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Data Network Services

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB6005
Curriculum: IT 2020
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Gao, Chao
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3002IT2020-2, IT2020-2A, IT2020-2B, IT2020-2C, IT2020-2D2021-10-25 – 2021-12-19Chao GaoEnglish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, the student knows the fundamental networks services and the network hardware, devices, and software required for a domain-based network. The student knows how to plan and deploy the core components required for a fully functioning network and a new Active Directory domain in a new forest. In addition student know how to deploy additional technologies for a domain based network.

Student's Workload

81 h, which contains 42 h of scheduled contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Local Area Networks, Basics of Operating Systems.


The fundamental network services including Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), name service DNS, DHCP service, Hyper-V virtualization, File services. Computer, user and group objects in AD database. AD replication. Additional technologies including Web Server (IIS), Group policies, Network Policy Server (NPS), Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS), Server Certificate.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Course material provided by the teacher, Core Network Guide for Windows Server, Forouzan, B. A., Datacommunications and networking, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2013, 5th ed. ISBN 007-337622-1.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Introductory lectures, laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student understands most of the concepts discussed, is able to plan and deploy all of the fundamental services and features and most of the additional features.
Grade 3: The student understands the concepts discussed in considerable part, is able to plan and deploy all of the fundamental services and features and some of the additional features.
Grade 1: The student understands the basic concepts of the subject treated, is able to deploy most of the fundamental services and features.

Assessment Methods

Laboratory exercises, a report and an examination.