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  • Last Update: Apr 17, 2023

About This Course

Course Overview

Linux server training is 6 days of Linux training filled with hands-on exercises, live demonstrations, explanations, and real-world examples. This is the perfect way to get up to speed in a hurry on the Linux operating system and open source software in general. In just 6 days, our experienced, professional Linux+ certified trainer will show you how to build a complete Linux system from basic installation to more advanced topics including web services, mail services, and other network services. You'll learn the hidden commands used by Linux and Unix pros to run their systems at top performance. You'll see the best ways to monitor and optimize systems. You'll customize the Linux logging facility to provide exactly the information you need to fine tune and troubleshoot your Linux system. You'll learn how to integrate your Linux systems and your Windows systems to really deliver network and desktop services to your users. You'll see how to share resources in a Linux network by extending the file system from one machine to another. For anyone who's been wanting to learn Linux, but just doesn't have the time, this 6-day, hands-on Linux seminar is your solution.

Who Should Attend

UCC’s professional-level Linux workshops and Linux classes are designed for IT professionals who are responsible for installing, configuring, supporting, optimizing, and troubleshooting Linux systems. Attendees include network administrators, system administrators, desktop support personnel, or anyone working "under the hood" with Linux.

Course Objective

Upon completion of this Linux training workshop, you will: Perform a Linux installation, Compare Linux distributions, Get help when you need it, Understand and configure Linux' file systems, Assign permissions to shared resources, Administer users and groups, Recover from a lost root password, Use Web-based administration tools, Establish and enforce disk quotas, Share resources with other UNIX computers using NFS, Share resources with Windows computers using Samba, Configure email services, Configure networking services including DHCP and DNS, Configure Internet services including Apache Web server and FTP, Analyze, configure, and monitor Linux security, Use Linux as a router, Build a Linux firewall, Use Linux to share an Internet connection, Automate administrative tasks with cron, Configure logging, Locate, view, and analyze syslog files, Troubleshoot Linux systems


This is a professional-level Linux class. Prospective students for our Linux workshops should have familiarity and experience working with a mouse and keyboard and a basic understanding of computer and networking concepts and technologies.