ITE527 Server Administration (8)

The aim of this subject is to enable students to plan, deploy, optimise and maintain Microsoft Servers. Students will learn how to analyse network performance and create an optimisation strategy, design and apply a network security policy, analyse and configure Core Network Services, and design and implement an Active Directory solution. Students will also prepare for Microsoft industry certification exams during this subject.


Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITE527. 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 IT Masters relevant courses


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to create a plan for server installation;
  • be able to deploy, manage, and maintain a network server;
  • be able to critically analyse network performance and create an optimisation strategy;
  • be able to create, critically analyse and apply a network security policy;
  • be able to design and configure an Active Directory solution;
  • be able to critically analyse and configure Group Policy and core network services.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Server installation and configuration.
  • Network security Policies.
  • Active Directory.
  • Group Policy.
  • Virtualization.
  • File and print services.
  • Domain Controllers.
  • Network access protection.
  • Audit policies.
  • Service authentication.
  • Network deployment.


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Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.