ITI556 Supporting a Network Infrastructure 1 (8)

This subject is for support professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring, managing and supporting a network infrastructure that uses the Microsoft Windows 2003 Server products. The subject discusses domain name systems (DNS), Windows internet naming service (WINS) and DHCP servers and covers in detail how to design, install, configure and troubleshoot a Windows 2003 network environment. It deals with planning the infrastructure of a network, installing protocols, different name resolution techniques and automating IP address allocation. The subject also details other services such as: certificate services, IPSEC protocol and how to secure the network.

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

Only available to students enrolled in:
Master of Networking and Systems Administration
Master of Information Systems Security
Master of Management (IT) - MMgtInfoTech
Graduate Certificate in Management (IT) - GradCertMgtInfoTech



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to configure the DHCP server service;
- be able to configure the DNS server service;
- be able to configure WINS;
- be able to configure network security protocols;
- be able to resolve NetBIOS names by using WINS;
- be able to configure network security by using public key infrastructure (PKI);
- be able to configure network security by using internet protocol security (IPSec);
- be able to configure remote access to a network;
- be able to support remote access to a network;
- be able to configure Windows 2003 as a network router;
- be able to configure internet access for a network;
- be able to configure a web server;
- be able to manage a Windows 2003 network;
- be able to identify and resolve network connectivity problems by using Windows 2003 troubleshooting tools and utilities; and
- be able to enable network connectivity between NetWare, Macintosh and UNIX networks.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Based on Microsoft MCSE Certificate Curriculum


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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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.