DCSG1001 - Infrastructure: basic skills


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved exercises 30/100 2 weeks HJELPEMIDD
Home examination 70/100 3 hours

Course content

-IT History -Hardware -Operating System -Data Communication -Command Line Interface -Setup and Security Enhancement of Servers and Client -Machines Virtualization and Various Virtualization Platforms -Introduction to Cloud Services -User Management -Access Control and Rights -Data Storage, Backup and Recovery -Troubleshooting -Basic Log Analysis

Learning outcome

Knowledge -The candidate has a basic understanding of hardware, operating systems virtualization and cloud solutions for both client and server use. -The candidate has a basic understanding of computer networks and security challenges that apply to all devices connected to the Internet. -The candidate has a basic understanding of the historical development of the IT subject, especially in networking and system administration. Skills -The candidate can use command line interface on most commonly used operating systems. -The candidate can implement basic solutions for data storage, backup, and recovery. -The candidate can install, configure, cure, and upgrade operating system and software. -The candidate can perform user administration and access control on most commonly used operating systems. -The candidate can perform basic troubleshooting and log analysis on most commonly used operating systems. General competence -The candidate is aware of how IT automation affects organizations. -The candidate is aware of the ethical and legal consequences of the distribution of roles within IT systems and data storage. -The candidate is familiar with how IT systems in production are absolutely central to the behavior of organizations.

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures - Project work - Task solution individually and in groups - Lab exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • ThreeMandatoryAssignments

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Digital Infrastructure and Cyber Security (BDIGSEC)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IDRI1008 5.0 AUTUMN 2019
IDRI2001 2.5 AUTUMN 2019
DCST1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Information Security
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 30/100 HJELPEMIDD



Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Home examination (1) 70/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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