Advanced Network Administration
TCP/IP planning, installation, configuration: IP addressing, subnetting, routing, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), address/name resolution, Domain Name System (DNS); database, web, mail server management. IST 228 Advanced Network Administration (3) IST 228 covers the essential knowledge and skills required to successfully administer TCP/IP networks and applications servers such as database servers, web servers, and mail servers. Hands-on experience with commerical software such as SQL Server, Exchange Sever, and Internet Information Server is an important course component. Topics covered include TCP/IP planning, installation, and configuration, IP addressing, subnetting, IP routing, DHCP, WINS, address and name resolution protocols, DNS, and management of database, web, and mail servers. IST 228 is one of four courses required for the Networking Option in the Associate degree of Information Science and Technology (IST).Upon completion of this course, the IST students will be able to plan, install, configure and troubleshoot TCP/IP. The student will also understand IP addressing, subnetting, supernetting, routing and configuration. The student will have practical experience installing and configuring DHCP, WINS, and various protocols. Finally, the IST student will have administrative skills with database, server and web software, as well as, the ability to foster communications, interpersonal, and group interaction skills; through appropriate collaborative and active learning projects, laboratory, exercises, and related experiences.Achievement of knowledge objectives will be evaluated by exam. Ability to perform hands-on network administration and support activites will be evaluated by grading appropriate group and individual hands-on laboratory projects, scenarios, and case studies.The majority of campuses offering the Associate degree in Information Sciences and Technology will have 20-30 students enrolled in the course. The course will be offered one semester each academic year.