Lupo, James A.
Likarish, Daniel M.
College for Professional Studies
MS Computer and Information Technology
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The MSCIT graduate program at Regis University offers UNIX and Information Assurance courses for all graduate students. In addition, the program gives students the opportunity to participate in the Systems Engineering and Application Development Practicum (SEAD) to complete their professional project/thesis. Due to the limited number of UNIX systems available, the graduate and SEAD students have a limited environment to work on. The UNIX and Information Assurance classes share the Acadunix UNIX server to complete lab work and homework assignments. Some students have limited root access via "sudo." Students cannot practice remote commands and can't use networking tools because another UNIX server is not available. This limits the environment and students' learning. There has been interest in having multiple UNIX boxes by some facilitators and students. In addition, having only one server is a risk, with the threat of data loss and lack of availability. If the system crashes or fails, students and faculty will be unable to complete their work and continue with the course productively. On the other hand, adding additional systems to the network increases the possibility of a system breach. Account management on all systems could become an issue, but it is a possible solution. A single sign-on solution could be and option as well.
Date of Award
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Pena, Selena, "Unix Remote Access Via Ibm S/390 System" (2006). All Regis University Theses. 346.