Learn how to configure Linux with the goal to optimise its functionality, reliability, performance and security.
As 'root' you will learn to perform System Administration tasks using the terminal such as user account management, filesystem backup and restore, device configuration, automating tasks, and get acquainted with shell scripting using Perl and Bash and troubleshooting along the way.
Topics also include an in-depth explanation of networking protocols, Inter-Process Communication, network configuration and tools for internet connectivity, overview of Linux network security and firewall, and installation of a LAMP server.
A personal laptop is required to enrol on this course.
Who is it for?
This course is ideal if you are already working as a support analyst or looking to build your skills in Linux administration.
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This course takes place on evening a week for 10 consecutive weeks.
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.