Course Title: Install and administer Unix based computers

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: ISYS5671C

Course Title: Install and administer Unix based computers

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6084 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact : George Listopad

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254441

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 80

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None required

Course Description

This unit covers the installation and administration of UNIX based and networked computers. It encompasses safe working practices, performing basic UNIX, Linux or Mac OSX operating system installation, administration functions of logging in and out, setting up GUI applications, manipulating text files, creating and searching files and directories, changing permissions, using text editors, identifying and modifying initialization files, streamlining command, execution using shell features, using basic network commands and documenting all administration activities.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED013B Install and administer Unix based computers

Learning Outcomes

1 Prepare to install, upgrade and maintain network operations.

2 Install, upgrade and maintain Unix-based computers and network operations

3 Document network administration activities

Details of Learning Activities

Operating System Installations

Teaching Schedule

1. Review Unix Parameters
2.Installation Considerations
4. Testing
5. review
6. Test

Learning Resources

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Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Practical test
Written Examination

Assessment Tasks

Introductory PreAssessment
Practical Installation task
Unix Familiarity test

Assessment Matrix

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