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GroupT42D15S/Business Information Technology (Tornio)
Study unitT402D15 Servers and Networks, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
UnitMinerva (Kauppakatu 58) Tornio
Time of implementationAutumn2/2015-2016
Responsible teacherKivikoski Mikko
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates25.10.2015 - 31.12.2015
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2015 - 30.09.2015
Implementation method
Virtuality 2 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Students learn basic concepts of data communication and networks; topologies, protocols, cabling, devices and components, and network services. The students learn how to install, configure and operate a Server Operating System. Topics are: operating system selection, server roles, installation, updating, troubleshooting, hardware and application management, services configuration, storage and file system management, networking, system maintenance.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Pedagogical practices in the course include student ownership and active, activities of searching, sharing and elaborating knowledge, conducting tasks and critical reflection on own activity. The teacher role in the course is delivering knowledge as well as organizing, assessing and guiding students.


All learning materials and relevant literatures are available in the moodle learning environment for the course.

  1. Define the basic elements of data communication system
  2. Basics of data transmission medium and mode
  3. Communication Protocols
  4. Network topology
  5. The concept of routing and congestions
  6. Introdcution to client-server architecture
  7. Installing, configuring and operating a server operating system (Windows Server 2012)
  8. Server Operating System selection process
  9. Basics of Windows Server 2012 (Server Roles, Configuration and Maintenance, Network Settings)
  10. Basics of Active Directory Services (Domain, User, Groups and resource managment, Organization Units, Group Scope and type, Task Scheduler, Backup and File Management)

The formative assessment model is applied in this course that is students are monitored during the learning process to make sure they are not struggling with the teaching methods and settings used.

  Assignment, including group work and presentation (60%)
  Exam (40%)

Students are required to pass both parts separately in order to pass this course.