National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

(Designed to help prepare for the Linux Professional Institute Certification 1 [LPIC-1] and Linux+ exams.)  prerequisite: CMIT 265. A study of the Linux operating system. The goal is to configure and manage processes, user interfaces, device files, print facilities, file systems, task automation, the boot-up/shutdown sequence, disk storage, network connectivity, system security, users, and groups. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CMIS 390, CMIT 391, or CMIS 398U.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using the Linux command line and constructing shell scripts.
  • Perform maintenance tasks, including user and system management.
  • Install and configure system services.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network connectivity.
  • Apply appropriate system security measures.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.