Undergraduate Admission
    Graduate Admission

    UNIX System and Administration, IT 452

    About this Course:
    Students learn to setup and configure a contemporary operating system, including the actual installation of the operating system on the student workstation in a networked client-server environment. User account management, security, printing, disk configuration, and backup procedures are addressed, with particular attention to coverage of TCP/IP and TCP/IP applications. System installation, configuration and administration issues as well as network file systems, network access and compatibility with other operating systems are also addressed.

    Currently Scheduled

    IT 302 Introduction to UNIX and shell Scripting or equivalent experience required for enrollment.

    Who Should Attend:
    Professionals working towards Sun's certification exam or seeking basic knowledge of client-server implementation.

    Expected Outcomes:
    This UNIX course will utilize Sun's curriculum to give participants comprehensive hands-on training and prepare them for Sun's Certification Exams.

    Course Outline:


    The course will emphasize the Solaris operating system, a comparison will be made between Solaris and other Unix operating systems such as Linux, IBM's AIX, HP-UX, FreeBSD and SGI's IRIX.

    Instructional topics

    The essential tasks of standalone installation, file system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, device management, configure and troubleshoot the NFS, configure the Network Information System (NIS) environment, disk management, and JumpStart.


    Alon Friedman