CSCI 5113 - Linux System Administration Course uri icon



  • Introduces Linux system administration and related topics. Includes hardware and software installation, storage management, configuration of user accounts and system services, development of automation and monitoring tools, and the provisioning of common network services. This laboratory focused course will provide significant exposure to the network security concerns of Internet connected hosts. Students will build a network of Linux servers from the ground up, using provided computing resources, and must maintain and secure these servers themselves. Previously offered as a special topics course. Recommended prerequisite: CSCI 3753 (minimum grade B). Same as CYBR 5113 and CSCI 4113.


  • Herman, CJ  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
  • Schreuder, Willem A  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024