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Linux Networking II

CST 265

Linux Networking II

CST 265

Course Description

Prerequisite: CST 165. Covers configuring different types of servers, administering advanced network administration tasks with command-line and graphical user interface tools, printing, and troubleshooting. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Describe Linux software.

Objectives:

  • Explain function libraries.
  • Explain command-line utility rpm to manage software.
  • Discuss different graphical tools to manage software.

Explain the Linux kernel.

Objectives:

  • Explain kernel modules.
  • Describe booting the kernel.
  • Explain how to configure the boot manager.
  • Identify how to initialize, start, and stop system services.
  • Discuss system services configuration.

Identify the Linux shell.

Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of the shell.
  • Describe the functions of the shell.
  • Describe the different types of shells.
  • Explain various shell commands.
  • Describe how to customize the shell.

Describe advanced administration tasks.

Objectives:

  • Explain programming concepts.
  • Describe shell scripts.
  • Discuss how to automate various tasks.
  • Explain how to modify the Linux kernel source code.

Explain troubleshooting Linux.

Objectives:

  • Explain a disaster recovery plan.
  • Describe how to create rescue disks.
  • Explain the need for an Uninterruptible Power Supply.
  • Explain how to check file system integrity.
  • Identify different backup strategies.
  • Identify different backup utilities.

Discuss managing system resources.

Objectives:

  • View system status, device, and process information.
  • Explain managing processes.
  • Explain managing memory.
  • Identify potential system bottlenecks.
  • Discuss system logs.

Describe Linux printing.

Objectives:

  • Describe the Linux printing process.
  • Explain how to configure printers.
  • Discuss printing from the command line.
  • Discuss printing from the graphical user interface.
  • Explain printing policies.
  • Identify print management utilities.