Network Administration Syllabus - BCA (TU)

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Course Description

Course Description

The course introduces the theoretical as well as practical concepts of Network Administration. The course includes concepts of work station, server and services, Network infrastructure, Implementing different network services.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to make the students to design and implement enterprise level networks with its services.

Unit Contents

Course Contents

Unit I: Introduction [4Hrs.]

Network administrator as a Profession, Network administrator professional ethics, Recent trends in network administration.

Unit II: Work Station, Server and Services [16Hrs.]

Workstation: Architecture design, Hardware strategies, OS installation. Servers:
Hardware Strategies, Hardware Features & Specifications. Service: Requirements, Planning and Engineering, Service Launch, Disaster Recovery.

Unit III: Infrastructure [16Hrs.]

Network Architecture, Network Operations, Data Centers Overview and Running Data Centers.

Unit IV: Service Recommendation [16Hrs.]

Server Upgrade, centralizing a service, Service Monitoring, Namespaces, Email Service, Print Services, Data Storage, Backup and Restore, Software Repository, Web Services.

Unit V: Network Setup [6Hrs.]

Preparing procurement plan/document for enterprise level network setup

Laboratory Works

The laboratory work includes implementation of the mentioned content in syllabus using LINUX and Windows operating system.

Teaching Methods

The major teaching methods that can be followed for this course includes class lectures, laboratory activity, group discussions, presentations and case studies.

Text and Reference Books

Text Book

  1. The Practice of System and network administration, 3rd Edition, Thomas A. Limoncelli, Christina J. Hogan, Strata R. Chalup
  2. Mastering Windows Server 2019: The complete guide for IT professionals to install and manage Windows Server 2019 and deploy new capabilities, 2nd Edition 
  3. Ubuntu and Centos Linux server administration, MD. Tanvir Rahman, 2019
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  • Short Name NA
  • Course code CACS406
  • Semester Seventh Semester
  • Full Marks 60 + 20 + 20
  • Pass Marks 24 + 8 + 8
  • Credit 3 hrs
  • Elective/Compulsary Elective