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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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ECT 2032 - Linux/UNIX Network System Administration

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course presents intermediate and advanced Linux/UNIX operating system concepts and commands from a user and system administrator viewpoint. Traditional system management topics covered include security, software product installation, startup and shutdown, backups, performance and disk management.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECT 1030  with a grade of C or higher or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Linux/UNIX Intermediate/Advanced Script Writing Review script concepts and command/keyword constructs Write basic scripts Troubleshoot basic scripts
  2. Linux/UNIX Prerequisite Concepts Linux/UNIX system directories Inodes and links Backup commands: tar and dd Disk management commands: compress, gzip, gunzip Advanced concepts: /dev/null, script, sum and tail -f
  3. Linux/UNIX Review Initial Concepts Review/refresh of ECT 1030  concepts
  4. Linux/UNIX System Management Security Software Product installations, upgrades and de-installations Process and Job management and cron utility Startup and shutdown Disk management and file systems System performance

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. configure system processes and scheduled jobs.
  2. use system management tools and commands to achieve system administrator goals
  3. identify system directories.
  4. configure system security.
  5. install/configure disks and file systems.
  6. manage disks and file systemsmanage system performance.
  7. manage system startup and shutdown for users.
  8. perform System Administrator procedures of backup and restore of files and directories.
  9. troubleshoot basic scripts.
  10. write basic scripts.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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