Advanced Web Administration
Web site server installation, access, management, security, performance monitoring and optimization, network services, and troubleshooting. IST 257 Advanced Web Administration (3) IST 257 will help the student to acquire advanced web administration skills, including web server installation, access, management, security, performance monitoring and optimization, database strategies, network services, and troubleshooting. IST 257 is a required course for the Web Administration Option in the Associate degree in Information Science and Technology (IST).Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of advanced web administration concepts. The IST student will be able to install, manage, create virtual directories, incorporate network services as demonstrated by inclusion of a functional FTP service, e-mail, and news groups within an active web server environment. They will have knowledge of web security features by utilization of user authentication, network-related techniques, certificate-based techniques and be able to monitor and optimize performance on a web server.Students will be graded on course attendance, participation, quizzes, examinations, brief exercises and their project presentation (from design to implementation, including documentation).IST 257 does not appear to be offered in any form at this time. IST 255 is a prerequisite for this course. IST 257 is a required course for the Web Administration Option in the Associate degree in Information Sciences and Technology.The majority of campuses offering the Associate degree in IST will have 20-30 students enrolled in the course. The course will be offered one semester each academic year.