Windows Server Administration Fundamentals - DIT 36079

DIT 36079 63 hours

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FORMERLY Windows Server Administration Level 1 (21 hours), Windows Server Administration Level 2: Networking Infrastructure (21 hours) and Windows Server Administration Level 3: Active Directory in part-time programs.

While the Microsoft Windows Server is one of the most common network operating systems (OS) in use today, it is also the most vulnerable to security and malware attacks.  This course will expose students to the physical and virtual installations of the Windows Server environment using the Command Line Interface (CLI).  Students will gain an understanding of how to plan, configure and manage the common services offered with Windows Servers.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Understand the infrastructure of Microsoft Windows Servers and perform basic administration including installation, configuration, routine back-ups, disk storage management, and data restoration;
  • Learn a variety of tools and processes for managing file and directory resources within the Active Directory domain;
  • Apply, assign and design group policy content to user and computer accounts in the Active Directory environment;
  • Configure and maintain services and users within the Internet Systems Services (IIS) environment;
  • Manage intranet resources, updates, and Group Policy changes through local and remote desktop access;
  • Utilize basic PowerShell commands/scripting for server administration tasks.
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