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UNIX System and Administration, IT-O 852

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.


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

Course Outline: 

Solaris operating system
Comparison between Solaris and other Unix operating systems such as Linux, IBM's AIX, HP-UX, FreeBSD and SGI's IRIX.
Stand alone installation
File system management
Backup procedures, process control
User administration, device management, configure
Troubleshoot the NFS, configure the Network Information System (NIS) environment
Disk management and JumpStart.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize Sun's curriculum to give participants comprehensive hands-on training and prepare them for Sun's Certification Exams

Grading Details: 

Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams, projects, labs and paper.