INFS3236-A Linux System Administration    (Fall 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 18 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

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 or INFS3211

About The Instructor

Peter J. Draus, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

draus@rmu.edu
412-397-6827 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 304

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