Overview

To establish the skills and understanding required to design and configure a Windows Server based enterprise network. To build the skills required to design, configure and manage a single domain network.

Requisites

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Assess a secure network access strategy
  • Configure advanced IP address management using DHCP and DNS
  • Troubleshoot network access
  • Appraise Windows Server deployment and migration strategies
  • Manage Server role requirements
  • Manage Server and Data Security
  • Appraise a policy strategy within an Active Directory infrastructure

Teaching methods

Sarawak

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
On-campus
Lecture
2.00 12 weeks 24
On-campus
Class
3.00 11 weeks 33
Unspecified Activities
Independent Learning
7.75 12 weeks 93
TOTAL150

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Online
Directed Online Learning and Independent Learning
12.50 12 weeks 150
On-campus
Lecture
2.00 12 weeks 24
On-campus
Class
3.00 11 weeks 33
Unspecified Activities
Independent Learning
7.75 12 weeks 93
TOTAL300

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
AssessmentIndividual 20 - 30% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
AssessmentIndividual 20 - 30% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
ExaminationIndividual 40 - 60% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 

Hurdle

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

(i) An aggregate mark of 50% or more, and(ii) At least 40% in the final exam, and(iii) A Pass grade for the Skills Exam. The criteria for passing the Skills Exam is available in the Unit Outline.Students who do not successfully achieve hurdle requirements (ii) and (iii) will receive a maximum of 45% as the total mark for the unit.

Content

  • Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Advanced Network Services, DHCP and DNS
  • Active Directory Domain Services, Sites and Replication
  • Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Network Policy Server and Network Access Protection
  • Update Management
  • Advanced File Services
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • High Availability with Network Load Balancing and Failover Clustering

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.