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College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITOS 1720 - Linux Server Administration

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ITNT 1500  or ITNC 1010 ; and ITOS 1710  

ITOS 1720 provides students with the knowledge and skills required to perform basic Linux server administration. Topics include management of user accounts; configuring TCP/IP networking services; administering printing, web, file sharing, naming, and addressing services; configuring basic security and event logging. This is one of two courses required for students wishing to pursue the Linux+ industry certification.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to manage users in the Linux Operating System

Objectives:

  1. Using standard Linux software utilities, modify and delete user accounts with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  2. Using standard Linux software utilities, modify and delete user groups with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  3. Using standard Linux software utilities, modify and delete system resource permissions with a minimum of 85% accuracy.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to configure local Linux services.

Objectives:

  1. Using standard Linux software utilities, configure IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and name resolution with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  2. Using standard Linux software utilities, configure server service security with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  3. Using standard Linux software utilities configure, event logging with a minimum of 85% accuracy.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to configure Linux server services.

Objectives:

  1. Using standard Linux software utilities, install Linux server services with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  2. Using standard Linux software utilities, configure Linux server services with a minimum of 85% accuracy.
  3. Using standard Linux software utilities, troubleshoot Linux server services with a minimum of 85% accuracy.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Basic Concepts
    1. Configuring local IP addressing
    2. Configuring local name resolution
    3. Installing system software
    4. Configuring system logging
    5. Configuring local security
  2. Intermediate Concepts
    1. Configuring a web server
    2. Configuring a DNS (Domain Name System) server
    3. Configuring a SSH (Secure Shell) server
    4. Configuring a CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) server
    5. Configuring a NFS (Network File System) server
    6. Configuring a Samba server
  3. Advance Concepts
    1. Troubleshooting server services
    2. Managing server services
    3. Configuring server service security

Primary Faculty
Kohl, Martin
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Evans-Mach, Patrick
Dean
Balsamo, Michael



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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