2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CS 446 System Administration

Covers the setup and administration of a production-quality. Unix/Linux server, suitable for web/mail hosting, shared shell hosting. Topics include general Unix proficiency, the Internet infrastructure, and system administration essentials. Lecture/lab course targeted towards students from various majors, either with some prior Unix/Linux experience or an eager ability to learn new things quickly. No prior Unix/Linux experience is assumed. Provides a foundational understanding of Unix/Linux and instruction on configuring Unix/Linux to be used as servers for file sharing, user management, web and email hosting.

Prerequisite: CS 300 or CS 416 or CT 210 or CIS 317 with a C- or better.