District Syllabus
Adminster Windows Server 2008

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: CET2731C Windows Server 2008 Networking Infrastructure
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills 
necessary to plan, deploy, and maintain the Windows Server 2008 
Operating System. This course prepares students for the Microsoft 
Exam 70-646.
Required Materials: Books:
  • TestOut LabSim. LabSim Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator 70-646, 2008 ed., TestOut LabSim, 2008. ISBN: 9781935080268
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
The student will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to 
plan,  install, configure, and maintain a Windows Server 2008 
Operating System.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Planning for Server Deployment

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to plan and 
deploy Windows Server 2008:
    Plan server installation and upgrades,
    Plan for automated server deployment,
    Plan infrastructure services and roles,
    Plan application servers and services, and
    Plan file and print server roles.

Planning for Server Management

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to develop a 
plan for Server Management using Windows Server 2008:
    Plan server management strategies,
    Plan for delegated administration, and
    Plan and implement group policy strategy.

Monitor and Maintain Servers

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to 
implement, monitor, and maintain Windows Server 2008 servers:
    Implement patch management strategy,
    Monitor servers for performance evaluation and optimization,
    Monitor and maintain security and policies.    

Plan Application and Data Provisioning

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to plan 
application and data provisioning using Windows Server 2008:
    Provision Applications, and
    Provision Data.

Plan for Business Continuity and High Availability

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to plan for 
business continuity and high server availability using Windows 
Server 2008:
    Plan storage,
    Plan high availability, and
    Plan for backup and recovery.

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.

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