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Scripting for Systems Administration

Course Code CNET-332
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Students in this course are introduced to scripting tools, they will learn how to design a script with comments and documentation and how to suitably perform a complex computer system administration task. Students will learn how to select relevant scripting tools to automate system routine tasks and will apply scripts to automate routine tasks for computers, networking equipment and cloud resources. Students will learn the use of scripting tools to do a local and remote systems administration using system commands. They will also develop scripts to access, connect and communicate between two networked systems using sockets and their appropriate functions and methods.