (AD
       FSv2).

Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to create 
and maintain Active Directory objects using Windows Server 2008:
    Automate creation of Active Directory Accounts,
    Maintain Active Directory accounts,
    Create and apply Group Policy objects (GPOs),
    Configure GPO templates,
    Deploy and manage software by using GPOs,
    Configure account policies, and
   Configure audit policy by using GPOs.

Maintain the Active Directory environment

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to maintain 
the Active Directory environment using Windows Server 2008:
    Configure backup and recovery,
    Perform offline maintenance, and
    Monitor Active Directory.

Configure Active Directory Certificate Services

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
the Active Directory Certificate Services using Windows Server 2008:
    Install Active Directory Certificate Services,
    Configure CA server settings,
    Manage certificate templates,
    Manage enrollments, and
    Manage certificate revocations.


              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
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Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.