Module Details

Module Code: SWRD C7002
Full Title Directory Services
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Author Amanda Clancy
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement and troubleshoot a Directory Service for a small- to medium-sized company.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Discuss the role of a Directory Service in an organisation.
MLO2 Describe the LDAP protocol and identify mandatory attributes for objects in a Directory Service.
MLO3 Create Logical Diagrams for a Directory Structure.
MLO4 Implement an Active Directory Domain including Organisational Units, users, computers, groups and Group Policy.
MLO5 Create a TCP/IP network, connect clients and test and troubleshoot Directory Service problems.
MLO6 Compare and contrast Active Directory with an Open Source LDAP directory.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Indicative Content
Introduction to the role of Directory Services
Introduction to Directory Services and the LDAP protocol. Examining how Directory Services operate looking at Objects, Attributes, Roles and Administrative Tasks.
Planning a Directory Service structure
Planning a Directory Service structure using Active Directory. This includes the design of an Organisational Unit, User, Computer and Group Strategy. Produce diagrams for each design.
Installation and configuration of a Directory Service
Installation and configuration of Active Directory. Implementation of AD Design.
Testing and Troubleshooting
Create a network; connecting clients; troubleshooting and testing AD Design.
Installation and configuration of an Open Source Directory Service.
Implementing the Design in an Open Source platform.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Weekly Tasks and Reports
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 5 Learning Outcome 2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Task at the end of each section. Used to establish individual knowledge of learner.
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Task at the end of each section. Used to establish individual knowledge of learner.
Assessment Type Short Answer Questions % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Used to establish if the learner has acquired a level of understanding of the theory presented in the lectures.
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Week Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Weekly Tasks and Reports
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 40
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 3,4,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Task at the end of each section. Used to establish individual knowledge of learner.
Assessment Type Short Answer Questions % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Used to establish if the learner has acquired a level of understanding of the theory presented in the lectures.
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 1.00 1
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Limoncelli, Thomas A., and Hogan, Christine. (2007), The practice of System and Network Administration,, 2nd. Addison Wesley, [ISBN: 0321492668]].
  • Burgess, Mark. (2004), Principles of Network and System Administration,, 2nd. Wiley, [ISBN: 0470868074]].
  • Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008R2 - based Servers, Microsoft Press, Microsoft Press 2011, [ISBN: 64198PRODUCT].
  • Brian Desmond, Joe Richards, Robbie Allen, Alistair G. Lowe-Norris. (2013), Active Directory: Designing, Deploying, and Running Active Directory, 5th. O'Reilly, [ISBN: 1449320023].
  • Brian Svidergol, Robbie Allen. (2013), Active Directory Cookbook, 4th Edition Solutions for Administrators & Developers, O'Reilly Publishers, [ISBN: 1449320023].
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Paul Cobbaut. (2013), Linux Fundamentals.
Other Resources
 
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