CSCI 280 Tasks

  1. Install an O.S.
    1. Install Windows XP Professional
    2. Install Windows 2003 Server
    3. Install Linux
  2. Adding, removing, and managing user accounts
    1. Create local users on a Windows XP Professional System
    2. Create domain users on a Windows 2003 Server domain with various types of profiles.
    3. Create local users on a Linux system
  3. Install peripherals
    1. Install a printer and make it available to users on a Windows 2003 Server domain
    2. Install a printer and make it available to users on a Linux system.
  4. Permissions
    1. Create groups, files, directories, and users so as to illustrate the various permission settings in a Windows 2003 Server environment.
    2. Create groups, files, directories, and users so as to illustrate the various permission settings in a Linux environment.
  5. Resource Sharing
    1. Set up directories for sharing in a Windows 2003 Server environment and share them.
    2. Set up directories for sharing in a Linux environment and share them.
  6. Network configuration
    1. Configure a Windows XP Professional system so as to be able to communicate with other systems on a LAN.
    2. Configure a Windows 2003 Server system so as to be able to communicate with other systems on a LAN.
    3. Configure a Linux system so as to be able to communicate with other systems on a LAN.
  7. System Monitoring
    1. Monitor the activities of a Windows 2003 Server environment
    2. Monitor the activities of a Linux environment
  8. Network Interaction
    1. Configure DNS on a Windows 2003 Server or a Linux system
    2. Configure DHCP on a Windows 2003 Server or a Linux system
    3. Configure Samba for interaction between a Windows 2003 Server and a Linux system.
  9. Scripting
    1. Write scripts for the Windows 2003 Server environment using VBScript
    2. Write scripts for the Windows 2003 Server environment using the Windows shell.
    3. Write scripts for the Linux environment using a Linux shell.

Other Duties:

  1. Performing backups
  2. Installing and upgrading software
  3. Troubleshooting
  4. Maintaining local documentation
  5. Monitoring security
  6. Helping users