SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 9:25:10 AMCS 81.81A Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 81.81ATitle:  SERVER 1  
Full Title:  Server Administration 1
Last Reviewed:2/22/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide a student with the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. The student will be able to identify environmental issues; understand and comply with disaster recovery and physical/software security procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and concepts; understand server roles/specializations and interaction within the overall computing environment. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the CompTIA Server+ certification exam.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 80.11

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide a student with the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. The student will be able to identify environmental issues; understand and comply with disaster recovery and physical/software security procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and concepts; understand server roles/specializations and interaction within the overall computing environment. It is also intended to serve the needs of individuals seeking to pass the CompTIA Server+ certification exam.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates; and Completion of CS 80.11
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2021Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Demonstrate knowledge in installation and maintenance of computer servers
2. Configure Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
3. Develop procedures for securing computer servers through virtualization
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Install, configure, and manage server hardware and server operating systems 
2. Implement proper server hardening and security controls 
3. Successfully troubleshoot common server problems 
4. Demonstrate an understanding of key disaster recovery, high-availability, virtual machines,
    and backup concepts

Topics and Scope
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I. Installing and Configuring Servers
    A. Examining hardware environments
    B. Examining software environments
II.    Configuring Local Storage, File and Sharing Access
III.   Configuring Print and Document Services
IV.   Configuring Servers for Remote Management
V.    Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Settings and Storage
VI.   Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks
VII.  Configuring IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
VIII. Deploying and Configuring the DHCP and DNS Service
IX.   Troubleshooting Servers
X.    Disaster Recovery
XI.   Configuring Server Firewall
XII.  Implement Server Hardening Solutions
XIII. Secure a Network Infrastructure

Assignments:
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Reading assignments include:
1. Online research of cloud deployment and security practices
2. Approximately 50 pages weekly from the textbook
 
Homework problems include:
1. Weekly online discussion thread participation
2. Hands-on exercises and class performances to demonstrate proficiency with topics
3. Online quizzes (9 - 11)
4. Creation of assignments for managing and securing Windows servers
 
Other assignments include:
1. Skill demonstration examinations
2. Classroom scenario-based exercises

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Weekly written online discussions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Homework problems, assignments for managing and securing Windows servers
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances of Server configuration and skill demonstration examinations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes and skill demonstration examinations
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Attendance and participation in scenario-based exercises


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Exam Ref 70-740 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016. Zacker, Craig. Pearson Press. 2017
Exam Ref 70-744 Securing Windows Server 2016. Warner, Timothy L. and Zacker, Craig. Pearson Press. 2016 (classic)
CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam SK0-004). Lachance, Daniel. McGraw-Hill Education. 2016 (classic)

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