Class Materials and Deliverables Listing


Week 

Tuesday

Thursday

1

8/31 - Introduction to Course

Before Class:
  • Buy textbook "The practice of system and network administration" a.k.a TPOSANA
In Class:

9/2 - System Administration 101

Before Class:
In Class:
2

9/7 - Virtualization & Operating Systems Architecture

Before Class:
In Class:

 

9/9 -  LAB Virtualization & Operating Systems Basics

Before Class:
In Class:
3

9/14 - Workstations

Before Class:
In Class:

9/16 - LAB Workstation Operating Systems

Before Class:
In Class:
4

9/21 - Servers and Server Operating Systems

Before Class:
In Class:

9/23 - LAB Server Operating Systems

Before Class:
In Class:
5

9/28 - Services, Monitoring & Logging

Before Class:
In Class:

9/30 - LAB Operating System Services

Before Class:
  • TBD
In Class:
6

10/5 - Namespaces, Directory Services & Documentation

Before Class:
In Class:

10/7 - LAB DNS & Directory Services

Before Class:
In Class:
7

10/12 - Data Centers / Troubleshooting

Before Class:
In Class:

10/14 - LAB Troubleshooting

Before Class:
  • MANDATORY ATTENDANCE AT LAB THIS WEEK
In Class:
  • Lab: Class Experiement
  • Lab Deliverable: Your attendance for the experiment.
8

10/19 - Exam 1

Before Class:
In Class:
  • Exam 1 (EX1)

 

10/21 - LAB Lab Exam 1

Before Class:
In Class:
  • Lab Exam 1 (LX1)
9

10/26 - Storage, File Systems / Services & Configuration Management

Before Class:
  • Read: TPOSANA Ch24 and Ch25
  • Read: RAID
In Class:

10/28 - LAB File Systems / Services & Configuration Management

Before Class:
In Class:

 

10

11/2 - Disaster Recovery, Data Integrity & Backups

Before Class:
In Class:

11/4 - LAB VSS, Backup & Restores

Before Class:
In Class:

 

11

11/9 - Email Services

Before Class:
  • Read: TPOSANA Ch23
In Class:

 

11/11 - LAB Configuring and Securing Email Services

Before Class:
  • Read: TBD
In Class:
12

11/16 - Web Services

Before Class:
  • Read: TPOSANA Ch29
  • Lab Deliverable L05 due today
In Class: 

11/18 - LAB Configuring and Securing Web Services

Before Class:
In Class:
13

11/23 - Installing an Operating System

Before Class:
  • Read: TBD
  • Lab Deliverable L06 due today
In Class:
  • Class Demo / Q&A: Operating Systems Install

 

11/25 - No Class - Thanksgiving

14

11/30 - ROI/TCO & Security Policy

Before Class:
  • Read: TPOSANA Ch11
In Class:

12/2 - Ethics

Before Class:
  • Read: TPOSANA Ch12
In Class:
15

12/7 - Exam 2

Before Class:
In Class:
  • Exam 2 (EX2)

 

12/9 - LAB Lab Exam 2

Before Class:
In Class:
  • Complete Lab Exam 2 (LX2)
16

12/14 - Project Due - No Class

No Class:
  • Hand in project part2 (P2) Email due by end of day.

 

 

12/16 - No Class