CSN3513 – Network Administration and Network Management

Course Description

To provide students with necessary skills to administer and manage a network system. Students will also need to know proper planning of setting up a suitable network in different environment. ​This course begins with an introduction to systems administration with an emphasis on fundamental concepts and best practices. Topics include authentication and authorization, system backup, exploration of PC connectivity alternatives and the decision making process for designing cost effective local area networking solutions for a given application. Emphasis is placed on the use of local area networking solutions in client/server architectures.

Content Outline of the Course/Module:

  • Introduction to System Administration 1
  • System Components
  • Models of network and system Administration 2
  • Host Management
  • User Management
  • Application Level Service
  • Print Service Management
  • Email Services
  • Web Services Management
  • Data Storage
  • Network Level Services
  • Backup and Restore
  • Security in computer system Management and Administration
  • Ethics and Professionalism

Course Outcome

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and administrate system and network level related services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and administrate system and network level related services.
  • Design as team in deploying, managing and administrating the system and network level related services and programming.
  • Apply administration and management skills in various business settings.
  • Recognize the code of conduct in performing task.

Subject Area

Core

Course Director

Nancy Bundan

​Teaching-learning Methods Assessment Methods
​Lecture Assignment, Progress test, Final Examination
Assignment Final Examination, Presentation
Practical Works Assignment, Progress test, Final Examination