Directory services:Directory services is asoftware system that organises directory information in order to unify networkresources.
It further provides a transparencyto protocols and network topologies. Account management:Provides uniform access,manages and develops user’s access to computing resources all the user had todo is remember a single username and password. This will benefit Hopwood hallas the users can search the directory and access the central and departmentalfile servers, application and printers across the campus network. It also makessure the IT security is in good strength. Authentication management:Authentication management isthe process of updating passwords and managing other types of authenticatorslike password and personal questions.
This can benefit Hopwood hallas users can change their password in a school network then it willautomatically result in changing over used sites on the school sites password. Active directory: Active directory is adirectory service. It is built-in most server operating systems.
It is incharge for authenticating and authorizing of all users and computers in thenetwork and putting up security policies for all computers within the networkas well as installing or updating software. This will benefit Hopwood hallas it will allow users and computer to be safer/more secure. DNS:DNS stands for Domain NameSystem and consists of a network of servers that map Internet domain names. Itperforms forensic examination of name and email servers, authenticates andfinds domains.This will benefit Hopwood hallas it will keep an eye out on email, monitor web and connectivity and checks onany mistrustful activity. Telecommunication:Tele communications is avariety of technologies that send information over varied distances. Mobiles,telephones, VoIP are all telecommunication technologies. There are othertelecommunications like radio and television.
E-mail:An email allows you tocommunicate with anyone in the world as long as they an internet connection andhave an email account. Many popular email websites are Hotmail and G-mail boththese allow you to send messages as well as documents as attachments. This will benefit Hopwood hallas they can email over users and emaildocuments to anyone need be, for example teachers. IRC (Internet relay chat):Internet Relay Chat (IRC) isonline instant communication chat which is done over the Internet.
This can benefit Hopwood hallas users can join conversations and send messages to it, which shows to all theothers users communicating in the same conversation. Discussions boards:A discussions board isbasically a website where a particular topic is presented and then people candiscuss any questions and submit their own ideas. An example of this is Yahooanswers where someone will put out a question so that any person for searchesfor something similar will be able to answer the question or submit theirviews. This can benefit Hopwood hallas it will allow student to student, student to teacher or teacher to teacher discussionsabout anything need be, for example students could talk about coming coursework’s,talk to teachers about deadlines or anything thinkable. Remote access:The basic job of remotedesktop is it allows a user to enter into another computer on the user’snetwork. It allows to access data and applications using the Remote DesktopProtocol (RDP). An example of this is if a teacher wants to plan a lesson butthey saved a file on their user area at school they will be able to log ontothat school network without physically being at the school which is a majoradvantage. VOIP: VOIP is a way of communicatingthrough the internet to over technological devices over IP.
This will benefit Hopwood hallas it allows people to talk to one another long-distance and around the worldwithout having to pay long distance or international phone charges.An example of VOIP is: IP Phone – Ethernet – Router –Internet – VOIP File servers:File servers is a computerattached to the network which provides a location for disk access. This will benefit Hopwood hallas it allow users to be able to store files on a network for other usersconnected to be able to log on and access these files, however only certainusers would have permission to be able to move or edit them. File transfer:File transfer is the processof moving files from a computer to another device over a network or internetconnection.
This will benefit Hopwood hallas It allows users to transfer files between different users locally andremote. File Sharing: File sharing is the sharing ofcomputer data or space within a network, this including documents, graphics,computer programs and eBooks. File sharing can be done using different methods,the most common ones are file storage, distribution and transmission.