|Short Description:||System & Security Administra'n|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||029999 - Information Technology not els|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||1 June 2020|
Recommended pre-requisite: CSC2408 and CSC2404
Students who have enrolled in or completed CSC8512 Advanced System Administration cannot enrol in this course.
Some experience with a Unix Operating System
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.