ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND WEIGHTING
|Prerequisites:||MN402 Overview of Operating Systems or equivalent|
|Credit Points:||20 Credit Points|
|Level:||Year 1, Core|
|Workload:||Timetabled hours/week: 5 (Lecture = 2 hours, Lab = 2 hours, PBL=1 hour )|
|Personal Study Hours/week: 7|
This is a second trimester core unit out of a total of 12 units in the Master of Networking. This unit addresses the GDNet and MNet course learning outcomes and complements other courses in a related field by developing students’ specialised knowledge in local and wide area networks and applying critical skills in networking equipment such as router, switch and server. For further course information ref MIT website http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/graduate-diploma-networking, http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/master-networking.
This unit provides students with in depth knowledge and advanced professional skills to manage and maintain network servers. They learn to manage resources, including server performance. They also gain capabilities for providing access to reliable information and services in a networked server environment. This unit also develops skills to be able to identify and diagnose possible problems and troubleshoot computer network administration systems using both Windows and Linux operating systems.
This practical "hands-on" unit will teach the essential skills of installing, using, and supporting operating systems and its administrative features. This unit provides students with the necessary training to ensure proficiency in client-server systems installation, utilization, and troubleshooting.
- Operating system administration
- OS installation, configuration, and maintenance
- OS updates and patches
- Server technologies and infrastructure
- Server services and client services
- Server administration
- Server configuration and maintenance
- Server and operating system performance issues
- User and group management
- Auditing, reporting
- Backup, disaster recovery and Data Integrity
- Administrative domains
- Emerging trends
- Case studies
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Evaluate and manage a server operating system
- Analyse and compare various server management software such as Windows Server 2008, Unix, and Linux.
- Manage devices, data storage and disaster discovery procedures
- Configure and troubleshoot server features such as Active directory, forest and accounts.
- Apply standard and emerging tools and techniques for system management.
- Develop and configure server architecture with the view of constantly changing modern industry requirements.
- Manage servers and resources to support enterprise information systems
- Install, configure, monitor, test, troubleshoot and manage various servers for an organisation.
MIT is committed to ensure the course is current, practical and relevant so that graduates are “work ready” and equipped for life-long learning. In order to accomplish this, the MIT Graduate Attributes identify the required knowledge, skills and attributes that prepare students for the industry.
The level to which Graduate Attributes covered in this unit is as follows:
|Ability to communicate||Independent and Lifelong Learning||Ethics||Analytical and Problem Solving||Cultural Global Awareness||Team work||Specialist knowledge of a field of study|
|Colour coding||Extent covered|
|The standard is covered by theory and practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students always play an active role, e.g. workshops, lab submissions, assignments, demonstrations, tests, examinations|
|The standard is covered by theory or practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students mostly play an active role, e.g. discussions, reading, intepreting documents, tests, examinations|
|The standard is discussed in theory or practice; it is addressed by assessed activities in which the students may play an active role, e.g. lectures and discussions, reading, interpretation, workshops, presentations|
|The standard is presented as a side issue in theory or practice; it is not specifically assessed, but it is addressed by activities such as lectures or tutorials|
|The standard is not considered, there is no theory or practice or activities associated with this standard|