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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of course is that students perform server installations in Windows and Linux environment including peripherals, system software and services.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
- have knowledge of components of a computer network
- understand the relationship between components and network protocols
- understand principles of different server platforms
- install and configure different server system software
- install and configure workstations and net printers

Course contents

- Components: hubs, switches, routers
- Server Platforms: Windows 2003 Server, Linux Samba
- cabelling and cable types
- wireless networks and security issues in WLANs
- installation of workstations and printers
- installation, administration and security issues

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Computers, computer architecture and networks
Network protocols

Previous course names

Planning and implementation of computer networks (2004)
Computer Network Administration (2004)

Recommended or required reading

Manuals, Internet links, lecture materials, etc. available via the course website (see Blackboard)

Study activities

  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 60 hours
  • Project work and productions - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 70 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Reports and productions

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...


  • Karlsson Jonny
  • Nyberg Janne


Karlsson Hanne

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until date 2009-05-01

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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