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CPE3012 - Network administration

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Jefferson Tan


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to Network Administration. Scope, Goals, Philosophy and Standards. IT System Components and Network Structures, Technology and Protocols. System Administration: Host computer and User management. Network Administration methods and Standards. Managing devices using SNMP, RMON , WBEM and JMX. Management issues: Planning, Implementation, Fault diagnosis and Performance.
Network Simulation as a management tool. Network Documentation. Network Security and Administration. Provision and Management of common network and application services, such as name, database and web servers.


Theory: A final 3 hour exam (60%)
Assignment: A research assignment (15%)
Project: Network Administration project (25%)

Contact hours

4 hours per week


CPE1007 (previously listed as CPE2002) or FIT1005 or equivalent


CPE2009, CSE3153, FIT2018, CPE5013