• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Linux Admin 1
  • Course #: CCIS1121
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce students to administrative functions of the Linux operating system. Essential elements of the operating system will be explored and understood. At the end of this course, the student will be able to administer a Linux operating system as a standalone device.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Manipulate user accounts
Configure system startup and shutdown
Manipulate processes
Examine system security
Examine system performance
Identify performance bottlenecks
Manipulate file permissions
Set up printer access to a network printer
Adhere to common "best practices" when administering user password controls and management
Troubleshoot configuration problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CCIS1105 and CCIS1135 OR instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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