OPERATING SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

CSE2SAX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers the skills and knowledge required for the deployment of network servers based on an operating system. Techniques and skills for system administration are developed throughout the course of this subject. It further validates the candidates technical abilities in understanding the architecture of an operating system, installing and configuring an operating system, working at the operating systems command line, handling files and access permissions as well as system security and performing certain maintenance tasks such as backup and restore. This subject is designed to prepare students for undertaking a vendor certification on Linux operating system.


SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in either SBAIO or SBACTO and have passed CSE2NFX and CSE2CNX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTest Out: Linux ProPrescribed2016Testout

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the major components of an operating system in a networking context.

Activities:
Self-paced online learning activities, webinars and online discussion forums.

02. Install and configure an operating system for a network server infrastructure.

Activities:
Webinars and discussion forums. A practical activity will follow the lectures and webinars.

03. Implement appropriate credentials including system security to build a robust network server.

Activities:
Self-paced online learning activities, webinars and online discussion forums.

04. Configure and manage services on a network server to meet business requirements.

Activities:
Self-paced online learning activities, webinars and online discussion forums.

05. Plan and implement maintenance tasks to protect the system against unexpected failure within a business environment.

Activities:
Self-paced online learning activities, webinars and online discussion forums.

Subject options

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Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory15 01
Practical scenario-based report (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report installing, configuring and setting access permissions towards resources on an operating system within a virtualised environment35 01, 02, 03
Practical scenario-based report on network services and system security (equivalent to 1,500 words)A practical scenario-based report on configuring, managing network services and system security within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements35 03, 04
Practical scenario-based report on maintaining an operating system (equivalent to 750 words)A practical scenario-based report on planning and implementing maintenance tasks within a virtualised environment to satisfy requirements15 05