CIS 2515 Windows Network Infrastructure

Aspects of the administration and support functions of a Windows network infrastructure using the current Windows Server operating system. Focus is on the ability to install, manage, monitor, configure and troubleshoot the installation of servers and Domain Controllers (DCs), manage network access, and file and print services. The management of the Active Directory environment through the use of Group Policy Objects (GP)s) is also emphasized.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Information Systems
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: CIS 2510 


  • Configure Domain Controllers (DCs) including operations masters, read only DCs and backup of DCs. Configure and manage group policies including ordering, blocking inheritance, logon/logoff scripts, folder redirection, security template settings and more.
  • Configure and manage access to the network via Remote Access, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Remote Desktop, RADIUS, wireless access and other methods and to configure Network Access Protection.
  • Install servers via Windows Deployment Services (WDS) including image creation and management. Manage Windows Update Services (WSUS) for patch management.
  • Configure file servers to manage backup and restore services, to assign disk quotas, file and disk encryption, shadow copies and the distributed file system (DFS).

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3