Linux/Unix System Administration

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Course No: INFO.3210-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9846; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open

Course Description

The course will start by exploring the booting and setting up stand-alone system. Students will learn how to set up and manage user accounts, how to manage other resources such as disk space, CPU usage and user access to shared resources with maximization of security in mind. Since virtually all systems are networked today we will proceed to learn about e-mail (POP and SMTP protocols), Web servers and networking services. The course will present the following Internet services: DNS, FTP, telnet, HTTP (Apache Web Server), SSH. The intranet topics will be discussed including Network File System (NFS), Network Information Services (NIS) and interoperability with Windows system via Samba. At the conclusion of the course students will explore topics in networking: network configuration, security and interoperability.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Shell Scripting experience; required software with tex
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Michael Richards
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to Apr 07
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, Certificate in UNIX/Linux Operating Systems

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