Network Management and Administration

Quadrimestre 5 -

12 hours

Coordinator : PBT

Teacher : PBT

General course description

This course focuses on the interactions between different operating systems and more particularly on the integration between MS Windows and Linux.

From a theoretical point of view, different integration methods are reviewed. Special focus is put on the solution Samba.

Learning basic skills

Some knowledge of OS MS Windows and GNU/Linux is necessary.

The course "Network management and administration" for MS Windows and GNU/Linux provides a good basis.

Course Aims

The student is informed on the various integration solutions present on the market.

Further to getting familiarized with Samba, the student is able to implement solutions.

Course Outline

The course is divided in two parts:

  • a theoretical part
  • exercises


  • Copy of the slides (available on Pierre Bettens Internet
  • Reference handbook, published by the Samba team Jay TS, Robert Eckstein, David Coliler-Brown,, Using Samba, 2nd edition, Ed.: O'Reilly; 2nd edition(ISBN: 0-596-00256-4)