16:137:601 section B6
Linux System Administration, officially titled 16:137:601 sec B6,
is offered in Summer 2019 semester
through MBS program.
The first nine topics cover the basics of Linux system administration, including RedHat and Ubuntu operating system flavors.
Then the study concentrates on the Security subjects.
I. Core subjects:
system administration basics
2. Installation and upgrade
3. Server virtualization with
4. Linux package management
6. Network File System (NFS)
8. Linux and Windows
9. Building Linux applications
10. Shell scripting and Linux administration wiyth Python
11. Password security: encryption, password cracking, PAM, two-factor authentication.
12. Linux Network Security: brute force attacks, network port scans, vulnerability scans, iptables firewall, tcp wrappers.
13. Application security and Intrusion detection: Trojans, AppArmor/Selinux, log analysis, integrity checks, GPG, Intrusion detection systems (IDS).
14. File system and communication encryption: LUKS, SSL
Maximum course enrollment is fifteen students due to the limited number
of workstations. The course will be taught in the Linux
laboratory in the Engineering D-Wing (D112).