NSCOM 220 Implementing Client Operating Systems • 5 Cr.
Course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure a Microsoft Windows Client Operating System on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a workgroup or a domain. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Recommended: IT 101 or BTS 161.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Plan, prepare and implement a client server installation.
- Identify the various types of file systems and their components and perform common disk management tasks.
- Configure security for folders and files.
- Create and administer various types of local user accounts and local group accounts. Administer local group policies and manage local group policy objects.
- Implement and administer network printing, manage documents, and administer printers.
- Identify network protocols and services. Configure TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS.
- Implement, manage, and troubleshoot disk devices, display devices, mobile computer hardware, input devices, and output devices.
- Manage and troubleshoot driver signing.
- Manage and troubleshoot the use and synchronization of offline files.
- Plan and set up an Audit Policy, including account management auditing and privilege use auditing.
- Update drivers, monitor and configure multiple processing units, and install, configure, and troubleshoot network adapters.
- Install and use the Recovery Console.
- Use the File Signature Verification utility to monitor and troubleshoot driver signing.