Introduces UNIX (Linux) system administration and related topics, including trouble-shooting system and network problems, hardware and software configuration and installation, basic scripting, and security aspects of Internet hosts. Students build a Linux server from the ground up, using provided computing resources, and must maintain and secure the server themselves. Prereqs., CSCI 2270 or instructor consent. Recommended prereq., CSCI 3308. Prerequisites: Requires pre-requisite course of CSCI 2270 (minimum grade C-).