IST270C: Advanced Linux

Information Technology
Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 2 Lecture Hours 2
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The second of two courses that introduce the basics of Linux system management; prepares students to earn a Linux Certification. It is designed as a natural extension of IST 170C and introduces advanced file-system management capabilities, security controls, and firewall configuration. Students will learn how to manage scheduled jobs, and perform troubleshooting tasks, network- and security-related tasks, and other administrative-related tasks.


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.
  • Perform core system administration tasks in Linux.
  • Build additional skills needed to be a Linux system administrator.