Unix Server Administration Fundamentals - DIT 36081

DIT 36081 63 hours

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FORMERLY DIT 36062 LINUX ADMINISTRATION in full-time programs.
FORMERLY DIT 15544 Unix Administrator Level 1: LINUX OS POWER USER, DIT 15545 Unix Administrator Level 2: LINUX OS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR, and DIT 15546 Unix Administrator Level 3: LINUX OS WEB MASTER in part-time programs.

While the shell interface presents some challenges, the efficiency of the virtual memory and a multitude of useful tools makes the Unix operating system appealing to many users. Unix Server Administration Fundamentals is a hands-on course that introduces students to the workstation and server environment of the Solaris System and the interaction of this system with graphical user interfaces and command-line functionality.  Topics will include file structure, permissions, administrative functions, database files, configuration, remote access, and systems security.


Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Configure a Unix server using command-line interface (CLI) instructions
  • Administer users using command-line interface (CLI) functions.
  • Administer file structure and related access permissions
  • Use scripting to perform daily administrative functions
  • Explain the structure of database files in a Unix environment.
  • Configure a Unix workstation as a graphical interface for end-users or as a server for administrators.
  • Connect remotely to a Unix server/workstation through Secure Shell (SSH) services.
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