Enterprise Systems Administration
Instructor: Russell Feldhausen
Syllabus: Read these topics later
My philosophy: do your work completely, turn it in on time, and you should have no issues getting a 'B'.
Late work: 5% of the possible points will be deducted for each day it is late.
Make arrangements with the instructor if extenuating circumstances arise.
(He really is a nice guy and will help you out if needed!)
Recommended Textbooks: Purchase a subscription to Safari Books Online. It should cost around $20 per month ($100 for the semester). We will use lots of material from that site.
“The Practice of System and Network Administration” by Thomas Limoncelli, Christina Hogan and Strata Chalup. ISBN 0321492668
Not available on Safari, but a good read for students interested in the field as a career.
Subject to Change
This is the 2nd semester of this class
Things may change quickly
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Lab 1 - Secure Workstations
CIS 225 Review
Lab 2 - Configuration Management
Lab 1 redone using Puppet
Lab 3 - Core Networking Services
CIS 525 Material with Sysadmin Twist
Lab 4 - Directory Services & SSO
Single Sign-on Infrastructures
Lab 5 - File Servers & Sharing
Enterprise File Sharing
Lab 6 - Web & Application Servers
Backbone of Online Companies
Lab 7 - Backups & Monitoring
A system administrator is a professional practitioner of IT Administration, which is concerned mainly with the design, construction, and maintenance of computer systems and networks.
Similar titles for the same position include IT systems administrator, systems administrator, or sysadmin. - Wikipedia
What you'll learn
* Optional, but you'll have the requisite skills
Why should I learn this stuff?
Improve your technical skills
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Hone your communication skills
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Computers are EVERYWHERE
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Learn to MAXIMIZE your effectiveness
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What careers are out there?
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Computer Systems Analyst
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How can I learn all of this stuff?
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Documentation & Communication
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