System Administration on Windows and Linux Syllabus - BCIS (PU)

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Course Description

Course Objectives: 

This course will provide the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to manage a Local Area Network and its resources. Topics covered include directory services, server management, file and print services, and user/client administration in a heterogeneous operating system environment. Students will setup and manage a fully functioning computer network of systems both on Linux and Windows Platform.

Course Outcomes:

  • Use multiple computer system platforms, and understand the advantages of each.
  • Install and administer network services.
  • Protect and secure users' information on computer systems.
  • Use the command line interface for system administration.
  • Demonstrate strategies for planning/designing systems.
  • Install and manage disks and file systems.
  • Enable above learning outcomes in Windows and Linux environments.

Course Descriptions: This course will cover the following:

  • System Startup and Operation
  • Disk Unititioning and Filesystem Installation
  • Filesystem and Device Manipulation
  • Process and Log Analysis
  • Startup Scripts and Configuration Files
  • User/Group Security and Permissions
  • Print Spooling, File Formats and Media Access
  • Backup
  • Scheduling Maintenance Functions
  • Firewalls, Security and Privacy
  • DNS Service: Concepts and Client Resolver
  • DNS Service: Configuration
  • File and Print Service: Concepts and Operation
  • File and Print Service: Configuration and Cross-Platform Issues

Unit Contents

Course Contents:

Unit I:                                                                                                             3 Hours

System and Network Administration Defined

Unit II :                                                                                                           9 Hours

Network Services

Unit III:                                                                                                          9 Hours

Internet Services

Unit IV:                                                                                                          9 Hours

System Administration

Unit V :                                                                                                          9 Hours

System Security and Problem Solving

Text and Reference Books

Reference Book:

  • Collings and K. Wall Red Hat Linux Networking and System Administration 3rd Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc USA.
  • Tulloch Introducing Windows Server 2012 R2, Technical Overview, Microsoft Press
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  • Short Name N/A
  • Course code CMP 463
  • Semester Eighth Semester
  • Full Marks 100
  • Pass Marks 45
  • Credit 3 hrs
  • Elective/Compulsary Elective