Provides knowledge and skills needed to manage a server operating system; including practical and analytical skills needed to install, configure and ensure the operation of a server. Instruction is in both the Windows and Linux server environments and includes planning and installation of the appropriate operating systems, configuration of server components and computer virtualization platforms.
Topics include managing file systems, server applications, network configurations, and the use of administrative tools and the control panel. Learn command line processing; user accounts and permissions, and basic shell programming.
Students who successfully complete the program can use the skills learned in a variety of industries and jobs including network and computer systems administrator, computer support specialist and computer operator. Also serves as a foundation for additional training in information technology.