[ 921NESESADK13 ] KV System Administration

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Rudolf Hörmanseder 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2013W
Objectives Students understand the buildup of a stable server infrastructure including start of operation and configuration of elementary services. Main aspects are the importance of high availability and the concept of “least privilege”.
Subject Server administration based on Windows / Linux; virtualization, directory services (ADS, LDAP), file servers, print servers, DHCP, DNS, HTTP, FTP, Email (SMTP, POP, IMAP) + AntiSpam + content scanning; backup + recovery; system management. These topics are presented as an overview. A selected set of concepts is discussed in greater detail and is also practiced in the hands-on labs.
Criteria for evaluation Grading is based on class participation in lab exercises, the oral review of example scenarios as well as the final written examination. To pass the course, students must successfully pass all three sections.
Methods Lecture including discussions as well as accompanying practical exercises in the network lab; Students prepare a final example scenario.
Language English
Study material Slides and text documents presented in the lectures

Examples for course material: - Hazel, P.: Exim. O'Reilly Media - Smith, J.; Nair, R.: Virtual machines: Versatile Platforms for Systems and Processes. Elsevier, Amsterdam - Books for Windows Server 2012 will be listed when they are available

Whitepapers and manuals of the vendors of server software used in the lab (at present in particular Microsoft).

Supplementary literature will be announced during the semester.

Changing subject? No
Further information
Corresponding lecture (*)INMNPKVSADM: KV Systemadministration (3 ECTS) bzw. INMWAKVNWAD: KV Netzwerkadministration (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment