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CSC8512 Advanced System Administration

Short Description: Advanced System Administration
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 029999 - Information Technology not els
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 May 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Some experience with a Unix Operating System and Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDTI or GCSC or MCTN

Other requisites

Recommended Pre-requisite: CSC2408 and CSC2404.
Students who have enrolled in or completed CSC3412 System and Security Administration cannot enrol in this course.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online