Instructors must have the required education and experience to appropriately teach the program content. Examples of education and experience include, but are not limited to, certificates and/or degrees from postsecondary institutions; certifications from industry-recognized agencies, and practical work experience in, or in a field closely related to, the career fields the program prepares students to enter. MedCerts confirms each instructors’ academic background and work experience to ensure they are qualified to teach in the program.
The IT-7300 Linux Administrator program is intended for those professionals whose primary job is the management of servers and other devices running the Linux operating system. Students enrolling in this course should have at least 9 months of hands-on Linux experience and at least 1.5 years of IT experience in other computing environments. This program is designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Linux+ certification. The Linux+ certification validates the holder understands and has the skills in configuring, monitoring, and supporting Linux servers. Covered topics include the fundamentals of Linux system administration and how to secure enterprise servers and support cloud-based servers by gaining experience in configuration, management, and troubleshooting of Linux servers. In this program students are taught to configure and manage software, storage and processes and services in a Linux server environment, learn security best practices for permission and authentication, firewall and file management techniques, how to conduct version control using Git and how to conduct orchestration and automation, and how to troubleshoot Linux servers and how to analyze system properties, processes, and to troubleshoot user, application, and hardware issues. This program is ideal for those pursuing a career in network administration, cybersecurity analysis, cloud computing administration, scripting, or automation.
High school diploma or GED & 9 months experience with Linux, CompTIA A+, Network+ and/or Server+.Web browser with internet access, course registration and payment.