ECTS credits: 4
Lectures: 2
Exercises: 2

Course objective:

Acquiring fundamental knowledge on IT system administration.

Course contents:

Fundamental theories of system administration. Methods, procedures and tools of system administration. Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure. Authentication and authorization of system users. Introduction to Microsoft Powershell 3.0. Disk and file system administration. Introduction to the Microsoft Group Policy of administration technique. Recapitulation of TCP/IP network fundamentals. Introduction to overlaying techniques. Introduction to routing techniques. Simulations of administrative procedures in the Cisco networks. Microsoft System Center family of system management tools.

Competences:

Control and administration of small and medium-size systems.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, students will be able to: 1. Define administrative tasks and participants. 2. Use tools and scripts for efficient computer administration. 3. Administer a system Active Directory. 4. Use network packet analyzers and analyze headers of protocols. 5. Interpret overlaying and routing techniques. 6. Configure Cisco IOS on switches and routers. 7. Analyze and configure DHCP, DNS and NAC network services. 8. Be acquainted with the operation principles of the Microsoft System Center family. The aforementioned learning outcomes contribute to the following learning outcomes of the study program: - Explain basic architectures, protocols and procedures, and standards of computer systems and networks. - Propose solutions in the field of computing with analysis and evaluation of the solutions. - Use contemporary software tools and communication skills in a business environment. - Customize computer systems with respsect to user needs.