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Introduction to Windows Server Administration - Revised

Network and Security
Free Course
Server services are an essential part of any functioning computer network, especially in modern business, in this course you will learn about using Windows server technology provided by Microsoft for running and maintaining servers. Learn about managing and configuring your server, how to troubleshoot problems, ensure fault tolerance and more.
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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 Windows Server Administration will introduce you to configuring a Windows Server and managing its system settings. You will also learn about managing storage, monitoring performance and troubleshooting a server.

The course starts off by introducing you to what a server is and different types of servers. You will learn what server roles are and what to keep in mind when choosing a server. The course discusses Basic Input/output System (BIOS) and different ports on a computer. You will learn what a virtual machine or server is and different installation methods for installing operating systems. The course teaches you about WIM files and what they are used for. You will learn about server configuration, and user account control as a security component. You will learn about system setting for your server. The course then covers workgroups, domains, remote desktop and device drivers. You will also learn about plug and play technology and managing devices with device manager.

In the next part, you will be introduced to different network storage technologies. You will learn about RAID and the different types of RAID which can be implemented in a computer system. The course also covers network attached storage and partition disks.

Finally, you will learn about troubleshooting a server, and the methodology and tools to help efficiently resolve a problem. You will learn about accessing the performance monitor to see what resources your computer is using. You will learn about booting the system, and advanced boot options. You will learn about business continuity keeping your services available and along with making your server more fault tolerant.

This free online Alison course will be of great interest to professionals working in areas such as computer networking, and network administration.

Prerequisites: Learner will need to have completed the Diploma in Computer Networking course.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:


  • Identify the primary subsystems in a computer system
  • Explain the BIOS of a computer
  • Identify the different system settings for configuring and managing your server
  • Describe what device drivers are and used for and how to manage them
  • Explain the process of partitioning a disk
  • Discuss troubleshooting methodology to help efficiently resolve a problem

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
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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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