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Introduction to Server Administration Services - Revised

Network and Security
Free Course
Server services are an essential part of any functioning computer network, especially in modern business, learn on this course how to run and maintain theses services as well as create and provide them to your network users. From explaining names resolutions, network policies to encryption this course will get you started as a server admin.
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  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Channel 9

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course Introduction to Server Administration Services introduces you to essential services on a network such as a name resolutions. You will learn about directory services and group policies, setting permissions for both files and users and applications such as remote desktop.

The course begins by introducing you to essential services on a network such as name resolutions like DNS and service that assign IP addresses for you. You will learn about a directory service and what it stores for you. You will learn about the structure of active directory in Microsoft technology.

Next, you will be introduced to NTFS file systems permissions and how to encrypt files and folders in a Windows system. You will learn about setting share permissions, printing on a network and issues that can arise from network printing. You will also learn about auditing what it is and used for.

Finally, you will be introduced to Web services and different transfer protocols like FTP. You will learn about security services and protocols like SSL. You will learn about remote desktop server and other variations of it. You will learn about virtual machine technology and what it does.

This free online Alison course will be of great interest to professionals working in areas such as computer networking, and network administration and who want to further their knowledge of Windows server administration.

Prerequisites: The learner will need to have completed the Introduction to Windows Server Administration course and the Diploma in Computer Networking course.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Describe name resolutions, like DNS and their importance
  • Explain different directory services available for your network
  • Explain how to create and set group policies
  • Discuss how NTFS permissions can help in securing your data
  • Describe how to encrypt files and folders
  • Describe how to set and change share permissions on a network
  • Discuss what a virtual server is and how one works
  • Discuss remote desktop services available on the Windows platform

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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