CIS 4850


 

Midterm 2 Review

posted Nov 4, 2010, 8:36 PM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Nov 5, 2010, 10:47 AM ]

Dear Students,

Here is the midterm 2 review divided into two parts. In each case, I have posted a  wmv file and a mp3 file. 

Only the material covered in weeks 3 and 4 are included in the test. 

As you requested, the areas of coverage are as follows, but they are not limited to the topics mentioned. 

 Section Topic Focus
 1 Client configuration Components, drivers 
 2 Client options Microsoft, Novell 
 3 NIC configuration Resources, NIC make in the computer, drivers
 4 Protocol configuration Netbuei, IPX/SPX, TCP/IP, setting TCP/IP, Mac address verification, WINS, assigning multiple IP addresses, multiple DNSs, multiple gateways, TCP/IP filtering, 
 5 Testing client connectivity  127.0.0.1, local host
 6 Sharing and accessing folders file sharing service, resource sharing, naming a share, permissions for share, icons for shared and networked folders, mapping a folder, types of accesses, 
 7 Sharing and accessing printers Installing and sharing a local printer, accessing a network printer 
 8Computer identification  Naming a computer and network, DNS suffix
 9 Windows server installation Installation options, installation procedure, procedures to follow after the installation, file systems, partitions, remote desktop accounts, static IP addresses, domain controller, peer-to-peer configuration, service packs, updates, drivers
 10 Windows server users and groups  Built-in groups, user created groups, administrator, backup operator, server operator, account operator, everyone
 11 Server configuration and management Server management console, disk management, administrative shares,  
 12 Managing services and applications Services, stopping, starting, telnetting, 
 13 Server administration tools Event viewer, managing shares, device manager
 14 Server storage management  Disk defragmentation, partitioning, boot partitions, disk quotas, extended partitions,  types of  access privileges to folders

Happy now, Guys! 

Also, note that the video files on SkyDrive have been moved into a new folder named Networking. They no more appear under the folder named Windows 2008 Server. 

Ganesan

Be on Time for the Examination

posted Oct 20, 2010, 11:20 AM by Nanda Ganesan

Please be on time for the examination. It will start at 4:20 p.m. I will provide you with some additional review for the examination.

Good luck!

Ganesan

Midterm 1 Examination Review

posted Oct 15, 2010, 8:05 AM by Nanda Ganesan

Dear Students,

Please review the following information for your first midterm examination in addition to going through all the slides that were posted for weeks 1 to 4. 

  1. Review 1
  2. Review 2
  3. Review 3
Also, please go through the slides for Week 4 as we have to finish all the server management exercises on this day.

Windows 2008 Flash Installation

posted Sep 27, 2010, 4:57 PM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Sep 27, 2010, 5:03 PM ]

Install Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition - 32 bit OS
 
Windows 2008 R2 - 64-bit OS
 
Installation from flash drive:
 
 

Welcome

posted Sep 26, 2010, 9:07 AM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Sep 26, 2010, 9:10 AM ]

Welcome to the Fall 2010 Quarter.
 
This website will be the focal point of dissemination of information for CIS 485. Please go through all the links on this website relating to CIS 485 to obtain various information about the course.
 
First week's coverage will include an overview of the course and this website, the adding and dropping of students from the roaster, and the coverage of Chapter 1. Please go thorugh the slides for Chapter 1 before you come to the class. It is especially recommended for students who have had minimum exposure to networks.
 
I have also kept some of the old postings from a previous quarter so that you may have additional insight into the way the course is usually conducted.
 
I wish you a successful quarter!

Final Examination Review

posted Jun 2, 2010, 12:12 PM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Jun 2, 2010, 12:40 PM ]

Dear Students,
 
Here are the details of the final examination.
 
I have uploaded all the video lectures for weeks 6, 7, 8 and 9. You may also access the lecture directly stored in SkyDrive at the following address: http://www.tinyurl.com/ganesan. The video modules are stored in the folder named Windows 2008 Server. Please go through them along with the slides. Here are the topics covered.
 
  
Week  Topic  Questions
 6  Internet Information Server  30
 7  FTP Server  15
 7  Remote Desktop Services  8
 8  Media Server  29
 9  DHCP Server  11
 9  DNS Server  20
 
I am attaching an early audio review. I will update the review by this week to reflect the large amount of new topics that we covered with regard to the latest Windows server.
 
A new grade reporting system is being introduced as an experiment. Please access it at http://www.engrade.com/ganesan. Use the following access code to gain access: engrade-ganesan-"last four digits of your CIN number" to create an account. Give me your feedback.
 
Good luck!
 
Ganesan
 
 

Midterm 2 Examination Review

posted May 9, 2010, 7:30 AM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated May 9, 2010, 7:39 AM ]

Due to the fact that we are covering many new aspects of a new server operating system, I have decided to include only the following sections in the second midterm examination.
 
  • Client configuration
  • NIC configuration
  • Protocol configuration
  • Testing client connectivity
  • Sharing and accessing folders
  • Sharing and accesssing printers
  • Computer identification
  • Windows server installation
  • Server configuration and management
  • Managing services and applications
  • Server administration tools
  • Server storage management
Also to help you with preparing for your examination, I am attaching an initial review. Please go through the class slides under the Lecture link to study for the examination. I may also conduct and additional examination review.
 
Incidentally, your examination will be conducted on Wednesday May 19th and not on this coming Wednesday.
 
 

Midterm 1 Class Review

posted Apr 19, 2010, 5:40 PM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Apr 19, 2010, 5:42 PM ]

Your examination review is posted below.

Midterm 1 Examination Review

posted Apr 18, 2010, 9:47 AM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Apr 18, 2010, 9:55 AM ]

Dear Students,
 
I have attached a midterm review to this posting. Also, it is important that you go thorugh the midterme review that is given on the last posting on this list. It contains additional review information on Windows 2008, namely the new information introduced after migrating to Windows 2008.
 
If you are not sure as to which page to access for the additional review, please click here.

Welcome

posted Mar 26, 2010, 5:06 PM by Nanda Ganesan   [ updated Mar 26, 2010, 5:06 PM ]

Welcome to the Spring 2010 Quarter.
 
This website will be the focal point of dissemination of information for CIS 485. Please go through all the links on this website relating to CIS 485 to obtain various information about the course.
 
First week's coverage will include an overview of the course and this website, the adding and dropping of students from the roaster, and the coverage of Chapter 1. Please go thorugh the slides for Chapter 1 before you come to the class. It is especially recommended for students who have had minimum exposure to networks.
 
I wish you a successful quarter!

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