NET 231 - Network Systems Administration

Course Description

This course enhances the student’s Linux network management and monitoring skills through demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on activities. The course concentrates on installation and upgrade/migration of Linux servers, server and client management, directory services, IP and Internet infrastructure, optimization of server components, security and troubleshooting fundamentals. Students learn how to manage and troubleshoot Linux networks: Intranet and Internet connectivity throughout the organization. An introduction to electronic messaging and network security fundamentals is also included in this course. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able: Install and troubleshoot a Linux server installation Identify and explain the components of Linux upgrade and/or migration Modify Linux server components for server management and optimization Configure and troubleshoot client management Design directory services structure Define and manage Linux IP and Internet services Explain Linux troubleshooting procedures using various server management tools Understand electronic messaging Understand network security fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: NET 230