Checking date: 15/05/2020

Course: 2019/2020

Linux Networks Administration
Study: Bachelor in Telematics Engineering (215)

Coordinating teacher: MARIN LOPEZ, ANDRES

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Telematic Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Systems programming Systems architecture
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- Understand how a networked Linux operating system works. - Use the different administration tools offered by it. - Design and implement bash scripts to automate system administration tasks. - Configure and securely manage the network and network services on a Linux system.
Description of contents: programme
- Introduction to the Linux operating system, user and developer views - Scheduling tasks with shell script - Administration tools on a Linux system - Network configuration on Linux systems - Network services administration in Linux - Network security on Linux systems
Learning activities and methodology
The activities will be the following: - Lectures: study and explanation of the main concepts of the subject through the use of oral presentations by the lecturer and discussions of the main problems and the solutions proposed in the literature - Exercise classes: sessions where real problems will be presented to the students. The students will analyse these problems and they will propose suitable solutions. - Labs: concrete small scale problems will be presented to the students. They have to propose solutions based on the concepts explained in the lectures and exercise classes and, with the supervision of the lab teacher, they have to implement their solutions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Ken O. Burtch. Linux Shell Scripting with Bash. Sams. 2004
  • Christine Bresnahan, Christopher Negus. Linux Bible. Wiley. 2012
Additional Bibliography
  • Wale Soyinka. Linux Administration: A Beginner¿s Guide. McGraw-Hill. 2015

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.