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CECS 5460/4550

Computer Networks for Educational Environments

Fall 2003

Schedule of Topics


August 28, 2003

  • Course Review (syllabus overview and comments)
  • What we will be covering in the course
  • Selecting Project Teams
  • Introduction to Educational Networking


September 4, 2003
  • Reading:
    • Windows 2000 Server - Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4
      Dummies - Chapter 9, 10

  • Means of connecting to the Internet (DSL, Cablemodem, Dial-up, etc)
  • Networking


September 18, 2003
  • Reading:
    • Windows 2000 Server - Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
      Dummies - Chapter 5, 6

    Assignment 1, Part B Due (Readings Posting)

  • Class Servers
  • Review of Windows 2000
  • Installing Windows 2000 Server


October 2, 2003
  • Reading:
    • Windows 2000 Server - Chapters 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

    Assignment 1, Part A Due (Working Windows 2000 Server, User Accounts) Assignment 2 Due (Networking Diagram)

  • World Wide Web
  • Windows ISM
  • Creating a Basic Web Site
  • Managing Disks & Files, RAID, Data Backup & Recovery


October 16, 2003
  • Reading:
    • Windows 2000 Server - Chapters 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

    Assignment 3 Due (Web Pages)

  • Print Servers
  • DHCP Server
  • WINS
  • DNS

    MID-TERM EXAM


October 30, 2003

Assignment 4 Due (Printer Server)

  • Basic Server Security
  • Diaster Recovery
  • Planning and Designing a Network
  • Wireless


    November 13, 2003

    Assignment 5 Due (Wireless)

  • Network Infrastructres


    November 20, 2003

    Assignment 6 Due (RJ45 Ethernet Cable)

  • Advance Topic (TBD)


    December 4, 2003
      FINAL EXAM