Some of the Topics
Who is a system administrator and what does she/he do?
Startup and shutdown process
Devices and Drivers
Undergraduate Students with strong System I and System II background and extensive experience with Unix will be given permission to register. This permission will be given after an interview with the instructor.
Unix Systems Administration Handbook, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall PTR.
Additional readings to be distributed during class.
Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam and project report 30%
Lab exercises 20%
Short Quizzes and **Class participation 10%
Projects and Class presentations 20%
**Students are required to attend all classes. Each missing class will result in 3 points drop of the overall grade. A student with more than 5 missing classes will receive an F for the course.
A- = 90 to 92.99 A = 93 to 100
B- = 80 to 82.99 B = 83 to 86.99 B+ = 87 to 89.99
C- = 70 to 72.99 C = 73 to 76.99 C+ = 77 to 79.99
D- = 60 to 62.99 D = 63 to 66.99 D+ = 67 to 69.99
Below 60 is an F.
All assignments and programs MUST
be completed by students individually. You may discuss the assignments
and programs among each other but you have to write/edit programs by YOURSELF.
Please see the ASU
Academic Integrity Policy for a description of the woes that befall