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Unit details

SIT783 - Linux and Open Source Software

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

S Yu

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

In this unit students will learn how to apply Linux and open source software in the creation of network routers and firewalls, file servers, web servers, and other network servers. The unit will examine installation and configuration of the Linux operating system, its kernel, basic Unix commands and administration, software deployment, network configuration, DHCP, DNS, firewall setup, file systems and their configuration, NFS, Samba, printing, Apache, PHP, MySQL, mail services, security, and licensing.

Assessment

Two projects (30% each) 60%, examination 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$969$969$969$2493$2786

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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