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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Linux Server Management and Security by University of Colorado System

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65 reviews

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 13, 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 02, 2018

The course was excellent and the instructor was amazing. The course material was well prepared and very clear. I strongly recommend this course!

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26 - 50 of 65 Reviews for Linux Server Management and Security

By Onur D

Oct 21, 2018

The course was great.

By Yash P

Oct 23, 2018

Its an awesome course for security enthusiasts a big thanks to the lecturer for taking us through this course making it look quite simple

By Gabriel C C

Aug 12, 2018

I would like more examples with reall infraestructure.

By Maricris N

Aug 10, 2018

I loved the fact that the course presentations are also downloadable for review. The readings are also on point and not too long for supplementary reading. Finally, I like the peer graded assignment. It made me think creatively and the support to upload an optional diagram was great

By Ramashish B

Aug 31, 2018


By Cristobal A V Z

Oct 25, 2018

muy bueno curso

By levis o o

Nov 15, 2018

the best

By Pavel S

Nov 19, 2018

It Is a very interested course. This course helped me to understand Linux deeper and use it more effectively.

By Sujith M

Jul 31, 2018

its a super course nice lectures.

By Azazino

May 11, 2019

Good Course

By Ionut M C

Apr 17, 2019

Albeit is more of an introductory course, it's definitely worth it.

By Jafed E

Jul 06, 2019

I enjoy the lectures. The professor has a good speaking and teaching style which keeps me interested. Lots of concrete math examples which make it easier to understand. Very good slides which are well formulated and easy to understand

By Jayaraj K

Jun 09, 2019

Good Course to know linux and interesting design.

By Alejandro C G

Aug 05, 2019



Aug 16, 2019

현장에서 유용한 내용입니다.


Aug 17, 2019


By Eric K N

Apr 23, 2019

Great details and foundation.

By Yousfi M A

Aug 29, 2019

great course

By Matheus H P d C

Sep 21, 2019

Excelente curso!!! e excelente professor!!


Sep 12, 2019

This is a great lesson for mastering the Linux system as a whole.

By Nazmul A

Sep 13, 2019

Nice course

By soufiane a

Oct 17, 2019

simply i would like to thank the university of Colorado the supervisor of this course and Coursera for the quality of this course


Oct 15, 2019


By Victor M

Nov 07, 2019

The course content was awesome and rich. The lecturer was clear and practical.

By Kshitij S

Mar 09, 2019

Awesome course