Class Syllabus Fall 2008

ITN 245-80L      Network Troubleshooting  (3 cr.)

 

 

Class Location:                      LR 202

 

Class Day / Time:                  Tuesday and Thursday 7 p.m. to 9:40 p.m.; 10 minute break at 8:30pm

           

Textbook:                               Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network,

                                                 by Jason Eckert, M. John Schitka, ISBN 0-619-21753-7, 2005

 

 

Prerequisite classes:            Recomended:  ITN-100, ITN-101, ITN-107 and  ITN-200

 

 

Course Objectives:

 

This course focuses on training in the skills needed to install, configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot networking protocols and networking services such as DHCP, DNS, IP routing, IP security, NAT, and Certificate Services.  The course is taught using Windows Server 2003.

 

Tentative Schedule:

 

Class

Date

Chapter:

Topic:

1

10/23

1

Networking Overview

2

10/28

2a

Configuring TCP/IP

3

10/30

2b

Subnetting  TCP/IP

4

11/4

3

TCP/IP Architecture

5

11/6

4

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

6

11/11

5

Managing and Monitoring DHCP

7

11/13

6,7

Name Resolution, DNS

8

11/18

 

Midterm review

9

11/20

Midterm exam chapters 1-6

10

11/25

9

Securing Network Traffic using IPSec

 

11/27

 

No class: Thanksgiving

11

12/2

10

Remote Access

12

12/4

11

Internet Authentication Service

13

12/9

12a

Remote Access

14

12/11

12b

Routing, VPN

15

12/16

13

Security Templates

16

12/18

 

Final exam chapters 7,9,10-13

 

 

Grading:

 

Item:

Points

Grade weight:

Midterm  hands-on

 

30

Final hands-on

 

40

Chapter Review Questions

250

25

Chapter Review Tests

171

17

Total:

 

112

 

 

Grade cutoff:  90 A             80 B             70 C             60 D             below 60 F

 

Exam Policy:

 

Midterm and final exams are in lab and will include only hands-on assignments and questions.

 

Make-up for midterm and final exams will be allowed only if prior arrangements were made with the exception of documented mitigating circumstances.

 

 

 

Homework:                   Chapter Review Questions

 

At the end of each chapter are Review Questions. Submit the answers in BlackBoard (Course Documents area) for chapters covered in any given week before Monday midnight.

 

No make-up, no deadline extension, no retake - no exception.

 

Questions in BlackBoard do not include the text. Refer to questions in textbook at the end of each chapter. You can save the quiz anytime before you submit. Print and use a template available in BlackBoard to answer questions on paper before entering them online.

 

 

 

Homework:                   Chapter Review Tests

 

Take Review Tests in Blackboard for chapters covered in any given week before Monday midnight. You can retake them. Last score will count.

 

No make-up, no deadline extension - no exception.

 

 

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