HOST SCRIPTING

 

Subject: CIST

Course Number : 1342

Course Title:  HOST SCRIPTING

Course Description:

Process automation is a vital skill for system administrators freeing them from routine tasks and allowing them to focus on more important functions. This course will introduce students to the Batch, Perl, and PowerShell scripting languages. Standard programming methodologies such as variables, arrays, and functions will be learned in the context of automating routine tasks including user, share, logging, data, database, and server management. The strengths and weaknesses of each scripting language will be discussed as well as when scripting is and is not appropriate.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  CIST 0262

Course Level: upper level