Scripting skills are an important asset for system administrators, regardless of the network operating system or systems used. This course introduces scripting for system administrators working within a Microsoft environment. Emphasis will be placed on automating a variety of tasks within a networked environment.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45
This course is offered online:
None. Some programming experience is recommended.
- Windows Shell Scripting
- The Windows Scripting Host
- Introduction to Visual Basic Script
- Sorting, retrieving and modifying data using constants, variables and arrays.
- Introduction to selection
- Introduction to repetition
- Introduction to modularity
- Storing and retrieving data from text files
- Configuring script settings using the registry
- Working with built-in VBScript objects
- Combining scripting languages
- Scripting in networked applications
- Workgroup Session
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
-integrate scripts into a networked environment using Microsoft or UNIX-based servers
-write and implement command-line batch files and Visual Basic scripts in a Microsoft server network
Final Exam: 40 %
Assignments: 60 %
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Students registered in the Northern Collaborative Information Technology Program are guided by the policies and procedures of their registering college. You are encouraged to review the policy definitions and guidelines of the college at which you are registered. You can view these policies and procedures by visiting your college's website or by contacting the Program Coordinator.
The letter grade assigned will be determined by the college at which you are registered
-The instructor will advise the student in writing if plagiarism is suspected; a copy of this letter should be sent to the coordinator at the registering college; this should be done in a timely manner.
-If a student in Network Security commits plagiarism, the policy of the registering college prevails.