Maintenance of Computers and Networks
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Arvutite ja võrkude haldamine
Course title in English
Maintenance of Computers and Networks
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give a basic understanding and premises for obtaining elaborated knowledge 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.
Brief description of the course
Documenting hardware and software of computers and network infrastructure.
Basics of computer maintenance.
Installing and administering system resources on UNIX-like (Linux) operating system family. Planning and implementing network services: e-mail, DNS, ftp, ntp, ssh, www (Apache server, PHP), Samba server, etc. Configuration files and tools, configuration management, automation. Remote access. Data protection, RAID, backup and restore, archiving. Firewall, router, VPN, SNMP. Monitoring, log files, Virtualization platforms, Clusters.
Independent work
Students individual assignment is to set up a certain network service to work in a certain prerequisited way.
Learning outcomes in the course
Knowledge about the most widespread UNIX-like 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.
Assessment methods
Exam in the form on written test. In order to be allowed to take the exam, student must complete an individual assignment at passing grade, which gives 10% on the final mark. Exam test gives 90% of the final mark.
Meelis Karp
Study literature
Õppejõu materjalid.
Replacement literature
Ainet pole võimalik läbida asenduskirjanduse alusel.