Linux System Administration Module           

Overview

Linux administration course teaches students how to install, configure and maintain a Linux system in a networked environment.

Students will learn to perform basic administrative tasks such as adding and managing users, creating and maintaining file systems, developing and implementing a security policy, and performing software installation and package management, course also includes installing and supporting SSH, NFS, Samba, DNS, DHCP, and the Apache Web server.

Course Content   
  • Installing a Linux operating system and configuring peripherals

  • Performing and modifying startup and shutdown processes

  • Setting up and maintaining basic networking

  • Populating the system with users and groups

  • Setting specific file permissions on directories and regular files

  • Performing maintenance on file systems

  • Managing running processes

  • Automating daily tasks

  • Performing backups and restoration of files

  • Troubleshooting system problems

  • Analyzing and taking measures to increase system performance

  • Working with the X Windows interface

  • Configuring networked file systems

  • Deploying a working Apache Web server configuration

  • Securing Services

  • Process optimization

  • Sharing files with a Windows SMB protocol

  • Configuring DHCP services

  • Configuring DNS services

  • Implementing security measures

  • Python Programming

  • Shell Programming

  • EC2 cloud Instance management

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