Getting Started with Linux System Administration

There are all kinds of job roles that would go better with Linux admin skills. Whether you're primarily responsible for DevOps deployments, web applications, databases, or CI/CD infrastructure, you really can't go wrong with more Linux.
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(20)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 13, 2019
Duration
1h 10m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(20)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 13, 2019
Duration
1h 10m
Description

If you're looking to become more effective with system administration in Linux, this course might be just what you need. In this course, Getting Started with Linux System Administration, you'll be introduced to some Linux administration basics. First, you'll learn about monitoring and optimizing a Linux server. Next, you'll be configuring user accounts and groups to closely control access to resources. Finally, you'll explore how to harden your server by ensuring that your data is appropriately encrypted and network ports aren't unnecessarily left open. When you're done, you'll have Linux skills that can add value to a broad range of IT projects.

About the author
About the author

David taught high school for twenty years, worked as a Linux system administrator for five years, and has been writing since he could hold a crayon between his fingers. His childhood bedroom wall has since been repainted.

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Course Overview
If you're looking to become more effective at working with the infrastructure that powers DevOps, web applications, or Enterprise servers, or you just want to tighten your control over a few Linux machines, then this Getting Started with Linux System Administration might be just the thing. You should already be familiar with the Linux filesystem, network connectivity, and the basics of Bash scripting. My Getting Started with the Linux Command Line course should bring you up to speed with those skills. But this course will introduce you to some of the basics of Linux system monitoring, optimization, network security, and encryption. We'll get our hands dirty managing users and groups, object permissions, port scanning, and living, breathing Docker containers. So let's have some fun as we discover some of the power of day-to-day Linux system administration. Join me for Getting Started with Linux System Administration.