Sep 22, 2020  
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ECT 2033 - Linux/UNIX Network Administration, Security and Troubleshooting

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course continues advanced UNIX operating system concepts and commands from an administrative perspective. Topics include critical areas of network administration, security, and troubleshooting.
MnTC Goals
None

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

Major Content
  1. Hardening of the Linux/UNIX system in the area of connectivity utilities, such as telnet and SSH
  2. Linux/UNIX network configuration
  3. Network and security administration on Linux/UNIX
  4. Security accounts and file/directory permissions
  5. Troubleshooting and monitoring security events
  6. Troubleshooting and monitoring the network from the UNIX OS perspective
  7. Troubleshooting in the areas of network, security and other general topics/examples.

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

  1. configure security accounts and file/directory permissions.
  2. connect a Linux/UNIX system to a network.
  3. describe Network and Security administration.
  4. monitor the network from the UNIX operating system.
  5. secure the Linux/UNIX system in the area of connectivity utilities such as telnet and SSH.
  6. troubleshoot the network from the UNIX operating system.
  7. troubleshoot security events.
  8. monitor security events
  9. troubleshoot in the areas of network, security and other general topics.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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