Linux/Windows Fundamentals

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:


Customize and utilize both GUI (Graphical User Interface) and CLI (Command Line Interface);

Set general and advance permissions on files and directories;

Use filename generation standards and best practices;

Use pipes and redirection along with input output helper commands;

Control processes locally and remotely via the network;

Managing user accounts and groups;

Maintain system time and logging;

Manage server services (e.g., SMTP);

Learning Objectives

Manage printers and printing;

Work with shells, manage data, and implement basic shell scripts;

Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs;

Customize basic and advanced networking and software management;

Utilize command line search, utilities, file system management, and configuration modification

Install and configure a workstation (including X) and connect it to a LAN;

Work with Internet protocols;

Setup host security; and

Secure data using encryption


Perform various installation tasks;

Configure Nano Server;

Work with local and server storage solutions;

Implement and manage Hyper-V and containers;

Maintain and monitor servers in physical and compute environments; and

Demonstrate appropriate and ethical behavior and good work habits