Linux is one of the top 10 skills requested by employers among the 4.33 million job postings for all types of tech positions in the United States, during the 12-month period ending May 2022, according to Lightcast.
MedCerts Linux Administrator program is designed to allow students to learn the fundamentals of Linux system administration and how to secure enterprise servers and support cloud-based servers by gaining experience in the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of Linux servers. This program provides students with the skills and knowledge required to pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam – the cost of which is covered by MedCerts.
In this course, students learn to configure and manage software, storage, and processes and services in a Linux server environment Students will also learn the security best practices for permission and authentication, firewall, and file management techniques. They will also learn how to conduct version control using Git and how to conduct orchestration and automation. Finally, students will learn how to troubleshoot Linux servers and how to analyze system properties, processes, and to troubleshoot user, application, and hardware issues.
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 certification is ideal for those pursuing a career in network administration, cybersecurity analysis, cloud computing administration, scripting or automation.