This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform competently as a Linux system administrator. Students successfully completing this course should be able to perform basic system administration tasks including configuring the graphical user interface, managing user accounts, managing system logging, configuring basic networking, writing shell scripts and maintaining system security.
Customize the shell environment and write shell scripts.
Configure X Windows and set up a display manager.
Manage user accounts and automate system administration tasks.
Maintain system time and system logging.
Configure basic networking.
Describe and configure system security features.