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UNIX & Linux System Adminisration I

This course provides students with the skills to effectively handle UNIX and Linux system administration. Topics include installation in a virtual environment, networking, disk and file management, users and groups administration, and backing up and restoring a UNIX-Linux system. Extensive hands-on lab exercises with dedicated virtual systems immediately reinforce lecture material.

Course Highlights:

  • Installation in a virtual environment
  • Networking
  • Startup and Shutdown
  • Superuser/Root Privileges
  • The File System
  • Filesystem Backups
  • Installation of UNIX Operating System

Course Benefits:

  • System Administration of UNIX and Linux Operating Systems (OS)
  • Installation of UNIX-Linux OS
  • Adding New Users
  • Disk and File Management
  • Users and Groups Administration
  • Backing Up and Restoring a UNIX-Linux OS
  • Hands-on lab exercises with dedicated virtual systems

Course Typically Offered: Online - Fall and Spring

Prerequisite: UNIX & Linux Operating Systems Fundamentals or equivalent knolwedge and experience.

Next Step: Upon completion of this course, consider taking UNIX & Linux System Administration II to continue learning.

Contact: For more information about this course, please email

Course Number: CSE-41269
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)