CSC3412 System and Security Administration (FOSCI)

Semester 2 (ONC)Toowoomba (EXT)Toowoomba

Units 1.0 (Information Technology not els) Band 2

Recommended: Pre-requisite: CSC2408 or USQIT16 or Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MCOP or MPIT Recommended: Co-requisite: CSC2404.


This course introduces students to the administration of computer systems and computer networks. Coverage includes system administration tools, security techniques, system initialisation, resource management, backups, performance measurement, and network and security administration. Further topics include documentation policy development and disaster recovery. Practical work requires use of Unix- like operating systems on dedicated Intel-architecture PCs or equivalent hardware and software negotiated with the lecturer prior to commencement of the semester.