DCSG1001 - Infrastructure: basic skills


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

-IT History
-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
-Basic Log Analysis

Learning outcome

-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.

-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

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. 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 01.09.2019
IDRI2001 2.5 01.09.2019
DCST1001 7.5 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

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 form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 30/100 HJELPEMIDD
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 70/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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