Maintenance of Computers and Networks
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Course code
IFI6017.DT
old course code
IFI6017
Course title in Estonian
Arvutite ja võrkude haldamine
Course title in English
Maintenance of Computers and Networks
ECTS credits
5.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To give a basic understanding and premises for obtaining elaborated knovledge about the maintenance and administering of computer networks. To help to create practical experience for administering of computer networks of small and middle-sized companies. The course also gives an introduction and best practices for maintenancing the most widespread operating systems for internet servers.
Brief description of the course
Introduction. Documenting hardware and software of computers and network infrascructure. HelpDesk. Basics of computer maintenance. Installing and administering system resources, users, groups, file systems, etc on Windows and UNIX-like (Linux) operating system families. Bootup and shutdown. Planning and implmenting network services: e-mail, DNS, ftp, ntp, ssh, www (Apache server, PHP), Samba server, etc. Configuration files and tools. Users and groups. Data protection, RAID, backup and restore, archiving. Firewall, router, VPN, SNMP. Monitoring, logs.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
Knowledge about the most widespread operating systems and network services, their administering and maintenance;
Ability to set up various network services;
Preparedness to analyse and solve various problems of computer systems;
Preparedness to work in the computer maintenance team.
Teacher
Meelis Karp
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