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Linux Administration
State of the Industry

In the revolution of Information Technology, Linux is now playing a critical role in almost every criteria of IT field. Learning Linux is essential as almost all employers demanding Linux knowledge to support their business services running on Linux Servers. This course is a gateway in preparing an individual to perform as an IT System administrator, candidate’s ability to maintain and troubleshoot network and cloud services based on Linux.

At the end of course, student will have an understanding of Linux that will be help in applying their knowledge in various fields like Data Centers, Desktop computers, Mainframe Computers or Cloud Computing.

Instructor Led


Linux Administration

  • Linux History
  • Distributions & file system
  • Creating a Linux VM
  • Downloading & installing CentOS7 & GUI
  • Linux command line & basic file system commands
  • Listing, moving, copying, removing files & directories
  • Searching, sorting, replacing text in files
  • ​Creating, editing files with Vi
  • Understanding & listing processes
  • Killing & renicing background & foreground processes
  • ​Creating, configuring user accounts, groups
  • Understanding user, group config files & permissions
  • Managing file, directory permissions & ownership
  • ​Initializing daemon
  • Starting & stopping services
  • Enabling, masking/unmasking persistent services
  • Creating & running scripts
  • ​Disk storage & file system
  • Partition management & maintenance
  • Creating, mounting file systems
  • Installing, removing packages using RPM, Yum
  • Backup restore data using Tar command
  • Network backups with rsync, scp
  • ​Managing remote access with secure shell access
  • Understanding & configuring networking services
  • Securing shell & configuring firewall
  • Install & configure Webserver
  • Install & configure Samba server


Eligibility and Requirements

- Anyone who could operate a basic computer

You shall receive a certification of completion from MCIT towards the end of this course.

MCIT certified Linux Administrator course.



— F.A.Q —

To register for a course, you can either call us or enter your request online and our administrative staff will call you with steps to register.
You can find most of the scheduling and pricing information on our website, or you can call our office for assistance.
Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
Montreal College offers a new session every four months, i.e., in October (fall session), February (winter session) and June (summer session). Students are encouraged to register at least 2 to 16 weeks in advance. Please note that many programs fill up before the registration deadline.