|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 :||28 January 2021|
Recommended pre-requisite: 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 provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the administration of computer systems and computer networks. Coverage includes system administration tools, security techniques, system initialisation, resource management, backups, performance measurement, network and security administration and ethical considerations. Students will develop and appraise documentation policy and disaster recovery procedures. Practical work requires use of Unix- like operating systems on dedicated Intel-architecture PCs or equivalent hardware and software.