Feb 01, 2023
CMSC 253 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration
Introduction to concepts, procedures, tasks, and utilities of UNIX/LINUX system administration. Topics include UNIX/LINUX system architecture, user administration, process management, software installation and management, hierarchy, creation, and management of file systems, device configuration and management, as well as networking fundamentals. PREREQUISITE(S): CMSC 110 or NWIT 127 , or consent of department. Four hours each week.
4 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Install UNIX/LINUX operating system.
- Configure UNIX/LINUX kernel.
- Describe UNIX/LINUX system architecture.
- Describe the administrative tasks of the OS.
- Utilize system utilities to perform administrative tasks.
- Run and configure essential system processes.
- Describe the file system hiearchy.
- Create and maintain file systems.
- Perform backup and recovery.
- Create and maintain users and groups.
- Install and configure application software.
- Manage and configure devices.
- Install and configure network components.
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