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FIT3149

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedNot offered in 2013

Synopsis

The unit will provide students with fundamentals and theoretical foundations of Network Administration. In addition, students will acquire practical skills needed to plan, install, configure and manage networks through laboratory activities and projects.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will have -

A knowledge and understanding of:

  • the role of a network administrator;
  • the configuration and management of common network infrastructure protocols, including DHCP, DNS, LDAP, SMTP, HTTP and others;
  • standards relevant to network management systems, including ASN.1, SNMP, SMI/MIB, RMON, DMTF/DMI, and others;
  • standards-based models and practices in fault, configuration, accounting, performance and security management of networks.

Gained important practical skills, including:

  • independent research of topics in resolving problems associated with network management;
  • understanding and use of a range of hardware and software tools for network administration;
  • installation, configuration and management of typical network application services.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours): 40%; In-semester assessment: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs tutorials/wk

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

One of CPE1007, CPE2002, CSE2318, CSE3318, FIT1005, FIT2008 or equivalent.

Prohibitions

CPE2009, CPE3012, CPE5013, CSE3153, FIT2018, FIT5034

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