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     Sydney Region
Computer Coordinator Days
      Term 2, 2004
                Why Document?

   Documentation can be a valuable resource
       Memory aid
       An aid to troubleshooting
       new staff
       Aid to contractors/consultants/ other support
        personnel
       Aid for disaster recovery
              What to document?

   Contacts
       Computer Coordinator details
       Network / Technical Support
          Contractors
          TA

          Cabling Contractor
              What to document?

   Passwords (Admin / Support)
       Servers
       Workstations (local administrator)
       Other devices
           Switches, photocopiers, printers, access
            points


       Ensure a copy of passwords are left with
        Principal.
              What to document?

   Network Topology
       Cabling Paths
       Cable types
         Cat 5/5e/6
         Fibre – Multimode, single mode

       Warranty and certification
           Who, Duration
       Campus/Building Distributors
                                                                    C Block                         6 Core Multimode
                                                                                                          Fibre
Admin Block                                                          BD 2
                                                                                                     Cat5 UTP

                                                         BD 1




                                            A
                                                                                                     Demountable

                                                                                                           BD 3
                                            a




                                                                            Campus Distributor
                                                                                 (CD)
                                                                                                 D Block

                                                                 Library
                     Stall width 2500mm.
                     Stall length 5000mm.
  25000mm x 5554mm



                     Stall angle 70deg.
  Strip Dimensions




                                            8




                                                                (B Block)
                                            No. Stalls
                                                       6 Core MM Fibre
                                    BD 2
                          C Block
        BD1                                            Cat 5 UTP
Admin
Block                                                        Demountable
(A)




                                                             D Block
              Library
              (Block B)




                                    Drawn in MS Word
A17,18          A19,20




                                Windows Server
              Store
                               BD1


           A15,16
Staff Room
          A13,14


         DP           A11,12



    Principal A9,10

                      A7,8
  Copy room

                  A5,6         OASIS Server
         Office



A1,2                  A3,4
                Network Ports
BD   Port   Building   Room      Used          Notes
CD   B1     B          Library   Enquiry
CD   B2     B          Library   Enquiry
CD   B3     B          Library   Enquiry
CD   B4     B          Library   Enquiry
CD   B5     B          Library   Circulation
CD   B6     B          Library
CD   B7     B          Library   Mac 1
CD   B8     B          Library   Mac 2
CD   B9     B          Library   Mac 3
CD   B10    B          Library   Mac 4
CD   B11    B          Library   Mac 5
        What to document?
   Active equipment
     Type
     Location

     Configuration

     Port Assignments
            What to document?

   Distribution Points
       Layout
       Equipment
       Coverage
Fibre Patch panel     6 core MM Fibre from
                      CD
24 Port Patch panel   1-24 Outlets in Block A

HP 2512 Switch        12 Port 10/100 + 1 Gbic
                      Module




Shelf


Power Rail            6 outlet Power Rail

                               Table in Excel / Word
 6 Core Multimode Fibre from CD


24 Port Patch Panel – 12 Loaded
D1-12 – Block D, E1-4 - Demountable



 6 Port Surge Panel

 HP 2524 – 24 Port Switch, 1 100Base Fibre Module



 4 Outlet Power Rail




        Drawn in Powerpoint
                What to document?
   Servers
       Location
       Hardware
       Operating System
       Settings
       File system
       Share points
       Active Directory/NDS Structure
       Users and groups
       Active Services
            DNS, DHCP, RIP, RAS, SLP etc
       Policies and Profiles
Name:           OS:    Locatio   IP          Network Services                       Notes:
                       n:        Addres
                                             DH   DN   Fil   Pri   We   Pro   Oth
                                 s:
                                             CP   S    e     nt    b    xy    er
E.g. Example-   NW6. CD          10.x.y.11   Y    Y    Y           Y
p               1
F_Sample-p      W20    Office    10.16.14              y                      Y     File services
                03               .11                                                to Admin,
                                                                                    SUS, SAV
Gproxy          BSD    CD        10.16.14                          Y    Y
                                 .20
F111111         NW4.   Office    10.16.14                                     Y     OASIS
                11               .16
Mac1            MacO   Library   10.16.14              Y     Y     Y                Supports Macs
                SX               .30
F_Sample-p2     NW6.   CD        10.16.14    Y         Y     Y                      Main Curric
                1                .28                                                Server
F_Somewhere-p2
NW6.1

                 SYS                System Volume




                 Apps               All Server Based Applications


                        Progs                              All Programs


                                               MSOffice XP                          Office XP Admin Point


                                               Office 2000                          Office 2000 Admin Point


                                               Typequick                            Typequick files


                        CDROMS                             All CD Based software


                                               Mission Australia


                                               Encarta


                        Utilities                          All admin utilities


                        Misc                               Miscellaneous programs


                 Data                          All Data


                        Common                             All common files


                        S_Home                             Student Home Directories


                        Staff                              Staff Home Directories


                        Office                             Office files


                        Intranet                           School Intranet


                                               Eduweb                               Eduweb directories
                                     User Groups
Group Name        Members              Rights                Notes
E.g.              All Teaching Staff   RW to Staff
       Staff_gr                           Common
       p                               RW to student
                                          common
                                       RW to S_Home
Staff_grp         All teaching Staff   RW to Staff           NDS
                                          Common
                                       RW to student
                                          common
                                       RW to S_Home
                                       RW to Intranet
Exec_grp          All Exec Staff       RW to Exec folder     NDS
Office_grp        All Office Staff     RW to Office Folder   NDS, AD
                     Network Share Points

                                                                              Rights
Share Name    Server         Directory             Mapping Group/user Group/User Group/User Group/User
Example       F_Example      d:\sample             s:      staff      student
                                                           rw         r
intranet      F_Sample-p2    DATA:Intranet         W:      Staff      student
              (Nw6)                                        rw         r
                             DATA:Intranet\eduweb          Sname
                             \2004\y1\1B\name              rw
staff_notes    F_Sample-p2   DATA:Staff\Notes      N:      Staff      Office     Exec
               (Nw6)                                       r          rw         rw
StudentCouncil F_Sample-p2   DATA:\Student\Council         Scouncil   Staff      Principal
               (Nw6)                                       RW         r          rw
Office         F_Sample-p    E:\Office             O:      Office     Exec
               (Win)                                       RW         RW
Somewhere-p   Domain Policy
                                                 AD / NDS Structure       [ROOT]



                                                                                   P_Somewh
                                                                                      ere
              School          Internet Policy
                                                                                                 Admin


                                Staff
                                                                                                  LAN
                                                                                                                  F_somewhere-p2

                                                Staff Users

                                                                                                                         SYS
                                                Staff_Group      Office

                                                                                                                         Apps

                              Student
                                                                                                                          Data

                                                   2004
                                                                                                                         Broker    NDPS        Printer
                                                                                                                                  Manager
                                                              Student

                                                                                                  Staff
                                                   2005

                                                                                                            User_Templ
                                                                                                                ate

                                                   2006

                                                                                                               User



                                                   2007                                                       Group




                                                                                                  Zen
                                                   2008
                                                                                                                                              NT
                                                                                                                            WINNT          Desktop
                                                                                                          Application        User         Preference
                                                                                                                            Package            s

                                                   2009

                                                                                              Workstation


                                                                                                            Workstation      Workstatio
                                                   2010                                                                          n
                                                                                                                             Inventory
                             Group Policies
Policy         Applied to:      Policy details                             Notes

Eg.            Domain Default   Internet connection settings:              Default internet
      Intern      (All users)   Pac =                                         settings applied
      et                            http://pac.schools.nsw.edu.au/school      to all users
      Policy                        s/somewhere-p.pac
                                Home = http://10.x.y.11/index.htm
Internet       All Users        Sets Internet Policies                     Applied via
                                                                              Zenworks
Desktop        Students         Set standard background and screen
                                    saver
                                Remove Run from start menu
             What to document?
   Workstations                   Printers
       Hardware                       Type
        Inventory / Asset              Location
        register                       Consumables
       Locations                      Address
       OS Versions                    User name / password
       General settings
       Software
       Policies and Profiles
               Software

   Name
   Requirements
   Licence
   Computers installed on
             How to Document?

   Electronic better – easily edited
   Range of software available.
       Diagrams, spreadsheets, Word docs, database
        etc
       Inspiration, Freemind
       Visio
                Tools to assist

   Network
       Visio
       3Com Network Supervisor
       Netview
       Freemind / Inspiration
                 Inventory

   Belarc Adviser
   Spreadsheet
   SNAP Database
   Zenworks for Workstations (Netware 6)
   Microsoft Software Inventory
   Third party tools

				
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