Administration of Operating Systems

Administration of Operating Systems

Course title
Administration of Operating Systems
Course tag
Course status
Independent work
Teachers and associates
Vedran Dakić, Lecturer
Aleksandar Zlatović, Instructor
The course aims
Students will learn about basic functionality and tasks needed to manage Microsoft Windows Server OS with graphical user interface and command line, administer and maintain a local and centralized auhentication system, manage group policies, certification services and services needed to connect different domains and manage their policies and permissions. Furthermore, students will learn how to connect to Microsoft cloud services.
Student will learn how to administer and manage Windows Server 2012 R2 OS, locally or remotely, basic network settings and services, and joining a computer to a pre-defined domain.
Course handbook prepared and printed by Algebra University College
Supplementary literature
1. Windows Server 2016 Inside Out, Orin Thomas, Microsoft Press, 2017

Minimum learning outcomes

  1. Define terminology related to server OS (permissions, disk types, partitions, command line cmdlets)
  2. Explain basic terminology of AD - permissions, domains, forests, groups, users, computers, roles, ...). Basic object management.
  3. Explain how to administer environment by using group policies and settings that can be implemented by using group policies.
  4. Explain how to manage certification authorities and PKI infrastructure.
  5. Explain different methods to connect domains, and/or how to connect to cloud infrastructure.
  6. Explain various methods to manage content permissions for local and remote domains.

Preferred learning outcomes

  1. Implement server OS, disk and partition management by using CLI or graphical user interface.
  2. Implement Active Directory, set permissions, manage all object types (forsts, groups, users, computers, roles). Advanced object management, recover deleted objects.
  3. Implement group policies for a domain based on a specific scenario.
  4. Implement PKI infrastructure and Certificate Authority.
  5. Implement different methods to connect domains and connect to cloud infrastructure.
  6. Implement various methods to manage content permissions for local and remote domains.