Checking date: 08/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

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

Coordinating teacher: ESTEVEZ AYRES, IRIA MANUELA

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
All the activities will be carried out with a virtual machine that will be made available to the students. This subject is eminently practical, so brief theoretical explanations and their implementation by the students will be intertwined during the teaching of the class.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
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.