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NET 412 - Linux System Administration

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This is the second in a series of ITNA Linux courses. This course covers administration of the Linux operating system. For further information, contact the program chairperson of the ITNA Department.
Prerequisite: NET 402  or instructor permission
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate how to administer the Domain Name Service (DNS).
    1. Describe the need for DNS
    2. Describe how to register a domain name
    3. Configure resource records
    4. Configure zone files
    5. Create sub-domains and slaves
  2. Demonstrate how to administer Email Services
    1. Describe how email is routed
    2. Describe the different type of mail servers
    3. Configure and manage sendmail
    4. Configure and manage qpopper
    5. Demonstrate how to administer Email user accounts
  3. Demonstrate how to administer a Web Service
    1. Describe how http web traffic is routed
    2. Start and stop the Web Service
    3. Describe the different configuration files for the Apache web service
    4. Configure the apache web service
    5. Compare the different types of Common Gateway Interfaces (CGI)
    6. Configure Common Gateway Interfaces (CGI)
    7. Describe how to authenticate users using Directory services and LDAP
    8. Configure the Apache web service to authenticate users using Directory services and LDAP
  4. Analyze the properties of a Secure Shell
    1. Identify what network traffic is not secure
    2. Describe the importance of a secure shell
    3. Compare the different types of Authentication
    4. Describe Public-Key Encryption and Digital Signatures
    5. Demonstrate how to secure telnet
    6. Demonstrate how to secure ftp
    7. Demonstrate how to secure http
  5. Demonstrate how to administer a Linux firewall
    1. Describe the importance of a firewall
    2. Describe the components of a firewall
    3. Demonstrate how to configure and administer Network Address Translation (NAT)
    4. Demonstrate how to configure and administer Packet Filtering with IPTables
    5. Demonstrate how to configure and administer Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)



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