OPERATING SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

CSE2SAX

2021

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE2CNX AND CSE2NFX
Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SBAIO, SBACTO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Test Out: Linux Pro

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTestout

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply the major components of an operating system in a networking context.
02. Install and configure an operating system for a network server infrastructure.
03. Implement appropriate credentials including system security to build a robust network server.
04. Configure and manage services on a network server to meet business requirements.
05. Plan and implement maintenance tasks to protect the system against unexpected failure within a business environment.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions test on operating system theory

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4

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 requirements

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5