CSC 250 Server Administration (3 credits)

This course is an introduction to the administration of servers operating in a client server environment. Students will be introduced to the system software running client server networks, and will learn to install, configure, monitor, and manage a network server. Specific topics include server software installation, protocols, shells, system and user administration, scripts, and daemons. Students will be exposed to several different operating systems and several server applications, such as Web, ftp, database, and mail servers. Three lecture hours. Prerequisite: CIS 130 or permission of instructor.