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Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

WBSU B.Sc. (H) in Hardware & Networking

Part I

Paper

Type/Marks

Group

Title

Marks Distribution

Periods

 

Theoretical-

 

A

Core Hardware

[50]

75

Paper I

       

100

 

B

Operating System

Technologies

[50]

75

     

PC Maintenance &

   

Theoretical-

50

 

A

Trouble-shooting

[50]

75

Paper II

Practical-50

 

Hardware Lab

Lab NoteBook :[10] Presentation: [30] Viva: [10]

50

 

Part II

Paper

Type/Marks

Group

Title

Marks Distribution

Periods

     

A

Advanced OS Concept

[35]

50

Theoretical-

 

Managing and Maintaining Windows Server & Network Infrastructure

     

Paper III

100

 

B

[65]

100

     

Implementing and

   

Theoretical-

 

A

Managing Microsoft

[50]

75

Paper IV

50

 

Exchange Server

Practical-50

 

Networking Lab

Lab NoteBook :[10] Presentation: [30] Viva: [10]

 
 

Part III

Paper

Type/Marks

Group

Title

Marks Distribution

Periods

     

Network Routing,

   

Paper V

Theoretical-100

A

Switching & WAN Technologies

 

[65]

100

B

Router Configuration and Security

 

[35]

50

     

Linux Server

   

Paper VI

Theoretical-100

A

Administration

 

[100]

150

       

Lab NoteBook :[10]

 

Paper VII

Practical -100

A

Routing Lab

Presentation: [30] Viva: [10]

       

Lab NoteBook :[10]

 

B

Linux Lab

Presentation: [30] Viva: [10]

Paper VIII

Practical -100

 

Project

Work : [40] Report : [20] Presentation : [10] Viva : [30]

 

Pass Papers I : Computer Science ( as per University syllabus)

Pass Papers II : Electronics ( as per University syllabus)

Part – I

Paper I (Theoretical): 100 Marks

Group A: Core Hardware (75 periods) [ Marks 50 ]

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

Computer Systems Software Types – System Software, Application Software Hardware Different Types Liveware Mouse Types of mouse

Interface wise Mechanism wise Button-wise Functioning of mouse Mechanical Opto-Mechanical Optical Mouse component identification Mouse troubleshooting and practical covering the following Mouse connection to the motherboard and problems relating to connection Wheel misplacement LED / Photo transistor misalignment Button replacement Mouse speed, double click rate Disabling / enabling a mouse from Device Manager and CMOS Continuity test Preventive maintenance of mouse Keyboard Types of keyboard Interface wise Key wise Mechanism wise Functioning of keyboard Keyboard Matrix Generation of Scan code De-bouncing System to keyboard Communication Typematic Delay and Typematic Rate Keyboard troubleshooting and practical covering the following Keyboard connection to the motherboard and problems relating to connection Typematic Delay and Typematic Rate settings from Control Panel and CMOS Problems relating to a particular key (mechanical and membrane) Changing the keyboard language and related problems Continuity test Preventive maintenance of mouse Floppy Disk Drive Floppy drive- overview Types Identification of different parts with through details Read/write technology Floppy Disk overview Floppy Disk Material Floppy Disk Tracks Sectors

Data Area System Area Different Storage specification

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Single Sided Double Sided Double Density High Density Extra High Density Data storage standards FM MFM RLL Brief idea about FAT Formatting of a floppy Disk Creating bootable floppy Identification of different parts Floppy drive troubleshooting and practical covering the following Floppy drive cabling, problems with cross cabling Displaying both A and B drives Booting through floppy Sys command Swapping Disabling floppy drive and FDD controller Head Cleaning Head Alignment Hard disk drive Introduction Brief history Component description Identification of different parts of HDD Hard Disk Geometry Tracks Sectors Cylinder Hard disk Reading/Writing techniques Hard disk Media Writing on the disk media Reading from the Disk Media ZBR Interleave Skew Write pre-compensation Land Zone Hard Disk Data Organization MBR DBR FAT BPB Root Directory File Access Procedure (FAT) Different File system FAT FAT 16 FAT 32 NTFS 4 NTFS 5 Identifying different parts of HDD Hard disk drive troubleshooting and practical covering the following Hard disk drive cabling Auto detecting hard disk from CMOS Disabling / enabling HDD controllers from CMOS Boot sequence HDD partitioning and formatting using FDISK Low level formatting from CMOS option (idea only) Different power modes Spin up Seek

Read/Write Idle Stand by Different modes of HDD

ST506

IDE

EIDE

ATA

Ultra ATA

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SCSI

Different types of SCSI and their properties (NARROW, WIDE, FAST, ULTRA, HVD, LVD or Low Voltage Differential) Daisy chain LUN SCSI ID Jumper Settings (master, slave, cable select, 30 GB limit, Master with non-ATA slave) Jumper settings Demonstration of Disk Manager utility CDROM Drive Opening of a CDROM drive and identification of different parts Working of a CDROM Drive, Different CD media Use of a CD-R/CD-RW

CD writing

Formatting a CD-RW DVD concepts

CD drive troubleshooting and practical covering the following Cabling Lens cleaning Booting through CDROM

Discussion on the following problems CD breaks frequently inside the drive Tray does not come out CD not rotating Tips and tricks about CD writing

Identifying different parts of CD drive

CD writing

Difference of CD and DVD. Blue Ray Disk Concept BIOS and Boot process What is BIOS? Different types of BIOS BIOS sections POST Setup or CMOS System Service Routines Identifying boot process Applying power The Bootstrap Core Tests (POST) Finding the OS Loading the OS DMA and IRQ What is DMA? Brief idea about how DMA operates in a system What are Interrupt Controller and IRQ?

Brief idea about how Interrupt Controller handles device requests through IRQ. Brief idea about how Processor handles device requests through IRQ. Interrupt Service Routine Vector Table RAM

Types

EDORAM

DRAM

SRAM

VRAM SDRAM DDR DDR2 & DDR3 difference and specification RAMBUS Form Factors SIMM DIMM So DIMM Micro DIMM RIMM Operational characteristics

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Identify the most popular types of Motherboards, their components and bus architecture Memory chips(8,16,32 Bits) Parity Chips and non-parity chips ECC vs. non-ECC Single Sided vs. Double Sided CMOS CMOS Settings Default Settings Date and time Passwords Plug and Play BIOS Disabling on board devices Disabling On board/Chip Virus protection Power Management Problem with CMOS battery Practice and Trouble shooting on CMOS setup Printer Type of printer Mechanism Image formation Interface Parallel Network SCSI USB Infra Red Serial Wireless Technology LASER Deskjet Working of Laser in details Printer driver Paper feed/Paper Jam Error message Printer parallel port (Uni, Bi-directional, EPP, ECP) Printer settings in CMOS Preventive Maintenance Changing cartridge Cleaning nozzle Head alignment Head cleaning Bus Architecture Bus Architecture ISA MCA VESA PCI

AGP

32

64

BITS

BITS

2X

4X

8X Pro

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USB AMR Slots CNR Slots Basic compatibility guidelines PCI EXPRESS MINI PCI Processors Processor types RISC CISC

Voltage VRMs Speed (Actual vs. Advertised) Cache level I, II, III Popular CPU chips (Pentium class compatible) Core to duo, Dual core, Quad core specification PR-rating Sockets/Slots Slot 1 Slot 2 Socket A Socket 7 Socket 8 Socket 370 Socket 423 Socket 478 Motherboard ATX Components Communication ports Serial USB Parallel

IEEE1394/Firewire

Infra Red Processor Slots/Sockets Latest Intel Chipset Desktop Boards like-Intel 3 series, 4series and 5 series information SMPS Linear Vs Switch Mode Power supply Working Principal of SMPS AT and ATX Power Specification Pin Description Identification of Different parts/Sections Trouble Shooting Output Voltage checking Power on SMPS when not connected to the Motherboard Monitor (VDU) Block diagram of CRT and discussion on Inner coating of CRT Identification of Different Functional Block Pixel, Colour Triad, Resolution, Aspect Ratio, Interlacing, Raster Scanning, Vector scanning, Shadow mask, Video bandwidth, Sync, Multisync, Horizontal scanning and Vertical Scanning, Frame. Display adapter unit. Troubleshooting of Monitor Vertical and horizontal size setting Recall Default Setting Degaussing Color Patch Screen and Focus Control Signal Cable Problem LCD and TFT monitor concept

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Identify the basic procedures for adding and removing of system modules Motherboard, Storage device, FDD, HDD, CD/CDRW, DVD/DVDRW, Tape drive, Removable storage, Power supply, AC adapter, AT/ATX, Cooling systems, Fans, Heat sinks, Liquid cooling, Processor /CPU, Memory, Display device, Input devices, Keyboard, Mouse/pointer devices, Touch screen, Adapters, IEEE 1394/Firewire, PCMCIA/Mini PCI Adapters, Network Interface Card (NIC), Sound card, Video card, Modem, SCSI, IEEE 1394/Firewire, USB, Wireless Adapter/controller & Antennae Assembling of computer Steps of Assembling Desktop PC Planning the configuration Procuring Essential Components and accessories Carrying out the Process of Assembling Precautions

Group B: Operating System Technologies (75 periods) [ Marks 50]

Concept of Operating System: CUI & GUI, Single-user OS, Multi-user OS Windows 9x installation: Identify the procedure of installing, Verify Hardware compatibility and minimum requirement, Determine OS installation option Installation type, File system types, Run appropriate setup utility, Setup Installation methods, Bootable CD, Bootable floppy Driver Installation: Device driver configuration, Load default drivers, Loading and configuring Display and Sound Card Windows 98 System files and boot process :Win 9x—specific files , IO.SYS, MSDOS.SYS, AUTOEXEC.BAT, COMMAND .COM, CONFIG.SYS, HIMEM.SYS, EMM386.EXE , WIN.COM, SYSTEM.INI, WIN.INI, Registry data files, SYSTEM.DAT, USER.DAT, Windows 98 boot process Installation of Windows 2003 Server:Identify the steps of up gradation from lower version to upper version or service packs or patches, Available upgrade paths, Winnt vs. Winnt32, Application compatibility, Application of OS Service pack and patches and updates, Installation of additional windows components, Verify hardware compatibility and minimum requirement, Determine the OS installation option, Installation type, File System type, Dual boot support, Disk preparation order , Run the appropriate setup utility, Setup/WinNT, Installation methods, Bootable CD, Boot floppy, Start the installation, Load default drivers Installation of Windows XP: Verify the hardware compatibility and minimum requirement, Determine OS installation option, Installation type, File system type Dual boot support, Disk preparation order, Run the appropriate setup utility, Setup/Winnt Installation methods, Bootable CD, Boot floppy, Start the installation, Load default drivers Identify the major Desktop components and interfaces - their functions: Differentiate the characteristics of Windows 9x,Win2k and Windows XP, Major OS components Registry, Virtual memory, File systems, Major OS interfaces Windows Explorer, My Computer Control Panel Computer Management Console (idea) Accessories / System tools Taskbar / Systray Command Line Network Neighborhood / My Network Places Start Menu Device manager Identify the major OS utilities, their purpose, location and available switches Device Manager System Monitor Msconfig.exe System Management Tools (cont.) REGEDIT .EXE

REGEDIT32.EXE

SYSEDIT.EXE SCANREG Dr. Watson Event viewer Task Manager Windows Explorer Windows 2003 Basic system boot sequence, boot methods and creation of ERD Boot sequence

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

Files require to boot- BOOT.INI, NTLDR, NTDETECT .COM, NTBOOTDD.SYS, NTUSER.DAT Boot steps of Windows 2000 Server Alternative boot methods Using startup disk Safe mode Last known good configuration Command prompt mode Recovery console Boot.ini switches Creating emergency disk with OS Procedure for installing and adding devices and their device drivers Device driver installation PnP and non-PnP installation Install and configure device drivers Install different device drivers Internet updates of device drivers Device driver signing for unsigned drivers Install additional windows components Determination of adequate permissions for installation Internet Technology and Internet Protocols Technologies LAN DSL Cable Dial-up ISDN Wireless Protocols ISP TCP/IP E-Mail (POP, SMTP, IMAP) HTML HTTP FTP DNS Telnet Installing and configuring browser Configuring Proxy setting Configuring Security Setting Configuring Firewall under XP

Application of Internet— Physical Connectivity Internet connection Surfing and Chatting Search Engine, Topic/Content Wise searching through Web File Uploading and downloading process & E-mail Email Client Software: Microsoft Outlook Getting Started With Microsoft Outlook , Customizing Outlook Today Understanding and Exploring the Outlook Components Composing / Sending Email Messages using Outlook Notification of arrival for New Messages in Inbox? Replying and Forwarding Messages in Outlook Setup Email Account in Outlook 2003 Outlook message options, Outlook AutoSignature Feature Deleting Email Messages in Outlook Creating and Renaming Folder in Outlook Move, Copy and Delete Folder in Outlook

Text Book:

Computer Fundamentas P. K. Sinha

Reference Books :

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1. CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-701 & 220-702) By: Michael Meyers Pub: TMG

2. MODERN COMPUTER HARDWARE COURSE By Lotia,M Pub: BPB

Paper II : (Theoretical- 50, Practical- 50)

Group A : PC Maintenance & Trouble-shooting (Theory) (75 periods) [ Marks 50 ]

Open source Software Optimizing the operating system Virtual memory management Files and Buffers Caches Temporary file management Diagnosing and trouble shooting of startup common error codes Startup messages Error in config.sys line xx Himem.sys missing or corrupt Devices or services have failed to start Common error codes Invalid boot disk Inaccessible boot devices Missing NTLDR Bad or missing command interpreter Device not found in system.ini or win.ini or registry Event log is full Failure to start GUI Windows Protection error Registry corruption User defined settings cause improper startup Recovery utilities Recovering deleted files using recovery software Preventive maintenance and measures Liquid cleaning compounds Non-static compounds Non-static vacuums Cleaning monitors Cleaning Removable Media Hard Disk Maintenance Verifying UPS ESD-precautions and procedure Internet and Modem Configuration Internet Roadmap Introduction to Internet Difference between Internet and a Local Network Necessity of Internet Internet Addressing and Domain Naming System (DNS) Protocol: HTTP, FTP, WWW, TELNET, ARCHIE, and GOPHER Getting connected to the Internet Concept of Modem, Communication software, Internet Account, Client Program/Browser, Web Server Setting up an Internet connection Domain Naming System And DNS Server Theory of Modem Practical on modem installation and Internet Connectivity VIRUS & ANTIVIRUS Concept Of Computer Virus Different type of Viruses Virus definition files Combating Computer Virus Installation and use of Antivirus Software Web update of anti virus software Creation of rescue disk and its use

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

Recovery process of a virus affected hard disk using Antivirus installed in another Hard disk Installation of Application Software Application Packages—MS Office Multimedia Packages—Flash DTP Packages – CorelDraw Installation, use and working of Different utility software’s Norton system works Norton Ghost Norton Disk Doctor Tweaking windows registry Tips and tricks Backup and restore Concept of RAID Different type of backup Using MS Backup Other Methods of Backup File Extraction

Text Book :

CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-701 & 220-702) By: Michael Meyers Pub: TMG

Reference Books:

1. Trouble Shooting Microsoft Windows, PHI/MSP

2. Computer Fundamentas P. K. Sinha

Group B : Hardware Lab (Practical) [ Marks 50 ]

Note book : 10 marks Presentation : 30 marks Viva : 10 marks

Opening, Component identification & troubleshooting of the followings:

Mouse Keyboard Floppy Disk Drive Floppy Disk Hard disk drive CDROM Drive BIOS and Boot process CMOS Processors Motherboard Assembling of PC Operating System: Installation type, File system types, Run appropriate setup utility, Setup Installation methods (Windows and Linux) Driver Installation: Device driver configuration, Load default drivers, Loading and configuring Display and Sound Card Registry, Virtual memory, File systems, Major OS interfaces Computer Management Console (idea) Accessories / System tools Device manager Device Manager System Monitor Windows Explorer Windows 2003 Basic system boot sequence, boot methods and creation of ERD Device driver installation Install and configure device drivers Install different device drivers Internet updates of device drivers Install additional windows components Practice on LAN Technology and Internet Protocols Internet connection

Configuring Email Client Software: Microsoft Outlook Recovery utilities Cleaning monitors Hard Disk Maintenance Internet Roadmap Introduction to Internet Practical on modem installation and Internet Connectivity Practical on VIRUS & ANTIVIRUS Updating Virus definition files Installation of Application Software Norton system works Norton Disk Doctor File Extraction

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

Paper III : Theoretical 100 marks

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Part II

Group A: Advanced OS Concept (50 periods) [ 35 marks ]

Installation Methods Attended Installations Automating Installations Creating Unattended Installation Files Upgrading and Troubleshooting

Administering Resources Sharing Files NTFS Permissions Managing File Resources Administering Printers

Configuring Hardware Installing Hardware Media Devices Input and Output Devices Other Devices

Optimizing the System Driver Signing and Hardware Profiles Scheduling and Offline Profiles Optimizing Performance Optimizing Disks, Network, and Applications Recovering from Disaster

Configuring the Desktop Configuring User Profiles Configuring and Securing the Desktop Installing and Configuring Applications Fax and Internet Options

Networking the System Networking Models Networking Basics Configuring TCP/IP Troubleshooting TCP/IP Name Resolution Connecting to Resources IIS and Remote Desktop

Securing the System Managing Users Creating User Accounts Managing Groups User Rights and Policies Security Events Security Templates and File Encryption

Group B: Managing and Maintaining Windows Server & Network Infrastructure (100 periods) [ 65 marks ]

Overview of Windows Server 2003 New Active Directory features New file and print services features

Revised IIS architecture New clustering and load balancing features New networking and communications features New security features New storage management features New terminal services features New media services XML web services The Windows 2003 Server family Licensing Windows 2003 Server Activating Windows 2003 Server Installing Windows 2003 Server Upgrading to Windows 2003 Server

Managing Physical and Logical Disks Understanding disk terminology and concepts Managing disks with the MMC Managing disks with command-line utilities Managing basic disks Managing dynamic disks Understanding disk fragmentation Using the disk defragmenter Understanding disk quotas Enabling and configuring disk quotas Implementing RAID Solutions Understanding remote storage Installing and configuring remote storage Administering remote storage Troubleshooting disks and volumes

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Configuring, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Server Hardware Understanding Server Hardware Understanding Device Drivers Configuring Driver Signing Options Understanding Windows File Protection Understanding the System File Checker Understanding File Signature Verification Using the New Hardware Wizard Using Device Manager Device Installation and Configuration Best Practices Monitoring Server Hardware Monitoring Server Hardware with Command-Line Utilities Using the Performance Console Hardware Monitoring Best Practices Troubleshooting Hardware Devices Diagnosing and Resolving Startup Issues Hardware Troubleshooting Best Practices

Managing User, Group, and Computer Accounts Understanding Security Objects Understanding Management Tools Understanding Command-Line Management Tools Managing User Accounts Managing User Accounts with Command-Line Utilities Troubleshooting User Accounts Understanding Group Accounts Creating Group Accounts Managing Group Accounts with Command-Line Utilities Managing Group Accounts Group Membership Management Best Practices Creating and Managing Computer Accounts Managing Computer Accounts with Command-Line Utilities Creating a Replica Domain Controller

Creating a Domain Controller for a New Forest Creating a Domain Controller for a New Child Domain Creating a Domain Controller for a New Domain Tree Assigning Domain Controller Operations Master Roles Troubleshooting Computer Accounts

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Managing Access to Resources Understanding Access Control Assigning NTFS Permissions Denying NTFS Permissions Using NTFS Special Permissions Copying or Moving Files and Folders Using Shared-Folder Permissions Understanding the Interaction of Share Permissions and NTFS Permissions Using Shared Folders in Active Directory Understanding Permission Inheritance Understanding User Rights Using Group Policy to Set User Rights Troubleshooting Access Problems Managing Access with Command-Line Utilities Understanding Disk Encryption Understanding EFS Architecture Encrypting Files and Folders EFS Best Practices Understanding Public Key Infrastructure Installing and Using Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services

Configuring Terminal Services Understanding Windows Terminal Services Understanding Terminal Services Components Configuring Remote Desktop for Administration Planning Remote Desktop Security Understanding Remote Assistance Configuring Remote Assistance Configuring Windows Messenger Planning Remote Assistance Security Installing and Configuring the Terminal Server Role Installing Terminal Server Licensing Installing the Remote Desktop Connection Utility Configuring the Remote Desktop Connection Utility Installing the Remote Desktops MMC Snap-In Installing the Remote Desktop Web Connection Utility

Managing and Troubleshooting Terminal Services Using Remote Assistance as a Novice Using Remote Assistance as an Expert Completing a Remote Assistance Connection Managing Remote Assistance Invitations Using the Remote Desktop Connection Utility Using the Terminal Services Manager Using the Terminal Services Configuration Tool Managing Terminal Services Server Settings Managing Terminal Services Sessions at the User Level Controlling Terminal Services with Group Policy Using Terminal-Services Command-Line Tools Configuring Terminal Server in Application Server Mode Troubleshooting Terminal-Services

Using Server Management Tools Understanding Management Tools Understanding Remote Assistance and Administration Using Computer Management to Manage a Remote Computer Using Emergency Management Services

Configuring Printers Managing Printers and Print Queues Managing Printers with Command-Line Tools Configuring Services Managing Services Managing Services with Command-Line Tools Using Server Management Wizards

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Managing Web Servers with IIS 6.0 Preparing to Install IIS 6.0 Installing and Configuring IIS 6.0 New Features of IIS 6.0 Setting Up Web Sites with IIS Manager Administering Web Sites with IIS 6.0 Managing IIS 6.0 Security Troubleshooting IIS 6.0 Creating and Managing Web Sites with Command-Line Utilities Creating Virtual Directories with Command-Line Utilities Administering FTP Sites with Command-Line Utilities Creating Virtual Directories for FTP Sites with Command-Line Utilities Creating IIS Backups with Command-Line Utilities Managing IIS 6.0 Configuration Settings with Command-Line Utilities

Monitoring Performance and Security Using Task Manager Using System Monitor Using Performance Logs and Alerts Using Command-Line Tools Monitoring Memory Objects Monitoring Network Objects Monitoring Process Objects Monitoring Disk Objects Auditing Security Events Enabling Object Auditing Working with Audit Policy Settings Using Event Viewer Managing Event Logs Troubleshooting Event Logs Managing Events with Command-Line Tools Monitoring Shutdown Events Tracking Shutdown Events

Planning Disaster Recovery Understanding Disaster Recovery Developing a Business Continuity Plan Assessing Threats Evaluating Assets Creating an Incident Response Team Using Disaster Recovery Best Practices Creating a Backup Plan Understanding Backup Concepts Choosing Backup Media Managing Backup Media

Implementing Disaster Recovery Using Emergency Management Services Backing Up Data Files Setting Backup Options Backing Up System State Options Configuring Security for Backup Operations Delegating Authority to Perform Backups via Group Policy Verifying Successful Completion of Backup Jobs Managing Backup Media

Restoring Data from a Backup Scheduling Backup Jobs Performing Backups with Command-Line Utilities Creating a System Recovery Plan Restoring Active Directory Creating an Automated System Recovery Set Installing and Using the Recovery Console Using Windows Startup Options Creating Volume Shadow Copies Restoring Data from within Volume Shadow Copies Recovering from Server Hardware Failure

TCP/IP Protocol OSI networking model: physical and data link layers Network and transport layers Session, presentation, and application layers Microsoft networking model Protocol suite network interface layer Protocol suite internet layer Protocol suite host-to-host transport layer Protocol suite application layer

IP Addressing and Routing IP addresses and binary conversions Network ID and host ID Classes Subnetting and subnet masking Custom subnet masks Public and private IP addresses IP routing name resolution IP routing tables ARP, RARP Static and dynamic IP routers Routing utilities and example network

Classless Subnet Masking and Client Address Configuration Classless subnet masking Subnetting Class B networks Subnetting Class C networks Example classless subnetting Supernetting a Class C network The Windows XP/2000 routing table Windows XP/2000 routing table entries The Windows 2003 routing table Disabling automatic metric calculation Adding and removing routing table entries Assigning static IP addresses Assigning dynamic IP addresses and APIPA

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCP leases The DHCP lease process Lease renewal Installing the DHCP service Configuring scopes Configuring server and scope options Configuring user and vendor class options Configuring reservations and BOOTP tables Superscopes Multicast scopes IP address allocation

Integrating and Troubleshooting DHCP

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Configuring the DHCP relay agent DHCP server and Dynamic DNS DHCP and Routing and Remote Access DHCP and Active Directory Automatic private IP addressing User Classes & Vendor Classes Managing the DHCP server database Server statistics and administration Monitoring DHCP Data sniffing and audit log Log files and client-side troubleshooting

Windows Internet Name Server (WINS) Overview of WINS Installing the WINS server Creating replication partners Configuring pull replication Configuring push replication Managing WINS records Creating static records State and expiration fields Record reconciliation and integrity Database consistency Database size and advanced options WINS database backup Ntbackup and database restores

WINS Client and Interoperability and NetBIOS Configuring the WINS client WINS and DHCP WINS and DNS WINS and RRAS or Active Directory WINS and Browser service or Win9x/NT clients WINS System Monitor Objects Troubleshooting WINS Clients Troubleshooting WINS servers NetBIOS name resolution Name registration and resolution NetBIOS terminology NetBIOS node types The LMHOSTS file

Domain Naming System Concepts DNS overview Name conventions and resolution The DNS namespace Basic DNS concepts Zones and records Adding records and zone transfers Host name resolution Server roles and testing Adding zones Dynamic DNS servers Stale records and extensions AD integrated DNS zones

The DNS Server Installing the configuring the DNS server Configuring forward lookup zones Adding DNS database records Configuring reverse lookup zones Configuring your DNS server Configuring your DNS zones

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Configuring DNS clients Resolving DNS queries Integrating the DNS server with DHCP DNSUpdateProxy group security WINS and DNS Integrating the DNS server with BIND Monitoring the server with DNS console Monitoring the server with System Monitor Monitoring the server with Network Monitor Troubleshooting the DNS server

Routing and Remote Access Service VPN Services Remote access concepts Enabling remote access VPN server network structure VPN server infrastructure PPP authentication process, PAP and SPAP Authentication protocols CHAP, MS-CHAP, and EAP VPN tunneling protocols Configuring the VPN server Configuring the VPN server for remote access Configuring the VPN remote access clients VPN gateway infrastructure Demand-dial connections and IP addressing support Creating gateways and static packet filters VPN gateway configuration Troubleshooting VPN services

Reference Text Book:

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

1. MCSE 4 in 1 Study System – Brianculp - Dreamtech Press

2. MCSE Training Kit (Exam 70-270): Windows® XP Professional by Microsoft Corporation

3. Windows Server 2003 Environment, Management & Maintenance (BPB-Sybex)

4. Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure, Implementation, Management & Maintenance (BPB-Sybex)

5. Introducing to Linux : A Beginners Guide Machtelt Garrels

Paper IV : (Theoretical- 50, Practical- 50)

Group A : Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server ( 75 periods ) [ Marks 50 ]

Introduction to Mail Server Overview of Exchange Server 2003 Preparing a new Exchange environment Installation Unattended installation Installation in a clustered environment Post-installation configuration Upgrading from Exchange Server 2000 Establishing coexistence Migration wizards Migration from other messaging systems

Managing Exchange Recipient Objects Understanding Exchange recipients Creating new users Mailbox-enabling users Deleting and moving mailboxes Modifying email addresses Hiding and reconnecting mailboxes Configuring mailbox storage limits Configuring permission Managing contacts Managing groups Creating query-based distribution groups

Using expansion servers

Managing Address Lists and Policies Understanding Exchange address lists Creating global address lists Creating custom address lists Creating offline address lists Hiding address lists Forcing address lists Setting mailbox store policies Setting public folder store and server policies Setting recipient policies Managing system policies Managing recipient policies

Managing the Exchange Organization Understanding public folders Permissions, replication, and referrals Creating public folders Managing replication and referral Managing full-text indexing Troubleshooting public folders Understanding virtual servers Managing virtual servers Limiting inbound connections Managing SMTP relay settings Front-end/back-end arrangements

Managing Computers and Performance Understanding clustering Cluster models Creating a cluster Planning Exchange backups Performing Exchange backups Understanding restoration strategies Restoring Exchange data Removing Exchange servers Understanding client connectivity Using monitoring tools Using system monitor Managing data storage

Security and Troubleshooting Managing connectivity across firewalls Managing audit settings Managing permissions Understanding encryption and digital signatures Managing encryption and digital signatures Detecting security threats Troubleshooting mail queues Troubleshooting DNS issues Troubleshooting Active Directory issues Troubleshooting networking issues

Reference Text Book:

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

1. Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 – Danholme – Microsoft Press

2. Exchange Server 2003, Implementation and Management (BPB-Sybex)

Group B (Practical) : Networking Lab [ Marks 50 ]

Note book : 10 marks Presentation : 30 marks Viva : 10 marks

Installation Methods Administering Resources Configuring Hardware Optimizing the System Configuring the Desktop Networking the System Securing the System Licensing Windows 2003 Server Activating Windows 2003 Server Installing Windows 2003 Server Upgrading to Windows 2003 Server Managing Physical and Logical Disks Configuring, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Server Hardware Managing User, Group, and Computer Accounts Managing Access to Resources Configuring Terminal Services Managing and Troubleshooting Terminal Services Using Server Management Tools Managing Web Servers with IIS 6.0 Monitoring Performance and Security Planning Disaster Recovery Implementing Disaster Recovery TCP/IP Protocol IP Addressing and Routing Classless Subnet Masking and Client Address Configuration Installing the DHCP service Configuring scopes Configuring server and scope options Configuring user and vendor class options Configuring reservations and BOOTP tables Integrating and Troubleshooting DHCP Configuring the WINS server WINS database backup Ntbackup and database restoration Configuring the WINS client Installing the configuring the DNS server Routing and Remote Access Service VPN Services Configuring & Managing Mail Server Managing Exchange Recipient Objects Managing Address Lists and Policies Managing the Exchange Organization Managing Computers and Performance Security and Troubleshooting

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Paper V (Theoretical): 100 Marks

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Part – III

Group A: Network Routing, Switching & WAN Technologies (period 100} [ Marks 50 ]

Introduction Overview of Networking, Advantage of Network, Types of network, Network Models OSI Model Physical Layer, Data Link Layer, Network Layer, Transport Layer, Session Layer, Presentation Layer, Application Layer The DOD Model The Process/Application Layer, The Host-to-host Layer, The Internet Layer, The Network Access Layer IP Addressing – Fundamentals The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme Class A Addressing Class B Addressing Class C Addressing Class D And Class E The Private IP Addresses

IP Addressing & Sub Netting Subnet Masking With Class C Subnet Masking With Class B Subnet Masking With Class A Design an IP addressing scheme to support Classless and Class full Private addressing requirement TCP/IP Protocols

Overview of a Sample TCP/IP Network, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), User Data gram Protocol (UDP), Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), FTP and TFTP

TCP/IP Protocols: TCP and UDP, IP, Application Layer Protocols, DHCP, SNMP

Different Network Protocols and their Comparisons, IPX/SPX, The IPX Header Properties, SPX and NCP, Data Link Layer Encapsulation. NetBEUI, NetBIOS Naming, The NetBEUI Frame AppleTalk, The AppleTalk Address, Protocols in the AppleTalk Suite Local Area Network: Ethernet, Ethernet Cabling, The Ethernet MAC Sub Layer Protocol, Ethernet Performance,

Traditional Ethernet,

Ethernet, Full-Duplex Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, MAC Sub layer, Physical Layer, Physical Layer Implementation, Gigabit Ethernet, MAC Sub layer, Physical Layer, Physical Layer Implementation, IEEE 802.2: Logical Link Control,

Retrospective on Ethernet, Fiber Optics Used in FDDI, Ethernet at Data Link Layer, Ethernet_II, 802.2, SNAP

Ethernet at Physical Layer: Straight Through Cable, Cross Over Cable, Rolled Over Cable, and Practical of cabling.

Wireless LAN,

Configuring our Wireless Internet work, WAP, Blue tooth technology, AWPP, Mesh and LWAPP

HTTP,

FTP and TFTP, SMTP, POP3, DNS,

MAC Sub layer, Physical Layer, Physical Layer Implementation, Bridged Ethernet, Switched

IEEE 802.3, IEEE

Wireless Topology, IEEE 802.11a/ 802.11b, Wireless Security

Routing Routing Principles Distance Vector Link State Hybrid Configuring Static Routing Testing and troubleshooting Default Routing Dynamic Routing Protocols Configuring Dynamic Routing with RIP Routing Loops Preventing Mechanisms Max Hop Count Split Horizon Route Poison Hold Down Timer

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

VLSM CIDR Route Summarization Configuring IGRP Configuring EIGRP OSPF Operation Configuring OSPF in Single Area OSPF Operation in Multiple Areas Configuring OSPF in Multiple Areas Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Why do we need IPv6? The Benefits and uses of IPv6 IPv6 Addressing and Expressions Address Type Special Address How IPv6 Works in an Internetwork Autoconfiguration Configuring Cisco Routers with IPv6

ICMPv6

DHCPv6

IPv6 Routing Protocols RIPng

EIGRPv6

OSPFv6

Migrating to IPv6 Dual Stacking 6to4 Tunneling NAT-PT Configuring IPv6 on Our Internetwork Configuring RIPng Configuring OSPFv3 Monitoring Cisco Internetwork Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) Telnet Describe the Enterprise Composite Model and its Performance & Scalability Layer 1, 2 & 3 technologies used in Switched Network Explain the role of switches in the Enterprise Composite Model Monitoring Cisco Switched network Function of Switching Database Management (CAM & TCAM) within Catalyst Switches Explain Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Identify the specific types of Cisco Route switch processor and implementation details Catalyst Switch 1900 configuration Catalyst Switch 2950 configuration Features and Operations of VLAN Features of VTP Describe how VTP Version 1 & 2 Operate VTP Domains VTP Modes VTP Advertisements and Pruning VLAN Configuration with 1900 Series Switch VLAN Configuration With 2900 Series Switch List and describe the operation of Key components required to implement Inter – VLAN VLAN Trunking Troubleshooting common VLAN Problems Identify Inter VLAN Routing Performance & Scalability issues and Propose solutions Network Address Translation Understanding and Configuring NAT Practice of NAT Configuration With Simulator WAN Technologies Synchronous Dial-in, Frame Relay, ISDN, Cable Modem, DSL, Leased Line, VSAT, PSTN, Structure and Operation of VPN, Explain the operation of Remote Access Control Method. WAN Protocols HDLC, PPP, SLIP, ATM, PPP Authentication and Encapsulation Method, Configuring PPP ISDN Protocols and Design

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

ISDN Channels: PRI, BRI, ISDN Protocols, ISDN Function Groups and Reference Points ISDN Components, Typical ISDN Configurations , PAP and CHAP , Multilink PPP , Dial-on-Demand Routing. Frame Relay Protocols, Virtual Circuits, LMI and Encapsulation Types, DLCI Addressing Details Network Layer Concerns with Frame Relay, Frame Relay Configuration Fully Meshed Network with One IP Subnet/IPX Network Partially-Meshed Network with One IP Subnet/IPX Network Per VC Partially Meshed Network with Some Fully Meshed Parts Frame Relay Verification, Frame Relay Configuration, Frame Relay Configuration Dissection

Text Book :

Computer Networks, Tannenbaum, PHI

Reference Books :

1. Data Communication & Networking, Forouzan, TMH

2. Data & Computer Communications, Stallings,PHI

3. Communication Networks, Walrand, TMH

4. Computer Communication Networks, Shanmugam & Rajeev, ISTE/EXCEL

5. Data Communications, Prakash C. Gupta, PHI

6. Computer Networking, Tittel, Schaum Outline Series, TMH

7. Data & Network Communications, Miller, VIKAS

8. Data Communication & Network, Dr. Prasad, Wiley Dreamtech

9. Computer network Theory, Prasad, Scitech

10. TCP/IP Network Administration, Hunt, SPD/O’REILLY

Group B: Router Configuration and Security (Period 50) [ Marks 35 ]

Introduction to Cisco Devices Different Series of Cisco Routers Different Series of Cisco Switches Cisco Three Layer Hierarchical Model The Core Layer The Distribution Layer The Access Layer Design or modify simple LAN using Cisco Products Demonstrate the Mathematical skills required to work seamlessly with Integer, Decimal, Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers and Simple Binary Logic Cisco Router’s Basic Components & SDM Introduction to Cisco IOS Cisco IOS Booting Procedure Basic configuration of Cisco IOS Cisco IOS Advanced configuration including Passwords and Telnet Cisco Security Device Manager (SDM) Installing SDM on Your Computer Using SDM for Backup/Restore and Edit Using SDM to Telnet into Your Router Configuring VPN using SDM Using the SDM to Manage the Flash Memory Config-Register Password Recovery Verifying Config-Register With “Show Version” Command Managing Cisco Internetwork Back up, Restore and Up gradation of Cisco IOS IP Name resolution with DNS Understanding Access List(ACL) Security Developing Access List to meet user requirement Types of ACL Configuring Standard ACL Configuring Extended ACL Configuring Named ACL

Reference Text Book:

1. CCNA Study Guide – Richard Deal, TMG

2. CCNA by Todd Lammle (BPB-Sybex)

Paper VI (Theoretical): 100 Marks

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

Group A: Linux Server Administration (Periods 150) [ Marks 100 ]

Introduction to LINUX Brief History of Linux and Unix The GNU Project and Free Software foundation The GNU General Public License Linux Kernel, Red Hat Linux Linux Resources - Linux Information, Linux Distributors, Linux News Group; Difference between Linux and other Operating Systems Linux shell, Linux Kernel Using the Linux command line

The basic Linux commands pwd, mkdir, cd, cp, mv, rm, rmdir, less, more, cat,man, ls, who, whoami Head, tail,touch, diff, comm, cmp, sort, cut, grep, pipe, chmod, chown, chgrp Using important redirection operator, < file, >file, >>file, >&2, 2>file, 2>&1, x|y Using regular expressions - *, ?, [abc…],[!abc…] Vi Editor Linux system administration Linux Booting Procedure Understanding /etc/inittab Understanding Boot Loader (Grub) Single user mode Boot loader protection Understanding Disk partition Post installation Hard disk partitioning Mounting and Unmounting file system Formating partition Understanding /etc/fstab Backing up & Restoring files and Directories using Tar Red hat Package Manager (RPM) and YUM Client Software RAID concept & practical LVM concept & practical ACL Concept & Practical User & Group Quota Concept & Practical Networking in Linux Configure Linux Network system-config-network Dynamic ip addressing Static ip addressing Virtual ip addressing Network Server Management Installing and Configuring NFS server Installing and Configuring Samba server Installing and Configuring ftp server using vsftpd Installing and Configuring Web server using apache Installing and Configuring Proxy server using Squid Installing and Configuring DHCP server Installing and Configuring DNS server Advance Server Management Red hat Package Manager (RPM) and YUM Server NTFS Mounting, Multimedia Features Printer Server Bluetooth SELinux Virtualisation

Text Book :

LINUX: The Complete Reference, Petersen, TMH

Reference Book:

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking

1. Linux Administration : A Beginner’s Guide, Shah, TMH

2. Guide to LINUX installations & administration, Wealls,VIKAS

3. Red Hat LINUX-Administrator’s Guide,Cox, PHI

4. LINUX Network Administrator’s Guide, Kirch,SPD/O’REILLY

5. Essentials System Administration, Frisch,SPD/O’REILLY

6. Installing & administering LINUX, Linda, McKinnon, Wiley Dreamtech

Paper VII (Practical): 100 Marks

Group A: Routing Lab [ Marks 50 ]

Note book : 10 marks Presentation : 30 marks Viva : 10 marks

Managing Cisco Devices Different Series of Cisco Routers Different Series of Cisco Switches Cisco Three Layer Hierarchical Model The Core Layer The Distribution Layer The Access Layer Design or modify simple LAN using Cisco Products Demonstrate the Mathematical skills required to work seamlessly with Integer, Decimal, Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers and Simple Binary Logic Practising with Cisco Router’s Basic Components & SDM Introduction to Cisco IOS Cisco IOS Booting Procedure Basic configuration of Cisco IOS Cisco IOS Advanced configuration including Passwords and Telnet Cisco Security Device Manager (SDM) Installing SDM on Your Computer Using SDM for Backup/Restore and Edit Using SDM to Telnet into Your Router Configuring VPN using SDM Using the SDM to Manage the Flash Memory Config-Register Password Recovery Verifying Config-Register With “Show Version” Command Managing Cisco Internetwork Back up, Restore and Up gradation of Cisco IOS IP Name resolution with DNS Implementing Access List(ACL) Security Developing Access List to meet user requirement Types of ACL Configuring Standard ACL Configuring Extended ACL Configuring Named ACL

Group B: Linux Lab

Note book : 10 marks Presentation : 30 marks Viva : 10 marks

[ Marks 50 ]

Using the Linux command line The basic Linux commands Linux system administration Networking in Linux Installing and Configuring NFS server Installing and Configuring Samba server Installing and Configuring ftp server using vsftpd Installing and Configuring Web server using apache Installing and Configuring Proxy server using Squid Installing and Configuring DHCP server Installing and Configuring DNS server Advance Server Management Red hat Package Manager (RPM) and YUM Server NTFS Mounting, Multimedia Features Printer Server Bluetooth SELinux Virtualisation

Paper VIII (Practical): 100 Marks

Project

Work : [40] Report : [20] Presentation : [10] Viva : [30]

Syllabus of B.Sc. (H) Hardware & Networking