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Linux Server Management and Security

This course is a part of Computer Security and Systems Management, a 4-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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.

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Rating 4.5 based on 48 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Jun 10 (last week)
Cost $79
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Instructor Greg Williams
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Language English
Subjects Programming Business IT & Networking
Tags Computer Science Business Business Strategy Computer Security And Networks Security Information Technology

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server management in 2 reviews

What I needed more is a bit more real life examples and exercises Good instructor and the course was very useful to learn the Basics of linux server management.

Loved the material 5stars Great Course for those who want to learn Linux good course for Linux Server Management and Security much harder to follow or keep interested when teacher isn't on screen This is a great linux server security course!

pour ceux que in one review

Pour ceux que l'Anglais interesse : le cours est bien exclusivement en Anglais.

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Good explanation.as a admin how manage the security and implement security here learned.thanks for providing this course challenging but worthwhile Tiene todas las herramientas para defender los conceptos básicos de LINUX y su seguridad .

been learning datacenters in one review

I have been learning datacenters but after watching this I finally grasped what a data center is.

book then try in one review

I would first read a book then try this course and you'll notice the errors I expected more security aspects.

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Excellent Online Course I think it's a very usefull course considering no previuos knowledge required Most of these Linux commands are depreciated/obsolete and the course is a bit wrong and the questions need to be updated.

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Rating 4.5 based on 48 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Starts Jun 10 (last week)
Cost $79
From University of Colorado System via Coursera
Instructor Greg Williams
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming Business IT & Networking
Tags Computer Science Business Business Strategy Computer Security And Networks Security Information Technology

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