MCS-022: Operating System Concepts and Networking Management

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BLOCK 1: Operating System Fundamentals Networking

Unit 1 : Graphical User Interface

What is Graphical User Interface, Evolution of Human and Machine Interaction, Common Graphical User Interfaces, Functionality of Graphical User Interface, GUI Design Consideration: psychological factors, GUI Design Consideration: standards, GUI Example, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh Toolbox, X-windows, NeXT

Unit 2 : Introduction to Operating System

What is an Operating System? Evolution of Operating System, Serial Processing, Batch Processing, Multiprogramming, Operating System Structure, Layered Structure Approach, Virtual Machine, Client-Server Model, Kernel Approach, Classification of Advanced Operating System, Architecture Driven Operating System, Application Driven Operating System, Characteristics of Modern Operating System, Microkernel Architecture, Multithreading, Symmetric Multiprocessing

Unit 3 : Introduction to Networking Concepts

Why Computer Networks, The Topologies, Characteristics of the OSI Layers, OSI Models and Communication between Systems, Interaction between OSI Model Layers, Protocols Types of Networks, Local Area Network (LANs), Metropolitan Networks (MANs), Wide Area Network (WANs), Medium, Data Flow, Physical Connection, Transmission Media, Connecting Devices, Repeaters, Hubs, Bridges, Routers, Gateways

Unit 4 : Internetworking: Concept, Architecture and Protocols

History of internetworking, Packet Switching, Internetworking Concepts, Internet Addresses Object-Based Programming, Configuring IP Addresses, TCP/ IP, Additional TCP/ IP-Related Protocols, Application Layer Protocols, File Transfer Protocols, Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP), TELNET, Remote login, Electronic Mail (Email),World Wide Web, Domain Name System, SNMP and UDP

BLOCK 2: Linux Operating System

Unit 1 : Introduction to Linux Operating System

Features of Linux, Drawbacks of Linux, Components of Linux, Memory Management Subsystems, Linux Process and Thread Management, File Management System, Device Drivers 53

Unit 2 : Linux Commands and Utilities

Entering the Machine, User Names and Groups, Logging In, Correcting Typing Mistakes, Format of Linux Commands, Changing Your Password, Characters with Special Meanings, Linux Documentation, The File System, Current Directory, Looking at the Directory Contents, Absolute and Relative Pathnames, Some Linux Directories and Files

Unit 3 : Linux Utilities and Editor

Some Useful Commands, Permission Modes and Standard Files, Pipes, Filters and Redirection, Shell Scripts, Graphical User Interface, Editor

Unit 4 : User-to-User Communication

On-Line Communication, Off-Line Communication, Apache Server Settings, Network Server Settings, Domain Name Server, Network File Server

Unit 5 : UNIX System Administration

System Administration, Installing Linux, Choosing an Installation Method, Choosing an Installation Class, Pre-installation checks, Installation, Booting the System, Maintaining User Accounts, File Systems and Special Files, Backups and Restoration

BLOCK 3: Windows 2000

Unit 1 : Windows 2000 Networking

Windows 2000 Operating System Architecture, Peer-To-Peer Network, Domains, Network Protocols, File Services, Shared Folders, Distributed File System, Print Services, Using the Mapped Drive, Printing a Mapped Drive, Disconnecting a Mapped Drive, Viewing Directory Information, Creating a Shared Folder, Logging off a Client, A Few Important Facts About Windows 2000 Usages

Unit 2 : Managing Windows 2000 Server

Using Windows 2000 and Client, Logging on to the Network, Browsing Network Resources 1, Accessing Network Resources Using My Network Places, Mapping a Folder

dUnit 3 : Advanced Windows 2000 Networking

Windows 2000 Domains, Workgroups & Trusted Relationships, Concept of Domains, Trust Relationships, Building Domains, User Administration, Remote Access

Unit 4 : Windows XP Networking

Introduction to Windows XP Networking, TCP/IP Protocol Setting for Windows XP, To Select a Network Protocol, Virtual Private Networks and Remote Networking, Windows XP in File System, Sharing Network Resources in Windows XP, Sharing Files in Windows XP, Sharing Folders in Windows XP, Sharing Drives in Windows XP, Enabling Offline File Features

BLOCK 4: Security and Management

Unit 1 : Security Concepts

Goals of Computer Security, Integrity, Confidentiality, Availability, Security Problem and Requirements, Identifying the Assets, Identifying the Threats, Identifying the Impact, Threat and Vulnerabilities, User Authentication, Security System and Facilities, System Access Control, Password Management, Privileged User Management, User Account Management, Data Resource Protection, Sensitive System Protection, Cryptography, Intrusion detection, Computer-Security Classifications. 54

Unit 2 : Computer Security

Hardening Operating System and Application Code, Hardening File System Security, Hardening Local Security Policies, Hardening Services, Hardening Default Accounts, Hardening Network Activity, Malicious Code, Firewall, Fault Tolerant System, BACKUP and UPS

Unit 3 : Security and Management-I

Main Issues In Windows Security Management, Physical Security Management, Logon Security Management, Users and Groups Management, Managing Local and Global Groups, Managing User Accounts, Windows NT Domain Management, Domain Controller, The Primary Domain Controller (PDM), Backup Domain Controller (BDC), Windows Resources Management, Registry Management, Removing Registry Access, Managing Individual Keys, Audit Registry Access, Printer Management, Managing Windows 2000 Operating System, Active Directory, Logical Structure, Physical Structure, Windows 2000 DNS Management, Managing Group Policy

Unit 4 : Security and Management-II

User Authentication Management, Subsystems Component Management, Kerberos Management, User and Group Management, Configuring User Accounts, Creating Domain User Accounts, Managing Logon Hours, Managing Expiry Date for a User Account, Windows 2000 Groups Management, Default Group Types, Security Configuration Management Tool, Resource Management, Files and Folder Management, Files and Folder Permission, Inheritances and Propagation, Moving Data and Permission, Shared Resources Management, The NULL Session, Registry Management, Default Registry Configurations, Registry Backup Managements, Printer Security Management, Windows 2000 Network, Security and Management, NAT and ICS, RRAS, RADIUS and IAS, IPSec, Encrypting File System Management, Encrypting File System (EFS), EFS and Users Management, Data Recovery Management, EFS Cryptography Management