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Ubuntu Linux Administration: Networking

by Andrew Mallett

Connectivity between Linux and other systems is a prerequisite in most environments. This course will teach you configuring and using networking tools in Ubuntu 20.04.

What you'll learn

Most Linux distributions have their own way of managing the persistent network configuration. In this course, Ubuntu Linux Administration: Networking, you’ll learn to manage networking in Ubuntu 20.04. First, you’ll explore IP address configuration dynamically and statistically. Next, you’ll discover how hostnames are resolved and the role of systemd-hostnamed. Finally, you’ll learn how to protect your system with a firewall looking at both IPTables and UFW. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Linux networking needed to operate and administer Ubuntu Linux servers.

About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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