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25%

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27%

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22%

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Approx. 13 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Practical Linux System Management

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
About the Instructor9m
Linux in the Enterprise10m
About Linux and Distributions10m
7 readings
About this course10m
Resources for building your own test environment30m
Best of Linux Distributions - 201715m
Common Commands and Utilities20m
Linux from Scratch15m
Package Management10m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 130m
About Linux30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Configuring Linux in the Enterprise

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Networking in Linux7m
SUDO8m
SSH15m
CRON5m
5 readings
How to install Linux20m
Networking within Linux30m
SSH - HowTo10m
Cron - HowTo10m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 230m
Configuring Linux30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Users, authentication, and authorization in a Linux environment

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Securing Users9m
Access Control10m
Working with other systems9m
5 readings
Adding and Modifying Users10m
Privilege Escalation10m
Authentication - PAM10m
Using PAM20m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 330m
Users, authentication, and authorization30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Securing Linux in the Enterprise

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 42 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Linux Security12m
Software firewalls in Linux10m
Services within Linux9m
4 readings
SELinux - Introduction and commands20m
UFW Cheat Sheet and common commands10m
Firewalld - HowTo10m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 430m
Linux Security30m

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