CS 260A Linux System Administration (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The administration of a Linux server. Prepares students for industry certification and entry-level employment in System Administration. Topics include process control, system monitoring, filesystem preparation and maintenance, logical volumes, basic servers and the firewall, virtual machines, startup and shutdown, user accounts, periodic tasks, security issues and installations.
This course covers material required for Red Hat's RHCSA Exam.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Configure basic networking, and install and configure default NFS, http and anonymous ftp servers.
- Outcome 2: Analyze and control basic system security by use of specialized permissions, restricting access to privileges and the configuration and monitoring of system log information.
- Outcome 3: Add, remove, configure and monitor services controlled by systemd and demonstrate the parallel configuration using legacy init.
- Outcome 4: Design and implement filesystem divisions using hard partitions and logical volumes and demonstrate the archiving and restoration of data to them.
- Outcome 5: Create, modify, and configure user accounts and configure remote access using key-based authentication.