An open-source system with many variants, UNIX is one of the most widely used Operating Systems in the world. It has gained success in personal use markets such as desktop PCs (with UNIX-based operating systems like Linux and Mac OSX), and in smartphones with the Android OS. Its used by individuals, companies, and organizations for a variety of applications. Commercial UNIX systems include Oracle Solaris, IBM AIX, and HP-UX. One of the things that makes UNIX so popular is its sophisticated network administration features. Administrators can exert precise controls over UNIX systems, both locally (workstation) and remotely (network and Internet). This course is an overview of UNIX network administration, including TCP/IP networking, implementing DHCP and DNS, using UNIX with Apache server, and file sharing with NFS and Samba.
TCP/IP Networking in UNIX - configure the network interface with ifconfig - perform name resolution - create new network routes - configure network settings that need to initialize automatically at boot time. DHCP and DNS with UNIX - implement DHCP on a network - implement BIND - configure a zone file Configuring UNIX Web Services with Apache - install and run Apache - configure Apache Implementing Networking with UNIX UNIX File Sharing with NFS - establish access permissions for NFS - mount remote file systems UNIX File Sharing with Samba - configure Samba shares - authenticate clients - recognize how to troubleshoot Samba Using NFS and Samba with UNIX
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.