2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CNT 131 - Linux System Administration


Description: Installation, management, and support of the Linux operating system. Advanced topics including disk management, configuration of network services, and security.

Prerequisites: CNT 115  or CNT 118  or CNT 120 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Introduction to Linux
  2. Linux installation and usage 
  3. Linux filesystems
  4. Linux server deployment and virtualization
  5. The BASH shell
  6. System initialization and X Windows
  7. Linux processes
  8. Administrative tasks
  9. Software installation 
  10. Network configuration 
  11. Performance, security and cloud services 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Outline the key features of the Linux operating system and identify the characteristics of various Linux distributions. (1)
  2. Plan for and install a Linux operating system. (2)
  3. Manage and navigate the Linux file system. (3)
  4. Deploy a Linux server and use virtualization tools. (4)
  5. Explain the concept of shell as used in the Linux operating system. (5)
  6. Configure, and maintain the Linux graphical interface. (6)
  7. Monitor and manage Linux processes. (7)
  8. Perform system administrative tasks. (8)
  9. Install and update software packages. (9)
  10. Manage and configure network services. (10)
  11. Configure performance, security, and cloud features. (11)