Microsoft Windows Server

Course Description
Covers preparation for an entry-level systems administrator position utilizing Microsoft server operating systems. Focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and manage an Active Directory domain consisting of Microsoft Windows servers and workstations. Prerequisites: CIS 140M or instructor permission. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
The student working at home will need the capability to setup a virtual environment running at least 3 virtual machines.
Intended Outcomes for the course
On completion of this course the student should be able to:
Install and configure a current Microsoft server operating system
Promote a Microsoft server operating system to an Active Directory Domain Controller
Centrally manage Active Directory Users and components
Trouble shoot Windows Server issues
Course Activities and Design
This course is presented by means of lecture/discussion sessions, assignments, exams, and lab projects.

The Windows Server Family
Windows Server is a secured, more reliable, more available, and easier to administer. This lesson provides a brief overview of the Windows Server family, focusing on the differences among the product editions: Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Data center Edition. The lesson also summarizes the enhancements introduced by Service Pack