INFS3236-A Linux System Administration    (Fall 2010)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (10/23/2010 - 12/18/2010)

Days: M

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 101

Seats Available: 23 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introductory course in Open System Software, emphasizing Linux Operating System Administration. Students are provided with hands-on experience in basic Linux BASH shell commands and text editing using the command line interface (CLI). Creating, mounting, managing and maintaining a secure Linux file system are explored in detail. System Administration tasks such as Installing the Linux Operating System, customizing the X-Windows and Desktop Interfaces, User and Group Management, System Initialization, Process Management, Linux Printing, System Backup, Software Installation and Log management. Hands-on experiences will require students to configure the Network Interface and Network Services. Network Security as implemented by Linux is introduced. Concepts covered in this course will provide a strong foundation to prepare students for various Linux Certifications exams, i.e., Linux+, Red Hat Certified Technician, Linux Professional Institute LPI Certification, or the SAIR/GNU Certified Administrator (LCA) exams.

Prerequisite: INFS3210 (INFS2210) or INFS3211 (INFS2211)

About The Instructor(s)

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-6477 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310