Unix Systems Administration CEUN-911

Course Code CEUN-911
Course Name Unix Systems Administration
Category Information Technology & Computers
Description In Unix Systems Administration, you will examine not only UNIX systems administration but also maintenance.

Through a range of lectures and practical exercises, you will gain knowledge of maintaining user accounts, managing file systems, running backup and restoring utilities, performing data integrity checks, and testing system security.

The course is split into two major sections: Kernel and file system management and network administration and system monitoring.

Once you complete Unix Systems Administration, you will have the know-how to:

• Manage user accounts through the shadow password system;
• Understand the init and login processes;
• Configure serial consoles;
• Configure print queues;
• Test file and package integrity;
• Manage package installation;
• Back up and restore file systems;
• Examine kernel parameters through sysctl and procfs;
• Perform simple networking tasks;
• Mount local and remote UNIX and non-UNIX file systems;
• Monitor local and remote systems via syslog;
• Understand basic system security.
Notes This course is offered in-class.

For in-class please email infotech.PT@centennialcollege.ca or call 416-289-5000 x2267
Contact Telephone 416-289-5207
Contact E-mail ce@centennialcollege.ca
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