Installing & Configuring Microsoft Windows Servers

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About Installing & Configuring Windows Servers

This course will give you hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server, including Windows Server R2. This course is part one in a series of three that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. Although there is some crossover of skills and tasks, this course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as networking, storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), group policy, file and print services, and Hyper-V.

Topics Covered In Course

  • Deploying and managing Windows Server
  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services objects
  • Automating Active Directory Domain Services administration
  • Implementing IPv4
  • Exploring dynamic host configuration protocol
  • Using DNS
  • Incorporating IPv6
  • Processing local storage
  • Implementing file and print services
  • Advancing group policy
  • Securing Windows servers using group policy objects
  • Utilizing server virtualization with Hyper-V


Completion of Networking Fundamentals is strongly recommended. Students who have successfully completed the current CompTIA Network+ Certification process within the last 12 months or, upon approval of CIAT admissions, those who have 12 months or more of work experience in IT networking, may proceed directly to this course.

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