ITI537 Implementing & Administering Network Directory Services (8)

This subject is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer a network directory. The subject also focuses on implementing Group Policy and performing the Group Policy-related tasks that are required to centrally manage users and computers.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available to students enrolled in Master of Networking and Systems Administration, Postgraduate Certificate in Networking and Systems Administration, and Master of Management (Information Technology) only



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to identify the concepts of a directory service and its logical and physical structures;
- be able to implement a Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure in preparation for installing a directory;
- be able to install a directory on a computer running Windows Server, and perform post-installation tasks;
- be able to set up and administer domain user accounts and groups;
- be able to publish resources, including printers and shared folders, in a directory;
- be able to delegate administrative control of directory objects.
- be able to manage user environments by using Group Policy;
- be able to use Group Policy to deploy software;
- be able to create and manage trees and forests in a network, and administer forest-wide resources;
- be able to manage directory replication within a site and between sites;
- be able to manage operations masters;
- be able to manage and restore the directory database;
- be able to implement a directory infrastructure that is based on the business requirements.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Topics for this subject will mirror those that are examined in the corresponding Microsoft industry certification exam.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.