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CIS 217 - UNIX/Linux System Administration

5 Credits
Provides a continued in-depth view of current and future mainstream features of the UNIX/Linux operating system. Emphasis on system administration, configuration, communications and file sharing. Students install a full network with Linux servers, DNS, DBMS, mail servers, DHCP and other network services. Network security is also stressed. Addresses use of virtual machines in a network.

Pre-requisite(s) CIS 215 min 2.0
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Students in the Network Specialist or Data Recovery/Forensics Specialist Programs. Professionals wishing to add to their IT skills.
Active Date 2014-05-21

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
I. INTRODUCTION A. Orientation B. Overview of Systems Administration C. Review of Unix commands, features D. The file system E. Daemons II. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION A. Installation, booting and shutdown B. Root and Privileges C. Processes D. Adding users and groups E. Periodic processes F. Backups G. Logfiles III. FILE SHARING A. Domain Name System B. Network management and debugging C. Network file system D. Sharing system files E. E mail V. NETWORK SECURITY A. Who has control? B. File permission VI. NETWORK CLIENTS A. Linux clients B. Windows clients C. Virtual Machines VII. NETWORK SERVERS VIII. CLOUD SERVERS AND CLIENTS

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the UNIX operating system.

Demonstrate knowledge of UNIX System Administrative tools to maintain network.

Demonstrate an understanding of UNIX networking tools to process data.

Demonstrate the basic concepts of UNIX communication with local and remote devices.

Demonstrate an understanding of UNIX system administration.

Demonstrate an understanding of UNIX network administration.

Demonstrate an understanding of cloud servers and their uses

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