MIT3003

System Administration
Code: 
MIT3003
Year / Semester: 
3rd Semester
Objective: 

To equip student with knowledge of System administratin concept.

Credits: 
3

Windows 2003 Administration

• Microsoft Windows Operating System Family • Windows 2000 & 2003 o Windows 2003 Server o Windows 2003 Advances Server o Windows 2003 Data Center Server • Windows 2003 New Features • Windows 2003 User Interface • Installation of Windows 2003 Server & its services

Active Directory Services

• Introduction to Active Directory Services (ADS) • Active Directory Logical Structure • Active Directory Physical Structure • Methods for Administering a Windows 2003 Network • Introduction to Creating a Windows 2003 Domain • Installing Active Directory • The Active Directory Installing Process • Examining the Default Structure of Active Directory • Performing Post Active Directory Installation Task • Troubleshooting the Installing of Active Directory • Removing Active Directory

User management

• Understanding groups and Accounts • Managing Accounts • Understanding and Assigning Rights • Group Policies management • Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing • Strategies • Troubleshooting Domain User Accounts and Groups • Managing user profiles • Setting up disk Quotas

DHCP

• Networking with TCP/IP • TCP/IP into the windows Model • IP Addressing • Understanding DHCP • DHCP Communication • Name Registration and Resolution

Domain name Server (DNS)

• Installing DNS • Configuring DNS • Maintaining and troubleshooting DNS • Managing dynamic DNS • Configuring Advanced DNS Server parameters • Configuring DHCP to Support DNS

Backup and Recovery

• Backing & Restoring Data: Overview • Functional description Of Removable Storage management • Types of Backup • Using safe Mode • Restoring Files • Restoring Functionality with the last Known Good Configuration • Recovery console • Recovery From disasters

Security Policies and Management

•Security Concepts • Planning For Security • Information management and Control Issues • Security Standards • The Security Lifecycle • Data protection with VPNs • Public key Infrastructure • Windows File protection

Microsoft Internet Information Server

• Introduction To IIS • HTTP vs.HTML • Directory structures • Authentication • Administration to IIS

Suggested Readings: 
  1. Principles of Network and System Administration J. Wiley & Sons, Mark Burgess
  2. UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook (Prentice Hall),