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As more corporations migrate their network services to open-source and Linux based solutions, the demand for highly skilled Linux engineers is now greater than ever.
You will configure multiple parts of a Linux system with the goal to optimise its functionality, reliability, performance and security.
As 'root' user, they will have administrative privileges to perform System Administration tasks such as user account management, file system backup and restore, device configuration, automating tasks, while getting acquainted with shell scripting languages and troubleshooting along the way.
Topics also include an extensive explanation of networking protocols, Inter-Process Communication, network configuration and tools for internet connectivity, an overview of Linux network security and firewall, as well as installation of a L.A.M.P. server.
By the end of the Linux Network and System Administration short course you will be able to:
You must bring your own laptop to this class.
“ Very useful if you want to learn about Linux and make a career in IT. The tutor is very knowledgeable about the subject. ”
Familiarity with IT concepts and experience of networked environments in a support, development or managerial role
You must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.
Evangelos Tsiontsis has extensive academic and professional experience in Networks and computer science. He has a BSc/MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and an MSc in Telecommunication and Personal Communication Systems from KCL.
He has worked as a Research Assistant in the Centre of Telecommunication Research (CTR) of King's College London in the area of peer-to-peer (p2p) networks where he developed his own p2p application.
After working as network administrator in various companies in UK, he is now the co-founder and developer of the software company statementreader.com.