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About the Course

Whether you are accessing a bank website, Netflix or your home router, chances are that your computer is interacting with a Linux system. The world runs on Linux. In this course, we will dive into how Linux works from an enterprise perspective. In week 1 we will look at what Linux is used for in the enterprise. By the end of week 1, you will be able to differentiate between different versions of Linux and understand how they are used in an enterprise environment. In week 2, we will explore how Linux systems are configured. By the end of week 2, you will be able to demonstrate different Linux commands and how they are used. You will also be able to interact with a Linux system. In week 3, we will explore Linux authentication mechanisms and how to add users and user controls to a Linux system. By the end of week 3, you should be able to demonstrate how to appropriately add users to a Linux machine and secure them. In week 4, we will explore how to harden a Linux system. By the end of week 4, you should be able to classify different technologies to secure Linux and differentiate access control methods for Linux applications....

Top reviews

May 12, 2018

Truly enlightening course. Can be taken by novices who want to get started with Enterprise Linux and also by professionals looking to up their skills. Highly recommended.

Feb 27, 2021

Excellent instructor who has a lot of practical knowledge of network security. I would certainly enroll in another course if it were offered through the same instructor.

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Apr 13, 2020

gained knowledge about servers and security,thank you coursera

By L. B P R

Apr 21, 2020

Really good and best course also for hands-on experience.


Jul 14, 2020

A good learning course that every linux admin should try

By Moses W K

Sep 25, 2018

Linux in the real World. Highly recommended to everyone.

By Iqbal U K

Apr 26, 2020

It was beneficial in the light of System Administration

By Gabriel C C

Aug 12, 2018

I would like more examples with reall infraestructure.

By Vijayalakshmi B

Aug 4, 2020

It is very useful course.i learnt how to secure server


Jun 20, 2018

This was an amazing course, thanks Coursera and UCCS.

By Rogerio B

Apr 11, 2020

The course was good e I learned a lot of new things.

By Ugrasen P R

Jan 22, 2019

good course for Linux Server Management and Security

By Miradil M

Nov 11, 2020

Satisfied with course, thanks for very useful info

By Jayaraj K

Jun 9, 2019

Good Course to know linux and interesting design.


Aug 10, 2020

i can easily understand then i want more explain


May 2, 2020

It helps me to understand easily in every topics

By Elvin M

Jan 23, 2021

Thank you very much for such an amazing course.


May 27, 2020

i learn from this course, Excellent explanation

By MD.Omar F

Jan 28, 2019

Great Course for those who want to learn Linux

By L. B

Jan 24, 2018

Excellent as an introduction to linux security

By Ashwini M

Jun 18, 2020

Very good experience throughout this course.


May 3, 2020

The course is good for learning new concepts

By Fernando A V A

Jan 2, 2021

It,s a great course and very good teacher.

By Matheus H P d C

Sep 21, 2019

Excelente curso!!! e excelente professor!!

By Bibek J

Jun 27, 2020

it is the best one for all the beginners.

By suzette M C

May 20, 2020

very great course worth every time of day

By Luis A F

Mar 13, 2019

I learned a lot from this course, thanks.